44th MYANMAR HEALTH RESEARCH CONGRESS

Department of Medical Research

No. 5, Ziwaka Road, Dagon Township, Yangon, Myanmar
Date : 05.01.2016 - 09.01.2016

Overview

Title 44th Myanmar Health research Congress
Date January 5th – 9th 2016
Venue Department of Medical Research No.5, Ziwaka Road, Dagon Township, Yangon 11191
Host Organizer Department of Medical Research
Main Theme -
Programme Symposia, Scientific talk, Oral Presentations, Poster Session, Exhibition
Social Events Opening Ceremony, Welcome Dinner, Best Papers and Best Poster Awarding and Closing Ceremony
Official Language English (Some sessions are in both Myanmar and English)

Awards

Best Paper for Basic Research

Prize Paper Title Researcher
First Prize Characterization of hyaluronidase isolated from Russell's Viper (Daboia siamnesis) venom of Myanmar Thet Thet Mar, Win Aung, Zaw Myint, Lwin Zar Maw, Tin Ko Ko Oo and Nweni Aung
Second Prize Multidrug-Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains in Myanmar patients Thanda Tun, Kyi Kyi Thinn, Khin Saw Aye, Win Win Yee, Naw Eh Khu Se, Khin Zaw Latt & Thandar Lwin
Third Prize Whole genome sequencing of hepatitis B virus (HBV) strains from Myanmar Nyi Nyi Win, Aung Zaw Latt, Kay Thi Aye, Hlaing Myat Thu, Yi Yi Kyaw & Kyaw Zin Thant

Best Paper for Applied Research

Prize Paper Title  Researcher
First Prize Output towards input: lnput for consideration of rotavirus vaccine introduction in Myanmar by output from rotavirus sentinel surveillance Theingi Win Myat, Hlaing Myat Thu, Ye Myint Kyaw, Khin Mar Aye, Mo Mo Win, Thin Thin Shwe, Khin Khin Oo, Khine Moe Aung and Kyaw Zin Thant
Second Prize The role of delay in receipt of standard cardiac treatment in clinical outcomes of acute myocardial 1 infarction patients admitted to Yangon General Hospital Su Su Hlaing, Ko Ko Zaw & Nwe Nwe
Third Prize Determination of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in HIV sero-positive patients with cervical lymphadenopathy using different diagnostic tools Mu Mu Shwe, Sabai Phyu, Kyi May Htwe, Ohnmar Kyaw, Khin Than Maw, Khine Zar Win, San Kalayar Htwe, Htin Aung Saw & Khin Saw Aye

Best Paper for Health Systems Research

Prize Paper Title Researcher
First Prize Every child count: The immunization status of mobile migrant children in Bogale and Mawlamyinegyun Townships, Ayeyarwaddy Region Nyi Nyi Zayar, Wai Wai Han, Saw Saw, Zayar Lynn, Theingi Myint, Myo Myo Mon, Kyaw Myint Tun, Ye Ye Win and Kyaw Myo Htut
Second Prize Perceptions and practice of drug sellers in selected townships in Yangon Region on antibiotic sales without prescription Khin Hnin Pwint, Nyi Nyi Win, Min Wun, Moe Moe Aye, Thiri Aung, Swe Swe Aung, Thinzar Myo, Thin Thin Hlaing and Win Phyu Phyu Zaw
Third Prize The Impact of HIV/AIDS on the children’s right to education in Myanmar Myo Myo Mon, Le Le Win, Yin Thet Nu Oo, Saw Saw, Htun Nyunt Oo, Pa Pa Win Htin, Ko Ko Zaw and Wai Wai Myint

Young Researcher Award

Research Paper Title Researcher
Basic Research Whole genome sequencing of hepatitis B virus (HBV) strains from Myanmar Nyi Nyi Win, Aung Zaw Latt, Kay Thi Aye, Hlaing Myat Thu, Yi Yi Kyaw and Kyaw Zin Thant
Applied Research The role of delay in receipt of standard cardiac treatment in clinical outcomes of acute myocardial infarction patients admitted to Yangon General Hospital Su Su Hlaing, Ko Ko Zaw and Nwe Nwe
Health Systems Research Every child count: The immunization status of mobile migrant children in Bogale and Mawlamyinegyun Townships, Ayeyarwaddy Region Nyi Nyi Zayar, Wai Wai Han, Saw Saw, Zayar Lynn, Theingi Myint, Myo Myo Mon, Kyaw Myint Tun, Ye Ye Win and Kyaw Myo Htut

Best Poster

Prize Poster Title Researcher
First Prize Are they disclosed?: Situation of HIV status disclosure among adolescents Kyaw Min Htut, Mya Myo Mon, Lwin Lwin Ni, Aung Soe Min and Ni Ni Htay Aung
Second Prize Detection of Salmonella Species in mixed chilli sauces Thin Thin Wah, Kyi Kyi Nyein Win, Lai Lai San, Tin Tin Htwe, May Than Htay, Nilar, Myo Myo Kyaw, Kyaw Kyaw San and Theingi Win Myat
Third Prize Arsenic contamination of ground water and development of arsenic iron removal method Khin Phyu Phyu, Mya Mar Lar, Tin Nwe Htwe, Tin Tin Han, Thet Htet Aung, Tin Tin Htike, Aye Thidar Htun, Thandar Wint Wint Aung and Kyaw Zin Thant

Participants

Committee

Steering Committee
Patron: H.E. Union Minister, Ministry of Health and Sports
Chairman Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health and Sports
Vice-Chairman Director General, Department of Medical Research
Member:

Director General, Department of Public Health

Director General, Department of Medical Services

Director General, Department of Human Resources for Health

Director General, Department of Traditional Medicine

Director General, Department of Food and Drug Administration

Director General, Department of Sports and Physical Education

General Staff Officer (Grade 1), Defence Services Medical Corps

Deputy Permanent Secretary, International Health Division, Ministry of Health and Sports

Assistant Secretary, International Health Division, Ministry of Health and Sports

Deputy Director Generals (Research), Department of Medical Research

Secretary: Deputy Director General (Admin/Finance), Department of Medical Research
Joint-Secretary: Director(General Admin.), Department of Medical Research
Executive Committee
Chairman: Dr. Kyaw Zin Thant, Director General, Department of Medical Research
Vice-Chairman: Dr. Khin Saw Aye, Deputy Director General (Pyin Oo Lwin Branch), Department of Medical Research
Members: Brig. Gen. Tin Maung Hlaing, Commander, Defense Services Medical Research Centre Prof. Dr. Zaw Wai Soe, Rector, University of Medicine 1, Yangon Prof. Dr. Khaymar Mya, Rector, University of Public Health, Yangon Brig. Gen. Ko Ko Lwin, Rector, Defence Services Medical Academy Dr. Zaw Myint, Deputy Director General (Admin/Finance), Department of Medical Research Dr. Hlaing Myat Thu, Deputy Director General (Research), Department of Medical Research Dr. Yin Thandar Lwin, Deputy Director General, Department of Public Health Dr. Myat Wunna Soe, Deputy Director General, Department of Medical Services Dr. Tin Tun, Deputy Director General, Department of Human Resources for Health U Kyaw Soe, Deputy Director General, Department of Traditional Medicine Dr. Khin Chit, Deputy Director General, Department of Food and Drug Administration U Kyaw San, Deputy Director General, Department of Sports and Physical Education
Secretary Dr. Tin Oo, Director (General Admin.), Department of Medical Research
Joint Secretary Dr. Han Win, Director (Planning), Department of Medical Research
Academic Subcommittee
Chairman: Prof. Dr. Chit Soe, Prof./Head, Department of Rheumatology, University of Medicine 1, Yangon
Members: Prof. Dr. San San Myint, Prof./Head, Dept. of Obst. and Gynae, University Medicine 1, Yangon Prof. Dr. Ye Myint Kyaw, Prof./Head, Child Health Department, University of Medicine 1, Yangon Prof. Dr. Nang Hla Hla Win , Prof./Head, Pharmacology Dept., University of Medicine 1, Yangon Prof. Dr. May Pyone Kyaw, Prof./Head, Biochemistry Department, University of Medicine 2, Yangon Col. Myat Khaing, Head, Traditional Medicine, Defence Services Medical Research Centre Director(Research & Development), Department of Traditional Medicine Dr. Win Pa Pa Naing, Director(Research), Department of Medical Research Dr. Thida, Deputy Director(Epi), Department of Medical Research (Pyin Oo Lwin) Dr. Yin Thet Nu Oo, Research Scientist(HSR), Department of Medical Research Dr. Myo Myo Mon, Deputy Director (Epidemiology), Department of Medical Research
Secretary Dr. Aye Aye Lwin, Deputy Director (Immunology), Department of Medical Research
Joint Secretary Dr. Nyi Nyi Win, Research Scientists (Pharmacology), Department of Medical Research
Best Paper and Poster Selection Subcommittee
Chairman: Prof.Dr. San San Nwet, Rector, University of Pharmacy , Yangon
Members: Prof. Dr.Khaymar Mya, Rector, University of Public Health, Yangon Col. Prof. Khin Phyu Pyar, Dept. of Medicine, Defence Services Medical Academy Prof. Dr. Win Win Maw, Prof./Head, Dept. of Microbiology, University of Medicine 2, Yangon Prof. Dr. Nu Nu Aye, Prof./Head, Dept. of Pharmacology, University of Medicine 2, Yangon Prof. Dr. Aye Aye Myint, Prof./Head, Child Health Department, University of Medicine, Mandalay Prof. Dr. Hla Hla Win, Prof./Head, Dept. of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Medicine 1, Yangon Prof. Dr.San San Htay, Prof./Head, Dept. of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Medicine 2, Yangon Prof. Dr. Hlaing Mya Win, Prof, Dept. of Medicine, University of Medicine 1, Yangon Prof. Dr. Khin May Thin, Professor, Dept. of Obst. and Gynae, University Medicine 2, Yangon Prof. Dr. Htay Htay Tin, Deputy Director General, National Health Laboratory, Department of Medical Services Dr. Khin Thet Wai, Director(Retired/Expert), Department of Medical Research
Secretary: Dr. Wah Wah Aung, Director(AMRC), Department of Medical Research
Joint Secretary: Dr.Theingi Win Myat, Deputy Director(Virology), Department of Medical Research
Reception Subcommittee
Chairperson: Dr. Khin Phyu Phyu, Director(Research), Department of Medical Research
Members: Dr. Saw Saw, Director(Planning), Department of Medical Research Dr. Min Wun, Deputy Director, Department of Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Mu Mu Shwe, Deputy Director(Technology Development), Department of Medical Research Dr. Kay Thwe Han, Deputy Director(Parasitology), Department of Medical Research Dr. Thet Thet Mar, Deputy Director(Biochemistry), Department of Medical Research Dr. Khine Khine Lwin, Deputy Director(Pharmacology), Department of Medical Research Dr. Khin Hnin Pwint, Research Scientist(PharmaceuticalToxicology), Department of Medical Research
Secretary: Dr.Mo Mo Win, Deputy Director (Biological Toxicology), Department of Medical Research
Venue Preparation Subcommittee
Chairperson: Dr. Moh Moh Htun, Director(Research), Department of Medical Research
Members: Dr. Yi Yi Kyaw, Deputy Director(Mol. Tech. Appl.), Department of Medical Research Dr. Mya Mya Aye, Deputy Director(Bacteriology),Department of Medical Research Dr. Thida Maw, Deputy Director (Computer), Department of Medical Research Dr. Ni Thet Oo, Deputy Director(Gen. Admin), Department of Medical Research U Tin Maung Maung, Research Scientist(Computer), Department of Medical Research Daw Thuzar Myint, Research Scientist(Bacteriology), Department of Medical Research Dr. Ssu Wynn Mon, Research Scientist(Clinical Res.), Department of Medical Research U Kyaw Min Oo, Research Officer(Mol. Tech. Appl.), Department of Medical Research U Tin Shein, Staff Officer (Admin.), Department of Medical Research
Secretary: U Po Htwe, Research Scientist(Instrumentation), Department of Medical Research
Information Subcommittee
Chairman: Dr. Win Maw Tun, Director (Research), Department of Medical Research
Members: Dr. Phyu Phyu Aye, Director, Health Education Bureau, Department of Public Health Dr. Su Su Lin, Deputy Director, International Health Division, Ministry of Health and Sports Dr. Moh Moh Hlaing, Deputy Director (Nutrition), Department of Medical Research Dr. Myat Htut Nyunt, Research Scientist (Mol. Tech. Appl.), Department of Medical Research Daw Cho Mar Oo, Research Scientist (Library), Department of Medical Research U Ye Thway, Research Officer (Publication), Department of Medical Research
Secretary: Daw Ni Thet Oo, Deputy Director (General Admin), Department of Medical Research
Refreshment Subcommittee
Chairperson: Chairperson:         Dr. Theingi Thwin, Director(Research), Department of Medical Research                     
Member: Dr. Han Win, Director (Finance), Department of Medical Research U Tin Maung Tun, Deputy Director(Finance), Department of Medical Research Daw Kyi May Htwe, Research Scientist (Immunology), Depart ment of Medical Research Daw Than Than Lwin, Assist. Dir. ( Procurement & Distribution), Department of Medical Research Daw Aye Aye Shein, Assist. Dir. (Personnel Administration), Department of Medical Research U Tin Shein, Staff Officer (Admin), Department of Medical Research Daw Tin Latt Latt, Staff Officer (Foreign Relations), Department of Medical Research   
Secretary: U Aye Kyaw, Deputy Director (Foreign Relations), Department of Medical Research
Supporting Subcommittee
Chairman: Dr. Tin Oo, Director (General Admin), Department of Medical Research
Members: Director (Socio‐Medical Research), Department of Medical Research(Pyin Oo Lwin) Dr. Cho Cho Han, Head (Admin. & Finance), University of Medicine 1, Yangon Dr. Nyunt Nyunt Wai, Medical Supritendent, New Yangon General Hospital Dr. Kyaw Soe, Deputy Director (Pathology), Department of Medical Research Dr. Ni Thet Oo, Deputy Director (General Admin), Department of Medical Research Dr. Thidar Maw, Deputy Director (Computer), Department of Medical Research U Tin Maung Maung, Research Scientist (Computer), Department of Medical Research U Cho Thandar Tun, Research Officer (Bioinformatics), Department of Medical Research U Khine Win, Research Officer (Instrumentation), Department of Medical Research
Secretary: Daw Cho Mar Oo, Research Scientist (Library), Department of Medical Research