Myanmar Army Medical Corps

Myanmar Army Medical Corps
Myanmar Army Medical Corps
Country Myanmar
Branch Army
Size 20,000
Part of Myanmar Armed Forces
Motto Make fit to fight
Director of Medical Services Brigadier General Myo Myint Thein

The Myanmar Army Medical Corps (abbreviated MAMC) is a specialist corps in the Myanmar Army which provides medical services to all Myanmar Army personnel and their families in war and in peace. The Myanmar Army Medical Corps forms the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw)'s essential military medical services under the command of Directorate of Medical Services.


  • Medical Corps Centre (Hmawbi, Yangon Command)
  • No.(1) Field Medical Battalion (Mandalay, Central Command)
  • No.(2) Field Medical Battalion (Taunggyi, Eastern Command)
  • No.(3) Field Medical Battalion (Taungoo, Southern Command)
  • No.(4) Field Medical Battalion (Pathein, South-west Command)
  • No.(5) Field Medical Battalion (Mawlamyine, South-east Command)
  • No.(6) Field Medical Battalion (Hmawbi, Yangon Command)
  • No.(7) Field Medical Battalion (Monywa, North-west Command)
  • No.(8) Field Medical Battalion (Sittwe, Western Command)
  • No.(9) Field Medical Battalion (Mohnyin, Northern Command)
  • No.(10) Field Medical Battalion (Lashio, North-east Command)
  • No.(11) Field Medical Battalion (Bhamo, Northern Command)
  • No.(12) Field Medical Battalion (Kengtung, Triangle Region Command)
  • No.(13) Field Medical Battalion (Myeik, Costal Region Command)
  • No.(14) Field Medical Battalion (Taikkyi, Yangon Command)
  • Health and Disease Control Unit (Mingaladon, Yangon Command)

Medical Corps Centre, which located in Hmawbi township is responsible for Training and Research. 14 Field Medical Battalions are deployed in strategic locations throughout the country. Each Field Medical Battalion consist of 3 Field Medical Companies & 3 Field Hospital Units and a specialist team. Health & Disease Control Unit (HDCU) is responsible for prevention, control & eradication of diseases.

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