Myanmar Health Sciences Research Journal


The Myanmar Health Sciences Research (MHSR) Journal is published by the Department of Medical Research, Ministry of Health and Sports, Republic of the Union of Myanmar. It publishes original articles, review articles, short reports and correspondences in the field of biomedical and health sciences. It has been published since April 1989 with ISSN 1015-0781. The submitted manuscript is double blind peer-reviewed by two referees with expertise in the field of research work related to the paper. The Journal is published every 4th month (i.e. April, August and December) in a year. The annual meeting of the MHSR Editorial Board is usually held in September of the year. The distribution of journal is limited and free of charge around the country and to some international institutions and libraries.

Aims of the Journal

To serve as an important medium for the publication of original research works in the field of medical science and health research, thus filling gaps in health knowledge for effective utilization of research findings
To disseminate recent basic, applied and social research findings among health personnel of different strata for enhancing nation-wide health development in Myanmar
To offer current medical knowledge and updated scientific information obtained from research to health professionals for better and appropriate health care management

Vision : Achieving a healthier nation through application of research findings          Mission Statement : To Develop and promote solutions to the major health problems of Myanmar