48th MYANMAR HEALTH RESEARCH CONGRESS

Department of Medical Research

No. 5, Ziwaka Road, Dagon Township, Yangon, Myanmar
Date : 13.01.2020 - 17.01.2020

Overview

Title 48th Myanmar Health Research Congress
Dates 13th to 17th January 2020
Venue Department of Medical Research No.5, Ziwaka Road, Dagon Township, Yangon 11191
Host Organizer Department of Medical Research
Main Theme Antimicrobial Resistance: A Threat of Global Concern
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)
Secretariat

Awards

Best Paper for Basic Research

Prize Paper Title Researcher
First Prize Frequency of colistin resistance and plasmid mediated colistin resistance (mcr-1 gene) in carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae clinical isolates Nilar San, MyaMyaLwin, Thin Thin Mar, MyintThazinAung, Pyae Pho Thu and Win Win Maw
Second Prize Pyrazinamide Resistance and pncA Mutations in Drug Resistant Clinical Mycobacterium tuberculosis Isolates from Myanmar Phyu Win Ei, Aye Su Mon, Mi Mi Htwe, Su Mon Win, Lai Lai San, Kay Thi Aye, Wint Wint Nyunt, Zaw Myint and Wah Wah Aung
Third Prize Serum miRNA-21 expression and its diagnostic potential in hepatocellular carcinoma Aye Aye Win, Myat Thin Nwe, Khin Saw Aye, Win Win Swe and Khin Thidar Aung

Best Paper for Applied Research

Prize Paper Title  Researcher
First Prize Intussusception among children less than 2 years of age; vital baseline information for rotavirus vaccination plan in 2020 Theingi Win Myat , Nway Nway Thin Aung, Hlaing Myat Thu, Aye Aye, Nyo Nyo Win, Maung Maung Lwin, Htin Lin, Nang Sarm Hom and Moh Moh Htun
Second Prize Efficacy of febuxostat versus allopurinol in gouty arthritis patients  with mild renal impairment Ei Ei Khaing Mon, Soe Yu Zaw, Lei Lei Htay and Shin Hnaung Lwin
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 Strengthening menstrual health management of rural women in Taungdwingyi Township, Magway Region Win Nitar, Ohnmar Myint and Than Tun Sein
Second Prize Barriers to implementing adverse drug reaction reporting system Aye Pwint Phyu, Waing Thawda, Ye Htut Linn, K Khine Thu, Thida Tun, Lwin Moe May, Myat Myat Soe and Nu Nu Aye
Third Prize Enhancing knowledge on positive living together with sexual and reproductive health among HIV infected adolescents on anti-retroviral therapy: A quasi-experimental study Myo Myo Mon, Kyaw Min Htut, Phyo Aung Naing, San Hone, Wai Wai Myint, Lwin Lwin Ni, Zin Mar Aye and Ni Ni Htay Aung

Young Researcher Award

Research Paper Title Researcher
Basic Research Multidrug resistant Acinetobacter species from clinical isolates at North Okkalapa General and Teaching Hospital Myat Su Hlaing, Thin Thin Mar, Myint Thazin Aung and Win Win Maw
Applied Research Urine Mycobacterial Lipoarabinomannan (LAM) antigen in HIV/ TB coinfected children May Sandar Soe, Chaw Sandar Htun and Khin Nyo Thein

Best Poster

Prize Poster Title Researcher
First Prize From Evidence to Practice: Community lead school feeding in primary schools in rural area of Hmawbee township Moh Moh Hlaing, Sanda, Mya Ohnmar, Khin Mittar Moe San, Phyo Yadanar, Thazin Aung, Sandar Tun, Aung Myat Kyaw and Theingi Thwin
Second Prize Assessment of rhodamine b content in shrimp paste in pathein district, ayeyarwaddy region Myo Tun Kyaw, Khay Mar Mya, Tun Zae, Pyei Phyo, Myint Myint and Cho Thet Khaing
Third Prize Perceived quality of care: providers’ aspect upon antenatal, delivery and postnatal care at health facilities in primary health care level Aung Pyae Phyo, Wai Wai Han, Saw Saw, Su Wai Mon, New Oo Mon, Hnin Lae Yi Khaing and Hla Mya Thway Eindra

Participants

 
Ministry of Health and Sports   No.
Ministry of Health and Sports 10
Department of Public Health 39
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 Medicine (1) (Including YGH, NYGH, CWH, YCH, YSH) 328
University of Medicine (2) (Including NOGH, TSGH, IGH, YKCH) 313
University of Medicine, Mandalay 29
University of Medicine, Magway 11
University of Medicine, Taunggyi 3
University of Medical Technology (Ygn, Mdy) 13
University of Dental Medicine (Ygn) 6
University of Nursing (Ygn, Mdy) 16
University of Pharmacy (Ygn, Mdy) 28
University of Public Health 62
University of Traditional Medicine 2
University of Community Health, Magway 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
  Australia 2
Europe 1
Germany 1
India 1
Japan 17
Korea 1
Los Angeles 1
Malaysia 2
Netherlands 1
Norway 1
Poland 1
Thailand 1
United Kingdom 7
United States 2
Kazakhstan 1
  Nongovernmental Organization  
Back Pack Health Worker Team 2
Blood Donation Association 1
Bloomberg D4HI 1
Burnet Institute 2
Care International 1
Clinton Health Access Initiative 12
Community Partners International 2
Company 6
Deputy Chief of Party 1
Duke Global Health 5
ECOMORE Project 1
Environmental Conservation Department 1
Environmental Quality Management 1
Fame Pharmaceutical Industry 5
Fondation Mérieux 1
GP (Private Hospitals) 26
Health Poverty Action 1
Healthcare Call Center 1
Helen Keller International 2
Individual (Freelance Researcher) 13
International Organization for Migration 1
IPAR 1
Jhpiego, Myanmar 4
MAMS 1
Marie Stopes International 16
Myanmar Oxford Clinical Research Unit 2
MSF, Horland 2
Myanmar Council of Churches 1
Myanmar Health Network Organization 1
Myanmar Information Management Unit 1
Myanmar Medical Association 4
Myanmar Medical Council 1
Myanmar Positive Group 1
Myanmar Youth Stars 1
PSI/ Myanmar 8
PATH Myanmar 1
Pricewaterhouse Coopers 1
Save the Children 1
STI Myanmar University 1
The Union 1
UNFPA 2
University Research Co. 1
UNOPS 3
WHO 8
Yangon International Airport 1
     
    OTHERS  
Ministry of Defence 72
Ministry of Industry 10
Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation 1
                                                                     Total 1401
 

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