National Health Laboratory
Htay Htay Tin - Deputy Director General (Laboratories)
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The National Health Laboratory within Myanmar's Ministry of Health is responsible for routine laboratory investigation, special lab-task force and public health work, training, research and quality assurance. IANPHI recently voted to add Myanmar's National Health Laboratory as a member institute.
The National Health Laboratory is responsible for routine laboratory investigation, special lab and public health work, human resource training, research, surveillance, and quality assurance. Additionally, the public health division is responsible for primary health care and basic health services, nutrition promotion, research, environmental sanitation, maternal and child health services, and school health services.
446,550 sq km
LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH:
- Coronary Heart Disease
- Influenza and Pneumonia
30 deaths / 1,000 live births
AVERAGE LIFE SPAN:
Source: WHO, World Bank, World Health Rankings