|Minister for Ministry of Health|
1 August 2014 – 30 March 2016
|Preceded by||Pe Thet Khin|
|Succeeded by||Myint Htwe|
|Deputy Minister of Ministry of Health|
25 July 2013 – 1 August 2014
|Preceded by||Win Myint|
|Succeeded by||Win Myint, Thein Thein Htay|
|Member of Naypyidaw Council|
30 March 2011 – 25 July 2013
|Director of Myanmar Army Medical Corps|
|Preceded by||Mya Thein Han, Brig Gen|
|Succeeded by||Myo Myint Thein, Maj Gen|
|Political party||Union Solidarity and Development Party|
|Spouse(s)||Win Win Mya, Dr|
|Alma mater||Institute of Medicine 1, Rangoon|
|Service/branch||Myanmar Army Medical Corps|
|Years of service||1978 – 2011|
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.
He is a former military physician and close to former military general Than Shwe. 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.
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