No Principal Investigator Tittle Certificate No. Approved date
1 Dr. Khin Maung DD (Oral Health) DoMS

Dr. Ko Ko Maw CEC (MMCWA)

Myanmar National Oral Health Survey Ethics/DMR/2017/001 2.1.2017
2 Dr. Aung Ye Naung Win RO, DMR Knowledge regarding early diagnosis and treatment

seeking behaviors among migrants in Malaria endemic areas of Myanmar

Ethics/DMR/2017/002 2.1.2017
3 Daw Thuzar Myint RS, DMR Environmental       Study      on      Carbapenem-Resistant

Enterobacteriaceae in drinking water and waste water in selected townships of Yangon, Myanmar

Ethics/DMR/2017/003 2.1.2017
4 Dr. Khin Zar Wai

MO, Social Security Board Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population

MPH student, Nagasaki University

Satisfaction with Maternal Health Care Services among postpartum women admitted to Yangon Workers’ Hospital in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/004 2.1.2017
5 Dr. Than Sein President

People’s Health Foundation

Pre-testing of the ads materials for Smokeless Tobacco Control Mass Media Campaign for Myanmar, 2016-17 Ethics/DMR/2017/005 16.1.2017


Prof. Htay Htay Tin Dy DG(Labs), NHL, DoMS

Prof. Reiko Saito, Division of International Health, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University

Research Prof. Hisami Watanbe, Infectious Diseases Research Center of Niigata University in Myanmar, Niigata


Japan and Myanmar Joint Research Project on Influenza and Other Respiratory Virus Infections Ethics/DMR/2017/006 16.1.2017
7 Prof. Htay Htay Tin Dy DG(Labs), NHL, DoMS

Prof. Reiko Saito, Division of International Health, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University

Research Prof. Hisami Watanbe, Infectious Diseases Research Center of Niigata University in Myanmar, Niigata University

Japan and Myanmar Joint Research Project on Severe Pneumonia in Children Ethics/DMR/2017/007 16.1.2017
8 Prof. Robert Harris Paul Director/Professor, Missouri Institute of Mental Health, University of Missouri

Asso. Prof. Kyaw Linn Senior Consultant Paediatrician (Paediatric Neurology), Yangon

Children Hospital, DoMS

Viral and host determinants of cognitive status in vertically transmitted HIV infection Ethics/DMR/2017/008 16.1.2017
9 Dr. Hla Mya Thway Einda Director, Maternal and Reproductive Health Division, DoPH

Dr. Khaing Nwe Tin AD, MRH, DoPH

Sexual and Reproductive Health Behaviors of Young People in Southern Shan State, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/009 16.1.2017
10 Dr. Tun Min

State Public Health Director

Dr. Khin Moe Thwe AD(MCH/SH/Nutrition) State Public Health

Department, Kayin State





Ethics/DMR/2017/010 16.1.2017
11 Dr. Catherine Lee Assistant Scientist Department of International Health

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Dr. Paul Bolton

Associate Scientist Departments of Mental Health and International Health

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

“Study of effectiveness of a treatment to improve the mental health of children and adolescents affected by stressful life events in Kachin State, Myanmar” Phase 3: “Kachin State, Myanmar Assessment of Mental Health: A Randomized Controlled Trial” Ethics/DMR/2017/011 30.1.2017
12 Daw Naw Hser Eh AL

Adult Health Nursing Department

Daw Naw Angela

AL, Department of Mental Health Nursing

University of Nursing (Yangon)

Nursing and Non-Nursing functions of Nurses Working in Myanmar Public Hospitals: A Time Motion Study Ethics/DMR/2017/012 30.1.2017
13 Dr. Wai Wai Han


Exploring approaches to reduce Maternal Mortality in

Magway Region, Myanmar

Ethics/DMR/2017/013 30.1.2017
14 Dr. Tun Myint Director, Ayeyarwaddy Regional Public Health Department

Dr. Thet Su Mon, AD

Promoting Migrant Health with emphasis on Maternal and Child Health through Collaboration of Public Sector, Community and Inter-Governmental Organization(


Ethics/DMR/2017/014 30.1.2017
15 Daw Myint Myint Khaing RO, DMR (POLB) Role of Urinalysis in pregnant women attending at

Obstetrics & Gynaecology OPD clinic at 300-beded Pyin Oo Lwin General Hospital

Ethics/DMR/2017/015 30.1.2017
16 U Mya Moe


Assessment of Rapid Diagnostic Testing (RDT) and Enzyme-Linked Immuno-Sorbent Assay (ELISA) for diagnosis of Dengue Infection Ethics/DMR/2017/016 30.1.2017
17 Dr. Khin Moe Aung RS, DMR (POLB) Prevalence of glucose 6 Phosphate dehydrogenase

deficiency in newborns at 300-bedded Pyin Oo Lwin General Hospital

Ethics/DMR/2017/017 30.1.2017
18 Dr. Kyawt Mon Win Team Leader

National Vector Borne Diseases Control Programme


Control of transmission of filariasis in endemic regions of Myanmar: results of 15 years of anti-filarial activities Ethics/DMR/2017/018 30.1.2017
19 Dr. Pwint Mon Oo

AD, Central Vector Borne Disease Control Programme


The burden of dengue, source reduction measures and serotype patterns in Myanmar between 2011 and 2015 Ethics/DMR/2017/019 30.1.2017
20 Dr. Kyaw Ko Ko Htet RO, DMR (POLB) Factors associated with pre-treatment attrition among multidrug resistant tuberculosis patients in Yangon and

Mandalay Regions of Myanmar, 2016

Ethics/DMR/2017/020 30.1.2017
21 Dr. Pyae Phyo Wai Program Coordinator (MDR-TB)

The Union, Mandalay,


Community-based MDR-TB Care (CbMDRTBC) for patients with MDR-TB in Upper Myanmar: Effect on pre-treatment attrition and outcomes after Intensive Phase of treatment Ethics/DMR/2017/021 30.1.2017
22 Dr. Sandar Aye Project Manager Program to increase

catchment of tuberculosis suspects

The Union, Myanmar

Evaluation of a community-based active tuberculosis case finding project in peri-urban areas in Myanmar, 2014- 2016 Ethics/DMR/2017/022 30.1.2017
23 Dr. Myat Kyaw Thu

AD, National Tuberculosis Programme

Factors associated with unfavorable treatment outcomes of Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis patients in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/023 30.1.2017
24 Dr. Phyo Theingi MO

National TB Programme

Assessing TB-HIV collaborative activities and TB

treatment outcomes for those diagnosed HIV-positive in registered TB patients in Myanmar

Ethics/DMR/2017/024 30.1.2017
25 Prof. Wah Win Htike Professor and Head, Department of Microbiology

University of Medicine 1 Prof. John Crump

Center for International

Health, University of Otago

Bacterial Aetiology of Severe Febrile Illness in Yangon, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/025 30.1.2017
26 Dr. Yadanar Aung RO, DMR (POLB) Performance of a Targeted Condom Programme among two key populations: Female Sex Workers (FSW) and Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) in Myanmar,


Ethics/DMR/2017/026 30.1.2017
27 Dr. Phyo Aung Naing RO, DMR Public awareness of malaria and treatment seeking behavior among persons with acute undifferentiated fever: findings from a nation-wide survey in the rural

endemic regions of Myanmar in 2015

Ethics/DMR/2017/027 30.1.2017
28 Dr. Kay Khaing Kaung Nyunt

AD, National AIDS


Factors associated with adverse treatment outcomes among HIV positive children who receive Antiretroviral Treatment (ART) in Mingalardon Specialist Hospital,

Yangon, Myanmar

Ethics/DMR/2017/028 30.1.2017
29 Dr. Zaw Zaw Aung AD

National AIDS Programme

Mortality among People Living with HIV at three hospitals specializing for HIV care in Myanmar, 2014- 2016 Ethics/DMR/2017/029 30.1.2017
30 Daw Phyu Phyu Win RS, DMR (POLB) Knowledge of high school students about malaria

prevention and control in malaria endemic area of Pyin Oo Lwin Township

Ethics/DMR/2017/030 30.1.2017
31 Daw Tin Moe Khaing RO, DMR (POLB) Distribution of ABO and Rh blood groups among HIV

infected patients in National AIDS Program (NAP) clinic of 300-bedded Pyin Oo Lwin General Hospital

Ethics/DMR/2017/031 30.1.2017
32 Dr. Than Htun Aung

AP, Yangon Eye Hospital

Incidence of Visual Impairment in Meiktila Cohort Ethics/DMR/2017/032 30.1.2017
33 Dr. Myo Kyaw Lwin Head of Program Quality and Research

Save the Children

Treatment outcomes among People Living with HIV PLHIV on ART in Myanmar: Monitoring the viral load Ethics/DMR/2017/033 30.1.2017
34 Dr. Wai Wai Han RO, DMR Clients’     and                 providers’                 perception        on                 quality

improvement for antenatal, delivery and postnatal care at health facilities in primary health care level

Ethics/DMR/2017/034 15.2.2017
35 Daw Phyu Hnin Hlaing PhD Candidate, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Mahidol


Improving Clinical Decision Making (CDM) Skills of Myanmar Physical Therapists by Series of Educational Workshop Ethics/DMR/2017/035 15.2.2017
36 Dr. Than Lwin Tun Director, Regional Public Health Department

Sagaing Region

Training needs assessment for newly appointed Public Health Supervisor-2 (PHS-2) in Sagaing Region Ethics/DMR/2017/036 15.2.2017
37 Dr. Bawi Mang Lian Team Leader (Primary

Health) State Public Health Department,

Hakha, Chin State

Awareness and practice on road traffic safety among residents in Chin State Ethics/DMR/2017/037 15.2.2017
38 Dr. Zaw Zaw Aung AD, NAP, DoPH Implementation and Evaluation of Key Population (KP)

Friendly HIV Services in AIDS/STD Facilities in Yangon Region, Myanmar

Ethics/DMR/2017/038 27.2.2017
39 Dr. Tin Aung, Senior Director, Strategic Services Division,

Dr. Han Win Htat, National Director-Sun Quality Health Network, Strategic Services Division Dr. May Me Thet, Deputy Director (Research) Strategic Information Department

PSI Myanmar

Assessing the Effect of Strategic Purchasing Scheme on Health Seeking Behavior in Yangon, Myanmar – 2017 Ethics/DMR/2017/039 27.2.2017
40 Dr. Su Su Hlaing Deputy District Public Health Officer

East District Public Health Department

Yangon Region

Study on screening of acute under nutrition among 6 to 59-month old children I selected townships, Yangon Region Ethics/DMR/2017/040 27.2.2017
41 Dr. Myo Myo Mon DD, DMR Identifying Hospital Workload and Satisfaction of

Inpatients at Tertiary Care Hospitals, Yangon Region, Myanmar

Ethics/DMR/2017/041 27.2.2017
42 Dr. Kay Thwe Han DD/Head


Exploration of helminthic diversities including zoonotic

helminthes with their associated risk factors in Shwe Kyin Township, Myanmar

Ethics/DMR/2017/042 13.3.2017
43 Dr. Thida Aung

Deputy Director General National Blood Center, Yangon

Prof. Khin Thida Aung

Professor and Head

Department of Pathology, UM(2)

Classification of Lymphoma including HIV associated cases in Myanmar by using the WHO Classification of Lymphomas Ethics/DMR/2017/043 13.3.2017
44 Miss Su Kalayar Hlaing Tutor, University of Nursing, Yangon MNSc student

Mahidol University

Factors Predicting Health Related Quality of Life among Myanmar Patients with Myocardial Infarction attending Cardiology Clinic, Yangon General Hospital in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/044 13.3.2017
45 Dr. Tierra Smiley Evans Research Scientist

One Health Institute

University of California Davis

Epidemiology of zoonotic viruses in forest communities in a key biodiversity area of rural Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/045 29.3.2017
46 Dr. Aung Ko Ko WHO/TDR scholarship grantee, International Master of Public Health Course

Gadjah Mada University Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Implementation adherence of community-based contact screening of tuberculosis in seven townships of Mandalay, Myanmar: A mixed methods study Ethics/DMR/2017/046 29.3.2017
47 Dr. Theingi Win Myat DD, DMR Identification of dengue virus serotypes in patients with

dengue infection attending Yangon Children Hospital and Yangon General Hospital (2017)

Ethics/DMR/2017/047 29.3.2017
48 Daw Mi Mi Thet Mon Win, Tutor

University of Nursing, Yangon

Doctoral Course Student, Graduate School of Health Science, Okayama

University, Japan

Effectiveness of exercise in the patient with diabetic peripheral neuropathy Ethics/DMR/2017/048 29.3.2017
49 Daw Mi Mi Thet Mon Win, Tutor

University of Nursing, Yangon

Doctoral Course Student, Graduate School of Health Science, Okayama

University, Japan

Prevalence of peripheral neuropathy and its impact on activities of daily living in the diabetics Ethics/DMR/2017/049 29.3.2017
50 Dr. Nyunt Win Myint EC member

Hospital Administration

Society, MMA

Assessment of Hospital Waste Management in selected Public and Private Hospitals (Yangon Region) Ethics/DMR/2017/050 29.3.2017
51 Prof. Hla Hla Win Professor/Head Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, UM (1)

Dr. Keiko Nanishi Asst. Prof.,

Dr. Moe Moe Thandar, PhD student

Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of

Medicine, The University of Tokyo

Integrating services for non-communicable diseases in continuum of care for mothers and children in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/051 29.3.2017
52 Dr. Su May Aung

Senior Medical Officer Kwe Ka Baw Hospital

Effect of Blenderized Tube Feeding Diet containing locally available ingredients on Nitrogen Balance Ethics/DMR/2017/052 29.3.2017
53 Dr. Win Thida Htwe AS

Sports Medicine Division

Department of Sports and Physical Education, MoHS

Development   of   Myanmar    Carbohydrate Counting Booklet Ethics/DMR/2017/053 7.4.2017
54 Dr. Okkar Aung Doctoral Student

(Epidemiology) Doctor of Public Health International Program, Mahidol


A follow-up study of maternal depression from third trimester of pregnancy to 2 months postpartum in Bago Township, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/054 7.4.2017
55 Dr. Khaing Nwe Tin, Assistant Director

Dr. Hla Mya Thway Einda, Director

Maternal and Reproductive Health

Department of Public Health

Stakeholder Engagement and Landscape Analysis of Misoprostol distribution for prevention of postpartum haemorrhage by Auxiliary Midwives in Chin State, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/055 7.4.2017
56 Dr. May Thazin M.Sc (Healthy aging,

Regenerative medicine and Aesthetic Medicine)

UCSI University, Malaysia

The Effectiveness of Appearance-based video versus Health-based video education in improving sunscreen use and knowledge among Myanmar Maritime University Students Ethics/DMR/2017/056 24.4.2017
57 Dr. Sun Tun

PhD candidate, Universiti Sians Malaysia

The relation of Methadone dose and social functioning of Methadone patients in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/057 24.4.2017
58 Daw Moe Moe Aye RO, DMR Evaluation of adverse drug reactions among HIV patients

receiving antiretroviral treatment at ART clinics in Yangon Region

Ethics/DMR/2017/058 26.4.2017
59 Dr. Si Thu Thein Director

Strategic Research and

Analytics Department PSI Myanmar

Prevalence of malaria among workers employed on private worksites in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/059 9.5.2017
60 Daw Mi Khaing Yin Mon Tutor University of Nursing, Yangon

MNSc student Mahidol University

Factors predicting health-related quality of life in patients with type 2 diabetes attending the diabetic clinic at Yangon General Hospital in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/060 9.5.2017
61 Dr. Thae Maung Maung

RS, Medical Statistics Division, DMR

Ownership and utilization of insecticide-treated bed nets

among migrant population in the Regional Artemisinin Initiative (RAI) areas, Myanmar

Ethics/DMR/2017/061 9.5.2017
62 Dr. Theingi Win Myat DD, DMR

Dr. Ohnmar Aung Project Coordinator, PREDICT Myanmar,

Smithsonian Institution

PREDICT – Surveillance for emerging zoonotic disease threats and behavioral risk characterization in high-risk communities in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/062 9.5.2017
63 Dr. Ye Kyaw Aung Research Manager Research Unit, Strategic Information Department,

PSI Myanmar

A formative research on Transgender women who had sex with men and sought services in the clinics – A qualitative study Ethics/DMR/2017/063 9.5.2017
64 Dr. Zar Chi Kyaw Myint AL, Public and Community Dentistry, University of Dental Medicine, Yangon

PhD Student

Evaluation of the Effectiveness of School based Oral Health Promotion Program in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/064 9.5.2017
  Tokyo Medical and Dental University      
65 Daw Khin Win Myaing DD, Department of Health Services

Dr. Nyo Nyo Wint Major(Rtd.)


Effectiveness of Training on Knowledge and Practices towards Insertion and Management of Peripheral Intravenous Cannula among Nurses in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/065 9.5.2017
66 Dr. Htay Lwin

Joint Secretary, People’s Health Foundation

Youth Opinion survey on cigarette prices in Myanmar (Part of a multi-country study in FIVE ASEAN countries) Ethics/DMR/2017/066 9.5.2017
67 U Thant Ko Ko PhD Candidate Medical College of Wisconsin Exploring Work and Health Among Street Vendors and Home-based Garment Workers in Yangon, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/067 22.5.2017
68 Dr. Meng Ling Moi Nagasaki University Dr. Sujan Shresta Dr. Hlaing Myat Thu

Deputy Director General (Research)

Department of Medical Research

Genetic                Diversity   of   Dengue                Virus                in Selected Populations in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/068 2.6.2017
69 Dr. Kyaw Win President

Hospital Administrative Society

Dr. Tin Nyo Nyo Latt Secretary

Hospital Administrative Society

Assessment of Level of In patient satisfaction with services provided at One Punlic Hospital and One Private Hospital Ethics/DMR/2017/069 2.6.2017
70 Dr. Soe Yu Paing AL, Department of

Conservative Dentistry, University of Dental Medicine, Yangon

PhD student

Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Effectiveness of surface pretreatment on dentine bonding of conventional and resin modified glass-ionomer cements Ethics/DMR/2017/070 2.6.2017
71 Dr. Saw Saw

Deputy Director, DMR Dr. Phyu Phyu Aye Director

Health Education Division, DoPH

Analysis of Health Education messages through all FM radios in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/071 2.6.2017
72 Dr. Moh Moh Hlaing Deputy Director Department of Medical


Impact of School milk program on anthropometry, physical fitness and biochemical indices among primary school children Ethics/DMR/2017/072 2.6.2017
73 Mr. Nobuya Goto Master of Public Health Candidate, School of Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Nagasaki University, Japan (JICA


A study on the characteristics of patients who are Signed & Left and Absconded in Nay Pyi Taw General Hospital Ethics/DMR/2017/073 2.6.2017
74 Dr. Kay Thwe Han DD,DMR

Dr. Myaing Myaing Nyunt, Assistant Professor of Medicine,

Institute for Global Health

Evaluation of malaria serological profile to estimate malaria exposure in Myanmar using microarray technology Ethics/DMR/2017/074 2.6.2017
75 Dr. Moe Kyaw Myint DD/Head


Facility assessment for reproductive health commodities and services Ethics/DMR/2017/075 2.6.2017
76 Dr. Ko Ko Zaw Deputy Director


Mortality Study in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/076 2.6.2017
77 Dr. Myat Phone Kyaw Deputy Director General (Rtd.) DMR

Dr. Than Naing Soe


Malaria Epidemiology in Southeast Asia: Intra- and Inter- Country Dynamics in Myanmar at 5 Sentinel sites Ethics/DMR/2017/077 8.6.2017
78 Prof. Htay Htay Tin Deputy Director General (Lab)

National Health Laboratory

Prof. Chai Jong Yil President, Korea Association of Health


Helminth Control in Elementary School Children in Periurban Areas of Yangon Region, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/078 8.6.2017
79 Dr. Mya Thandar Associate Professor, Occupational and Environmental Health Department, UoPH,


Prevalence of silicosis and its related factors among stone sculpturing workers in Mandalay Ethics/DMR/2017/079 16.6.2017
80 Dr. Hla Marlar Project Manager/ DD

Prevention of Blindness

Programme (PBL), DoPH

Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness Ethics/DMR/2017/080 16.6.2017
81 Dr. Mo Mo Win Deputy Director


Detection of Burkholderia pseudomallei in patients attending Yangon, Thingangyun, Insein and North

Okkalapa General Hospitals

Ethics/DMR/2017/081 16.6.2017
82 Dr. Theingi Thwin Director

Department of Medical Research

Community-based Infant and Young Child Feeding (CIYCF) Intervention in Myanmar: Assessment of nutritional status of children (5 to 18 months) and breastfeeding practices of mothers residing in the selected

townships of Kayin State

Ethics/DMR/2017/082 16.6.2017
83 Dr. Hpoo Pwint Myo Win, RO, DMR

Dr. Mya Mya Aye DD/Head, DMR

Characterization of Streptococcus Pneumoniae and Streptococcus mitis group isolated from children with acute respiratory infection admitted to Yangon Children


Ethics/DMR/2017/083 16.6.2017
84 Dr. Nan Thu Thu Kyaw Operational Research Fellow

Dr. Aung Si Thu Senior Program

Coordinator (MDR-TB) The Union Myanmar

Systemic investigation of household contacts of index patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and infection control status of their houses Ethics/DMR/2017/084 16.6.2017
85 Dr. Khin La Pyae Tun Research Officer, DMR Phenotypic characteristics of Natural Killers (NK) cells

in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infected patients and healthy blood donors

Ethics/DMR/2017/085 16.6.2017
86 Dr. Myo Myo Mon


Assessment on pediatric ART and care of HIV infected

children at ART centers from public sector in Myanmar

Ethics/DMR/2017/086 16.6.2017
87 Dr. Frank Smithuis Director, MOCRU, MAM Dr. Mo Mo Win


Melioidosis in Myanmar: Environmental Sampling and Mapping of the geographic distribution of Burkholderia pseudomallei in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/087 3.7.2017
88 Ms. Penelope Anne Dutton Country Director WaterAid

Dr. Thae Maung Maung


Clean and safer health care facilities program- Myanmar, Needs assessment of WASH in health care facilities Ethics/DMR/2017/088 3.7.2017
89 Dr. Maung Maung Mya Research Scientist Rtd/Expert

Department of Medical


Vector bionomics and insecticide efficacy in malaria endemic areas of Chaungzon Township, Mon State (2017-2018) Ethics/DMR/2017/089 3.7.2017
90 Prof. Khin Maung Gyee Retired Prof in Mental Health

Prof Dr Win Aung Myint, Retired Prof in Mental Health

Dr Soe Min, Retired Consultant Psychiatrist

Prevalence of and Knowledge, Attitude and Practice on Depression, Psychosis and Epilepsy of Adult Community in Hlaing Thar Yar Township, Yangon Region Ethics/DMR/2017/090 3.7.2017
91 Dr. Nwe Oo Mon


Perception and current status of reproductive rights

among women living with HIV

Ethics/DMR/2017/091 3.7.2017
92 Dr. Mu Mu Shwe Deputy Director Department of Medical


Community based Cervical Cancer Screening Using Cobas HPV test and liquid based cytology in women living in North Okkalapa Township, Yangon Ethics/DMR/2017/092 3.7.2017
93 Dr. Kyaw Htin

PhD student, Tokyo Medical and Dental


Socioeconomic determinants of betel quid chewing among adults in Bago Region, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/093 3.7.2017
94 Dr. Myo Tun Associate Professor

Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, UM (MDY)

PhD candidate

Mahidol University

Health belief as factor affecting access to maternal health care in Chin State, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/094 3.7.2017
95 Dr. Khine Nwe Tin AD, Maternal and Reproductive Health Division, DoPH

Dr. Myitzu Tin Oung RS, DMR(POLB)

Are we equipped with serving the right care: provider’s perspective of Gender Based Violence Services? Ethics/DMR/2017/095 3.7.2017
96 Dr. Thae Maung Maung RS, DMR How women are treated during facility-based childbirth:

development and validation of measurement tools in four countries (Phase 2)

Ethics/DMR/2017/096 3.7.2017
97 Dr. Aung Kyaw Kyaw DD, DMR (POLB)

Dr. Aung Min Soe


Detection and Characterization of Zika virus Infection in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/097 17.7.2017
98 Dr. Aye Aye Win DD, DMR(HQ) Detection of p53 gene mutation (R249S) in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma Ethics/DMR/2017/098 31.7.2017
99 Dr. Win Win Shwe Deputy Director, FDA Husband’s International Migration: Decision Making Autonomy and Wellbeing Among Left-Behind Wives in Rural Area of Central Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/099 31.7.2017
100 Dr. Aung Pyae Phyo RO, HSR, DMR An exploratory study on illicit drug use among adolescents in Myanmar: Adolescents’ and health personnel’s perspectives

New Title : An Exploratory Study on Illicit Drug Use Among Adolescents in Myanmar: Perspectives of

Adolescents and Health Care Providers

Ethics/DMR/2017/100 31.7.2017
101 Dr Ei Ei Chaw

AD, NTP, Southern Shan State and Kayah State

Social Determinants of Tuberculosis among People in Hilly Region, Reasons for Delayed Diagnosis and

Treatment of TB

Ethics/DMR/2017/101 31.7.2017
102 Dr. Si Thu Thein Director, Strategic Research and Analytics Department

PSI Myanmar

Private Sector Antimalarial Outlet Survey, Myanmar – 2017 Ethics/DMR/2017/102 31.7.2017
103 Prof. Kyaw Zin Wai Clinical Professor, In charge of Pediatric Intensive Care Unit,

Yankin Children Hospital

A Review of Fluid Intervention Strategies for Dengue Shock Syndrome Ethics/DMR/2017/103 14.8.2017
104 Dr. Zaw Zaw Oo Associate Professor, Department of Forensic

Medicine, UM2

Structure and function of Research Ethics Committees of Medical Institutions in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/104 14.8.2017
105 Dr. Saint Saint Kyaw Thein

Research Officer, DMR

Detection of ionizing radiation among radiographers and

their risk perceptions and opinions towards radiation safety at selected Public Hospitals in Yangon Region

Ethics/DMR/2017/105 14.8.2017
106 Dr. Aye Mon Mon Kyaw, AD (NMCP/VBDC), DoPH Assessment of surveillance and response strategy for malaria elimination in three low endemic settings of Myanmar, 2016 Ethics/DMR/2017/106 14.8.2017
107 Dr. Myo Su Kyi AD, National TB Programme, DoPH


Assessment of the outcomes of TB/HIV collaborative services at fully and partially integrated models of care: A cohort and molecular study in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/107 14.8.2017
108 Dr. Hla Myat Thway Einda, Director

Dr. Khaing Nwe Tin Deputy Director, Maternal and Reproductive Health

Division, DoPH

Global Maternal Sepsis Study Ethics/DMR/2017/108 14.8.2017
109 Dr. Nay Yi Yi Linn AD (NMCP/VBDC)


Comparison of malaria diagnostic and treatment services provided by Village Health Volunteers and Basic Health

Staff in Myanmar, 2015- A country wide study

Ethics/DMR/2017/109 28.8.2017
110 Dr. Min Yu Aung AD, NAP Integrated                    biological             and                    behavioral                    survey                    for HIV/AIDS and population size estimates among people

who inject drugs in Myanmar

Ethics/DMR/2017/110 28.8.2017
111 Dr. Myat Wint Than Second Year Master’s student, The University of


The role of self-help groups in psychological wellbeing among people living with HIV in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/111 11.9.2017
112 Dr. Aye Aye Win Deputy Director Dr. Win Lai May Research Scientist

Department of Medical Research

Clinical and Haematological predictors of Dengue infection among children with acute febrile illness visiting General Practitioners in Periurban settings, Yangon Ethics/DMR/2017/112 11.9.2017
113 Prof. Nant San San Aye Clinical Professor (Neonatology), Neonatal

Intensive Care Unit,

Central Women Hospital Prof. Takashi Kusaka Head, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa

University, Japan

Development of an hour-specific transcutaneous nomogram for promoting management of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia in Myanmar

(Old title – Effective Management of Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia in Myanmar)

Ethics/DMR/2017/113 11.9.2017
114 Dr. Lal Lian Puia M.Sc (Nutrition and Diabetes) Candidate

Mahidol University

Developing Community Based Diabetes Prevention Education Program for Basic Health Staffs in Semi-urban Area of Yangon Region, Myanmar: Formative Research Ethics/DMR/2017/114 11.9.17
115 Dr. Si Thu Aung

Program Manager, NTP DoPH

National Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey 2017-2018 Ethics/DMR/2017/115 11.9.17
116 Dr. San Kyawt Khine AD, State Vector Borne Diseases Control Programme, State Public Health Department,

Rakhine State

Evaluation of the performance of a highly-sensitive rapid diagnostic test (hsRDT) versus conventional RDT (cRDT), compared with polymerase chain reaction (PCR) as the gold standard, in reactive case detection of malaria infections in Rakhine State, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/116 2.10.17
117 Dr. Okkar Aung

Marie Stopes Myanmar

Consumer insight and market segmentation survey in 13 selected townships, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/117 11.9.18
118 Dr. Nang Thu Thu Kyaw Operational Research Fellow, The Union


Outcomes of HIV counselling and testing among patients with presumptive tuberculosis in Mandalay, Myanmar, 2014-2016 Ethics/DMR/2017/118 11.9.17
119 Dr. Nang Thu Thu Kyaw Operational Research

Fellow, The Union Myanmar

Outcomes of TB/HIV collaborative activities under Integrated HIV Care program in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/119 11.9.17
120 Dr. Thida Win

Lecturer, PSM, University of Medicine, Mandalay

Parental social capital and child undernutrition: a household based cross-sectional study in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/120 2.10.17
121 Dr. Si Thu Aung Programme Manager, NTP, DoPH

Dr. Tin Tin Mar, Senior Consultant Microbiologist, National TB Reference

Laboratory, NTP, DoPH

Assessment of Mycobacterium tuberculosis detection rate and culture contamination rate of sputum transportation method using OMNIgene®Sputum transport solution and conventional cold chain in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/121 2.10.17
122 Miss Waing Waing Moe Sann

Master student for Medical Technology Program, Faculty of Associated

Medical Sciences, Khon Kaen University

Genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Upper Myanmar by using combination of Spoligotyping and 24-locus Mycobacteria Interspersed Repetitive Unit- Variable Number Tandem Repeat (MIRU-VNTR) typing Ethics/DMR/2017/122 2.10.17
123 Prof. Chomar Kaung Myint Professor/Head Department of Health Behavior and Communication

University of Public Health

Assessment of Vscan Access Usage in Provided Townships (2016-2017) Ethics/DMR/2017/123 2.10.17
124 Dr. Khine Wut Yee Kyaw The Union

Dr. Than Than Lwin, AD, NAP

Linkage of HIV-positive pregnant women to prevention of mother to child services in Mandalay, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/124 2.10.17
125 Prof. Frank Smithius Director

Dr. Elizabeth Ashley Director of Clinical Research, Myanmar

Oxford Clinical Research Unit, MAM

A multicenter observational study to describe the prevalence of scrub typhus defined as a positive rapid diagnostic test among selected patients presenting with fever to clinics in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/125 2.10.17
126 Dr. May Khin Than

Director (Nutrition), DOPH

Formative research to understand gender, small scale

agriculture and social behavior dynamics which impact nutrition in Ayeyawady and Magway Regions

Ethics/DMR/2017/126 2.10.17
127 Dr. Lynn Pa Pa Aye Technology Development Division


Seroprevalence of Sexually Transmitted Chlamydial trachomatis Infection among Married Women in North Okkalapa Township Ethics/DMR/2017/127 30.10.17
128 Dr. Nanda Myo Aung Wan Project Manager, National drug abuse prevention and

control program

Harm reduction service availability and linkage for PWIDs among public and private service providers in selected priority townships Ethics/DMR/2017/128 30.10.17
129 Dr. Nang Mon Hsai Medical Officer Social Security Clinic Ministry of Labor, Immigration and Population.

MPH student, Nagasaki University

Assessment of Satisfaction with Antenatal Care Service among Pregnant Women at South Okkalapa Women and Children Hospital, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/129 30.10.17
130 Dr. Nay Chi Nway AL, Department  of

Physiology, UM (1)

Preliminary Assessment of Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality in Yangon Ethics/DMR/2017/130 14.11.17
131 Dr. Myo Nyi Nyi Senior Consultant Obstetrics and

Gynaecology Department,

Thingangyun Sanpya General Hospital

Analysis of Obstetric near miss morbidity and maternal mortality in a tertiary Hospital, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/131 14.11.17
132 Dr. Ko Ko Htwe

Medical Officer NTP, Mandalay

Pre-treatment loss to follow-up and treatment delay

among bacteriologically confirmed tuberculosis patients diagnosed in Mandalay Region, Myanmar

Ethics/DMR/2017/132 16.11.17
133 Dr. Khaing Hnin Phyo Medical Officer International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, The Union,


Prevalent TB at enrolment and newly identified TB during follow-up among people living with HIV registered in a hospital based Integrate HIV care clinic, Mandalay, Myanmar: 2011-2017 Ethics/DMR/2017/133 16.11.17
134 Dr. Moh Moh Htun Director (Research)


Molecular characterization of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) in patients with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma attending in

Haematology Units of Tertiary care Hospital in Yangon

Ethics/DMR/2017/134 16.11.17
135 Dr. Su Nyein Aye RO, DMR Detection of Enterotoxigenic and methicillin resistant

Staphylococcus aureus in ice cream

Ethics/DMR/2017/135 16.11.17
136 Dr. Hnin Ohnmar Soe

RO, Molecular Technology Application Division,


Seroprevalence of Hepatitis D infection among HBsAg Positive Patients with Chronic Liver Diseases Ethics/DMR/2017/136 16.11.17
137 Dr. Thuzar Chit Tin DyDG (Training), DoPH Dr. Khin Wuit Yee Hla Senior Health Program Quality Advisor, Save the Children International Assessing the factors influencing the delivery of Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Services by Volunteer Health Workers in Northern Chin State Ethics/DMR/2017/137 16.11.17
138 Dr. Tun Oo Assistant Director

National TB Program

Bago Region

Magnitude and reasons for pre-diagnosis attrition among presumptive MDR-TB patients enrolled for first line anti- tuberculosis treatment in Bago Region, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/138 16.11.17
139 Dr. Ei Ei Win

Team Leader, Health Literacy Promotion Unit, Sagaing Region, Public

Health Department

How many sputum samples need to be examined during follow-up among TB patients in Myanmar: two or one Ethics/DMR/2017/139 16.11.17
140 Daw Thi Thi Aung MPH Student, Nagasaki

University, Japan

Factors associated with early neonatal care practices by mothers in rural area, Magway Region in Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/140 16.11.17
141 Dr. Thitsar Htet Htet Htoo, RO, Blood RD


Thyroid dysfunction in Down syndrome cases attending School for Disabled Children, Yangon Ethics/DMR/2017/141 1.12.2017
142 Dr. San San Htwe DD, Blood RD DMR Identification of immunological markers and haematological parameters in pulmonary tuberculosis

patients attending Township Health Department, Yangon Region

Ethics/DMR/2017/142 1.12.17
143 Dr. Yu Wah Lwin RO, Bacteriology RD DMR

Dr. Hideharu Hagiya Assistant Professor Division of Infection Control and Prevention

Osaka University

Detection of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Food Samples from Wet Markets in Yangon Ethics/DMR/2017/143 1.12.17
144 Dr. Yadanar Oo Assistant Lecturer University of Veterinary Science

(PhD Candidate, Georg August University,


Epidemiological consideration of snakebite in the Central Dry Zone of Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/144 1.12.17
145 Dr. Nyein Su Aye RO, ERD, DMR Testing uptake, prevalence of HIV hepatitis B and C and retention in care amongst people who inject drugs and are

enrolled for methadone maintenance therapy in Yangon, Myanmar

Ethics/DMR/2017/145 1.12.17
146 Prof. Thein Thein Hnin Professor, Child Health, University of Medicine, Taunggyi

Dr. Myint Myint Than

Director (Child Health Division), DoPH

The feasibility and acceptability of Kangaroo Mother Care in Neonatal Unit, Women and Children Hospital, Taunggyi, Myanmar Ethics/DMR/2017/146 1.12.17
147 Dr. Hla Marlar Project Manager,

Prevention of Blindness Programme, DoPH

Ms. Erica Khetran

Country Director, Helen Keller

Endline Survey of Community Based Care and Restoration of Sight (CARROT) Programme 2015-2017 Ethics/DMR/2017/147 15.12.17
148 Dr. Aung Pyae Phyo RO, HSRD, DMR The delivery of community-based multidrug-resistant TB care by community-based volunteers in Yangon, Myanmar from 2014-2016: outcomes and patient


Ethics/DMR/2017/148 15.12.17
149 Dr. Thura Tun Oo

RO, Physiology Research Division, DMR

Bone mineral density and serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D in the elderly women residing in selected townships, Yangon Region Ethics/DMR/2017/149 15.12.17
150 Dr. Win Han Oo PhD Candidate School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University,

Melbourne, Australia

Community Delivered Model(s) for Malaria Elimination in Myanmar [Perspectives of community delivered models for the malaria elimination in Myanmar: A qualitative study] Ethics/DMR/2017/150 15.12.17
151 Dr. Shwe Yi Linn Team Leader, VBDC

Program, Southern Shan State

Barriers in distribution, ownership and utilization of insecticide treated bed nets among migrant population in Myanmar: A mixed method study Ethics/DMR/2017/151 15.12.17
152 Dr. Myo Minn Oo Operational Research Fellow & Technical Aide, The Union, Myanmar

Dr. Zaw Zaw Aung AD, NAP

Prevalence and risk factors for opportunistic infections among HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy in a large public cohort, Myanmar, 2005-2016 Ethics/DMR/2017/152 15.12.17
153 Dr. Kyaw Swa Mya Associate Professor/Head,

Department of Biostatistics University of Public Health

Investigating Drivers of Breastmilk substitute use in Myanmar(Pilot study) Ethics/DMR/2017/153 22.12.17
154 Dr. Kyaw Thu Hein RO, DMR (POLB) Knowledge, health seeking behaviour and uptake of malaria testing among migrant people in regional artemisinin-resistance initiative areas of Myanmar: A

mixed method study

Ethics/DMR/2017/154 22.12.17
155 Dr Aung Chan Min

Unit Manager, The Union

Retention and factors associated with attrition of paediatric HIV-positive patients under Integrated HIV

care programme in Myanmar, January 2005-June 2016

Ethics/DMR/2017/155 22.12.17
156 Dr. Moe Hnin Phyu Medical Officer


Sputum smear positive, GeneXpert Negative TB patients in Myanmar: How many and how do they differ from

smear positive GeneXpert positive TB patients?

Ethics/DMR/2017/156 28.12.17
157 Dr Phone Suu Khaing Unit Manager, The Union Study on effect of a package of community-based accelerated case finding on tuberculosis treatment outcomes among cases detected in 15 townships in Upper


Ethics/DMR/2017/157 28.12.17
158 Dr Saw Saw Director(Planning) Department of Medical


Assessment on community-based MDR-TB care in Yangon Region: An Operational Research Ethics/DMR/2017/158 15.12.17