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Obstetrical & Gynecological Society

Obstetrical & Gynecological Society

Obstetrical & Gynecological Society

Obstetrical & Gynecological Society

Obstetrical & Gynecological Society

Obstetrical & Gynecological Society

Obstetrical & Gynecological Society

Obstetrical & Gynecological Society

Obstetrical & Gynecological Society

Obstetrical & Gynecological Society

Obstetrical & Gynecological Society

Obstetrical & Gynecological Society

Obstetrical & Gynecological Society

Obstetrical & Gynecological Society

Obstetrical & Gynecological Society

Obstetrical & Gynecological Society

History of Our Society

Professor Daw Yin May
Mother of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Myanmar

1510 Yin May,* Thiri Pyanchi Professor Dr. Daw, (ေဒၚရင္ေမ) M.B., (Cal.); L.R.C.P., M.R.C.S(Eng); F.R.C.S(Edin.); F.R.C.P.(Edin); F.R.C.O.G., SAMA 674; Obstetrician & Gynaecologist; daughter of U Kyaw, born September, 1890 in Prome; expired 29 September 1978; spouse Thiri Pyanchi Professor Dr. U Min Sein.



matriculated 1917; Rangoon College, I.Sc., 1919; Calcutta Medical College, M.B., 1925; L.R.C.P ., M.R.C.S., England, 1927; F.R.C.S., Edinburgh (Special subject Gynaecology), 1927; M.R.C.P ., Edinburgh, 1929; F.R.C.P ., Edinburgh, 1954;F.R.C.O.G., 1957.



Civil Assistant Surgeon, Rangoon General Hospital, 1925-26; Assistant Medical Superintendent, Rangoon Dufferin Hospital, 1930-36; Medical Officer, School, Rangoon and Superintendent of Health Visitor Training School, Rangoon, 1936-40; Consulting Practice, Rangoon, 1936-40; Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Station Hospital, Rangoon, 1942-45; Medical Superintendent and Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Rangoon Dufferin Hospital, 1946-48, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medical College, Rangoon, 1949-59; Medical Superintendent, Rangoon Dufferin Hospital, 1949-59.


Special Mention

Burma’s foremost Obstetrician & Gynaecologist. First to introduce Ceasarian Section in Burma. Became well known for her research and report of amoebic vaginitis which was named May’s disease; Held the post of Lt.Col. during the CAS (B) period.Opened and ran a Women’ Hospital at Byaing-ye-o-zin, Rangoon during World WarII.


Honours / Awards

Gold medal in Pathology (Calcutta Medical College); ThiriPyanchi, 1949. Membership of Societies / Associaties / Committees: Burma Medical Association; Burma Research Society (Executive Committee member).Conferences / Study Tours / Training: Post-gratuade study in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, London, and Edinburgh, 1927-29; Dublin, 1929; Vienna, 1930; Manchester, 1948. Publications: Yin May, Daw (1937). Amoebic infections of the female genital tract (amoebic vaginitis). MAY’S DISEASE Indian med. Gaz.


                      Ministry of Health, Union of Myanmar, Yangon, 2003



Myanmar Medical AssociationObstetrical & Gynaecological Society

• Founded since 1966     Golden Jubilee on 2016

• The 1st President

• Prof Dr Daw Yin May …photo and biography

• RCOG (UK) Membership and Fellowship …..150 

• Master of O&G….600

• Dr. Med.Sc…..51


Noble objectives

• —To improve women’s health

• —To improve maternal and fetal health, neonatal health

• —To support and sustain clinical competencies through training, quality improvement approaches,
  effective technologies, and evaluation

• —To response to national health priorities and plans developed by Ministry of Health and Myanmar
  Medical Association

• —To participate in the activities of priority interventions according to MDGs

• Academic

• Two Monthly clinical meetings

• Seminars/ symposiums

• Academic talks (International speakers)

• Academic talks with other local specialties (updated information )

• International Conference every two years

• Hands on training workshops with International societies (Endoscopy, Infertility, cervical cancer
  screening, Imaging etc)

• Health educational talk to the public


Academic programmes in collaboration and in coordination with International NGO’s:

Hands-on Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) Workshop

Date – 25.8.11 to 26.8.11 
Venue – Central Women’s Hospital, Yangon

Trainers 1) Prof Urban Peter Waldenstrom Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Falun Hospital, Sweden
                  2)  Lars Jogansson, Embryologist


Symposium on Role of Progesterone in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Practice

• —Date – 14.8.11   
 1) Dr A Jaishree Gajaraj (OG) India
 2) Dr Aye Aye Thein, Consultant OG, Central Women’s Hospital, Yangon


Basic and Intermediate level laparoscopy operative training WS

—• —Venue…..CWH —
• —Date …25-26 May 2011
• —Trainers ....Prof Kyi Kyi Nyunt
                   Prof Saw Kler Ku
                   Prof Col Aye Aye
Surgeons  Prof Khin Zaw / Prof Tin Tin Mar
Course Incharge…. Prof/Head of UM1 Participants…..20


Gynaecological Endoscopy Workshop

Date – 19.5.12 to 20.5.12
Venue - Central Women’s Hospital, Yangon
Trainers – 
  1.  Dr Yoke-Fai Fong, Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National
       University of Singapore
  2. Dr Ng Ying Woo, Associate Consultant
  3. Naw Paw Tha Hser, Senior Staff Nurse, Peri-operative Nursing


Hands- on training workshop for long term contraceptive methods (Jadelle)

Venue.. Inya Lake Hotel
Dr Unnop Jaisamram, Associate Professor
Chulalongkom University
Supporting organization-  PSI
Moderator… Prof Hta Hta Yee



10th Obstetrical and Gynaecological International Congress (Myanmar)

Date – 22. 2. 13 to 25.2.13
Venue – Kandawgyi Palace Hotel
Many international speakers attended the conference


There are four Pre-congress Workshops, namely: —
• Advanced Laparoscopy workshop (Indian OGS)
• Ultrasound workshop (OGSM)
• Life saving skills for emergency obstetric care and newborn care (OGS Malaysia) —
• MRCOG part 2 Q and A session with Dr Paul Fogarty (RCOG)



• Title… Family Planning Unit
  (Long Term  Methods)


• Responsible organization.. MMA GP Society & OG society

• Supporting Organization…..PSI

• Time frame.....  2010-2011-2012


Achievements in Myanmar (2011- 2013)

• —To build capacity of BHS and Basic health doctors for Basic and Comprehensive Emergency Obstetrics
  and Newborn Care, developed SOP/ manual and conducted Training of   BEmOC and CEmOC in 2011,
  2012, DOH/ WHO

• —Development of PAC guideline and Comprehensive Management of Abortion Complications and use
  of MVA (Manual Vacuum Aspiration) in Post-abortion Care , 2013 May 15-17, DOH/WHO

• Insertion and removal of Implant training at the National level (2013 Jan), PSI/DOH

• Formation of Task Force on Commission on Information and Accountability (COIA) for Women and
  Children and Activities to achieve MDG, 2012- 2013, (DOH/WHO) —

• Since 2010, the Ministry of Health, Myanmar is committed to the UN Secretary General’s Global
  Strategy on Women’s and Children’s Health and aims to achieve universal access to sexual and
  reproductive health, promoting reproductive rights, reducing maternal mortality and accelerating
  progress on the ICPD agenda and related MDGs. (UN Commitment) —

• Myanmar will also commit Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) aims to reach more women with
  lifesaving family planning information and access to contraceptives by the year 2020.

• —Since 2011, the Government of the Republic of Myanmar created a budget line for Reproductive
  Health Commodities including contraceptives to improve the health of mothers and children, to
  accelerate achievement of health MDGs.


International Relations

• RCOG —
• WHO —
• Singapore OG Society
• Indian OG Society —
• Malaysian OGSM —
• FIGO —
• International NGO’s


Social activities

Donations to Japan Sunami US $ 500 (May 2011) —
• AOFOG for young gynaecologist award..  US$ 500 (May 2011) —
—• MMA Main Building (NPT) 500,000 Kyats
• North Indian State of Uttarakhand heavy floods (August 2013) US $500


Participation with other societies:
Lady doctor association, Support group for elderly doctors, Buddhist association
• Participation in MMA Specialist tour to district areas