14 January 2020
The 48th Myanmar Health Research Congress began on Monday at the Medical Research Department in Yangon.
Union Minister for Health and Sports Dr. Myint Htwe stressed that research results and findings are important for the development of policies, management, implementation and work sector. He said the findings and recommendations from research conducted by his ministry need to be reassessed in practical usage situations.
The ministry has acquired 1 billion kyats in permitted funds in 2017-2018 Fiscal Year for research matters and 1.5 billion kyats in 2018-2019 Fiscal Year. The Ministry has conducted 955 research projects and will permit 3 billion kyats in 2019-2020 Fiscal Year. He said this congress will read.
The congress is being held under the title ‘Antimicrobial resistance: a threat of global concern’ until 17 January with 107 research posters and 34 papers from Japan, Norway, South Korea, Singapore, Britain, Australia, China, Thailand, Indonesia and Myanmar.
This annual congress brings together researchers, medical experts and managers to exchange experiences and knowledge.
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