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Profile: Mi Win Thida

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Mi Win Thida joined CESD in 2013 and is Research Associate and Team Leader for the Labor Market Reform Program.

Mi Win ThidaThida’s primary focus areas are health financing reform and social protection. Thida is also a member of the Technical Working Group on Social Protection Strategy, formed by the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, which provides local and technical knowledge to the strategic planning development process of the Myanmar Social Protection Strategy.

Thida leads the research activities under the Labor Market Reform Program funded by International Development Research Center (IDRC), Canada, and focuses on industrial relations, labor protection and minimum wage issues. She also contributed to CESD’s Mon State Household Survey (2015) during the early stages of the survey (survey design and data collection).

Previously, Thida was a Program Assistant at the Community Development and Civic Empowerment (CDCE) program in Chaing Mai, Thailand. She also worked as a trained nurse for three years in private hospitals.


  • Myanmar and English


  • Bachelor of Nursing Science, University of Yangon, Myanmar
  • Masters in Health Economics and Health Care Management, University of Chulalongkorn, Bangkok, Thailand