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Doctor Win Han Oo

Senior Program Manager (Health Security)

Background

Dr Win Han Oo is a registered medical doctor and a senior program manager at Burnet Institute who has been managing a variety of projects to fight against infectious diseases, especially COVID-19, malaria and tuberculosis. He is also a research fellow for Burnet Institute, taking different positions in Institute-led research. He has over 12 years of experience in public health and research.

Appointments

  • 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

Positions

  • Senior Program Manager (Health Security), Burnet Institute - January 2020 to present
  • 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

Qualifications

  • 2020: 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

Awards

  • 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: American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2019 Annual Meeting Travel Award
  • 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
  • September 2015: New Zealand ASEAN Scholars Award
  • September 2015: Deboer Fellowship
  • April 2013: Prospect Burma Scholarship Award
  • August 2012: Thammasat University Tuition Fees Waiver Awards

Projects (1)

Current (1)

  • Optimal community-delivered malaria elimination models for the Greater Mekong Sub-region

Publications (3)

2020 (1)

2019 (1)

2018 (1)

News Articles (1)

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