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ODISSeA Postgraduate Certificate Course

Post-Graduate Programme in Organ Donation :
Certificate for Organ Donation Innovative Strategies (ODISSeA UMM)

The post-graduate certificate in for Organ Donation Innovative Strategies is a postgraduate certification programme jointly organised by University of Medicine Mandalay and University of Medicine (1) Yangon under Ministry of Health and Sport Myanmar. This regional program stems from ODISSeA (Organ Donation Innovative Strategies for Southeast Asia), an Erasmus+ project by University of Barcelona and Donation and Transplantation Institute in Spain. The project is co-funded by the European Commission under the program “Erasmus+ Capacity Building in Higher Education”.
This programme would simultaneously be carried out in 8 universities from Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines and Thailand together with the University of Bologna, Italy, and University of Zagreb Medical University, Croatia.

The main objective is to train health care professionals in clinical approach, management and dissemination strategies in the organ donation field in order to empower their professional competences and consequently enhance the donation activity in Myanmar.

ODISSeA : University of Medicine Mandalay Team

No Name Position/Department Role
1. Prof. Aye Aye Chit Pro-Rector
University of Medicine Mandalay
Project Director
2. Prof. Htar Kyi Swe Professor and Head
Department of Nephrology
Project Manager
3. Prof. Shein Myint Professor and Head
Department of Surgery
4. Prof. Moe Moe Zaw Professor and Head
Department of Neurology
5. Prof. Win Kyaw Professor
Department of Emergency
6. Prof. Min Min Htun Professor
Department of Anaesthesiology
7. Professor Myint Oo Professor
Department of Neurology
Academic Expert
Scientific Committee Member
8. Dr. Hla Moe Associate Professor
Department of Medical Education
Project Assistant

Programme Structure
This programme uses blended-learning mode:



On-the-Job Improvement Project
On-the-Job Improvement Projects is one of the cross-curricular components of the programme which ensures the transfer of competences acquired in the field of organ donation to the professional settings. The main aim of the On-the-Job Improvement Project is to identify the main barriers and opportunities for improvement in organ donation and design an action plan according to the case.
The implementation of any of the topics proposed for development in a hospital setting could rise knowledge in organ donation and consequently improve actual organ donation rates.

Contact Information
The first year of the programme will be implemented from January 2020.
For enquiries, please email to



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