Myanmar Internal Medicine Society
18th Myanmar Internal Medicine Conference (MIMC) 2017
[In conjunction with 4th AFIM Congress and
4th ACP South East Asian Chapter Meeting]



PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE (14.9.2017)
Day 1
(29.9.2017)
Friday
8:00-9:30 9:30-9:50 9:50-10:00 10:00-11:00 11:00-12:00 12:00-13:00 13:00-14:30 14:30-15:00 15:00-16:00
Opening Ceremony Tea break Opening of Academic Session Plenary Lecture

ACP - Fostering Excellence and Professionalism in Internal Medicine
Mini (1)
Geriatrics
Lunch symposium

Hematology

Sanofi
Major (1)
Infection
TTO
Tea
Break
Mini (3)
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Sanofi
Mini (2)
Liver
Major (2)

Rehabilitation
Mini (4)
COPD
GSK
Day 2
(30.9.2017)
Saturday
8:30-10:30 10:30-11:00 11:00-12:30 12:30-13:30 13:30-14:30 14:30-15:00 15:00-16:00 18:00-20:00
Theme Symposium

The Future of Medical Doctors in the ASEAN MRA

‘Best Practices’ in ASEAN Countries
Tea
Break
Major (3)

Neurology for the Internist
Lunch symposium

High value care
Mini (5)

Hypertension and CVD
Mega
Tea Break Mini (7)

Gastroenterology
Gala Dinner
Major (4)

Tuberculosis
Mini (6)

Stem cell Therapy
Mini (8)

Oncology
Day 3
(1.10.2017)
Sunday
8:30-10:00 10:00-10:30 10:30-11:30 11:30-12:30 12:30-13:30 13:30-14:45 14:45-15:00 15:00-16:00
Major (5)

Diabetes and Hypertension : A
Sinister Alliance
Servier
Tea Break Mini (9)

Management of Depression
Servier
Mini (11)

Nephrology

Lunch Symposium

Aesthetic dermatology
Clinical
Session

(5 cases)
Tea
Break
CPC
Major (6)

Nutrition

Abbott
Mini (10)

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Mini (12)

Toxicology

18th Myanmar Internal Medicine Conference

MIMC 2017

(In Conjunction with 4th AFIM Congress & 4th ACP Southeast Asian Chapter Meeting)

29th Sep - 1st Oct, 2017

TENTATIVE PROGRAMME

DAY 1: 29th SEPTEMBER 2017 (FRIDAY)

08:00-09:30 Opening Ceremony   - Grand Ball room, 2nd Floor
  • Opening Speech by Union Minister, Ministry of Health and Sport
  • Welcome Speech by President of IMS, MMA
  • Photo session
09:30-09:50 Refreshment – 1st Floor Foyer

Academic Programme

09:50-10:00 Opening of Academic Session by President of Academic Committee
10:00-11:00 Plenary Lecture    - Grand Ball room, 2nd Floor
  • Chairperson: Prof Rai Mra

  • Topic: ACP – Fostering Excellence and Professionalism in Internal Medicine
  • Speaker: Prof. Thomas G Tape - Immediate Past Chair, ACP Board of Regents
11:00-12:00 Mini Symposium (1)
Geriatrics - Inya Ball room, 1st Floor
  • Chairperson:: Prof Nyunt Thein

  • Topic: Healthy Aging
  • Speaker: AP Min Zaw Oo

  • Topic: Frailty Assessment and Crisis Interventions
  • Speaker: Dr Moe Thaw Oo (UK)
Mini Symposium (2)
Hepatology - Grand Ball room, 2nd Floor
  • Chairperson: Prof Khin Mg Win, Prof Kyaw Soe Tun

  • Topic: Update in management of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)
  • Speaker: Prof Naomi

  • Topic: Update in management of Hepatitis B
  • Speaker: Prof Win Naing, Prof Win Win Swe
12:00-13:00 Lunch Symposium (1)
Hematology  -Grand Ball room, 2nd Floor
  • Chairperson: Prof Aye Aye Myint
  • Topic: Basic Interpretation of CBC, RBC indices, and Clotting Parameters
  • Speaker: Prof. Htun Lwin Nyein

  • Topic: Approach to Anemia
  • Speaker: AP Sein Win
13:00-14:30 Major Symposium (1)
Infection  - Grand Ball room, 2nd Floor
  • Chairperson: Prof Htin Aung Saw

  • Topic: Rabies –Rabies project in Myanmar
  • Speaker: Prof Nan Phyu Phyu Aung

  • Topic: Dengue
  • Speaker: Prof Amorn Leelarasamee (Thai)
13:00-14:30 Major Symposium (2)
Stroke Rehabilitation  - Grand Ball room, 2nd Floor
  • Chairperson: Professor Khin Myo Hla

  • Topic: How rehabilitation can enhance neuroplasticity in stroke
  • Speaker: Professor Khin Myo Hla

  • Topic: Hand Occupational Therapy for Stroke Patients
  • Speaker: Marie Lonergen
14:30-15:00 Refreshment – 1st Floor Foyer
15:00-16:00 Mini Symposium (3)
Cardiology – Acute Coronary Syndrome - Inya Ball room, 1st Floor
  • Chairperson: Prof Khin May San

  • Topic: Medical Management
  • Speaker: Prof Myint Soe Win (UM 2)

  • Topic: Interventional therapy
  • Speaker: Prof Kyaw Soe Win (UMM)
Mini Symposium (4)
Pulmonology – COPD - Grand Ball room, 2nd Floor
  • Chairperson: Prof Tin Maung Cho

  • Topic: What’s new in COPD
  • Speaker: AP Ng Alan

  • Topic: Going beyond the lung
  • Speaker: Prof Win Naing (Chest)

DAY 2: 30th SEPTEMBER 2017 (SATURDAY)

08:30-10:30 Theme Symposium
The Future of Medical Doctors in the ASEAN MRA(Mutual Recognition Arrangement)  - Grand Ball room, 2nd Floor
  • Chairperson: Prof Ne Win

  • Topic: The ‘Best Practices’ of the Internal Medicine Training Program in 6 ASEAN Countries
  • Speakers:
    1. Myanmar (Prof Myo Lwin Nyein)
    2. Thailand (AP Thanyachai Sura)
    3. Philippines (Dr Nenita Avena-Collantes)
    4. Singapore (Dr Sresayampanathan)
10:30-11:00 Refreshment– 1st Floor Foyer
11:00-12:30 Major Symposium (3)
Neurology for the Internist – Grand Ball Room, 2nd Floor
  • Chairperson: Prof Mi Mi Cho, Prof Win Min Thit

  • Topic: Approach to movement disorders
  • Speaker: Prof Roongroj (Thai)

  • Topic: Management of Parkinson's disease
  • Speaker: Prof Louis Tan (Singapore)
Major Symposium (4)
Tuberculosis - Inya Ball Room, 1st Floor
  • Chairperson: Prof Tin Maung Cho

  • Topic: Genormic sequencing in TB
  • Speaker: Dr Sithu Ag

  • Topic: Beyond the anti-TB treatment
  • Speaker: Prof Ye Htun

  • Topic: MDR TB / XDR TB–Future options for treatment
  • Speaker: Dr Edmund Ong (UK)
12:30-13:30 Lunch Symposium (2)
High value care - Grand Ball Room, 2nd Floor
  • Chairperson: Prof Pe Thet Khin

  • Speaker: Prof. Thomas G Tape - Immediate Past Chair, ACP Board of Regents
13:30-14:30 Mini Symposium (5)
Hypertension and CVD - Grand Ball Room, 2nd Floor
  • Chairperson: Prof Nwe Nwe

  • Topic: Cardiovascular Risk Factors” (or) “Stable Coronary Artery Disease
  • Speaker: Prof. Aaron Wong (Singapore)

  • Topic: How to Manage Hypertensive Emergencies and Urgencies
  • Speaker: Prof Mariano B. Lopez
Mini Symposium (6)
Stem cell Therapy - Inya Ball Room, 1st Floor
  • Chairperson: Prof Theingi Myint

  • Speakers:
    1. Professor Kyu Kyu Mg
    2. Foreign speaker – Dr Veerapol Khemarangsan
14:30-15:00 Refreshment- 1st Floor Foyer
15:00-16:00 Mini Symposium (7)
Gastroenterology - Inya Ball Room, 1st Floor
  • Chairperson: Prof Thein Myint

  • Topic: Functional Dyspepsia
  • Speaker: Diana Alcantara-Payawal, President-Elect Asian Pacific Study of the Liver

  • Topic: H. pylori
  • Speaker: Prof Nwe Ni
Mini Symposium (8)
Oncology - Grand Ball Room, 2nd Floor
  • Chairperson: Prof Soe Aung

  • Topic: Screening for Treatable Cancers
  • Speaker: Prof Yin Yin Htun

  • Topic: Oncologic Medical Emergencies for the Internists
  • Speaker: Prof Richard (Singapore)
19:00-21:00 Gala Dinner - Grand Ball Room, 2nd Floor

DAY 3:1st OCTOBER 2017 (SUNDAY)

08:30-10:00 Major Symposium (5)
Endocrinology– Diabetes and Hypertension : A Sinister Alliance Grand Ball Room, 2nd Floor
  • Chairperson: Prof Than Than Aye, Prof Tint Swe Latt

  • Topic: New perspectives on Conventional Therapies
  • Speaker: Prof. Cecilia A. Jimeno

  • Topic: Choosing the right diuretic for the management of diabetic hypertension
  • Speaker: Prof Ko Ko
Major Symposium (6)
Nutrition- Inya Ball Room, 1st Floor
  • Chairperson: Prof Zaw Lynn Aung

  • Topic: Diet for combating obesity
  • Speaker: Dr Ei Mon Phyo from UOPH – Nutrition department

  • Topic: The Perioperative Diet
  • Speaker: Prof Ling (Singapore)

  • Topic: Nutrition in the Critically Ill Patients
  • Speaker: Ms Loh Wing Nie (Singapore)
10:00-10:30 Refreshment– 1st Floor Foyer
10:30-11:30 Mini Symposium (9)
Psychiatry - Inya Ball Room, 1st Floor
  • Chairperson: Prof Zaw Lynn Aung, Prof Tin Oo

  • Topic: Role of family in management of depression
  • Speaker: Dr Thet Zaw

  • Topic: Biological management of depression
  • Speaker: Dr Roger Ho (Singapore)
Mini Symposium (10)
Rheumatology - Grand Ball Room, 2nd Floor
  • Chairperson: Prof Yan Lin Myint

  • Topic: Biologic use in Rhematoid Arthritis
  • Speaker: Prof Chit Soe

  • Topic:Synoviolin as a novel factor for Rhematoid Arthritis, chronic inflammation and metabolic disorders
  • Speaker: Prof. Toshihiro Nakajima (Japan)
11:30-12:30 Mini Symposium (11)
Nephrology - Grand Ball Room, 2nd Floor
  • Chairperson: Prof Khin Mg Mg Than, Prof Khin Mg Htay

  • Topic: Approach to Hyponatremia
  • Speaker: Prof Khin Thida Thwin

  • Topic: Strategies to Slow Down the Progression of CKD
  • Speaker: Dr Russel Robert
Mini Symposium (12)
Toxicology - Inya Ball Room, 1st Floor
  • Chairperson: Prof Myo Lwin Nyein

  • Topic: Initial Management of Common Poisoning in the Emergency Room
  • Speaker: Dr Rosanne Skalicky (Australia)

  • Topic: Toxinology
  • Speaker: Prof Jullian White
12:30-13:30 Lunch Symposium (3)
Dermatology - Grand Ball Room, 2nd Floor
  • Chairperson: Prof Hlaing Mya Win

  • Topic: Aesthetic dermatology
  • Speaker: Prof Daw Khine Knine Zaw
13:30-14:45 Clinical Session – Grand Ball Room, 2nd Floor
14:45-15:00 Refreshment – 1st Floor Foyer
15:00-16:00 Clinicopathological Case Presentation – Grand Ball Room, 2nd Floor

Free Paper - Parallel with symposia in different room