Mandalay-News

13 Dec

UK ENT Surgeons work in Mandalay ENT and Eye Hospital – November 2018

At the invitation of Professor Khin Khin Phyu Dr Robin Youngs and Dr Rory Herdman spent time in the ENT Department of the University of Medicine, Mandalay.  They were able to deliver lectures and tutorials to trainees and undertake surgery on patients with complicated ear and sinus problems.  This visit was part of a long term partnership between UK and Myanmar ENT doctors going back to 2002.    ...

13 Dec

Workshop in Deaf Education and Hearing Rehabilitation – November 2018

The Mandalay School for the Deaf Charity in partnership with The Myanmar Ministry of Social Welfare and Resettlement and The ENT Department of The University of Medicine, Mandalay organised a workshop in Deaf Education and Hearing Rehabilitation attended by 120 delegates over two days.  This highly successful event was attended by teachers, doctors, parents and members of the deaf community.  The workshop was officially opened by Daw Thandar Htwe, The Head of Disability from the Ministry of Social Welfare.  The...

13 Dec

Visit to Myanmar Schools for the Deaf – November 2018

In November 2018 teams from Mandalay School for the Deaf Charity traveled to Myanmar to work with their colleagues in both the Yangon and Mandalay Schools for the Deaf.  They were joined by colleagues from the Hear the World Foundation.  In a very busy two weeks much was achieved.  All the new intake into both the schools had detailed hearing assessments and 78 new hearing aids were fitted.  Special attention was paid to addressing the problems of ear mould fitting. ...

Fundraising Concert by The Gentlemen of St John’s College Cambridge
10 Sep

Fundraising concert at Great Witley Church

Another fantastic evening at Great Witley Church on Saturday September 8th 2018. The audience were entertained by the talented “Gentlemen of St John’s” in the wonderful setting of the Baroque Church. The choral scholars performed classical pieces during the first half and lighter contemporary pieces after the interval. The evening was sponsored by many local businesses. Thanks in particular to Ballards LLP, Atkins Ferrie Wealth Management, Nicol & Co and MFG Solicitors. The event was...

31 Mar

Charity Jazz Concert

We would to thank all those who attended the Charity Jazz Concert on 9th March 2018. The concert by The Sunset Cafe Stompers featuring Joy Parke raised £1356 for The Mandalay School for the Deaf Charity. Particular thanks to Girlings Complete Hearing Service and gilyardscarth.co.uk for sponsoring the event. ...

15 Dec

Hear the World partnership a great success !

Hear the World volunteers, Tamar Gelbgisser, Joern Klages and Douglas Baldwin joined the Mandalay School for the Deaf Charity team in Myanmar in November 2017.  This enabled children at both schools to benefit from the expertise of these volunteers and state of the art hearing aids to be fitted to all children that could benefit. ...

15 Dec

New partnership initiatives in Yangon and Mandalay

In November 2017 teams from Mandalay School for the Deaf Charity traveled to Myanmar to work with their colleagues in both the Yangon and Mandalay Schools for the Deaf.  They were joined for the first time by colleagues from the Hear the World Foundation.  In a very busy two weeks much was achieved.  All the new intake into both the schools had detailed hearing assessments and 85 new hearing aids were fitted.  Special attention was paid to addressing the problems...

30 Nov

Minister of Social Welfare Relief and Resettlement visits

The Minister of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, Dr Win Myat Aye, visits the Yangon Training School for Children with Hearing Disabilities. During the visit the Minister announced an important upgrading of educational resources for deaf children. This announcement closely followed the visit of the UK team to the school. Representatives of the UK team also travelled to Naypyidaw, the capital of Myanmar, to meet the Minister and discuss the UK / Myanmar partnership. ...