46th MYANMAR HEALTH RESEARCH CONGRESS

Department of Medical Research

No. 5, Ziwaka Road, Dagon Township, Yangon, Myanmar
Date : 08.01.2018 - 12.01.2018

Overview

Title 46th Myanmar Health research Congress
Date January 8th – 12th 2018
Venue Department of Medical Research No.5, Ziwaka Road, Dagon Township, Yangon 11191
Host Organizer Department of Medical Research
Main Theme To Prevent, Detect, Treat & Live with Cancer
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 Neurological changes of adult residing in lead exposed environment of Myeik Township Nway Htike Maw, Khine Khine Lwin, Aye Aye Win, Nyi Nyi Win, Swe Zin Soe, Baby Hla, Swe Zin Oo, Hla Win Aung and Khin Phyu Phyu
Second Prize Nationwide overview of the distribution of hepatitis B virus genotypes in Myanmar Yi Yi Kyaw, Aye Aye Lwin, Khin Saw Aye, Moh Moh Htun, Hnin Ohmar Soe, Ohnmar Lwin, Kaythi Aye and Kyaw Zin Thant
Third Prize Bacteria and viral profile of server acute respiratory infections of children attending Yangon Children Hospital and Yankin Children Hospital Moe Myat Aye, Latt Latt Kyaw, San Mya, Htay Tin, Win Thein, May Lwin, Tin Moe Phyu, Kyaw Zin Wai and Khin Myitter

Best Paper for Applied Research

Prize Paper Title  Researcher
First Prize Drug resistant malaria situation of Buthidaung Rakhine State: Clinical and molecular perspective Kay Thwe Han, Kyin Hla Aye, Zay Yar Han, Phyo Zaw Aung, San Lin Aung, Soe Soe Han, Nay Chi Aung San, and San Kyawt Khine
Second Prize Role of immunofluorescence in detecting HER2/neu status in breast carcinoma Ohnmar Kyaw, Aye Aye Lwin, Swe Zin Myint, Moh Moh Htun, Myint Myint Nyein and Khin Saw Aye

Best Paper for Health Systems Research

Prize Paper Title Researcher
First Prize Public-private mix tuberculosis control activities in private hospitals in Myanmar: Providers' perspective Thet Naing Maung, Ye Win Thein, Si Thu Aung, Kyaw Zaw, Tin Aung Moe, Khine Thazin, Thazin Thet Win, Ye Htut Kyaw and Ohnmar
Second Prize Effectiveness and acceptability of participatory reproductive health intervention for HIV infected and affected adolescents in Myanmar Myo Myo Mon; Kyow Min Htut, Htun Nyunt Oo, Lwin Lwin Ni, Aung Soe Min and Ni Ni Htay Aung
Third Prize Factors determining on utilization of unskilled birth attendants among rural women in Ayeyarwady Region Moh Moh Win, Min Ko Ko, Thida Aung and Khay Mar Mya

Young Researcher Award

Research Paper Title Researcher
Basic Research Pattern of anti-tuberculosis drug resistance among HIV associated tuberculous meningitis patients Aye Su Mon, Sabai Phyu, Mi Mi Htwe, Phyu Win Ei, Wint Wint Nyunt, Nay Win Aung, Mon Mon, Wah Win Htike and Wah Wah Aung
Applied Research A comparsion of efficacy and safety of sublingual misoprostol with intra-vaginal misoprostol for induction of labour at term Zar Chi Min, Phyu Phyu Thein and San San Myint

Best Poster

Prize Poster Title Researcher
First Prize Bridging the gaps for delivering health messages: Identifying barriers and braces for broadcasting health messages through FM radios Saw Saw, Thanda Linn, Phyu Phyu Aye, Kyaw Lwin Show, Khine Nyein Chan,Myat Hsu Paing Thaw, Saw Hsar Mu Htaw Paw and Kyaw Thu
Second Prize Genome Analysis of Infectious Agents by using Next Generation Sequencing in the Department of Medical Research Kay Thi Aye, Aung Zaw Latt, Nyi Nyi Win, Myat Htut Nyunt, Hnin Ohnmar Soe, Hsu Htet Thwe, Wah Wah Aung, Hlaing Myat Thu and Kyaw Zin Thant
Third Prize Young Key Affected Populations: Is there any challenge in seeking reproductive health information and care? Kyaw Min Htut, Myo Myo Mon, Htun Nyunt Oo, Zin Mar Aye, Lwin Lwi Ni, Aung Soe Min and Ni Ni Htay Aung
Third Prize Determination of formaldehyde content in clothing and toys for children Mya Mar Lar, Khin Phyu Phyu, San San Htwe, Phyo Wai Zin, Tin Tin Han, Ohnmar Win, Tin Tin Htike, Aye Thidar Htun and Thandar Wint Wint Aung

Participants

Department/Organization/Universities No.
Department of Medical Research, MOHS 263
Department of Public Health, MOHS   54  
Other Departments, MOHS 81
University of Public Health, MOHS 109
University of Medicine (1) with affiliated teaching hospitals, MOHS   266
University of Medicine (2) with affiliated teaching hospitals, MOHS   168
Other Medical and Medical Related Universities 86
UN Organizations 43
International participants (+12 countries) 51
INGO/NGO 93
Other Ministries 43

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