Department of Medical Research

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


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)


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


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
Other Ministries 43