Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

 

History

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is based at the Central Women Hospital, which is a teaching hospital affiliated to University of Medicine (1), Institute of Nursing & Central Midwifery Training School training center.
Training programmes for different undergraduate & postgraduate trainees are available as follows: For medical doctors, there are undergraduate as well as postgraduate courses: Undergraduate courses are conducted for final Part I M.B.,B.S, Final Part II M.B.,B.S and House Offiicers. Postgraduate courses currently running in the hospital are for M.Med.Sc (OG) (3 years course), Dr. M. Med. Sc (OG), Dr. M. Med. Sc (Gynaecological oncology), Dr. M. Med. Sc (Reproductive Health), M. Med. Sc (Pathology) , M.Med.Sc (Radiology), M. Med. Sc. (Paediatrics), M. Med. Sc (Anaesthesia) , Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Diploma in Family Medicine. M.R.C.O.G Candidates are trained for their part 1 and 2 requirements.

Department Heads

1. Prof: Daw Yin May   
M.B.B.S, F.R.C.P.,  F.R.C.S
  (10.1956 – 12.1959)
2. Prof: Daw Khin Si
M.B.B.S, F.R.C.O.G
    (1959 – 1976)
3. Prof: Daw Hla Kyi
M.B.B.S, F.R.C.O.G, F.A.C.O.G
    (2.1976 – 1.1983)
4. Prof: Daw Khin Nu
M.B.B.S, F.R.C.O.G
      (2.1983 -5.1988)
5. Prof: Daw Kyu Kyu Swe
M.B.B.S, F.R.C.O.G
(5.1988 – 12.1988)
6. Prof: Daw Mya Mya
M.B.B.S, F.R.C.O.G
  (12.1988 -2.1993)
7. Prof: Daw Hla Hla Myaing
M.B.B.S, F.R.C.O.G
(2.1993 -2.2000)
8. Prof: Daw Than Than Tin
M.B.B.S, M. Med. Sc (O&G),
Dr. Med. Sc, F.R.C.O.G(UK), MFFP(UK)
 (6.2000 – 3.2009)
9. Prof: Daw Win Win Mya
M.B.B.S, M. Med. Sc (OG), Dip. Med,
M.R.C.O.G, Dr. Med. Sc (OG), FRCOG
   (4.2009 – 7.2013)
10. Prof: Dr. Mya Thida
M.B.B.S, M. Med. Sc (OG), Dip. Med,
Dr. Med. Sc (OG), M.R.C.O.G (UK),
FRCOG (UK), MFFP (UK), FFSRH (UK)
  (8.4.2013-15.5.2015)
11. Prof: Dr. San San Myint
M.B., B.S, Dip. Med. Education,
  1. Med. Sc (OG), MRCOG (UK),
Dr. Med. Sc (OG), FRCOG (UK)
    (15.10.2015 – to date)

Teaching Faculty

1. Prof Yin YinSoe
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG), MRCOG, FRCOG,
Dr.Med.Sc (OG), Dip.Med.Ed.
 Professor, UM (1)
2. Prof KhinLatt
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG), Dr.Med.Sc (OG)
 Professor, UM (1)
3. Dr SoeLwin
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG), MRCOG, FRCOG
   Associate Professor UM(1)
4. Dr ZawMyintThein
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG), Dr.Med.Sc (OG)
   Associate Professor UM(1)
5. Dr Kyu Kyu Hlaing
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG), Dr.Med.Sc (Gynae: oncology)
 Associate Professor UM(1)
6. Dr MyintThet Mon
M.B.,B.S., Dip.Med.Sc (OG), M.Med.Sc (OG),  Dr.Med.Sc (OG)
    Associate Professor UM(1)
7. Dr Wai Wai Myint
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG), MRCOG,
  Lecturer UM (1)
8. Dr Mie Mie Thet
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
  Lecturer UM (1)
9. Dr Win Win Aye
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
 Lecturer UM (1)
10. Dr Wint Lay Naing
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
 Lecturer UM (1)
11. Dr Sandar Saw
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
 Lecturer UM (1)
12. Dr May Myo Kywe
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
Lecturer UM (1)
13. Dr Khin Nandar Aung
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
 Lecturer UM (1)
14. Dr Nang YuzanaZaw
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
Assistant Lecturer UM (1)
15. Dr Yu NandarAung
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
Assistant Lecturer UM (1)
16. Dr May Zin Soe
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
  Assistant Lecturer UM (1)
17.       Dr Nilar Win Myint
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
 Assistant Lecturer UM (1)
18. Dr Shwe Kyaw
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
Assistant Lecturer UM(1)
19. Dr Kyi May Htet
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
  Assistant Lecturer UM (1)
20. Dr May Thu Htun
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
Assistant Lecturer UM (1)

Part Time

1. Prof Khin Lay Kywe
  1. M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG), MRCOG, FRCOG,Dr.Med.Sc (OG), Dip.Med.Ed.
Professor, CWH
2. Prof Yin Yin Sein
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG), Dr.Med.Sc (RH)
    Professor, CWH
3. Dr Htut Thiri San Thein
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG), MRCOG
  SC/AP, CWH
4. Dr Mar Mar Wynn
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
  SC/AP, CWH
5. Dr Aye Aye Shwe
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
SC/AP, CWH
6. Dr Myat Chit Swe
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
         SC/AP, CWH
7. Dr Swe Swe Myint
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG), MRCOG
    SC/AP, CWH
8. Dr Cherry San
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG), MRCOG
     SC/AP, CWH
9. Dr Phyu Phyu Kyaing
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG), MRCOG
SC/AP, CWH
10. Dr Khin May Htwe
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG), Dr. Med.Sc (RH)
  SC/AP, CWH
11. Dr Moe Nwe
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
  SC/AP, CWH
12. Dr May Lwin Aung
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
     SC/AP, CWH
13. Dr ThanThan Win
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
SC, CWH
14. SC Dr Myint Myint Thin
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG), Dr. Med.Sc (Onco)
 SC, CWH
15. Dr Lei Lei Min
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
JC, CWH
16. Dr Mu MuAung
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
     JC, CWH
17. Dr Seint Mon Mon Yee
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
      JC, CWH
18. Dr Win Thidar Hlaing
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
 JC, CWH
19. Dr Ni Ni Thein
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG), Dr. Med.Sc (Onco)
        JC, CWH
20. Dr Yu Yu Moe
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
  JC, CWH
21. Dr Kyi TharTun
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
  JC, CWH
22. Dr Ohmar Win
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
  JC, CWH
23. Dr Hnin Thida Htun
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
  JC, CWH
24. Dr May Thet Aung
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
  JC, CWH
25. Dr Nan Pan Pa Pa Htay
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
  JC, CWH

East Yangon Hospital

1. Dr Sandar Win
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
SC/AP
2. Dr Phyu Phyu Han
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
  JC
3. Dr Sandar Moe
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
  JC

West General Hospital, Yangon

1. Dr Lei Lei Win
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
SC/AP
2. Dr Tin Mi Mi
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
  JC

Workers’ Hospital

1. Dr Mya Mya Aye
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG), Dr. Med.Sc (OG)
SC/AP
2. Dr Yee Yee Naing
M.B.,B.S., M.Med.Sc (OG)
  JC
 

DEPARTMENTAL OBJECTIVES

 

QUALITY OBJECTIVES FOR FINAL PART 1

  At the end of the course of instructions, the learners should be able to acquire the
 

Knowledge of:

  1. The normal and abnormal process of childbearing
  2. The structure and function of the female reproductive organ system and their disorders
  3. The common obstetrics and gynaecologic problems in Myanmar.
 

Skills of:

  1. Working up a relevant case history and perform a systemic obstetric and gynaecological examination.
  2. Managing normal pregnancy and labour.
  3. Recognizing abnormal pregnancy and labour and deal with them and refer when necessary.
  4. Recognizing and managing common gynaecological disorders.
  5. Giving treatment in cases of obstetrics and gynaecological emergencies.
  6. Conducting community orientated obstetrics programme (CBL).
  7. Prioritizing common obstetrics and gynaecological problems in the country.
 

Attitude of:

  1. Caring for patients and in conformity with medical ethics
  2. Being aware of the importance of the place of women in a family and society and the importance of the social aspects of the obstetrics and gynaecology
  3. Being aware that pregnancy, through a physiological process can done pathological at any stage by being vigilant throughout the course of pregnancy and labour.
  4. Being aware that good obstetrics care is preventive gynaecology
  5. Adopting the habit of continuing self-education and scientific investigations
 

QUALITY OBJECTIVES FOR FINAL PART 2

  At the end of the course of instructions, the learners should be able to acquire the
 

Knowledge of:

  1. The normal and abnormal process of childbearing
  2. The structure and function of the female reproductive organ system and their disorders
  3. The common obstetrics and gynaecologic problems in Myanmar.
 

Skills of:

  1. Working up a relevant case history and perform a systemic obstetric and gynaecological examination.
  1. Managing normal pregnancy and labour.
  2. Recognizing abnormal pregnancy and labour and deal with them and refer when necessary.
  3. Recognizing and managing common gynaecological disorders.
  4. Giving treatment in cases of obstetrics and gynaecological emergencies.
  5. Conducting community orientated obstetrics programme (CBL).
  6. Prioritizing common obstetrics and gynaecological problems in the country.
 

Attitude of:

  1. Caring for patients and in conformity with medical ethics
  2. Being aware of the importance of the place of women in a family and society and the importance of the social aspects of the obstetrics and gynaecology
  3. Being aware that pregnancy, through a physiological process can done pathological at any stage by being vigilant throughout the course of pregnancy and labour.
  4. Being aware that good obstetrics care is preventive gynaecology
  5. Adopting the habit of continuing self-education and scientific investigations
   

Aim & Objectives of Diploma in Med. Sc. (Obstetrics and Gynaecology)

 

Aim:

To produce more qualified and more efficient doctors who are able to handle common obstetric and gynaecological problems independently so as to increase the quality of health care delivery to the community at district and township level (Community obstetric and gynaecological care)  

Objectives :

At the end of the training period the trainees must be able to :-
  1. Provide antenatal care service and manage antenatal problems
  2. Conduct normal labour including essential newborn care and manage cases with intrapartum complications
  3. Provide postpartum care and manage women with post-partum complication
  4. Perform obstetric surgical procedures for complicated labour
  5. Provide emergency obstetric care, basic as well as comprehensive
  6. Provide care for early pregnancy problem including post-abortion care
  7. Provide birth spacing service
  8. Provide care for common gynaecological problems
  9. Provide preventive care of gynaecological cancer
 

 Aim & Objectives of M.Med.Sc. (OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY)

 

Aim

The aim is to produce Obstetrics & Gynaecologists who were well qualified to become specialists capable of providing the kinds of care in their speciality which will not only meet the needs and expectations of country at present, but also of developing the standards of care to meet the challenges of the future. Their standards of competence at the end of their training should match those of any other trainee in any other country at a corresponding stage of training.  

OBJECTIVES

 
  1. Be conversant with basic principles of OB/GYN, be able to apply concepts and principles to new situation and be able to integrate knowledge from different sources into an effective plan to solve a problem.
  2. Be able to perform common clinical procedures and surgical procedures for the management of common OB/GYN conditions and emergencies with a high degree of skill without supervision.
  3. Be able to offer effective counseling to the patient and her family and adhere to ethical principles in every contact with the patient.
   

AIM & OBJECTIVES OF DOCTORATE

 

DOCTORATE IN REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

 

Aim

To promote and maintain high standards of professional practice within the field of  Reproductive Health care, including research catering to the needs of the community reproductive health.
 

Objectives

At the end of the three years training period the candidate should;
 

Knowledge

  1. Be thoroughly familiar with the wide range of disorders regarding Reproductive Health.
  2. Be able to diagnose and investigate such cases.
  3. Be able to participate actively in their management.
  4. Acquire sufficient knowledge in related fields of Reproductive Health.
  5. Be able to analyze and interpret scientific publications in related fields.
 

Skill

  1. Acquire creative thinking, problem solving and critical decision making skills.
  2. Develop effective communication skills.
  3. Competently handle common reproductive health problems.
  4. Obtain clinical acumen in selection and timing of investigations.
  5. Acquire competency in performing Reproductive Health investigative procedures.
  6. Acquire competency in performing Reproductive Health interventional procedures.
  7. Develop skill in critical analysis of research papers and to carry out a research work of his own interest and to be able to present his work.
  8. Develop audit programs in order to maintain professional standard in the field of reproductive health.
 

Attitude

Acquire the habit of making ideal cost-effective decision options, which give the best cost-effective ratios for the community.
   

DOCTORATE IN  GYNAECOLOGICAL ONCOLOGY

 

 Aim

To produce obstetricians and gynaecologists who are knowledgeable at an advanced level in Gynaecological Oncology and with sufficient clinical skills to diagnose and manage the problems and to competently perform investigative and interventional
     

Objectives

At the end of the training period the candidate should;
 

Knowledge

  1. Be thoroughly familiar with the wide range of Gynaecological malignancies.
  2. Be able to diagnose and investigate such cases.
  3. Be able to participate actively in their management.
  4. Acquire sufficient knowledge in Oncological surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, tumour kinetics, gene therapy and palliative care including pain management in advanced stage cancer.
  5. Acquire knowledge on preventive measures and screening programme for early detection.
  6. Be able to analyze and interpret scientific publications in related fields.
 

Skill

  1. Acquire creative thinking, problem solving and critical decision making skills in management of gynaecological malignancies
  2. Develop effective communication skills.
  3. Acquire competency in performing screening tests .
  4. Obtain clinical acumen in selection and timing of investigations.
  5. Acquire competency in performing Gynaecological Oncology interventional procedures-Cancer surgery.
  6. Competently make decisions and handle the adverse effects resulting from radiotherapy and chemotherapy
  7. Develop skill in critical analysis of research papers and to carry out a research work of his own interest and to be able to present his work.
 

Attitude

Acquire the habit of making ideal cost-effective decision options, which give the best cost-effective ratios.
   

DOCTORATE IN OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY

 

 Aim

To promote and maintain high standards of professional practice within the field of  Obstetrics and Gynaecology including research catering to the needs of the country in accordance with National Health Policy and National Health Plan and keeping in tune with international level.
 

Objectives

At the end of the three years training period the candidate should;
 

Knowledge

  1. Be thoroughly familiar with the wide range of disorders regarding Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
  2. Be able to diagnose and investigate such cases.
  3. Be able to participate actively in their management.
  4. Acquire sufficient knowledge in related fields
  5. Be able to analyze and interpret scientific publications in related fields
 

Skill

  1. Acquire creative thinking, problem solving and critical decision making skills.
  2. Develop effective communication skills.
  3. Competently handle common Obstetric and Gynaecological problems.
  4. Obtain clinical acumen in selection and timing of investigations.
  5. Acquire competency in performing investigative procedures.
  6. Acquire competency in performing interventional procedures.
  7. Develop skill in critical analysis of research papers and to carry out a research work of his own interest and to be able to present his work.
  8. Develop audit programs in order to maintain professional standard in the field of reproductive health.
 

Attitude

Acquire the habit of making ideal cost-effective decision options, which give the best cost-effective ratios for the community.
   

Linkage with Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecologists

  Almost all the postgraduates trained in the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology outside the country are members and fellows of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
The Myanmar representative committee for RCOG follows the constitution of the college and the first chairperson was Professor Daw Hla Kyi, followed by Professor Kyu Kyu Swe, Professor Myint Maung Maung and Professor Dr Than Than Tin. The current chairperson is Professor Dr. Win Win Mya. The hospital recognition for MRCOG part 2 training was obtained after visits from the RCOG hospital recognition team to Central Women’s Hospital, Yangon and Mandalay General Hospital starting in 1983. North Okkalapa Hospital was recognized as training center after visits by Professor Fairweather and Miss Mary Anderson in 1990.
   

Prescribed Textbooks References

 

For Undergraduate Students

 
  1. Obstetrics by Ten Teachers, Edited by Baker PN, 19th Edition: 2011, Hodder Arnold, UK
  2. Gynaecology by Ten Teachers, Edited by Monga A, 19th Edition: 2011, Hodder Arnold, UK
  3. Gynaecology illustrated, Hart DM and Norman J, 5th Edition; 2000, Churchill Livingstone, UK
  4. Obstetrics illustrated, 5th Edition;2000, Churchill Livingstone, UK
  5. Self-Assessment by Ten Teachers-EMQs, SAQs and OSCEs in Obstetrics and Gynaecology JC Brockelsby and C Phillips, Hodder Arnold, 978-0-340-90615-6,UK
  6. Jeffcoate INTERNATIONAL EDITION 7th Edition; 2008 Published by Arnold, UK

For Postgraduate Students

  1. High Risk Pregnancy, Management Options, Edited by James DK, Steer PJ, Weiner CP, Gonik B, 4th Edition; 2015, Saunders WB, Harcourt Publishers Ltd, UK
  2. Dewhurst’s Textbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology for Postgraduates, Edited by Keith D, Edmonds, 7th Edition; 2004, Blackwell Science Ltd, UK
  3. Gynaecology , Edited by Shaw RW, Soutter WP, Stanton SL, 7th Edition; 2013, Churchill Livingstone, UK
  4. Telinde’s Operative Gynaecology, 8th edition, JA Rock and JD Thompson, UK
  5. William’s Gynaecology ,20th edition by Cunningham et.al
  6. Novak’s Gynaecology 14th, 2007 edition by JS Berek
  7. Gynaecological Oncology, Edited by Griffiths CT, Silverstone A, Jobias J Benjamin E, 1st Edition; 1997, Mosby-Wolfe, UK
  8. A Practical Manual of Laparoscopy and Minimally invasive gynaecology – A Clinical Cookbook (2nd Edition) RP Pasic and RL Levine, Informa, UK
  9. Operative Obstetrics (3rd edition), Edited by Joseph Apuzzio, Anthony Vintzileos and Leslie Iffy, Taylor and Francis, UK
  10. Essential Reproduction (6th edition) M Joseph , Blackwell, UK
  11. Clinical Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, T Falcone and W Hurd, Mosby, UK
  12. Problem oriented approach to Obstetrics and Gynaecolgy, 1st Edition by SS Ratnam, S Arulkumarn and DK Sen
  13. Handbook of Obstetrics Medicine, 3rd Edition, K Nelson-Piercy, Taylor and Francis, UK
  14. Menstrual problems for the MRCOG,1st Edition by MA Lumsden, JE Norma, Hod Crithley, UK
  15. Contraception today, 3rd edition by John Gillebaud, UK
  16. The John Hopkin’s Manual of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, 1st Edition by Nichilas C Lambrouetal UK
  17. Obstetrics and Gynaecology An evidence based test for MRCOG, 2nd edition, 2010 Hodder, Amold, UK
  18. Shaw’s Textbook of Operative Gynaecology 7th Edition, 2013, Elsevies, London, UK
  19. RCOG Green Top Guideline www.rcog.org.uk
  20. NICE guideline www.nice.org.uk