THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR

MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND SPORTS

DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL RESEARCH

Vision of the Department of Medical Research

Achieving a healthier nation through application of research findings


Aims of the Department of Medical Research

  1. To undertake research that contributes to the improvement of the health of the people of Myanmar
  2. To conduct research utilizing new scientific knowledge and technologies in solving health problems of Myanmar
  3. To improve scientific knowledge in the country by capacity building of resources, introducing new technologies, providing research training and by promoting research culture in academic institutions
  4. To contribute towards socioeconomic development of the country through appropriate medical research

Mission Statement of the Department of Medical Research

To develop and promote solutions to the major health problems of Myanmar


Missions of the Department of Medical Research

Mission Number 1

To investigate communicable diseases with emphasis on emerging and re-emerging diseases affecting health of the people


Mission Number 2

To investigate non-communicable diseases affecting National Health


Mission Number 3

To investigate nutritional factors and life style changes affecting health


Mission Number 4

To strengthen research capacity through development of infrastructure and human resources, necessary for medical research


Mission Number 5

To carry out health systems research highlighting effective and efficient health delivery systems including reproductive health


Mission Number 6

To promote research on accidental, occupational, environmental and climatic factors affecting human health


Mission Number 7

To carry out research on traditional medicine for safe and effective utilization within the existing health care system


Mission Number 8

To promote research culture at medical and related health institutions and to provide academic and technical training for post graduate students


Mission Number 9

To enhance technology development and analytical services applicable in the diagnosis, management and control of common diseases or conditions



Department of Medical Research

Layout Plan

  1. Administrative Office and Socio-Medical Research Centre
  2. Central Biomedical Library and Auditorium
  3. Biomedical Research Centre
  4. Clinical Research Centre
  5. National Blood Research Centre & National Poison Control Centre
  6. Stores and Procurement Division
  7. Animal Services Division
  8. Staff Quarters
  9. Director-General’s Residence
  10. Vaccine Clinic
  11. Power Station
  12. Cervical Cancer Clinic
  13. Laboratory for Research on Communicable Diseases




*DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL RESEARCH EXECUTIVE BOARD 2017