Ministry of Health (Myanmar)

The Ministry of Health (Burmese: ကျန်းမာရေးဝန်ကြီးဌာန, Burmese pronunciation: [tɕáɰ̃màjé wʊ̀ɰ̃dʑí tʰàna̰]; abbreviated MOH) is a national government-run ministry administering health affairs and health care in Myanmar, including all of the medical schools. In 2016, President Htin Kyaw dissolved the Ministry of Sports (Myanmar) and organized it under the Ministry of Health.

Ministry of Health (Myanmar)
Agency overview
  • 1947; 76 years ago (1947)
  • 1 August 2021; 2 years ago (2021-08-01)
Preceding agency
  • Health Department
Dissolved25 May 2016; 7 years ago (2016-05-25)
Superseding agency
Jurisdiction Myanmar
HeadquartersOffice No (4), Naypyidaw
Annual budgetUSD$ 18 million (2003)[1]
Minister responsible
  • Dr Thet Khaing Win
Child agencies

On 25 May 2016, it was renamed to Ministry of Health and Sports (Myanmar).[2]

On 1 August 2021, the SAC reconstituted the Ministry of Health and Sports as Ministry of Health and Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs.[3][4]

Departments Edit

The Ministry of Health is divided into departments, each headed by a Director-General.[5]

Department of Health Professional Resources Development and Management is controlling body of following universities in 2014.

List of heads Edit

Pre–Independence Edit

  • Hla Min (1943–45)[6]
  • Ba Gyan (1945–47)

AFPFL Government Edit

Caretaker Government Edit

Pyidaungsu Party Government Edit

Revolutionary Council Government Edit

  • Than Pe, Commodore (1962)
  • Hla Han, Col. (1964–74)

Burma Socialist Programme Party Government Edit

  • Hla Han, Col. (1974)
  • Kyi Maung (1974–78)
  • Win Maung (1978–81)
  • Tun Wai (1981–88)

State Law and Order Restoration Council Government Edit

  • Pe Thein, Col. (1988–93)
  • Than Nyunt, Vice-Adm. (1993–96)
  • Saw Tun (1996–97)

State Peace and Development Council Government Edit

  • Kat Sein, Maj-Gen. (November 1997–November 2003)
  • Kyaw Myint, Dr. (November 2003–March 2011)

Thein Sein 's Government Edit

Htin Kyaw 's Government Edit

Win Myint 's Government Edit

Min Aung Hlaing Military 's Government Edit

See also Edit

References Edit

  1. ^ Beyrer C, Suwanvanichkij V, Mullany LC, et al. (October 2006). "Responding to AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, and emerging infectious diseases in Burma: dilemmas of policy and practice". PLOS Med. 3 (10): e393. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.0030393. PMC 1592343. PMID 17032061.
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  3. ^ "Order No 151/2021, State Administration Council, Republic of the Union of Myanmar" (PDF). The Global New Light of Myanmar. MNA. 2 August 2021. p. 6. Retrieved 2 August 2021.
  4. ^ "စစ်ကိုင်း၊ တနင်္သာရီနှင့် ဧရာဝတီ တိုင်းဒေသကြီး စီမံအုပ်ချုပ်ရေးကောင်စီ ဥက္ကဋ္ဌများအား တာဝန်မှ အနားယူခွင့်ပြုခဲ့ပြီး ပြည်ထောင်စု ဝန်ကြီးဌာနအချို့ကို ပြင်ဆင်ဖွဲ့စည်း".
  5. ^ "Ministry of Health website". Archived from the original on 15 March 2007. Retrieved 31 August 2010.
  6. ^ Khin Thet Htar; Mya Tu; Htay Htay Aye; Khin Khin Win (2003). WHO'S WHO IN HEALTH AND MEDICINE IN MYANMAR (PDF). Ministry of Health, Union of Myanmar.