Dr. Phyo Maung Maung
Program Director, Infectious Disease
As Community Partners International’s (CPI) Program Director for Infectious Disease, Dr. Phyo Muang Maung oversees CPI’s projects to control and eliminate key infectious diseases including malaria and tuberculosis (TB). Dr. Phyo Maung Maung joined CPI in early 2010 as a Program Coordinator providing an array of support to CPI’s central and field-based program teams. He was subsequently promoted to Program Manager for Infectious Disease in late 2012, and Program Director for Infectious Disease in early 2014, during which time he has overseen CPI’s malaria control and elimination projects across Myanmar, supported by the Three Millennium Development Goal Fund (3MDG) and the Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM). Prior to joining CPI, Dr. Phyo Maung Maung spent a year with Malteser International in northern Rakhine State, Myanmar, as a Medical Officer and TB Manager, and a year as a Health Training Officer in Ayeyarwady Division with Médecins du Monde. Dr. Phyo Maung Maung holds Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery Degrees from the Institute of Medicine 2, Yangon, Myanmar, and is currently studying for an Executive Master of Public Administration Degree at the University of Economics, Yangon.