Myanmar Academics Attend Regional Research Ethics Conference


    A large contingent of Myanmar academics attended the 17th FERCAP INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE & 5 TH FERCI NATIONAL CONFERENCE from November 19 – 22, 2017 at India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi with the Conference Theme: “Strengthening International Research Collaboration through Good Ethical Practice.  The Myanmar individuals, led by Dr. Kyaw Zin Thant, Director General of the Department of Medical Research (MOH&S), represent the research ethics committees throughout Myanmar.  Also attending the conference were Professors Henry Silverman (University of Maryland) and Bebe Loff (Monash University) who are principal investigators of the Fogarty NIH grant that aims to enhance research ethics capacity in Myanmar.  Drs. Zaw Zaw Oo and Min Wun gave presentations of their submitted abstracts.


    Theme: “Strengthening International Research Collaboration through Good Ethical Practices”