Upcoming Events

The organizing committee of the 6th AHLA conference is pleased to invite you to participate in the 6th International Health Literacy Conference: A Health Literate Asia and Beyond, to be held in Taichung, Taiwan, October 25th-27th, 2018

“Public Health Challenges in the 21st Century” ​

In order to widen the scientific research themes and strengthen international and national relationships of young researchers and students with other Faculty of Public Health among Southeast Asian countries, Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy will host The Second Scientific Conference of Young Researchers in April 2018.

The theme of the 9th ICPH-GMS (2017), Yangon is “Adopting Healthy Lifestyle: Combating Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs)”. NCDs are the leading causes of death in the GMS countries at present and they create enormous health burden with serious socioeconomic implications.

Updating the 5th AHLA International Health Literacy Conference, 12th - 14th November 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

Recent works

The Research Project "Epidemiology of Snakebites in Can Tho City" in 2018
The Institute for Community Health Research in cooperation with the Bernhard Nocht Institute of Tropical Medicine -...
“Hue Healthy Adolescent Cohort Study: Promotion of healthy vision and prevention of non-communicable diseases”
Institute for Community Health Research, Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy in collaboration with Tokyo Medical...
People recovering from a first episode of schizophrenia in Hue and Da Nang
A study of their functioning in family, work and community life, and the factors that influence it.
“Why medical research needs ethical approval” – Professor Tran Tinh Hien
The program attracted the attention and participation of lecturers from the Faculty of Public Health and more than 40...
The ICHR supports study "SILICOSIS DISEASE AT STONE MINING AND PROCESSING AND CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS MANUFACTURING FACTORIES" in Binh Dinh province
A cross-sectional study was conducted on 247 workers at Binh De construction stone manufacturing cooperative and Tuy...

Mission and vision

Vision
To become a leading institute in Vietnam and in the Southeast Asia region for community health research, technical support and consultation services to promote better community health. The primary strategy is to create and sustain stronger community-university connections.

 

Mission
The mission of the ICHR is to carry out high quality collaborative researches, providing technical consultation and promoting evidence-based practice in community healthcare.

Objectives

  1. Develop of a strong academic and health services network to ensure sustainability, including cooperation at local, national and international levels.
  2. Enhance the technical skills in research and evaluation of health staff of five intervention provinces in Central and Highlands areas of Vietnam.
  3. Conduct multidisciplinary research and promote Evidence-Based Practice in community health care
  4. Enable open access to health information through community-based and scientific forums
  5. Improve research ethics review procedures.

Activities

  • Developing a strong collaborative network between ICHR and national and international partners.
  • Providing technical workshops and training on research topics in response to the demands of the provincial partners and on Strategic Planning, Evidence-based Practice, Research Ethical Review.
  • Developing a service network for consultation and evaluation of community health research
  • Providing technical and financial supports for implementing research projects at HUMP and at five provinces in the Central and Highland area of Vietnam.
  • Undertake advanced large-scale research projects on public health mainly via postgraduate scholarships and external grants.
  • Strengthening evidence-based practice (EBP) in community healthcare for the provincial health service staff (by supporting for conducting evaluative researches on community health services).
  • Contribution to upgrade the editorial and peer review procedures in order to improve quality of the HUMP’s Journal of Medicine and Pharmacy.
  • Support active connection between the provincial researchers and HUMP’s Learning Resource Centre including provision of training on Advanced Information Retrieval Skills
  • Organizing annual scientific seminars and festivals in community.
  • Publishing and disseminating the research findings in national and international journals and scientific conferences
  • Develop and maintain an official website of the ICHR to enhance collaboration and information exchange among partners.
  • Host training workshops on “Achieving international standards for Institutional Review Boards (IRB)”. This will be open to the ICHR’s provincial network. After the training event there will be ongoing mentoring from experts in Viet Nam and Australia for the IRB members
  • Develop, introduce electronic information system and organize regular meetings of IRB and Research Ethics Committee of HUMP 

The Institute Structure and Staff           

The main office of the Institute is situated within Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy, one of the leading medical universities in Vietnam. In 2014 there are 15 full-time and part-time staff, of whom 8 have PhD degrees.In addition, we have five provincial coordinators who are staff of Departments of Health in the provinces of Thua-Thien Hue, Danang, Binh Dinh, Khanh Hoa and Dak Lak.

Full details are available at the website: http://iccchr-hue.org.vn/