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Work experience

Dec 2000Present

Consultant/Policy Analyst/Market and Outcome Researcher

Global Health Consultant

* Provided consultations for public health services and development activities for UNs such as WHO, UNFPA, UNODC; including project coordination and management, epidemiology and biostatistics, Reproductive Health, maternal, neonate, and child health, AIDS, TB, Malaria, and NCDs

* Provided consultations for numerous NGOs such as MercyCorps, Joy of Sharing, PU-AMI, AMDA, Merlin, American Refugee Committee(ARC), CPI, Myanmar Business Executives(MBE), Myanmar Red-Cross Society(MRCS), and Myanmar Medical Association(MMA); resulting in grants being awarded by Global Fund(GF) to ARC and CPI, 3.5 million and 1.5 million respectively

* Provided consultations for Multinational Corporations(TOTAL, Petronas-Carigali(HK)

Aug 2010Present

Vice President (1)

Myanmar Business Executives (MBE) Association
Jun 2012Dec 2013

Project Officer-Malaria

World Health Organization

National Project Officer-Malaria World Health Organization(WHO)-Myanmar/3MDG(3-Millennium Development Goals) Fund

* Conducted assessment of National Malaria Control Programme and artemisinin resistance surveillance resulting in effective monitoring and evaluation of malaria control processes, prevention of malaria among pregnant women, and anti-malaria containment strategy

Jun 2012Dec 2013

Senior Healthcare Counselor

Vriens & Partners (Singapore)

* Provided consultation on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for Philips and Sanofi companies

Jul 2011Dec 2013

Public Health Consultant

MMRD (Myanmar Marketing Research and Development)

* Provided consultations on Market and Outcome Research for Merck, Roche, Sanofi, DKSH, and Malaysian Tourism board's market researches.

Mar 2007Dec 2013

Professional Trainer (AIDS, TB, Malaria, PSM, CME projects)

Myanmar Medical Association (MMA)

* Trained Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Data management, Monitoring &Evaluation, Project Cycle Management, Leadership, Teamwork, Organization Behavior/Organization Development courses

Jan 2007Jan 2012

Associate Professor and Head of Department of Epidemiology

University of Public Health, Myanmar

* Trained and supervised epidemiology and biostatistics, surveillance, and research methodology to Diploma in Hospital Administration, Master of Public Health, and PhD (Public Health) students

* Conducted research on Reproductive Health, injuries, Infectious and Non-Communicable Diseases

Dec 2000Jan 2007

Project Manager/Epidemiologist/Consultant (HIV)

National AIDS Control Programme (NAP)

Project Manager/Epidemiologist (Head Quarter, Assistant Assistant Director, Upper Myanmar HIV epidemiologist and Venereologist):

Project Manager: 100% Targeted Condom Promotion Project: NAP and UNFPA

Project Manager: Integrated HIV Care Project (Integrated TB-HIV Project), IUATLD/NAP/NTP

National Consultant for UNs (UNFPA, WHO, UNODC)

* Coordinated and managed the 100% Targeted Condom Promotion project and Joint TB-HIV Project, analyzed statistics and synthesised reports, communicated and presented the findings of projects; evaluated standards, policies, practices, and procedures

* Conducted Behavioural Studies of Men who have Sex with Men and People Who Inject Drugs

* Coordinated and investigated HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections surveillance and other HIV prevention and control activities resulting in 30% reduction of HIV/STIs incidence in 5 years

Education

Jul 2012Jun 2014

Graduate Diploma

Yangon University
Jan 2011Dec 2012

Graduate Diploma in BIOMEDICAL ETHICS

Monash University
Jun 2011Aug 2011

Graduate Course on International Community Health

University of Oslo
Sep 2007Jan 2010

MASTERS in Developmental Studies

Yangon Institute of Economics
Mar 2009Dec 2009

Graduate Diploma

University of Public Health
Sep 2003Jun 2006

Master in Business Administration

Yangon Institute of Economics
Sep 1998Aug 2002

Certificate in Humanitarian Assistance

Loma Linda University
Jul 1996Aug 2002

Doctor of Public Health

Loma Linda University
Apr 2002Jul 2002

Post-Doctoral study on Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Sep 1995Jun 2000

Master of Public Health (MPH)

Loma Linda University
Sep 1998Jun 2000

Master in Health Information Systems

Loma Linda University
Dec 1981Mar 1997

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

University of Medicine (1)

Skills

Project Management
Medical Epidemiology
Research
Public Health
Global Health
Outcome Research
Academia
Budget and Finance