“Dr Myint Nilar is an Associate Professor at the University of Medicine, Mandalay, Myanmar. She practices as a Consultant Paediatrician at the 550 Bedded Mandalay Children Hospital, in charge of the Diabetes and Endocrine Clinic. She has deep passion in paediatric endocrine, especially Type 1 Diabetes that she manages with unique patient centric approach. Besides clinic care, she pays much attention on patient education and family support. She organised diabetes family camps every year and regular patient home visits even to some very remote villages few hundred miles from Mandalay.
Dr Myint Nilar relentlessly drives awareness on paediatric diabetes among medical community and the public. She works with various NGOs to run training for healthcare professionals and public talks in several townships in upper Myanmar, aiming to increase access to proper diagnosis and treatment.”