Upcoming Events

 In 2018, the 10th GMS-ICPH is themed “Health Equity and Response of Crisis.”

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” ​

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.

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.

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The Research Project "Epidemiology of Snakebites in Can Tho City" in 2018
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“Hue Healthy Adolescent Cohort Study: Promotion of healthy vision and prevention of non-communicable diseases”
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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.
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The Institute for Community Health Research - Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy participates in the conference of "Evidence for Better Lives" in Cambridge, United Kingdom

Within the framework of the project "Evidence for Better Life", the Institute of Criminology - University of Cambridge - UK organized the workshop "Evidence for Better Lives" at the University of Cambridge - United Kingdom from 7 - 9/8/2017. Attending the workshop were delegates from West Indies University - Jamaica, University of Ghana - Ghana, University of Cape Town and Stellenbosch - South Africa, Babes-Bolyai University - Romania, Pakistan, Kelaniya University - Sri Lanka, University of the Philippines, the Imperial College and the University of Cambridge - United Kingdom, the World Health Organization (WHO), the Global Partnership, the Wellcome, the Young Lives and the delegation from the Institute of Community Health Research (ICHR) - Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Vietnam.


"Evidence for Better Life" (EBLS) is a cohort study in eight countries around the world, including Jamaica, Ghana, South Africa, Romania, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, the Philippines and Vietnam. In each cities of these countries, about 1,500 children will be monitored during the development from the childhood. This study aims to explore the exposure of elements of violence, negative adolescent experiences and how families in different cultures support their children in the developing process. At each study site, the research team will introduce and evaluate multidisciplinary prevention programs to help children develop their learning and development potential in an optimal way.


This workshop discusses the feasibility and recommendation implications for research development, the introduction of partner universities as well as discusses the meaning of policy in research within the context of violence prevention aiming by the World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Global Partnership in order to end the violence in children.


The delegation came from the ICHR, headed by Assoc. Prof. Vo Van Thang also gave an overview of the research location of the EBLS study in Hue as well as the feasibility of carrying out this study in Hue. Prof. Michael Dunne, co-director of the ICHR, presented the issue of developing research capacity in the EBLS and received much sympathy from participants in the workshop.


At the end of the conference, EBLS’s partners agreed on the possibility of the project and committed to support and participate in different project’s activities when having the deployment in their countries.

Prof. Manuel Eisner – Director of the Institute of Criminology - University of Cambridge delivered the opening speech at the conference


Prof. Michael Dunne - Co-Director of the ICHR was sharing at the EBLS.


A/Prof. Vo Van Thang - Director of the ICHR was reporting at the EBLS


Participants at the conference shared and discussed at the workshop


Delegates at the EBLS workshop took souvenir photos