Dr Win Han Oo is a registered medical doctor and a senior program manager at Burnet Institute who has been managing a variety of projects to fight against infectious diseases, especially COVID-19, malaria and tuberculosis. He is also a research fellow for Burnet Institute, taking different positions in Institute-led research. He has over 12 years of experience in public health and research.
- 2019 onward – member and resource person for Malaria Free Mekong Network
- 2018 onward – research fellow for Australian Centre of Research Excellence in Malaria Elimination
- 2015 onward – member of Myanmar Malaria Technical Strategic Group
- Senior Program Manager (Health Security), Burnet Institute - January 2020 to present
- Program Manager, Burnet Institute - September 2016 to December 2019
- Program Manager (Coordination/ Malaria) & Senior Technical Specialist (Tuberculosis), Burnet Institute - September 2013 to August 2016
- Health Services Manager, Population Services International Myanmar - January 2012 to September 2012
- Senior Health Services Officer, Population Services International Myanmar- June 2011 to December 2011
- Senior Franchising Officer, Population Services International Myanmar - April 2010 to June 2011
- Franchising Officer, Population Services International Myanmar - June 2008 to April 2010
- General Practitioner, Self-employed - December 2007 to July 2008
- 2020: PhD, Deakin University, Australia
- 2015: Deboer fellowship, Deboer foundation - USA
- 2013: Master of Public Health (Global Health), Thammasat University – Thailand
- 2008: MBBS, University of Medicine II – Yangon, Myanmar
- January 2019: The Australian Centre of Research Excellence in Malaria Elimination (ACREME) Travel and Training Awards
- October 2017: Higher Degree by Research Grant from the School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University Australia
- July 2017: American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2019 Annual Meeting Travel Award
- July 2017, April 2018 and July 2019: Prospect Burma Scholarship
- September 2016: Early Career Scholar Grant to present at the International Congress for Tropical Medicine and Malaria in Brisbane
- August 2016: Deakin-Burnet PhD Award, Deakin University
- September 2015: New Zealand ASEAN Scholars Award
- September 2015: Deboer Fellowship
- April 2013: Prospect Burma Scholarship Award
- August 2012: Thammasat University Tuition Fees Waiver Awards
- Reducing malaria transmission in forest-going mobile and migrant populations in Lao PDR and Cambodia: protocol for stepped-wedge cluster-randomised controlled trial.
Htike W, Oo WH, Lynn T, Sovanda L, Agius PA, Oo MC, Galau NH, Thu KM, Zaw AK, Htwe EP, Cutts JC, Kearney EA, Scott N, O'Flaherty K, Wang B, Khamlome B, Vilay P, Siv S, Fowkes FJI
BMC Infect Dis. 2022 Sep; 22(1):747
- Perspectives of health and community stakeholders on community-delivered models of malaria elimination in Lao People's Democratic Republic: A qualitative study.
Oo MC, Phongluxa K, Oo WH, Kounnavong S, Xayyavong S, Louangphaxay C, Htike W, Cutts JC, Thu KM, Hkawng GN, Fowkes FJI
PLoS One. 2022 Mar; 17(3):e0264399
- Sustainability of a mobile phone application-based data reporting system in Myanmar's malaria elimination program: a qualitative study.
Oo WH, Thu KM, Cutts JC, Htike W, Win KM, Oo MC, Galau NH, Agius PA, Htoon PP, Kearney E, Thi A, Aung YW, Thein MM, Rosecrans K, Lwin KT, Min AK, Fowkes FJ
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2021 Oct; 21(1):285
- Evaluation of the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of a Community-delivered Integrated Malaria Elimination (CIME) model in Myanmar: protocol for an open stepped-wedge cluster-randomised controlled trial.
Oo WH, Thi A, Htike W, Agius PA, Cutts JC, Win KM, Yi Linn NY, Than WP, Hkawng GN, Thu KM, Oo MC, O'Flaherty K, Kearney E, Scott N, Phyu PP, Htet AT, Myint O, Lwin Yee L, Thant ZP, Mon A, Htike S, Hnin TP, Fowkes FJI
BMJ Open. 2021 Aug; 11(8):e050400
- Community-based molecular and serological surveillance of subclinical malaria in Myanmar.
O'Flaherty K, Oo WH, Zaloumis SG, Cutts JC, Aung KZ, Thein MM, Drew DR, Razook Z, Barry AE, Parischa N, Zaw NN, Thu HK, Thi A, Htay WYM, Soe AP, Simpson JA, Beeson JG, Agius PA, Fowkes FJI
BMC Med. 2021 May; 19(1):121
- A mobile phone application for malaria case-based reporting to advance malaria surveillance in Myanmar: a mixed methods evaluation.
Oo WH, Htike W, Cutts JC, Win KM, Thu KM, Oo MC, Hkawng GN, Agius PA, Htoon PP, Scott N, Kearney E, Moreira C, Pedrana A, Stoove M, Thi A, Aung YW, Thein MM, Rosecrans K, Lwin KT, Min AK, Fowkes FJI
Malar J. 2021 Mar; 20(1):167
- Optimizing Myanmar's community-delivered malaria volunteer model: a qualitative study of stakeholders' perspectives.
Oo WH , Hoban E, Gold L, Than KK, La T, Thi A, Fowkes FJI
Malar J. 2021 Feb; 20(1):79
- Community demand for comprehensive primary health care from malaria volunteers in South-East Myanmar: a qualitative study.
Oo WH , Hoban E, Gold L, Than KK, La T, Thi A, Fowkes FJI
Malar J. 2021 Jan; 20(1):19
- Evaluation of the effectiveness of topical repellent distributed by village health volunteer networks against Plasmodium spp. infection in Myanmar: A stepped-wedge cluster randomised trial.
Agius PA, Cutts JC, Oo WH, Thi A, O'Flaherty K, Aung KZ, Thu HK, Aung PP, Thein MM, Zaw NN, Htay WYM, Soe AP, Razook Z, Barry AE, Htike W, Devine A, Simpson JA, Crabb BS, Beeson JG, Pasricha N, Fowkes FJI
PLoS Med. 2020 Aug; 17(8):e1003177
- Effectiveness of repellent delivered through village health volunteers on malaria incidence in villages in South-East Myanmar: a stepped-wedge cluster-randomised controlled trial protocol.
Win Han Oo, Cutts JC, Agius PA, Kyaw Zayar Aung, Poe Poe Aung, Aung Thi, Nyi Nyi Zaw, Htin Kyaw Thu, Wai Yan Min Htay, Ataide R, O'Flaherty K, Ai Pao Yawn, Aung Paing Soe, Beeson JG, Crabb B, Pasricha N, Fowkes FJI
BMC Infect Dis. 2018 Dec; 18(1):663
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