Backpack Doctors Risk Burma’s Wrath


Dr. Larry Stock (right) conferring with a Karen villager who lost his leg in a landmine accident two years ago.


Mobile health clinics are now abundant in the Eastern region of Burma. The political situation is dire, but Back Pack is offering our assistance as best we can. Author Janet Wells describes Back Pack Health Worker team as, “the backbone of a mobile health system capable of operating in a region where government troops and ethnic minority rebels have waged war for decades.”

Read the original article from SF Gate here.


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