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The department of Pediatrics was founded since 1964. Professor Soe Soe Aye was the first Professor of the Pediatric Unit of the University of Medicine, Mandalay (UMM) since the year 1987. The Pediatric Unit, including care of newborn, had been in existence at the Mandalay General Hospital, since 1954. Pediatric Units II, III, Special Care Baby Unit and Pediatric Surgical Unit had been established in phases. Affiliated teaching hospital to the UMM since the year 1954. Professor Yin Yin became the first clinical professor in the year 1998.
Pediatric Units I, II, III, Special Care Baby Unit and Pediatric Surgical Unit have been re-allocated at the Children’s Hospital, Mandalay (newly renovated old Nurses Quarters building) since April 1999. M.Med.Sc (Pediatrics) course in UMM was inaugurated in December, 1992. Diploma in Medical Science (Child Health) course in UMM was inaugurated in December, 1997. Doctorate course on Medical Science (Pediatrics) was commenced in UMM in the year 1997 September.
Department of Pediatrics has been moved to 550 Bedded Children Hospital, Mandalay on 1st August, 2011.