2018 Approved Proposals

No. Principal Investigator Tittle Certificate No.
        1. Dr. Helena Huerga

Clinical Epidemiologist


Dr. Zaw Myint

Regional TB officer of Yangon Region, NTP

endTB (Expand New Drugs for TB) Observational Study: Treatment of MDR-TB with regimens containing bedaquiline or delamanid Ethics/DMR/2018/001
        2. Daw Sandi Thaw

Instructor, Maternal and Child Health Nursing Department, University of Nursing, Mandalay

Master of Nursing Science, Mahidol University

Factors related to preventive behaviors among parent/caregivers of children under five years with acute respiratory tract infection attending on (550) Bedded Children Hospital, Mandalay Ethics/DMR/2018/002
        3. Daw Myint Myint Khaing

Research Officer, DMR (POLB)

Assessment of nutritional status and prevalence of worm infestations among middle school students at Sikar, Pyin Oo Lwin Township Ethics/DMR/2018/003
        4. Prof Hla Hla Win

Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, UM1

Health seeking behaviour for febrile illness in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/004
        5. Daw Yin Mar Han

Lecturer, Adult Health Nursing Department,

University of Nursing, Mandalay

PhD (Nursing),
Mahidol University

Factors Influencing Postoperative Functional Ability of Patients with Simple Lower Extremity Fractures Ethics/DMR/2018/005
        6. Dr. Min Min Win

Research Scientist

Expression of Ki-67, p53 and apoptotic index of tumor cells in breast cancer patients from Yangon General Hospital Ethics/DMR/2018/006
        7. Dr. Derek Johnson




Baseline Health Assessment in Lahe Township, Hkamti District, Sagaing Region, Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/007
        8. Dr. Aung Ye Naung Win


Epidemiology RD


Enhancing implementation of an evidence-based knowledge transfer agenda to mitigate Japanese Encephalitis outbreaks in endemic regions of Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/008
        9. Dr. Khin Moe Aung

RS, Pathology RD,


Prevalence of rotavirus infection among under five children with acute diarrhea at the 550-bedded Children Hospital, Mandalay Ethics/DMR/2018/009
       10. Daw Thiri Naing

MSc Candidate

Master in Social, Economic and Administrative Pharmacy Program

Health-related Quality of Life of Three Key HIV Infected Populations in Myanmar who are on Antiretroviral Therapy Ethics/DMR/2018/010
       11. Dr. Swe Zin Oo


Prevalence of hepatitis B and C infection in patients attending Oral Diagnostic Division of University of Dental Medicine, Yangon Ethics/DMR/2018/011
       12. Dr. Thae Maung Maung

Research Scientist


Are we ready for malaria elimination in 2020? Evaluation on health staff in elimination settings Ethics/DMR/2018/012
       13. Khine Wai Wai Phu


Central Midwifery Training School, Yangon

Influence of Child Feeding Practices and Selected Basic Conditioning Factors in Stunting Children Between 6 and 24 Months in Yangon Children Hospital Ethics/DMR/2018/013
       14. Dr. Thida

Deputy Director,


Bottle necks of low skilled birth delivery and solutions to optimize the service utilization among women in Thabeikkyin Township, Mandalay Region Ethics/DMR/2018/014
       15. Dr. Mya Ohnmar

Research Scientist, Nutrition Research Division, DMR

Dietary intake and nutritional status of the students attending the institutes of sports and physical education (Yangon) Ethics/DMR/2018/015
       16. Prof Hla Hla Win


University of Medicine 1

Teaching practices, beliefs and attitudes of faculty members of Medical Universities Ethics/DMR/2018/016
       17. Daw Phyu Phyu Win

RS, Parasitology RD,


Molecular diagnosis of Plasmodium species using nested PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) method Ethics/DMR/2018/017
       18. Dr. Yadanar Aung

Research Officer,


Risk factors and Predicting Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) admission: A data mining Approach Ethics/DMR/2018/018
       19. Dr Thanda Linn

Research Officer


Motivation and job satisfaction among healthcare workforce at operational level in tertiary care hospitals, Yangon Region Ethics/DMR/2018/019
       20. Dr. Khin Mi Mi Lay

DD, Physiology, DMR

Vitamin D status and physical performance of Adolescent students active in sports Ethics/DMR/2018/020
       21. Dr. Yadanar Aung

Research Officer,


Alcohol consumption and Current situation of drinking risk level among University Students in Mandalay Region Ethics/DMR/2018/021
       22. Dr. Tin Zar Myo Win

RO, Bacteriology RD,


Clinical and bacteriological profile of urinary tract infection in children attending Pyin Oo Lwin General Hospital Ethics/DMR/2018/022
       23. Dr. Nyi Nyi Zayar

Research Officer


Prevalence of tuberculosis (TB) and diabetes mellitus (DM) among household contacts of comorbid TB-DM patients and factors associated with their participation in TB and DM investigation Ethics/DMR/2018/023


       24. Dr. Than Than Myint

Medical Services/ Public Health Director, Mandalay

Study on food consumption pattern of lactating mothers in 10 townships of Mandalay Region 2017 Ethics/DMR/2018/024
       25. Dr. Suu Wynn Mon

Research Scientist


Feasibility of using telemedicine as a tool for developing a population-based cancer registry in a selected township Ethics/DMR/2018/025
       26. Dr. Khine Pwint Nwe


Drivers and Detractors for the Implementation of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) System at Tertiary-Level Public Hospitals in Myanmar: Cross-sectional Qualitative Study Ethics/DMR/2018/026
       27. Prof. Khine Khine Zaw

UM 1

Occupational Contact Dermatitis in Health Care Workers at Yangon General Hospital Ethics/DMR/2018/027
       28. Dr. Thet Su Mon Supporting midwives to overcome challenges at Sub-Rural Health Centers in Ayeyawady Region Ethics/DMR/2018/028
       29. Dr. Thae Maung Maung


Towards malaria elimination in Myanmar: Scaling up the research and uptake of personal protective measures in mobile and migrant populations Ethics/DMR/2018/029
       30. Dr. Khine Khine Saw


Performance and challenges among Village Health Volunteers under the National Malaria Control Program: A mixed methods study Ethics/DMR/2018/030
       31. Dr. Kyaw Thu Hein

RO, Epidemiology Division, DMR POLB

Community perspective on reducing maternal mortality in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/031
       32. Dr. Thet Naing Maung

MMA TB Project

Promoting Role of GPS at MMA Public-Private Mix Clinics Towards MDR-TB Screening in Yangon Region, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/032
       33. Dr. Kyi Maw Than Glue Sniffing among Street Children in Yangon, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/033
       34. Dr. Khin Sandar Aung


Awareness and perception and barriers concerning Access to HIV counseling and testing services among Out-of-school youth in Monywa Township, Sagaing Region Ethics/DMR/2018/034
       35. Dr. Saint Saint Kyaw Thein


Knowledge, Attitude and Practices (KAP) on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) of In-patients and their caregivers in selected public hospitals in Yangon Ethics/DMR/2018/035
       36. Dr. Kyaw Myo Htet


Retention in care among key population who were on anti-retroviral therapy at satellite anti-retroviral therapy sites in Myanmar, 2015-2016 Ethics/DMR/2018/036
       37. Dr. Nway Htike Maw


Glycemic index values of Myanmar mangoes: Sein-Ta-Lone and Mya-Kyauk Ethics/DMR/2018/037
       38. Prof. Hla Hla Win

IM 1

The Healthy and Active Aging in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/038
       39. Dr. Thet Naing Maung

Dr. Ye Htut Kyaw

MMA PPM TB Project

Strengthening private hospital involvement in TB Control focusing on TB management and treatment outcome among MMA PPM Private Hospitals in Myanmar: Patients’ perspective Ethics/DMR/2018/039
       40. Dr. Khin Mittar Moe San

RO, Nutrition, DMR


Factors Influencing Initiation of Breastfeeding among Post-partum Women in Private Maternal Clinics and Hospitals in East Yangon District Ethics/DMR/2018/040
       41. Daw Win Thaw Tar Lwin

Deputy Director

Radiation Toxicology Research Division, DMR


Determination of the natural radon concentration in ground water from Dawei Township, Taninthayi Region Ethics/DMR/2018/041
       42. Daw Hsu New Yee Aung

Graduate Student,

Mahidol University


Health Seeking Behaviour and Economic Burden among HIV Patients in a Commercial City, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/042
       43. Dr. Moh Moh Hlaing

Deputy Director, Nutrition Research Division, DMR


Development and validation of a rapid malnutrition screening tool in hospitalised patients at the time of admission Ethics/DMR/2018/043
       44. Dr. Hsu Theingi

RO, Clinical, DMR

Cardiovascular risk stratification among Yangon Bus Service (YBS) bus drivers Ethics/DMR/2018/044
       45. Dr. Hnin Nandar Htut

MPH Student, Mahidol University

Assessing Sleep Quality among Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in a Private Hospital, Yangon, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/045
       46. Prof. Moe Moe Zaw

Neurology Department, Mandalay General Hospital


A Multicentre, Collaborative, Prospective study to determine the association of Flaviviruses, and Arboviruses, including Dengue and Zika, with Guillain-Barre Syndrome in South and South-East Asia Ethics/DMR/2018/046
       47. Dr. Khin Chit

Dr. Khin Hnin Pwint

Promoting patient safety: Availability of poor quality antibiotics in private retailed markets, Myanmar and challenges Ethics/DMR/2018/047
       48. Dr. Tun Min
Kayin State Public Health Director

Dr. Khaing Sandar Aung

DD (Disease Control), Kayin State Public Health Dept

The study on knowledge, attitude and practice of mother and care-taker of under 5 children on common vector borne diseases in HlaingBwe Township, Kayin State


       49. Dr. Su Su Yin

RO, Epidemiology Dept, DMR

Identifying the challenges towards the use of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities in tertiary care hospitals Yangon Region Ethics/DMR/2018/049


       50. Dr. Si Thu Aung


Dr. Khin Su SuHlaing

Challenge TB Project, FHI360

Population Level ACSM Campaign Knowledge Attitudes and Practices (KAP) Outcome Evaluation Survey Ethics/DMR/2018/050


       51. Prof. Khine San Yin

Hon. Professor, IM 1

A study of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation in Myanmar patients with Adenocarcinoma Lung Ethics/DMR/2018/051
       52. Professor Kwang-Soon Shin

World Friend Korea Advisor, AMRC, DMR


Cloning X gene of hepatitis B virus using cloning vector PGL3B Ethics/DMR/2018/052
       53. Dr. Nang Thu Thu Kyaw

The Union

Outcomes of hepatitis B and/or C co-infection in people living with HIV receiving care under Integrated HIV Care program in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/053
       54. Dr. May Mon Win Maw

Research Officer, DMR


Prevalence of impaired fasting glucose and microalbuminuria in patients visiting medical Out-Patient Department, Yangon General Hospital (YGH): Preliminary study Ethics/DMR/2018/054
       55. Dr. Pyae Phyo Kyaw

Medical Officer

State Medical Services department, Kayar State

Patient Satisfaction Survey in the State General Hospital, Loikaw, Kayah State Ethics/DMR/2018/055
       56. Dr. Htet Su Kyi

Master student, Mahidol University

Factors Affecting Adherence to Anti-Retroviral Therapy among Youths Aged 18-24 Years Living with HIV/AIDS in Yangon, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/056
       57. Dr. Lwin Htay

TMO, Kyauk-Kyi Tsp


Ms. RieTakahasi, Project Manager, Save the Children

Baseline survey for the project “Support strengthening service delivery for maternal and newborn health in Kyaukkyi Township of Bago Region in Myanmar” Ethics/DMR/2018/057
       58. Dr Sabai Phyu


Specialists Hospital (Thaketa)

Detection of Cryptococcal meningitis among HIV infected patients Ethics/DMR/2018/058
       59. Dr. Myo Win Htun



Involvement of epigenetic factors under the influence of iron and arsenic uptake in the juvenile development of hepatocellular carcinoma in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/059
       60. Prof. Moe Wint Aung

Department of Endocrinology

IM 1

Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency and its determinants in Myanmar health care user population over the age of 50 years attending at Yangon General Hospital Ethics/DMR/2018/060
       61. Dr. Khine Lae Win

PhD Candidate, University of Tokyo


Effect of cognitive behaviour therapy for antiretroviral therapy adherence and depression among people who living with HIV and depressive symptoms: a randomized controlled trial Ethics/DMR/2018/061
       62. Dr. Kay Kay Khine

RO, Blood Programming Division

Blood and blood components ordering and utilization pattern in Yangon Orthopedic Hospital, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/062
63. Dr. Myo Mie MieTun

Master Student,

Mahidol University

Factors affecting quality of life in people living with HIV in Taunggyi, Shan State, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/063
       64. Dr. Khin Mi Mi Lay


Longitudinal study of physical growth pattern, Vitamin D and iron status of adolescent students attending Institutes of Sports and Physical Education (Mandalay and Taunggyi) Ethics/DMR/2018/064
       65. Dr. Lwin Mar Hlaing

National Nutrition Center, DoPH

Mr. Marco Principi


Status and determinants of food insecurity and undernutrition in informal settlements in Yangon urban areas, Myanmar


       66. Dr. Zin Zin Thu


Phenotypic analysis of Rh blood group among Blood Donors from Yangon region Ethics/DMR/2018/066
       67. Dr. Thida Win

Lecturer, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Medicine, Mandalay

Parental social capital and child undernutrition: a household based cross-sectional study in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/067
       68. Dr. Thura Tun Oo

RO, Physiology RD, DMR

Physical activity, cardiopulmonary fitness and cognitive performance in adolescents attending Institute of Sports and Physical Education, Yangon Ethics/DMR/2018/068
       69. Dr. Wint Wint Nyunt

Consultant Microbiologist, NTP


Xpert Ultra Pilot Study, Yangon

(Improving Diagnosis of TB and HIV co-infected patients with Xpert MTB/RIF ULTRA assay in Yangon Region, Myanmar)

       70. Prof. Hla Hla Win

PSM Dept, UM 1

Prof. Tadashi Yasuda

Kindai University, Japan

A Study on the motivation and retention of nurses and midwives in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/070
       71. Dr. Myaing Myaing Nyunt Preliminary Evaluation of Dynamics of Subclinical Malaria Ethics/DMR/2018/071
       72. Dr. May Khin Than

Director (Nutrition) DOPH

Baseline/endline surveys and an embedded randomized control trial for Enhanced Homestead Food Production Program

(Impact of Enhanced Homestead Food Production Program on Household Food Security, Household Economy and Dietary Patterns of Women and Children in Ayeyawady and Magway Regions)

       73. Dr. Mon Myat Thet

Master Student

Mahidol University

Health literacy on medication adherence of antiretroviral therapy among adult people living with HIV in Bago Township, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/073
       74. Dr. Swe Le Mar

AD (Nutrition), DoPH


Yangon Mothers’ Perceptions of Infant Feeding Practices for Children Under 2 (Mixed methods study) Ethics/DMR/2018/074
       75. Prof. Thein Myint

Prof/ Head, GI, YGH

Community based colorectal cancer screening in selected area, Yangon division Ethics/DMR/2018/075
       76. Dr. Nang Thiri Htwe, Master student, Mahidol University


Evaluation of Antiretroviral Medication Adherence Counseling in Taunggyi, Southern Shan State, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/076
       77. Dr. San San Oo

Psychiatrist (Retired)

Dr. Tin Nyo Nyo Latt

Hospital Admin Society

Dr. Phyo Kyi Thant






Providing Community Based Psychosocial Supportive Intervention to Depressive Women in Yangon Region, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/077
78. Dr. Nay Lynn

DFDA, Shan State



Aflatoxin M1 contamination in locally available cow milk (Stage 1: Aflatoxin M1 contamination in cow milk from dairy farms, retailed shops or markets in Nay Pyi Taw Union Territory and Mandalay Regions: A qualitative study and Stage 2: its knowledge among dairy farm owners, retail shop sellers and consumers in Nay Pyi Taw Union Territory and Mandalay Region: A quantitative study Ethics/DMR/2018/078
       79. Dr. Theingi Win Myat

DD, Virology, DMR

Dr. NwayNway Thin Aung

Consultant Pediatric Surgeon, YCH

Intussusception surveillance among children <2 years of age in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/079
       80. Dr. Khin Moh Moh

Senior Consultant Paediatrician

WCH, Taunggyi

Antibiotic sensitivity of bacterial growth in urine of infants and children with urinary tract infection admitted to Women and Children Hospital, Taunggyi Ethics/DMR/2018/080
       81. Daw Sandar Nyunt, RS, TechnologyDevelopment Division Seroprevalence of hepatitis A virus infection among children, adolescents and adults attending Vaccine and Diagnostic Clinic, DMR Ethics/DMR/2018/081
       82. Dr. Aung Kyaw Kyaw



Active screening of inapparent Dengue Infection among Monastic school children in Mandalay Region Ethics/DMR/2018/082
       83. Dr. Aung Kyaw Kyaw


Evaluation of Three Commercially Available Dengue Rapid Diagnostic Test Kits that Detect Dengue NS1, IgM and IgG Ethics/DMR/2018/083
       84. Dr. Khin Sandar Aung

Program Manager, NHCP

Dr. Aye Aye Lwin


Hepatitis B and C Prevalence Survey, Kachin State, 2018 Ethics/DMR/2018/084
       85. Mr. Wesley Pryor

Senior Technical Advisor

Nippon Foundation

Dr Khin Thidar Aung

The impact of aid investment on human resources development for orthotics and prosthetics: the case of Nippon Foundation and Exceed Ethics/DMR/2018/085
       86. Dr. Nay Nyi Nyi Lwin

M.Sc Student

Chulalongkorn University

Private stakeholders’ perception on leveraging provider payment methods for both public and private sectors to help meet national health goals in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/086
       87. Dr Khin Pyone Kyi, Chairman, Liver Foundation

Prof Win Win Swe,

Dept of Hepatology, NOGH Adam Richards

Assistant Prof, UCLA

A community-oriented primary care model to prevent vertical transmission of Hepatitis B in peri-urban Yangon, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/087
       88. Daw Moe Thida

PhD Student, Mahidol University

Lecturer, University of Nursing (Yangon)

Symptom experience, symptom management strategies and health related quality of life among patients with heart failure admitted to the hospitals in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/088
       89. Dr. Kay Thwe Han


Sustainable access to Primaquine in malaria endemic areas: Health system bottlenecks and best practices at pre-elimination era, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/089
       90. Mr. Hung Kee Htang

Health Assistant (1)


Stunting and its associated factors among middle school children in Kayah state, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/090
       91. Dr. Kyae Mhon Htwe

DD, QA Division, DMR



Sugar sweetened beverages consumption patterns among medical students from Yangon and Magway Ethics/DMR/2018/091
       92. Dr. Kyaw Thet Aung,

RO, Medical Statistics Division, DMR


Role of community-based organizations and village health committees in improving community’s access to health care Ethics/DMR/2018/092
       93. Dr. Wai Wai Han

Research Officer

Department of Medical Research

Primary Health Care Systems Strengthening in Hlegu Township at Yangon Region, Myanmar: Mid-term Evaluation (2018) Ethics/DMR/2018/093
       94. Prof. Myo Myint Maw

Medical Oncology Dept., YGH

Dr. Mu Mu Shwe


Molecular Diagnosis of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) in Oropharyngeal Cancer Patients attending Yangon General Hospital Ethics/DMR/2018/094
       95. Dr. Khaing Nwe Tin


Dr. Thae Maung Maung


Assessing the feasibility and acceptability of introducing misoprostol for incomplete abortion at selected township and station hospitals in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/095
       96. Dr. Thet Wai Nwe


Antiretroviral Therapy Coverage among Public and Private Centers and sites in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/096
       97. Daw Than Than Lwin, AD, Clinical Research Division


Clinical significance of D-dimer levels in patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at Yangon Children Hospital Ethics/DMR/2018/097
       98. Saw Thi Dar, PhD student, Silpakorn University Thailand Proposing the optimum Myanmar Good Pharmacy Practice (GPP) Guidelines for local retail pharmacies Ethics/DMR/2018/098
       99. AP Dr. Swe Zin Win

Department of Dermatology

UM 1

Proportion of common cutaneous drug eruptions among clinically suspected cases in (3) selected hospitals in Yangon Ethics/DMR/2018/099
     100. Dr. Elizabeth Ashley

Prof. Frank Smithuis


A cross-sectional study investigating the causes of pneumonia in Yangon township clinics, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/100
     101. Daw Mi Mi Htwe


Insertion sequence IS6110 deficient Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains from Yangon and Mandalay Regions Ethics/DMR/2018/101
     102. Dr Pyae Phyo Kyaw,

RO, DMR                                 Dr Mg Mg Mya, Expert, DMR

Community’s knowledge, attitude and perception of Japanese Encephalitis with emphasis on its vaccination programme and assessment of vector population in two townships of Yangon Region, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/102
     103. Dr. Han Win Htat,

Dr. May Me Thet

PSI Myanmar

Assessing the Effect of Strategic Purchasing Scheme on Health Seeking Behavior in Chin State, Myanmar – 2018 Ethics/DMR/2018/103


     104. Dr. Le Le Khaing,

Dr. Soe Min, Alzheimer’s Association, Myanmar

Prevalence of and Risks factors for Dementia in Botahtaung Township, Yangon Region, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/104
     105. Dr. Hsu Mon Aung


Serum colon cancer specific antigen (CCSA 2) in patients undergoing colonoscopy attending colposcopy clinic, YGH

colorectal cancer patients attending to colonoscopy clinic, YGH

     106. Dr. Khin Mi Mi Lay


Exploring ways to promote body build of adolescents by measuring energy expenditure Ethics/DMR/2018/106
     107. Dr. Khin Moe Aung


Detection of common beta globin gene mutations on heterozygous beta thalassaemia including haemoglobin E among high school students Ethics/DMR/2018/107
     108. Dr. Nyein Ei Khine

RO, Blood Programming

Seroprevalence of Epstein-Barr virus antibodies in paediatric leukemia in Yangon Children Hospital, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/108
     109. U Mya Moe, Department of Medical Research (POLB)

Daw Soe Soe Han, DMR


Determination of in-vitro artemisinin sensitivity against Plasmodium falciparum parasites of Naungcho Township Ethics/DMR/2018/109
     110. Dr. Nwe Oo Mon



Continuation and satisfaction among contraceptive implant users in selected townships of Yangon: A mixed methods study Ethics/DMR/2018/110
     111. Dr. Si Thu Thein


Strategic Research and Analytics Department

PSI Myanmar


Assessing the Relationship between LLIN material and LLIN usage in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/111
     112. Dr Myo Nyi Nyi

OG, Thingangyun Sanpya Hospital

Angiogenic factors as biomarkers for the prediction of preeclampsia in high risk women Ethics/DMR/2018/112
     113. Dr. Ei Kyar Phyu Toe


Review of Postgraduate theses/dissertations on Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Myanmar


     114. U Ye Min Naing

BSc (Sport), ISPE (Yangon)

Common injuries in soccerers Ethics/DMR/2018/114
     115. U Kaung Myat Thu,

Daw Zue Zue Lwin

BSc (Sport), ISPE (Yangon)

Fruit and vegetables intake of students attending the Institute of Sports and Physical Education (Yangon) Ethics/DMR/2018/115
     116. U Maii Ko Ko

BSc (Sport), ISPE (Yangon)

Effect of Caffeine on Endurance Performance in adolescents attending Institute of Sports and Physical Education (Yangon)


     117. Dr. Khine Wut Ye Kyaw

The Union

Growth pattern in children living with HIV in integrated HIV care program, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/117
     118. Dr. Sai Zaw Min oo


Feasibility and acceptability of implementing a new long lasting pyriproxyfen larvicide (SumiLarv® 2MR) in dengue vector control in Hlaing Tharyar Township, Yangon: A Qualitative study




     119. Dr. Ye Kyaw Aung

Senior Research Manager, PSI


Factors associated with loss to follow-up among tuberculosis patients – A secondary data-analysis on PPM-DOTS registry of Sun Quality Health Clinics, Myanmar (2012-2016) Ethics/DMR/2018/119


     120. Dr. Myat Htut Nyunt


Assessment of drug resistance molecular markers in asymptomatic malaria in migrant workers in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/120
     121. Dr. Myitzu Tin Oung


Assessment of the completeness of death registration and barriers at the operational level in three selected states of Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/121
     122. Dr. Myat Mon Oo


Establishment of G-Banding in Human Chromosomes by Trypsin treated Giemsa Stain Ethics/DMR/2018/122
     123. Dr. Win Lai May


Estimated burden of paediatric non-communicable diseases in specialist hospitals in Yangon city (Patterns of non-communicable diseases in children presenting to hospitals) Ethics/DMR/2018/123
     124. Dr. Zaw Zaw Oo

Master Student, Mahidol University

Factors associated with consistent condom use among adult HIV patients on Antiretroviral Treatment in Mandalay city, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/124
     125. Dr. Khaing Mar Zaw

DD, Nuclear Medicine Research Division, DMR

Nutritional Status among Children under 10 years Consuming Fortified Rice


     126. Dr. Nandar Ko Abnormal cervical cytology patterns among human immunodeficiency virus-infected women attending anti-retroviral therapy center of Pyin Oo Lwin Township


     127. Dr. Ohnmar Myint

Department of Public Health




Extra active TB cases detected and extra costs incurred by an additional (new) approach for household contact investigation Ethics/DMR/2018/127
     128. Dr. Win Kay Khine

RO, Virology Division, DMR

Molecular detection of Human Rhinovirus, Respiratory Syncytial Virus, Influenza A Virus and Human Adenovirus Infections in children with acute respiratory infection admitted to Yangon Children Hospital Ethics/DMR/2018/128
     129. Dr. Moe Kyaw Myint

Dr. Ei Ei Swe


Functioning status of malaria volunteer workers in malaria endemic areas of Mandalay Region




     130. Dr. Wah Wah Aung

Director, DMR


Pyrazinamide resistance among multidrug/rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis patients in Yangon, Myanmar: prevalence, clinical characteristics and genetic determinants Ethics/DMR/2018/130


     131. Dr. Lwin Moe May

Lecturer, Department of Pharmacology, UM 1


Adverse Drug Reactions in Patients Admitted to Yangon General Hospital and 500 bedded Yangon Specialty Hospital During First Quarter of 2019 Ethics/DMR/2018/131
     132. Dr. Saint Saint Kyaw Thein



Profile and treatment outcomes of childhood tuberculosis cases managed in the private sector in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/132
     133. Dr. May Chan Oo

PhD Candidate, Chulalongkorn University

Project Officer, MMCWA



Effectiveness of ‘Men in Maternity Health (MiM)’ intervention to improve husband involvement in Birth preparedness and Complication readiness for safe motherhood in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar: A Quasi Experimental Study Ethics/DMR/2018/133
     134. Dr. Aye Marlar Win

AP, Department of Microbiology, UM 1

Seroprevalence and genetic characterization of Orientia tsutsugamushi Infection in Clinically suspected Scrub Typhus cases from Ye-U Township, Sagaing Region, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/134
     135. Dr. Myint Moh Soe



Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) Policy Survey


     136. Prof. Htay Htay Tin

Dy DG(Labs)



Dr. Khin Nyein Zan

Consultant Microbiologist


ECOnomic Development, ECOsystem MOdifications, & Emerging Infectious Diseases Risk Evaluation2 (ECOMORE 2): Lab and hospital capacity building can improve post-disaster management of emerging diseases (Multicenter hospital based case-control study to identify determinants of leptospirosis in the Yangon Region, Myanmar


     137. Dr. Khaing Nwe Tin


Assessment of implementation status of Subcutaneous Depo-Provera Injection  (SC-DMPA) through Task Shifting to Auxiliary Midwives Ethics/DMR/2018/137
     138. Dr. Lwin Mar Hlaing

DD (Nutrition), DoPH


Dr. Sophie Goudet

Research Consultant, MMRD


Dr. Kaday Kyaw

MO (Nutrition), DoPH


Food security status and its risk factors among young women garment workers in peri-urban areas, Yangon, Myanmar


     139. Dr. San Hone


Survey of HIV Drug Resistance (HIVDR) among adults receiving antiretroviral therapy (Acquired HIVDR)


     140. Dr. Myitzu Tin Oung





Operational research on vital registration focusing on birth and death registration at the district level Ethics/DMR/2018/140
     141. Dr. Saw Thein

Japan Anti-TB Association


Dr. Zaw Myint


Application of TB-LAMP for detection of pulmonary TB in Kyee-myindaing and South Dagon Townships, Yangon, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/141
     142. Dr. Aung Pyit Phyo


An Evaluation of Pilot Implementation of Project ECHO in Myanmar


     143. Dr. Phyo Wai Zin

RO, Chemical Toxicology Research Division


Blood total antioxidant capacity in apparently healthy volunteers of three different age groups


     144. Dr. Kyaw Ko Ko

Ph.D Candidate, Chulalongkorn University


Effects of ‘Door to Door Eye Care Intervention’ on Knowledge and Attitude of older people regarding cataract and eye care services uptake in Rural area  of Naypyitaw, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/144
     145. Daw Win Thaw Tar Lwin



Determination of the Indoor Radon Concentration in Selected Primary Schools of Four Townships, Yangon Region Ethics/DMR/2018/145
     146. Daw Mya Mar Lar


Study on the Antioxidant Capacity and Heavy Metals Content of Homemadw Met-Mann Wine Ethics/DMR/2018/146
     147. Daw Wah Wah Khaing Oo

Mahidol University

Economic burden of type 2 diabetes mellitus and patients’ experiences with anti-diabetes medications at a tertiary hospital, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/147
     148. Dr. Aung Ye Naung Win



The burden of hospital-based Japanese Encephalitis, advocacy and communication activities related to vaccination and stakeholder perceptions about the disease and its prevention in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/148
     149. Dr. Nwe Ni Linn

AD, VBDC program

Dengue deaths reported to Dengue programme in Myanmar (2017-18): Characteristics and delays before diagnosis Ethics/DMR/2018/149
     150. Dr. Sai Soe Thu Ya

The Union

Performance and outcomes of routine viral load monitoring done at 12-months and at 6-months in people living with HIV newly initiating ART in the Integrated HIV care Programme in Myanmar between January 2016 and December 2017 Ethics/DMR/2018/150


     151. Dr. San Kyawt Khine




Profile, geospatial distribution and delay in diagnosis of malaria cases in townships targeted for malaria elimination in Rakhine state, Myanmar




     152. Dr. Hpoo Pwint Myo Win



Antibiotic resistance analysis of bacterial pathogens isolated from under five children presenting with Acute Respiratory Infection in Yangon General Hospital (2018) Ethics/DMR/2018/152


     153. Dr. Mya Mya Aye


Detection of multidrug resistant Acinetobacter species from clinical samples of Yangon General Hospital Ethics/DMR/2018/153


     154. Dr. Bo Bo Nyan

Consultant Psychiatrist


Predicting Suicide Attempt Among People Who Inject Drugs Ethics/DMR/2018/154
     155. Dr. Tin Tin Mar

DD, National TB Reference Laboratory

National Tuberculosis Programme, DoPH

Improved Data Utilization Collected by GxAlert System for Informed Decision Making and Timely Interventions for National TB Programme, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/155
     156. Dr. Saw Myat Thwe

Senior consultant pathologist, Kyaing Tong General Hospital, DMS

Cervical smear patterns of married women (20-45 years) at Kyaing Tong Eastern Shan State Ethics/DMR/2018/156
     157. Dr. Win Naing

Pro/Head of Department of Hepatology, 500-Bedded Yangon Specialty Hospital, University of Medicine(1) Yangon, Myanmar

Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor (G-CSF) Therapy in Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis Patients Ethics/DMR/2018/157
     158. Dr. Hnin Ohnmar Soe

RO, Molecular Technology Applications Division, DMR

Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Genotype Distribution and Hepatitis D Virus infection among HIV-HBV co-infected patients in Specialists Hospitals (Waibargi Mingaladon and Thaketa), Yangon Ethics/DMR/2018/158
     159. Dr. Aye Mon Phyo

The Union


Contact investigation of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis patients by community volunteers: A mixed-methods study from Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/159
     160. Dr. Min Min Win

RS, Blood Programming Division, DMR

Detection of dengue virus in human tissues of dengue autopsy cases by immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization Ethics/DMR/2018/160
     161. Dr. Mya Mya Aye



Detection and characterization of extended spectrum beta-lactamase producing gram negative bacilli and associated β-lactamase genes from Diabetic Ulcers Ethics/DMR/2018/161
     162. Dr. Lwin Lwin Aye



Assessment of implementation of the Package of Essential Non-communicable Disease Interventions (PEN) in Myanmar: a mixed methods study Ethics/DMR/2018/162
     163. Dr. Kyaw Lwin Show



Independent predictors of HIV knowledge and HIV testing among general population in Myanmar: analysis of the Myanmar demographic and health survey, 2015-16 Ethics/DMR/2018/163
     164. Dr. Kyi Thar Min



Factors Associated with the uptake of malaria prevention and treatment among under five children in Myanmar: evidence from 2015 Myanmar Demographic and Health Survey Ethics/DMR/2018/164
     165. Dr. Saw Saw

Director, DMR

Dr. Phyu Phyu Aye

Director, DoPH

Utilization of Healthcare Call Center at the township level in Myanmar: A Situation Analysis Ethics/DMR/2018/165
     166. Dr. Nang Naing Naing Sein

DD, BHS section, DoPH


Dr. Khin May Oo

Operational Research Manager

Jhpiego Myanmar, Yangon

Feasibility study of revised job description for the basic health staff (BHS) in rural setting: Focus on midwives and Public Health Supervisor Grade 2




     167. Su Myat Naing

Staff Officer, Social Security Board

MPH student

Nagasaki University

Utilization of Social Security Board Medical Services among Insured Workers Ethics/DMR/2018/167
     168. Dr. Khaing Nwe Tin



Dr. Hla Myat Thway Einda

Director, MRHD, DOPH

Evaluation of Misoprostol Distribution for Prevention of Postpartum Hemorrhage by Auxiliary Midwives in Chin State, Myanmar


     169. Dr. Aung Thi

DD(Malaria), DoPH


Dr. Kyaw Zin Thein

Project Manager (GF-Malaria)

Save the Children International

Community baseline study on knowledge, attitude and practices for malaria prevention and control in Mabein, Manton, Mongmit and Numtu Townships of Northern Shan State



     170. Dr. Moh Moh Htun

Director, DMR


Distribution of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) Genotypes in patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-related lymphoproliferative disorders Ethics/DMR/2018/170
     171. Dr. Myo Ko Ko Zaw

AD, National Leprosy Control Programme

Trends in essential leprosy indicators in Myanmar during the post elimination era (2004-2018) and reasons for delay in diagnosis Ethics/DMR/2018/171
     172. Prof. Margaret Hellard

DD (Program)

Burnet Institute

Dr. Hla Htay

Senior Technical Manager

Burnet Institute

Prof. Win Naing

Professor and Head,

Department of Hepatology, YSH, UM 1

Hepatitis C: Community Testing and Treatment (CT2 Study Myanmar) Ethics/DMR/2018/172


Exempted Approved Proposals in 2018

        1. Dr. Yi Yi Mya

Director (Inspection)


Detection of Dengue Virus in Field Collected Aedes aegypti Female mosquitoes in Mandalay District Ethics/DMR/2018/ Exemption-1
        2. Dr. Mya Nilar Chaw Su



Insecticide susceptibility of Anopheline mosquitoes in the malaria endemic areas, Upper Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2018/ Exemption-2
        3. Dr. Maung Maung Mya

Department of Medical Research

Vector bionomics, potential vector and insecticide efficacy of a malaria endemic area, Ye Township, Mon State (2018-2019) Ethics/DMR/2018/ Exemption-3
        4. Daw Thin Thin Wah

RO, Biological Toxicology Division


Detection antimicrobial resistance pattern and Extended Spectrum beta-Lactamases producing in clinical Pseudomonas isolates Ethics/DMR/2018/ Exemption-4