45th MYANMAR HEALTH RESEARCH CONGRESS

Department of Medical Research

No. 5, Ziwaka Road, Dagon Township, Yangon, Myanmar
Date : 09.01.2017 - 13.01.2017

Overview

Title 45th Myanmar Health research Congress
Date January 9th – 13th 2017
Venue Department of Medical Research No.5, Ziwaka Road, Dagon Township, Yangon 11191
Host Organizer Department of Medical Research
Main Theme Improving the Nutrition Status and Reduction of Stunting in Myanmar Children
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 Effect of omeprazole on pharmacokinetics of metformin in healthy volunteers Ei Ei Aung, Khine Khine Lwin, Nu Nu Aye and Thein May Saw
Second Prize Hypoglycemic effect of Terminalia chebula Retz. (Phan-kha-thee) on diabetic albino rat Models Ei Pye Phyo Aung, Shin Hnaung Lwin, Nu Nu Aye and Khin Phyu Phyu
Third Prize Phylogenetic analysis of Myanmar human respiratory syncytial virus from under five children with acute respiratory infection admitted to Yangon Children Hospital Kay Thi Aye, Aung Zaw Latt, Theingi Win Myat, Sandar Aung, Wah Wah Aung, Ye Myint Kyaw, Hlaing Myat Thu and Kyaw Zin Thant

Best Paper for Applied Research

Prize Paper Title  Researcher
First Prize Comparison of clinical and virological characteristics among infants, children and adults with dengue infection during 2015 dengue outbreak Theingi Win Myat, Hlaing Myat Thu, Ye Myint Kyaw, Khin Saw Than, Hlaing Mya Win, Zaw Than Tun, Htin Lin, Win Kay Khine and Kyaw Zin Thant
Second Prize Rapid diagnosis of High-Risk Human Papillomavirus (HR-HPV) genotypes using new Point of Care (POC) GeneXpert HPV Assay in cervical cancer patients Mu Mu Shwe, San San Myint, Yin Yin Soe, Khin Lay Kywe, Sandar Win, Lynn Pa Pa Aye, Htwe Htwe Nyunt, Win Maw Tun and Kyaw Zin Thant

Best Paper for Health Systems Research

Prize Paper Title Researcher
First Prize Mindfulness-integrated reproductive health package for adolescents with parental HIV infection: A group randomized-controlled trial Myo Myo Mon, Kyaw Min Htut, Htun Nyunt Oo, Wai Wai Myint, Lwin Lwin Ni, Aung Soe Min and Ni Ni Htay Aung
Second Prize Out of pocket expenditure on maternal and child health care services among rural households in a selected township, Myanmar Wai Wai Han, Saw Saw, Hla Myo Thway Einda, Nyi Nyi Zayar, Phyu Phyu Aye, Hnin Lae Yi Khaing and Myo Thurein Latt
Third Prize Factors influencing the choice of place of delivery and attendants in selected remote area of Myanmar Nay Chi Htet Htet Lin Aung, Hla Hla Win, Khaing Nwe Tin, Pa Pa Soe and Thae Maung Maung

Young Researcher Award

Research Paper Title Researcher
Basic Research Hepatoprotective effect of ethanolic extract of Andrographis paniculata Nees. (say-gha-gyi) leaves on paracetamol-induced hepatotoxicity in albino rats Ei Mon Mon Hlaing, Myint Myint Than, Khin Phyu Phyu and Nu Nu Aye
Health Systems Research Maternal, newborn and child health care practices among mothers from Paletwa Township in Southern Chin State, Myanmar Kyaw Thu Soe, Yadanar Aung and Kyaw Oo

Best Poster

Prize Poster Title Researcher
First Prize What does not make work and why?: Challenges and workers into health care systems in Myanmar Saw Saw, Wai Wai Han, Nyi Nyi Zayar, Lin Yadanar Ko, Pyae Sone Thar, Aye Thida, Myo Myo Mon and Theingi Myint
Second Prize Larvicidal and repellent properties of Citrus hystrix DC fruit (တောတ ှောကခ် ါးသီး) extracts against Aedes aegtpti mosquitoes Maung Maung Mya, Zar Zar Aung, Khin Phyu Phyu, Khine Khine Lwin, Chit That Nwe, Aye Win Oo,Than Myat Htay, Sein Thaung and Yan Naung Maung Maung
Third Prize Barriers to accessing harm reduction services by people who inject drugs in Kachin State: Experiences, perspectives and opinions Yin Thet Nu Oo, Aung Naing Soe, San Hone, Khin San Tint, Nanda Myo Aung Wan, Soe Moe Myat and Aye Win Khine
Third Prize Determination of monosodium glutamate content in different brands of chicken seasoning powder Nyein Chan Aung, Moe Kyaw Thu, Aung Win Htun, Moe Kyaw and Tin Maung Hlaing

Participants

Department/Organization/Universities No.
Department of Medical Research, MOHS 318
Other Departments, MOHS 96
University of Public Health, MOHS 60
University of Medicine (1) with affiliated teaching hospitals, MOHS   159
University of Medicine (2) with affiliated teaching hospitals, MOHS   95
Other Medical and Medical Related Universities 99
UN Organizations 31
International participants (+10 countries) 54
INGO/NGO 65
Other Ministries 29

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