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Integrated Community Malaria Volunteer Provides TB Diagnosis, Support, and Hope to Family in Myawaddy


This success story features Ko Maung Tun, a timber worker in Myawaddy who was diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) by a Integrated Community Malaria Volunteer (ICMV). With the help and support of the ICMV, Ko Maung Tun was able to overcome his depression over the initial diagnosis, and continue with his treatment. After his experience with the ICMV and improved management of his TB, Ko Maung Tun has become an advocate for early detection and treatment of TB in his community. The ICMV's are trained by Ministry of Health and Sports trainers, who were trained by JSI through the Maternal and Child Survival Program. JSI/MCSP. 2018.

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