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Training Course in Sexual and Reproductive Health Research 2014 - List of participants

Nan San Wai

Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, Thailand

Nan San Wai

Nan San Wai, BSc (Chemistry), Diploma in Nursing and Midwife
Senior Midwife, Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, Thailand

I was born in Mae Sa Mike village, Hlaing Bwe Township, Karen State, Myanmar. It is one of the villages on the Thai-Myanmar Border. I completed Nursing and Midwifery Training in Mawlamyine General Hospital, Myanmar. I graduated from the University of Yangon in 1996. I started working as a Trained Nurse in Hlaing Bwe Hospital in 1994. I took Critical Care Nursing Training in Yangon General Hospital in 1998. I continued working in the ICU, at Yangon General Hospital for four years. Then I had worked in All Saints Nursing Home and in the National Kidney Foundation in Singapore for two years. I joined the MAA Medical Kidney Charity Fund in Malaysia for two years. I have been working clinically, teaching and involved in research in Shoklo Malaria Research Unit as a senior midwife since January 2009.


  • Parr M, Dabu CP, Wai NS, Say PS, Ner M, Tun NW, Min A, Gilder ME, Nosten FH, McGready R. Clinical audit to enhance safe practice of skilled birth attendants for the fetus with nuchal cord: evidence from a refugee and migrant cohort. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2014 Feb 20;14(1):76. Available from: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2393/14/76
  • Ellen Gilder M, Wai Zin T, San Wai N, Ner M, Si Say P, Htoo M, Say S, Win Htay W, Simpson JA, Pukrittayakamee S, Nosten F, McGready R. Gestational diabetes mellitus prevalence in Maela refugee camp on the Thai–Myanmar Border: a clinical report. Global Health Action. 2014 May 12;7:23887. Available from: http://www.globalhealthaction.net/index.php/gha/article/view/23887