The Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar is implementing the National Health Policy in order to fulfill the requirement of the health needs of the people of Myanmar in accordance with one of the social objectives: to uplift the health, fitness and educational standards of the entire nation.
In the National Health Policy of Myanmar, one of the statements has been articulated as "to augment the role of cooperative, joint venture, private sector and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in delivery of health care in view of changing economic system." Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association is a voluntary organization and it was founded on 30 April,1991.
 In line with the National Health Policy, MMCWA has been contributing complementary assistance in service provision in health care delivery as a leading NGO and providing a fruitful shouldering to achieve Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).