Delegation from Ministry of Health and Sports, Myanmar Visits to President Endo
On June 19, 2018, a delegation from the Ministry of Health and Sports, Republic of the Union of Myanmar, headed by Director General Kyaw Thein Htay, Department of Traditional Medicine, Ministry of Health and Sports, Myanmar paid a courtesy visit to President Endo.
This visit is as part of a JICA partnership program, ”Project for strengthening primary healthcare by improving manufacturing and quality control of traditional medicine in Myanmar” which Dr. Katsuhiro Konno, Institute of Natural Medicine (INM), University of Toyama (UT) leads as a project manager with the cooperation of Toyama prefecture.
After giving a welcome address by President Endo, Director General Kyaw Thein Htay expressed his appreciation for the cooperation and contribution by UT to JICA partnership program. The meeting was held in a friendly atmosphere, and they had a lively conversation about medical situation in Myanmar and the possibility of further cooperation.
During their stay in Toyama, they will visit facilities on Sugitani Campus, UT and pharmaceutical companies and also attend the “2018 Symposium on traditional medicine and primary healthcare in Toyama and Myanmar” on June 25.