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Khin Thar Shan Zaw

Khin Thar Shan Zaw

2016 Class, Burma
Liberty and Leadership Forum

Khin Thar Shan Zaw is a physician with the National Health Network-National League for Democracy (NLD-NHN) and the Muslim Free Hospital. The NLD-NHN was established in 2013 to provide health care services to the poor using mobile clinics, particularly in the Lower Myanmar regions. Through the Action 500/40 project, she provides health care services to political prisoners. Khin Thar Shan Zaw's previous positions include working as a medical doctor with a local organization that provides services for individuals with HIV/AIDS. Her volunteer work began in 2008 in the wake of the Nargis cyclone. SKhin Thar Shan Zaw graduated from the University of Medicine in Yangon in 2009. She is also an alumni of the DeBoer Fellowship, a leadership training program in Burma.