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Doctor Win Han Oo

Regional Program Manager (Health Security)
Win Han Oo

Dr Win Han Oo is a registered medical doctor and regional program manager for Health Security and Pandemic Preparedness program in Southeast Asia at Burnet Institute. He has been managing a variety of research and service delivery projects to fight against infectious diseases, especially COVID-19, malaria and tuberculosis. He is also a postdoctoral research fellow in Burnet Institute who takes different positions in Institute-led research. He has over 15 years of experience in public health, research, and disease control and elimination.

  • 2021: PhD, Deakin University, Australia
  • 2015: Deboer fellowship, Deboer foundation - USA
  • 2013: Master of Public Health (Global Health), Thammasat University – Thailand
  • 2008: MBBS, University of Medicine II – Yangon, Myanmar
  • 2019 onward – member and resource person for Malaria Free Mekong Network
  • 2018 onward – research fellow for Australian Centre of Research Excellence in Malaria Elimination
  • 2015 onward – member of Myanmar Malaria Technical Strategic Group
  • December 2023, Young Investigator Award, Joint International Tropical Medicine Meeting (JITMM) 2023, Bangkok, Thailand

  • December 2022: Young Investigator Award and Outstanding Presenter Award (1st Prize), Joint International Tropical Medicine Meeting (JITMM), Bangkok Thailand

  • August 2022: Dora Lush Academic Excellence Award, Dora Lush Foundation, Australia

  • July 2019: American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Meeting Travel Award

  • January 2019: The Australian Centre of Research Excellence in Malaria Elimination (ACREME) Travel and Training Awards

  • October 2017: Higher Degree by Research Grant from the School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University Australia

  • July 2017, April 2018 and July 2019: Prospect Burma Scholarship

  • September 2016: Early Career Scholar Grant to present at the International Congress for Tropical Medicine and Malaria in Brisbane

  • August 2016: Deakin-Burnet PhD Award, Deakin University

  • November 2015: New Zealand ASEAN Scholars Award

  • September 2015: Deboer Fellowship

  • April 2013: Prospect Burma Scholarship Award

  • August 2012: Thammasat University Tuition Fees Waiver Awards

  • Regional Program Manager (Health Security) for Southeast Asia, Burnet Institute - May 2022 to present
  • Senior Program Manager (Health Security), Burnet Institute - January 2020 to April 2022
  • Program Manager, Burnet Institute - September 2016 to December 2019
  • Program Manager (Coordination/ Malaria) & Senior Technical Specialist (Tuberculosis), Burnet Institute - September 2013 to August 2016
  • Health Services Manager, Population Services International Myanmar - January 2012 to September 2012
  • Senior Health Services Officer, Population Services International Myanmar- June 2011 to December 2011
  • Senior Franchising Officer, Population Services International Myanmar - April 2010 to June 2011
  • Franchising Officer, Population Services International Myanmar - June 2008 to April 2010
  • General Practitioner, Self-employed - December 2007 to July 2008