Department of Medical Research

No. 5, Ziwaka Road, Dagon Township, Yangon, Myanmar
Date : 07.01.2019 - 11.01.2019


Title 47th Myanmar Health research Congress
Date January 7 -11, 2019
Venue Department of Medical Research No.5, Ziwaka Road, Dagon Township, Yangon 11191
Host Organizer Department of Medical Research
Main Theme Ensure WASH: A Global agenda to improve quality of life
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)


For Native Researchers
  • Best paper for Basic Research
Prize Paper Title Researcher
First Prize Expression and characterization of PLA2 clone derived from Russell’s Viper (Daboiasiamensis) Venom Gland Thet Thet Mar, Zaw Myint, Aung Zaw Latt, Tin Ko Ko Oo, Thuzar Hla Shwe, Hsu Mon Aung,Lwin Zar Maw & Nwe Ni Aung
Second Prize Effect of Amlodipine on pharmacokinetics of metformin in healthy volunteers   Khine Kyaw, Aye Soe,, Yee Yee Tin, Nu Nu Aye & Latt Latt Win
  • Best paper for Applied Research
Prize Paper Title Researcher
First Prize Clinical and Haematological predictors of Dengue infection among children with acute febrile illness visiting General Practitioners in Periurban settings, Yangon   Win Lai May, Aye Aye Win, Han Win, Myo Myo Mon, Swe Zin Soe, Baby Hla, Dam Lian Pau, Hla Win Aung and Kyaw Zin Wai
Second Prize The effect of amlodipine on insulin sensitivity in prediabetic hypertensive patients   Kay Yi Htun, ThidaTun, Nu Nu Aye
  • Best paper for Health System Research
Prize Paper Title Researcher
First Prize  Is community intervention effective for improving maternal, newborn and child health care in hard to reach areas of Chin State, Myanmar?   Myo-Myo Mon, Kyaw-Min Htut, Aung-Ye-Naung Win, Myo-Win Tin, Khin Zaw, Zin Mar Aye, LwinLwin Ni, Ni Ni Htay Aung
Second Prize Developing subnational HIV planning for better response to HIV epidemic in the context of Universal Health Coverage: focus on Kachin State San Hone, Yin Thet Nu Oo, Khin Nyein Chan, Myo Kyaw Lwin , Moh Moh Tun , Kyaw Soe, Nanda Myo Aung Wan, Htun Nyunt Oo
Third Prize Perception and career commitment on working for the civil service and job satisfaction of assistant surgeons in teaching hospitals of university of medicine (1), Yangon Saw Win Htike, Cho Thet Khaing and Mya Thandar
For Young Researchers (Under 35 years)
  • Basic Research
Paper Title Researcher
Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) immunoexpression in colorectal adenocarcinoma   May Thu Khine, May Thwe Lin, Myint Myint Nyein, Myat Mon
  • Applied Research
Paper Title Researcher
Effects of Morinda citrifolia Linn. (Ye-Yo) fruit juice on serum lipid profile and serum uric acid in hyperlipidemic patients     Mya Kyi Zin, Thida Tun, Nang Hla Hla Win
  • Health System Research
Paper Title Researcher
Promoting Healthy Living of Rural Elderly People through health promoting interventions: Quasi-experimental study   Ohmar Myo, Ni Ni Aung, Nang Voe Phan
  • Best Poster
Prize Paper Title Researcher
First Prize Revealing genetic determinants of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from a HIV-associated tuberculous meningitis patient by whole genome sequencing in Myanmar   Aye Su Mon, Sabai Phyu, Myat Htut Nyunt, Phyu Win Ei, Kay Thi Aye, Hnin Ohnmar Soe, Mi Mi Htwe, Wint Wint Nyunt and Wah Wah Aung
Second Prize Larvicidal and repellent properties of Citrus maxima (ကျွဲကောသီး) and Citrus curantifolia (သံပုရာသီး) fruit peels essential oil against Aedes aegypti mosquitoes   Maung Maung Mya, Zar Zar Aung, Win Win Maw, Aye Win Oo, Than Myat Htay, Chit Thet Nwe, Thu Zar Nyein Mu, Sein Thaung and Yan Naung Maung Maung
Third Prize Health literacy on Tuberculosis, health seeking behavior and satisfaction to public diagnosis and treatment services among Tuberculosis patients registered in Mandalay Region, Myanmar   Kyaw Thu Soe, Ko Ko Htwe, Kyaw Ko Ko Htet& Thandar Thwin


Ministry of Health and Sports   No.
Ministry of Health and Sports 10
Department of Public Health 58
Vector Borne Disease Center (VBDC) 1
Occupational and Environmental Health Division 1
National TB Reference Laboratory 1
National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP). 1
Department of Medical Science 24
Central Medical Stores Depot 3
National Health Laboratory 13
Department of Human Resource for Health 4
Department of Medical Research
Department of Medical Research (HQ) 297
Department of Medical Research (POL) 28
Department of Traditional Medicine 1
Food and Drug Administration 10
Depart of Sports & Physical Education 4
  Medical Universities  
University of Public Health 82
University of Medicine (1) (Including YGH, NYGH, CWH, YCH, YSH) 330
University of Medicine (2) (Including NOGH, TSGH, IGH, YKCH) 113
University of Medicine, Mandalay 5
University of Medicine, Magway 17
University of Medicine, Taunggyi 3
University of Community Health (Magway) 4
University of Dental Medicine (Ygn) 7
University of Dental Medicine (Mandalay) 1
University of Medical Technology (Mdy) 3
University of Medical Technology (Ygn) 62
University of Pharmacy, Ygn 21
University of Nursing, (Ygn) 4
University of Pharmacy, Mdy 1
University of Nursing, MDY 1
University of Traditional Medicine, Mdy 1
Department of Biotechnology, KTU 2
  International Nongovernmental Organization  
Three Millennium Development Goals Fund (3MDG) 3
The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) 1
Center for Disease Control 1
Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) 3
Child and Myanmar 1
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) 1
Country Partner International (CPI) 5
Family Health International (FHI 360) 7
Jhpiego 2
PREDICT Myanmar, Smithsonian Institution 2
Population Services International (PSI) 3
Save The Children 7
Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) 1
United States Agency for International Development U(NAIDS) 2
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) 3
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) 4
Water Aid 2
World Health Organization 21
United Nation Office on Drug Crime 2
  International Expert  
International Universities
Duke University 2
      ICAP at Columbia University 3
      Korea University 1
Kyoto University 1
Nagasaki University 1
Okayama University 9
Oxford University 1
Stanford University 2
STI/Bedfordshire University ( UK) 1
University Indonesia 1
University of Tokyo 23
University Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) Malaysia 8
US Centers of Disease Control and Prevention University 1
  Nongovernmental Organization  
Equality Myanmar 1
MMA (Including GP and Other Society) 31
Myanmar Anti-Narcotics Association  (MANA) 1
The National Water Resources Committee 1
People Health Foundation 1
University of Research Corporation 1
Yadanar CSR 1
Pyi Gyi Khin 2
Myanmar Liver Foundation 2
Myanmar Health and Development Consortium 1
Myanmar Health Assistant Association 1
Myanmar Youth Stars 3
  Ministry of Defence  
The Defence Services Medical Academy (DSMA) (Including DSGH) 12
Military Institute of Nursing and Paramedical Sciences 10
National Hluttaw 1
Ministry of Education 2
Company 82
Media 21
Freelance Researcher 31
                                                                     Total 1447