The State Law and Order Restoration Council Law Relating to the Nurse and Midwife was enacted in 1990. The Act also defines in general terms, the nursing and midwifery profession, duties and rights.
The Myanmar Nurse and Midwife Council is responsible for:
- registration and licensing of nurses and midwives;
- control of professional practice and conduct through supervisory bodies appointed by Council;
- setting standards for nursing and midwifery education and practice;
- prescribing conditions of professional practice of nurse aides and auxiliary midwives with the approval of the Ministry of Health.
http://www.anmc.org.au/wpsear/mayanmar.php (accessed on 22.04.2009).