Research ethics to be promoted in medical universities in Myanmar

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    As reported in the Myanmar Times on February 21, 2018, The Ministry of Health and Sports has instituted a program to strengthen the capacity of medical research ethics in medical universities.  Dr  Phae Thet Khin, president of Ethics Review Committee of the Department of Medical Research (DMR), said that to begin this program, a Training of Trainers (TOT) was held for representatives of 16 medical universities in Yangon this past February.  He also said that the aim of a TOT initiative is to ensure that courses in research ethics will be developed at each of the universities in Myanmar.