Welcome to University of Public Health
Welcome to University of Public Health
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The University of Public Health (UPH), Yangon, Myanmar is the premier university for post graduate education on public health in Myanmar. The Ministry of Health, Republic of the Union of Myanmar formally established the University of Public Health as an academic institution for post graduate studies on public health in July 2007. The university offers various degree programs including Master and Doctorate in Public Health, Diploma in Hospital Administration, and Diploma in Medical Education, in addition to short certificate training courses on epidemiology, health ethics, health financing, etc.

The university is a member of the regional networks of academic institutions on public health, such as the South-East Asia Public Health Education Institution Network (SEAPHEIN) and the Public Health Academic Network of the Greater Mekong Sub-regional countries.

In addition, University of Public Health collaborates with eminent universities including University of Adelaide (Australia), University of Oslo (Norway), Johns Hopkins University (USA) and National University of Singapore.

The mission of the University of Public Health, Yangon, is to develop leaders and managers in the health sector, by educating health and other personnel in the areas of health policy and management, epidemiology and disease control, health behaviour and social aspects of health, biostatistics and demography, environmental and occupational health, ethics in public health, public health nutrition, public health laboratory, population and family health, medical education science and information technology and other public health related areas, by conducting the quality research and by participating in the practice of health care services".

Mile stones of UPH
  • The UPH was officially opened by HE Minister for Health and WHO SEAR Regional Director in July 2007
  • The first academic year started in December 2007
  • Now, 5th batch of MPH course 5th batch of Hospital Administration Diploma and Medical Education Diploma courses had trained.
Faculty Staff
Staff category
Full time
Part time
Visiting
Rector
1
Professors
3
4
8+
Associate Prof./ Senior Lecturer
5
5+
Lecturer
8
10
8+
Assistant Lecturer
5
Total
22
14
21+
Number of students trained
Course
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
MPH
15
18
35
6
46
30
27
36
HA&HM
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
Hospital Admin. Diploma
20
18
23
17
29
38
47
36
Med. Education Diploma
29
31
33
31
35
36
39
46
Ph D (Public Health)
-
-
1
-
-
1
3
2
Total
64
67
92
54
110
105
116
128
Welcome to University of Public Health