Myanmar Medical Association

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Myanmar Medical Association
မြန်မာနိုင်ငံဆရာဝန်အသင်း
Myanmar Medical Association Building, Yangon, Burma.jpg
Mottoအာရောဂျံ ပရမံ လာဘံ
(ārogyaṃ paramaṃ lābhaṃ)
Formation1949 (1949)
TypeProfessional body
HeadquartersMingala Taungnyunt Township, Yangon
Location
Membership
18,000 (2013)
Official language
English and Burmese
President
Rai Mra
PublicationMyanmar Medical Journal
Websitewww.mmacentral.org
Formerly called
Burma Medical Association

The Myanmar Medical Association (Burmese: မြန်မာနိုင်ငံဆရာဝန်အသင်း; abbreviated MMA; formerly the Burma Medical Association) is Myanmar's only professional organisation of physicians.[1] MMA was founded in 1949 and has a current membership of approximately 17,000 members (2011).[2] It is administered by a central executive committee and is divided into 33 different societies dedicated to a broad range of medical specialties.[1] MMA holds an annual conference and also provides continued medical education for its members.[3] MMA publishes the Myanmar Medical Journal.

Leadership[edit]

Past presidents of the organisation include:

  1. 1949-1950: Ba Thaw
  2. 1951-1953: Ba Than Chein
  3. 1954-1956: Ba Than
  4. 1957-1958: Min Sein
  5. 1959: U Tin
  6. 1960: Maung Gale
  7. 1961: Chan Taik
  8. 1962: Shwe Zan
  9. 1963: Ko Gyi
  10. 1964: Ba Than
  11. 1965: Khin Maung Win
  12. 1966: U E
  13. 1967: San Lwin
  14. 1968: Maung Maung Than
  15. 1969-1970: Pe Kyin
  16. 1971-1972: Aung Thein
  17. 1973-1974: Kyaw Maung
  18. 1975-1976: Hla Kyi
  19. 1977: Maung Maung Aye
  20. 1978: Maung Maung Taik
  21. 1979-1980: Shwe Tin
  22. 1981-1982: Hla Myint
  23. 1983: Khin Maung Nyein
  24. 1984-1988: Tin U
  25. 1989-1992: Thet Hta Way
  26. 1993-1996: Kyu Kyu Swe
  27. 1997-1998: Ye Myint
  28. 1999–2005: Myo Myint
  29. 2006–2013: Kyaw Myint Naing
  30. 2014–present: Rai Mra

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About MMA". Myanmar Medical Association. 2006. Retrieved 10 October 2012.
  2. ^ Win Zaw (January–February 2012). "Myanmar Medical Association" (PDF). Country Reports. Japan Medical Association Journal. Retrieved 10 October 2012.
  3. ^ Combating Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Youth in Asia. United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. 2003. p. 148. ISBN 9789211203370.