Kyaw Myint (physician)

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Kyaw Myint
Member of the Pyithu Hluttaw
In office
31 January 2011 – 29 January 2016
Preceded by Constituency established
Succeeded by Myo Naing
Constituency Chanayethazan Township
Majority 30,591 (41.85%)
Minister for Health of Myanmar
In office
1 February 2003 – 30 March 2011
Preceded by Kat Sein
Succeeded by Pe Thet Khin
Deputy Minister for Health of Myanmar
In office
Rector of University of Medicine 1, Yangon
In office
17 September 1997 – 20 February 1998
Preceded by Kyaw Myint Tun
Succeeded by Myo Myint
Personal details
Born 22 January 1940 (1940-01-22) (age 78)
Nationality Burmese
Political party Union Solidarity and Development Party
Spouse(s) Nilar Thaw
Alma mater Institute of Medicine, Rangoon (M.B.,B.S.)
Occupation Professor of University of Medicine 1, Yangon

Kyaw Myint (Burmese: ကျော်မြင့်, born 22 January 1940[1]) is a Burmese physician, former Minister of Health and MP at the national lower house, the Pyithu Hluttaw, representing Chanayethazan Township in Mandalay. He has served as the personal physician of Than Shwe, the country's former head of state.[2]


  1. ^ "Professor U Kyaw Myint". University of Medicine 1 Yangon. 2006. Retrieved 10 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Than Shwe Watch". The Irrawaddy. 10 March 2009. Retrieved 13 April 2012.