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Than Aung
Minister for Ministry of Health

In office
1 August 2014 – 30 March 2016
Preceded by Pe Thet Khin
Succeeded by Myint Htwe
Deputy Minister of Ministry of Health

In office
25 July 2013 – 1 August 2014
Preceded by Win Myint
Succeeded by Win Myint, Thein Thein Htay
Member of Naypyidaw Council

In office
30 March 2011 – 25 July 2013
Director of Myanmar Army Medical Corps

In office
2003–2011
Preceded by Mya Thein Han, Brig Gen
Succeeded by Myo Myint Thein, Maj Gen
Personal details
Nationality Myanmar
Political party Union Solidarity and Development Party
Spouse(s) Win Win Mya, Dr
Residence Naypyidaw
Alma mater Institute of Medicine 1, Rangoon
Occupation Army Officer
Religion Theravada Buddhism
Military service
Allegiance Myanmar
Service/branch Myanmar Army Medical Corps
Years of service 1978 – 2011
Rank Brigadier General Tatmadaw.gif Brigadier general

Than Aung (Burmese language: သန်းအောင်, [θáɴ àʊɴ]) is a former Minister for the Ministry of Health of Myanmar (Burma). He previously served as Deputy Minister for Ministry of Health, Member of Naypyidaw Council and director of Myanmar Army Medical Corps.[1][2][3]

Criticism

He is a former military physician and close to former military general Than Shwe.[4] His appointment of the military officers to the Ministry of Health in August 2015 was faced with a strong opposition from medical fellows, known as Black Ribbon Movement Myanmar.[5]

References

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