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Doctor Aung Aung

TB Specialist – Public Health

Aung Aung is a public health physician and an epidemiologist having clinical, research, and programmatic management experiences responding to infectious diseases especially HIV, TB, and Hepatitis C.

Aung has a wide range of experience working in the context of disease epidemic, conflicts, refugees/IDPs, and medical emergencies across Africa, and Central, South, and Southeast Asia. 

He is interested in outbreak response, operational research, disease modelling, and spatial analysis.

  • 2022: Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (DTM&H), Royal College of Physicians of London, UK
  • 2018: Master of Public Health in Epidemiology, Georgia State University School of Public Health, Atlanta, USA
  • 2013: Short Course on Antiretroviral Treatment, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
  • 2008: Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) University of Medicine 1, Yangon, Myanmar 
  • 2023 June–ongoing: TB Specialist – Public Health, Burnet institute – Daru/Western Province, Papua New Guinea
  • 2022 Nov & Dec: Epidemiologist Activity Manager, Médecins Sans Frontières – Pakistan, Flood response
  • 2021–2023: Project Medical Referent, Médecins Sans Frontières – Tajikistan 
  • 2018–2021: Epidemiologist Operational Research, Médecins Sans Frontières – Eswatini 
  • 2017: Epidemiology Intern, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – Atlanta, USA
  • 2015–2016: Deputy Medical Coordinator, Médecins Sans Frontières – Myanmar
  • 2014–2015: Epidemiological Coordinator, Médecins Sans Frontières – Myanmar 
  • 2014: Clinic Manager/Medical Doctor HIV/TB/MDR-TB, Médecins Sans Frontières – Insein, Yangon, Myanmar
  • 2010–2013: Clinic Manager/Medical Doctor HIV/TB/MDR-TB/primary health care, Médecins Sans Frontières – China-Myanmar border
  • 2009: Medical Doctor HIV/TB/malaria/primary health care, Médecins Sans Frontières – Northern Shan State, Myanmar
  • 2008: Medical Doctor Emergency Response, Médecins Sans Frontières – Cyclone response in Irrawaddy Delta, Myanmar 
  • 2016: Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarship