No. Title Principal Investigator Funding Agency
1 Distribution of drug resistance associated genes of

Plasmodium falciparum in Myanmar

Dr. Aye Aye Win DMR (LM)
2 Knowledge and life style related perception regarding risk factors of cardiovascular diseases

among adolescents at a private school in Yangon

Daw Sandar Kyi DMR (LM)
3 Detection of Escherichia coli in uncooked fast food Dr.Lai Lai San DMR (LM)
4 Knowledge of osteoporosis among female teachers from two Education Colleges in Yangon


Daw Than Than Lwin DMR (LM)
5 Violence against women in Myanmar: A Qualitative study Stephanie Miedema Gender Equity Network
6 Improving infant and young child feeding practices: An evaluation of a mobile phone communications intervention in Myanmar Dr. Myat Pan Hmone Sydney School of Medicine
7 Awareness, perception and satisfaction of women towards breast cancer screening Dr. Myo Myo Mon  
8 Communication pathways Analysis for Behavior Change in Communities Affected by Landmine Contamination in Rural Kayah State, Myanmar Dr. Sein Hlaing International Rescue Committee
9 Economic-epidemiological modeling to support the containment of artemisinin resistance in the

MARC regions of Myanmar (MARCMOD)

Dr. Yoel Lubell 3 MDG
10 Assessment of electrical muscle stimulation in management of recent ulnar nerve damage in leprosy patients attending Central Special Skin Clinic, Yangon General Hospital, Myanmar Dr. Lin Htet National Centre for Global Health and Medicine and Kagoshima University
11 Molecular characterization of hepatitis viruses in Myanmar Dr. Yi Yi Kyaw KOICA
12 Rapid coverage assessment of long lasting insecticide nets in Myanmar Dr. Marc Boulay USAID
13 The safety of a conservative fluid resuscitation strategy in adults with severe falciparum malaria Dr. Mar Mar Kyi Dr. Josh Hanson Menzies School of Health Research, Australia
14 Willingness to pay of patients preparing for cataract surgery in Yangon, Myanmar Saw Thu Nandar Japan Institute for Global Health
15 Determination of serum leptin hormone levels in children residing in Yangon Daw Yin Yin Win DMR (LM)
16 The clinical significance of platelet counts in patients with ovarian cancer at Central Women Hospital, Yangon Dr. Zin Zin Thu DMR (LM)
17 Malaria in Myanmar: Understanding the epidemiology of Malaria in Eastern Bago Region Dr.Mya Mya Lwin

Dr. Hein Myat Thu Htet

Myanmar Oxford Research Unit
18 Rapid Assessment and Response on Drug Use and HIV Dr. Hla Htay Burnet Institute, Myanmar
19 Access and Barriers of Pregnant Key Affected Population to PMTCT Services Daw Yadanar Khin Khin Kyaw Burnet Institute, Myanmar
20 Knowledge, attitude, risk perception and practices of safety measures on pesticides among agricultural workers in Kyaungone Township Dr. Kyaw Soe DMR (LM)
21 Adherence of Xenical among obese patients attending private poly-clinics Dr. Zaw Min Soe Roche Myanmar
22 Dosing Pattern and Treatment Adherence on Recomon and Mircera in Chronic Kidney Disease


Dr. Aung Aung Roche Myanmar
23 Adherence to Pegasys pharmacotherapy among HCV patients attending private poly clinics Dr. Naing Aung Win Roche Myanmar
24 Assessment of respiratory and sympathetic cardiovascular activities in obese and non obese

medical students

Dr. Khin Mi Mi Lay DMR (LM)
25 An evaluation of an integrated community and clinical based intervention to improve sexual health of men who have sex with men in Dr. Poe Poe Aung Population Council
26 Cutaneous TB: Different clinical types and comparing the values of its diagnostic tests Dr. Khine Khine Zaw DMR (LM)

External Grant

27 Characterization of the drug resistance molecular markers in severe and complicated malaria in Myanmar Dr. Nan Cho Nwe Mon Menzies School of Health Research, Australia
28 Perceptions on malaria and its prevention among rubber plantation workers in Myeik Township, Tanintharyi Region, Myanmar Dr. Shwe Sin Yu Asian Development Bank
29 Behavioral Research to Assess Consumer

Preferences and Barriers to Use of Long-Lasting Insecticide treated nets (LLINs) in Myanmar

Muhammad Shafique USAID
30 Renal dysfunction among HIV-infected patients on

a Tenofovir-based first line antiretroviral treatment regimen in Myanmar

Dr. Nang Thu Thu Kyaw Medicins Sans Frontieres
31 Effectiveness and safety of a 5 day course of

artemether-lumefantrine for treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Myanmar

Dr. Frank Smithius Myanmar Oxford Research Unit
32 Characteristics of RTA victims admitted to ER of YGH in Yangon City Myanmar Dr. Myo Min Latt MPH Student
33 Integrating the Nutrition Education into HIV/AIDS management (Phase I study) Dr. Moh Moh Hlaing DRM (LM)
34 Men’s Involvement in Their Spouses’ Maternal Care Use among Married Men in Myanmar Dr. Kyi Mar Wai Asian Development Bank
35 Detection of human Plasmodium species including Plasmodium Knowlesi in Kawthaung, Southern Myanmar Dr Thuzar Han USCI
36 Preference and acceptability of permethrin insectide-treated clothing (ITC) in Mon State,


Dr. Jeffrey Hii USAID
37 The Socioeconomic Impacts of HIV at a Household level in Myanmar Dr. Thet Tin Tun UNDP
38 Burden of malaria and co-infections in pregnant women Dr. Myaing Myaing Nyunt US-NIH
39 Establishment of modified WST8/ 1 methoxy PMS method in detection of Glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase enzyme deficiency Dr. Nwe Nwe Oo  
40 Health Facility Assessment Survey, Myanmar: focusing on maternal, newborn and child health (Phase II) Dr. Le Le Win WHO/COIA
41 Antenatal screening of different types on anaemia including iron deficiency anaemia, haemoglobinopathies and thalassaemia among the pregnant women living in Bago Region of Myanmar Dr. Moh Moh Win WHO (APW)
42 The State of Perceived Readiness of Private

Hospitals for Medical Tourism in Yangon, Myanmar

Daw Nang Thein Hann Self Sponsorship
43 Early detection of Cervical Cancer by Liquid Based Cervical Cytology (LBC) and Human Papillomavirus

(HPV DNA) testing

Dr. Mu Mu shwe DMR (LM)
44 Cardiopulmonary fitness of apparently healthy Myanmar adolescent students of Institute of

Sports and Physical Education Center, Yangon

Dr. Khin Mi Mi Lay DMR (LM)
45 HIV vulnerability and service availability in mobility settings of Myawaddy and Kawkareik Townships Ms. Montira Inkochasan IOM
46 Assessment of IEC/BCC tools and strategies for malaria control and elimination in Myawaddy Township, Myanmar with the special focus on mobile and migrant populations Mr. Muhammad Shafique UKAID
47 Qualitative baseline research using the PEER method in Yangon, Myanmar: Exploring factors and perceptions of fertility control and contraception, especially long-acting reversible methods among men and women aged 25-35 years in shwepyithar Township, Yangon, Myanmar Dr. Naw Muriel Mu Yeh Htoo Marie Stopes
48 Effect of oral Immunoglobulin Y supplemented infant formulae treatment for rotavirus diarrhoea in 6 months to 59 months old children admitted to

Yangon Children Hospital

Dr. Shofiqur Rahman JAPAN
49 Sero-epidemiology and Malaria Antibody Kinetic Profile in Tier I area of Myanmar Artimisinin Resistance Containment Zone Dr. Myat Phone Kyaw Korea CDC
50 Perceptions and practice of private pharmacies in Yangon Region on antibiotic sale without prescription Dr. Khin Hnin Pwint WHO (APW)
51 Determination of Cotinine(Biomaker) in smokers and secondhand smokers in selected occupational places Daw Moe Moe Aye WHO (TSA)
52 Evaluation of rapid diagnostic kits by using Multifunctional Magnetic Particles (MNPs) malaria microscopy with real-time PCR system for monitoring Malaria Prevalence in Myanmar Dr.Myo Win Tun Department of Laboratory Medicine, Ansan Hospital, Korea
53 Role of Polymerase Chain Reaction and Loop mediated isothermal amplification methods in the diagnosis of tuberculous lymphadenopathy in HIV seropositive patients Dr. Mu Mu Shwe WHO
54 Preference and acceptability of permethrin

insecticide-treated clothing (ITC) in Mon State, Myanmar

Jeffrey Hii  
55 The safety of a conservative fluid resuscitation strategy in severe malaria Dr. Josh Hanson  
56 Knowledge on Reproductive Health and Attitude towards Reproductive Health Hot Line Service among Factory Workers in selected industrial

zone township in Yangon Region

Daw Khin Sandar Oo DMR (LM)
57 Microbiological evaluation of indoor air quality in two tertiary children hospitals in Yangon Daw Thuzar Myint WHO (APW)
58 Determination of serum aflatoxin B1 (Biomarker) adducts in chronic liver diseases Daw Myat Mon Oo DMR (LM)
59 Surveillance of Rotavirus diarrhea in children under five years of age admitted to Yangon Children Hospital Dr. Hlaing Myat Thu WHO
60 Immunophenotypic analysis of acute leukemia by flow cytometry Dr. Win Pa Pa Naing WHO
61 Perceptions and practice of private pharmacies in Bago Region on antibiotic sale without prescription Dr. Nyi Nyi Win WHO
62 Improving information and utilization of reproductive health services in selected

townships, Myanmar: Focusing on youth

63 Role of drug shops in provision of contraceptives in selected township, Myanmar Dr. Wai Wai Han MCH Section (DOH)
64 Community baseline study on knowledge and practice of malaria and maternal, newborn and child health care in selected townships of Kayah State Dr. Su Latt Tun Myint Danish Embassy
65 Pilot studies of molecular epidemiology of drug resistant malaria in Myanmar Dr. Ye Htut