About MPPR

Who we are

Myanmar Partners in Policy and Research (MPPR) is a locally registered organization in Yangon that specializes in health-related research, advocacy, and project development. MPPR operates with the conviction that all people, regardless of who they are and where they live, have the right to quality health services, to exist free from fear and stigma, and to lead the lives they choose. We have partnered with the government, communities, and international non-governmental organizations to remove barriers to critical sexual, reproductive, and maternal and child health services. Together, we strive to access to health services, promote healthy pregnancies and delivery, save the lives of women and children, and stop the spread of new HIV infections. Our work strives to help women, men, and young people in Myanmar have more options in life and are able to choose their own paths.

Mission & Vision

  • Myanmar Partners in Policy and Research (MPPR) champions research, advocacy, and project development related to sexual and reproductive health and rights in Myanmar. We work with the Ministry of Health, INGOs, and communities that are striving to break through barriers to better life and a healthier future.
  • MPPR champions sexual and reproductive health and rights in Myanmar, working with the government, INGOs, and communities that are striving to break through barriers to better life and a healthier future.
  • We envision Myanmar where everyone has access to quality health services, where there are zero new HIV infections, where no woman dies from preventable pregnancy related complications, and where everyone leads a healthy sexual and reproductive life.
  • MPPR operates with the conviction that all people, regardless of who they are and where they live, have the right to quality health services, to exist free from fear and stigma, and to lead the lives they choose.
  • MPPR has partnered with the Ministry of Health, the local government, international non-governmental organizations, and community based groups to remove barriers to critical sexual and reproductive health services. Together, we expand access to health services, promote healthy pregnancies and delivery, save the lives of women and children, and stop the spread of new HIV infections. Our work strives to help women, men, and young people in Myanmar have more options in life and are able to choose their own paths.
  • MPPR conducts research designed to address the effectiveness of service delivery, and help strengthening the capacity of local public health facilities. We also function as a coordinating agency between international institutions and local government and communities for research and program activities by linking Myanmar with world-class institutions through collaborations.

Staff

Myanmar Partners in Policy and Research (MPPR) consists of a group of professionals, public health practitioners, and social scientists who are concerned with the conditions in which children and women, and their families live in Myanmar. MPPR is fortunate to have an incredibly dedicated team of talented staff.

Careers

Myanmar Partners in Policy and Research (MPPR) and its committed staff have partnered with local governments, communities, and health systems in Myanmar to help ensure that all people, regardless of where they live and who they are, have access and rights to quality health services. 

With rapid economic and polictical changes in Myanmar, this is a very exciting time for MPPR. Our programs are expanding from the dedicated work of a few committed individuals to teams of project staff who work tirelessly to improve access to quality health services in the country.

MPPR is located in Yangon, Myanmar. We are always looking to add talented and passionate people to our team. See how you can impact the rapidly changing social landscapes of Myanmar with us by exploring our current Employment Opportunities.