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MYANMAR
HEALTH
SCIENCES
RESEARCH JOURNAL
Department of Medical Research
No.5, Ziwaka Road
Dagon Township, 11191
Yangon
The Republic of the Union of Myanmar
ISSN 1015-0781
Volume   31  ,   Number   1 Published since 1989 April  2019
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Original Articles:
Public-Private Mix Tuberculosis Control Activities in Private Hospitals in Myanmar: Providers' Perspective
Thet Naing Maung, Ye Win Thein, Si Thu Aung, Kyaw Zaw, Tin Aung Moe, Khine Thazin,Thazin Thet Win, Ye Htut Kyaw & Ohnmar

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Determination of Antioxidant Activities and Bioactive Components of Foeniculum vulgare Mill. (Samonsabar - စမုံစပါး)
Lei Lei Win, Ei Ei Htway, Aye Min Maw, Kyawt Kyawt Khaing, Aye Aye Phyu, Kyaw Min Aung,Thandar Myint Thaw, Swe Swe & Win Aung

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Larvicidal Properties of Citrus hystrix DC Fruit (Taw-Shaut-Khar-Thee) Extracts against Aedes aegypti Larvae Collected from Different Townships of Yangon
Maung Maung Mya, Zar Zar Aung, Khine Khine Lwin, Chit Thet Nwe, Aye Win Oo, Than Myat Htay, Sein Thaung, Khin Phyu Phyu & Yan Naung Maung Maung

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Contribution and Constraints for the Involvement of People Living with HIV in HIV Prevention and Control Activities: A Qualitative Study at Mandalay Region, 2016
Kyaw Thu Soe, Than Win, Zaw Zaw Aung, Yadanar Aung, Thida Aung & Thura Ko Ko

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Prevalence of Thyroid Disorders among Adult Women Attending Medical OPD Clinics at 300-bedded Pyin Oo Lwin General Hospital
Khin Moe Aung, Haung Naw, Su Su Myaing, Myint Myint Khaing, Tin Moe Khaing, Moe Kyaw Myint, Wint Wint Kyi & Win Aung

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Bacteria and Viral Profile of Severe Acute Respiratory Infections of Children Attending Yangon Children’s Hospital and Yankin Children’s Hospital
Moe Myat Aye, Latt Latt Kyaw, San Mya, Htay Htay Tin, Win Thein, May Lwin, Tin Moe Phyu, Kyaw Zin Wai & Khin Myitter

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Pattern of Anti-Tuberculosis Drug Resistance in HIV-Associated Tuberculous Meningitis Patients
Aye Su Mon, Sabai Phyu, Phyu Wun Ei, Wint Wint Nyunt, Nay Win Aung, Mi Mi Htwe, Mon Mon, Wah Win Htike & Wah Wah Aung

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Neurological Changes of Adults Residing in Lead Exposed Environment of Myeik Township
Nway Htike Maw, Khine Khine Lwin, Aye Aye Win, Nyi Nyi Win, Swe Zin Soe, Baby Hla, Swe Zin Oo, Hla Win Aung & Khin Phyu Phyu

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Haematological Parameters in Early Diagnosis of Clinically Suspected Neonatal Septicemia
Hnin Ohnmar Soe, Cho Cho Myint, Ye’ Thu Win & Thida

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Molecular Characterization of Influenza A Viruses Detected in Children Attending Yangon Children’s Hospital, 2016
Htin Lin, Hlaing Myat Thu, Lay Myint Yoshida, Theingi Win Myat, Wah Win Htike, Win Win Maw, Kay Thi Aye, Win Mar & Moh Moh Htun

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Oral Health Status and Oral Health Services Utilization of Myanmar Residents in Japan
Kaung Myat Thwin, Wa Than Lin, Zar Chi Kyaw Myint, Takashi Zaitsu, Akiko Oshiro, Masayuki Ueno & Yoko Kawaguchi

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Molecular Detection of Group A Rotavirus in under Five Years Old Children with Acute Diarrhoea Admitted to Yangon Children’s Hospital
Nang Sarm Hom, Theingi Win Myat, Wah Win Htike, Cho Cho Oo, Khin May Oo, Thinn Thinn Shwe, Win Mar,Thida Kyaw & Khin Khin Oo

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Review Articles:
Operational Research Capacity Building through the Structured Operational Research and Training Initiative (SORT IT) Model in Myanmar: National Operational Research Course (2016-17)
Nang Thu Thu Kyaw, Thae Maung Maung, Kyaw Thu Soe, Saw Saw, Tin Oo, Khine Wut Yee Kyaw, Myo Minn Oo, Srinath Satyanarayana, Ajay MV Kumar & Anthony David Harries

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Short Reports:
Usefulness of Dried Blood Spot Samples for Viral Load Quantification and Hepatitis B Virus Genotyping in Myanmar
Yi Yi Kyaw, Aye Aye Lwin, Moh Moh Htun, Hnin Ohnmar Soe, Ohnmar Lwin & Khin Saw Aye

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Short Reports:
Comparison of Two Bedside Methods for Determination of Whole-blood Clotting Times in Assessing Coagulopathy in Russell’s Viper Bites
Han Win, Khin Thida Thwin, Khin Saw Aye, Khin Saw Than, Hlaing Mya Win, Ssu Wynn Mon & Kyaw Zin Thant

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