Dear MBDS Colleagues,

MBDS has updated regular MBDS XB exchange report from active MBDS cross border (XB) sites, MBDS XB Presentation with analyzed data and MBDS XB compiled data in MBDS website.

The report describes the total number of cases and death from MBDS prioritized exchange report. Data in the report are from all MBDS active XB sites and are categorized by 24 hrs, weekly, monthly and quarterly basis.

The MBDS XB presentation shows the analyzed data from MBDS XB active sites with prioritized diseases and member countries exchanged data analysis are seem in the presentation.

MBDS has also compiled all XB information shared data of prioritized diseases from MBDS XB active sites.

The MBDS XB exchange reports, analyzed presentation and compiled data are uploaded in this following link (

MBDS Regional Activities

Dr. Darika Kingnate, Consultants of Office of International Cooperation (OIC), Ministry of Public Health, Thailand has attended the Workshop on Thailand – Myanmar Border Health Cooperation for Disease Surveillance, Prevention and Control was held in Prachuap Khiri Khan Province, Thailand on 25 Sep 2018.

  • Reported by MOHS, Myanmar

Mukdahan Provincial Health Office conducted the Coordinating Committee Meetings and Public Emergency Operations Center for surveillance of border diseases (EOC Border) between Mukdahan Province (Thailand) – Savannakhet Province (Laos) on 2 Oct 2018 at Mukdahan Provincial Health Office.

  • Reported by Mrs. Punchawee Sukbut, MBDS XB Coordinator from Mukdahan Province, Thailand.

Mukdahan Provincial Health Office, Thailand has been doing environmental volunteer activity on “We do good with hearth Project” at Chaloem Phrakiat Public Park on 4 Oct 2018 and at Wat Pa Sila Wiwek on 14 Oct 2018 in Mukdahan Province.

  • Reported by Mrs. Punchawee Sukbut, MBDS XB Coordinator from Mukdahan Province, Thailand

Dr. Mai Nam, Deputy Director (MBDS Coordinator) of Quang Tri Health Department, Vietnam working and meeting with the unit evaluation team national criteria on commune health at A Doi Commune Medical Center, Huong Hoa District Health Center, Quang Tri Province on 26 Oct 2018.

  • Reported by Dr. Mai Nam, MBDS XB Coordinator from Quang Tri Province, Vietnam

2 Medical Doctors from Central Epidemiology Unit and Port Health Division from Myanmar Ministry of Health and Sport completed Regional Field Epidemiology Training Program        (3months course) from National Center for Disease Control , India with support from WHO.

  • Reported by Dr. Yan Lin Aung, AD, CEU, MOHS, Myanmar


Upcoming International Events

18th Annual ISDS Conference in San Diego, CA on 29 Jan – 1 Feb 2019 (

Recent Update

MBDS SO has been updating Regional and International disease information on MBDS website. ( and those updates can be easily accessed via MBDS Facebook. (

 Useful links

MBDS has been updating useful links (Disease Surveillance Networks, Health Related Links, Links for Disaster Management, Research Links, Global Conference Alerts and Others Links) on MBDS website. (


Sincerely yours,

MBDS Foundation Secretariat

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