Delegation from Ministry of Health and Sports, Myanmar Visited to President Endo
On June 20, 2017, a delegation from the Ministry of Health and Sports, Republic of the Union of Myanmar, headed by Deputy Director General Kyaw Soe, 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, Deputy Director General Kyaw Soe expressed his appreciation for the cooperation and contribution by UT to JICA partnership program. The participants had a lively discussion about the possibility of further cooperation towards the international contributions in the future.
During their stay, the delegation will visit facilities on Sugitani Campus, UT and pharmaceutical companies, etc. in Toyama and attend the “2017 Symposium on traditional medicine and primary healthcare in Toyama and Myanmar” on June 26.