Myanmar

National Health Laboratory

Tel: +9567411298

 4 Zeya Htani Rd, 10528

Htay Htay Tin - Director
www.moh.gov.mm

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Institute Profile

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.

Myanmar

Myanmar Facts

POPULATION:

31,993,000

SIZE:

446,550 sq km

GDP (USD):

$100.2 billion

AVERAGE INCOME:

$4,190

LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH:

- Coronary Heart Disease
- Stroke
- Cancers
- Hypertension
- Influenza and Pneumonia

INFANT MORTALITY:

30 deaths / 1,000 live births

AVERAGE LIFE SPAN:

Male: 71 
Female: 75

 


Source: WHO, World Bank, World Health Rankings