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June 2016

Sayargyi - Dr. U Myint Thein FRCSEd - Principal of Post-graduate School of Ophthalmology IM-1 Yangon 1988-1992; Principal of MMedSc Ophthalmology Batch of 1990-1992 (Zaw Min Aung, Aung Myint, Aung Kyaw Win, Khin Nyein Lin, Kyi Kyi Hla Ohn Cherry, Thin Kyu Aye, Win Lwin) has passed away at UK - RIP our Principle Sayargyi. Our deepest condolences & great sympathy!    


Myanmar Academy of Medical Science

The History of Medical Education In Myanmar ( 1886 to 2010)

Edited by Aung Than Batu & Ko Ko

Yangon, Myanmar 2015 ,

Written by 32 Authors.

All Rights reserved

See Page 369, Chapter 31.16 for Teaching of Ophthalmology, University of

Medicine 1, Yangon  by Professor Than  Aung,  M.B.B.S, FRCS(Edin)


Institute of Medicine 1  and 2 and Mandalay


Sayagyi U Kyee Paw, FRCS, FACS, FICS, Emeritus Professor of Surgery, photo taken on 15 January 2008, homage made by Class of 1970. Saya celebrated his 91st. Birthday on 05/01/2008  

Sayagyi U Kyee Paw passed away   12 Oct 2008

Books of Tributes.

  A galaxy of top physicians and surgeons of our country with Dr.Ko Ko ( WHO) at Prof.Daw Hnin Yi( Ma Ma Rosie)'s 50th birthday celebration ( From her daughter Mona's FB wall) . L to R : U Maung Maung Lay , U Aung Khin, Daw Hnin Yi, U Aung Than Batu, Dr.Ko Ko, U Reggie Ba Pe , U Ronald Myo Myint . ____________________________________________________________________________________________________               Happy BD to Dr Aung Than Ba Tu and His Wife Dr Daw Khin Htwe! We enjoy the BD feast of this wonderful couple Who have the same birthday on 26th June special Eighty fifth for Saya and 90th for his better half But both look young and alert as they laugh. Well we say Happy Birthday to both heartily May they live long steadfastly! Dr Maung Maung Nyo (Original) 26.6.2016         Prof. Nyunt Thein M.B.B.S D. Path, M.R.C.P ( UK) F.R.C.S ( Edin), Diploma in Medical Education Professor and Head,   Department of Medicine ( University of Medicine 1) Consultant Physician, Medical Ward, New Yangon General Hospital Regional Advisor of Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Auto immune Disease, Eye and Immuno-suppresant Therapy in Ophthalmology


Yangon General Hospital where all IM1 Graduates were Trained for the MBBS Degree. 

    Prof Thet Hta Way, MBBS( Ygn) BDS (Otago) FDSRCS (Eng).  Advisor to the Ministry of Defence, Division of Plastic Maxillo-Facial & Oral Surgery, Defence Services Orthopaedic Hospital Mingaladon ____________________________________________________________   i
January 2016
Staff of the Department of Physiology, IM(1) (1969/1970). U Mya Tu was Head but is not in this picture... front row- Ma Ma Kim( Daw Hnin Hline) , Ma Ma Sylvia ( Daw Thin Thin Hlaing) , Ma Ma Iris Khoo ( Nyo Nyo Aye) , Daw Yi Yi Myint, Winsome May, myself, Doreen Latt, Daw Yi Yi Win, Daw Kyi Kyi May . Second row- Htay Htay ( later Biochemistry Prof. and Head) , Ma Ma Poppy( Nyo NyoThein), Ma Ma Peggy ( Khin Ma Ma) , Daw Tin May Nyunt, Ma Ma Minnie Aung Khin( Htay Htay Nwe), ?, Ma Ma Barbara Thein ( Nwe Nwe Thein) , Daw Than Yee. Gents- Noel Nelson, U Maung Maung Khin, U Khin Maung Win, U Zarni Myint, U Win Cho, Dr. Alim, U Than Toe.   Department of physiology, Im( 1) - 1969-70 . The 1966-ers include Ma Ma San Mya , Ma Ma Tin May Nyunt Ma Ma Iris Nyo Nyo Aye ,. The 1967-ers are Ma Ma Barbara Thein, Ma Ma Minnie Aung Khjn, Ko Than Toe , Ma Chit ( Khin Swe Min; not in this picture) ... The 1968-ers are Winsome May, Doreen Latt ( Dee Ell ) , myself and Kitty Kyi Kyi Nyein ( not in this picture) .. Ma Ma Poppy Nyo Nyo Thein and U Soe Htun ( not in this picture) are from the 1964 batch ..not sure which batches  Ma Ma Yi Yi Myint, U Win Cho, U Maung Maung Khin, Saya Noel Nelson, U Khin Maung Win, belong to. The Seniors are Daw Kyi Kyi May, Daw Hnin Hline, Daw Thin Thin Hlaing, Daw Than Yee,Ma Ma Peggy Khin Ma Ma is a Mdy graduate. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________