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[Correspondence] Implementing health policy and systems research in Myanmar

We agree with Karen Eggleston and colleagues’ (Nov 21, p 2053)1 assertion that one of the greatest challenges facing Myanmar is the optimum allocation of scarce resources, and add that evidence to inform this is needed urgently. We started working to generate such evidence shortly after the move to a nominally civilian government in 2011 opened the country up to more international collaborations. Here, we summarise the insights gained while doing one of the first multidisciplinary research programmes on the health system and tuberculosis control in Myanmar, which included two literature reviews, a mixed-methods situational assessment, a case-control study of risk factors for emergence of drug resistance, a qualitative study of barriers to accessing health services, and an economic analysis of patient costs.