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Nini Tun

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Position: Medical coordinator, Medical Action Myanmar
Date joined: 11/4/2015
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Ni Ni Tun, M.B,B.S, trained in Institute of medical School in Yangon,
Myanmar. Studied HIV medicine at SCART course in 2007 at ITM, belgium.
Since 2003 till 2009, she has worked with MSF Holland as HIV doctors trainer in Myanmar in
HIV/AIDS care , PMTCT , TB and malnutrition. Since 2009 till now ( with medical Action Myanmar ), she
is working as medical coordinator and responsible for training and monitoring HIV/AIDS care,
TB , malnutrition and malaria programs. In addition, she is also responsible for monitoring and evaluation of drug resistant malaria control program in Myanmar . She is well committed and interested in learning.

Scientific publications
1. NiNi Tun, Nikolas J.S. London, Moe Kyaw Kyaw, Frank Smithuis, Nathan Ford, Todd Margolis, W. Lawrence Drew, Susan Lewallen, David Heiden
CMV retinitis screening and treatment in a resource-poor setting: three-year experience from a primary care HIV/AIDS program in Myanmar
Journal of the International AIDS Society, Published online 2011 August 15 ;14:41.
2. Heiden D, Ford N, Wilson D, Rodriguez WR, Margolis T, Janssens B, Bedelu M, Tun N, Goemaere E, Saranchuk P, Sabapathy K, Smithuis F, Luyirika E, Drew WL.
Cytomegalovirus retinitis: the neglected disease of the AIDS pandemic.
PLoS Med. 2007 Dec;4(12):e334.
3. Heiden D, Saranchuk P, Tun NN, Audoin B, Cohn J, Durier N, Holland G, Drew WL, ‘t Hoen E. We urge WHO to act on cytomegalovirus retinitis. The Lancet Global Health, Volume 2, Issue 2, Pages e76 - e77, February 2014 doi:10.1016/S2214-109X(13)70174-8
4. Mortality in Patients with AIDS-related Cytomegalovirus Retinitis in Myanmar
5. Training clinicians treating HIV to diagnose cytomegalovirus retinitis .David Heiden a, NiNi Tun b, Ernest Maningding c, Matthew Heiden a, Jennifer Rose-Nussbaumer c, Khin Nyein Chan d, Tamara Khizniak e, Alexandra Yakubenko e, Susan Lewallen f, Jeremy D Keenan c & Peter Saranchuk


TopicForum areaDate posted
replacement for Plumpy net Management of wasting/acute malnutrition20 November 2015
quality of plumpy nut when the consistency of sachet got firmed? Management of wasting/acute malnutrition17 March 2017


TopicForum areaDate posted
replacement for Plumpy net Management of wasting/acute malnutrition23 November 2015
Relationship between MUAC and weight changes in children aged 6–59 monthsManagement of wasting/acute malnutrition29 December 2015