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Dr. U Than Sein, Director, Dept.of Evidence & Information for Policy, WHO

  Present Position: Director, Department of Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization,  Regional Office for South-East Asia (SEARO) New Delhi
M.B.B.S. from Mandalay, Myanmar (1970)
Diploma in Preventive and Tropical Medicine from Institute of Medicine,Yangon (1976)
Certificate Course in Basic Services through PHC, UN Asia-Pacific Development Institute, Bangkok (1978)
Master of Sciences in Public Health, National University of Singapore (1983)
Professional Experience:
Director, Health Policy and Management, WHO/SEARO, New Delhi.
Director, Planning, Coordination and Information, WHO/SEARO, New Delhi
Regional Adviser, community Health Services, WHO/SEARO, New Delhi
National Programme Officer, WHO County Office, Yangon, Myanmar
Assistant Project Manager (Primary Health Care), Department of Health, Ministry of Health, Yangon
Asst. Epidemiologist, Central Epidemiology Unity, Department of Health, Yangon Medical Officer, Department of Health assigned as Township Health Officer, Kyaukse Township, Myanmar
Rural Station Medical Officer, Kyauk-tu Hospital, Myanmar
  • Author of numerous articles/publications on Public health, Community Health Services, Primary Health Care and Health Sector Reforms.
  • Had been Myanmar delegate to the World Health Assembly and WHO Regional Committees.
  • Received the Sasakawa health Prize for Ayadaw Township, on behalf of the Myanmar delegation to the 39th World health Assembly 1986.
  • Member of a number of professional associations/societies.

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