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Ministry of Health (Myanmar)
Agency overview
  • 1947; 77 years ago (1947)
  • 1 August 2021; 2 years ago (2021-08-01)
Preceding agency
  • Health Department
Dissolved25 May 2016; 7 years ago (2016-05-25)
Superseding agency
Jurisdiction Myanmar
HeadquartersOffice No (4), Naypyidaw
Annual budgetUSD$ 18 million (2003)[1]
Minister responsible
  • Dr Thet Khaing Win
Child agencies

The Ministry of Health (Burmese: ကျန်းမာရေးဝန်ကြီးဌာန, Burmese pronunciation: [tɕáɰ̃màjé wʊ̀ɰ̃dʑí tʰàna̰]; abbreviated MOH) is a national government-run ministry administering health affairs and health care in Myanmar, including all of the medical schools. In 2016, President Htin Kyaw dissolved the Ministry of Sports (Myanmar) and organized it under the Ministry of Health.

On 25 May 2016, it was renamed to Ministry of Health and Sports (Myanmar).[2]

On 1 August 2021, the SAC reconstituted the Ministry of Health and Sports as Ministry of Health and Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs.[3][4]


The Ministry of Health is divided into departments, each headed by a Director-General.[5]

Department of Health Professional Resources Development and Management is controlling body of following universities in 2014.

List of heads


AFPFL Government

Caretaker Government

Pyidaungsu Party Government

Revolutionary Council Government

Burma Socialist Programme Party Government

State Law and Order Restoration Council Government

State Peace and Development Council Government

Thein Sein 's Government

Htin Kyaw 's Government

Win Myint 's Government

Min Aung Hlaing Military 's Government

See also


  1. ^ Beyrer C, Suwanvanichkij V, Mullany LC, et al. (October 2006). "Responding to AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, and emerging infectious diseases in Burma: dilemmas of policy and practice". PLOS Med. 3 (10): e393. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.0030393. PMC 1592343. PMID 17032061.
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  3. ^ "Order No 151/2021, State Administration Council, Republic of the Union of Myanmar" (PDF). The Global New Light of Myanmar. MNA. 2 August 2021. p. 6. Retrieved 2 August 2021.
  4. ^ "စစ်ကိုင်း၊ တနင်္သာရီနှင့် ဧရာဝတီ တိုင်းဒေသကြီး စီမံအုပ်ချုပ်ရေးကောင်စီ ဥက္ကဋ္ဌများအား တာဝန်မှ အနားယူခွင့်ပြုခဲ့ပြီး ပြည်ထောင်စု ဝန်ကြီးဌာနအချို့ကို ပြင်ဆင်ဖွဲ့စည်း".
  5. ^ "Ministry of Health website". Archived from the original on 15 March 2007. Retrieved 31 August 2010.
  6. ^ Khin Thet Htar; Mya Tu; Htay Htay Aye; Khin Khin Win (2003). WHO'S WHO IN HEALTH AND MEDICINE IN MYANMAR (PDF). Ministry of Health, Union of Myanmar.