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.

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...
A cross-sectional study was conducted on 247 workers at Binh De construction stone manufacturing cooperative and Tuy...

The Conference of "PARA SA BOTA" in Manila - Philippines






Within activities of the research project "Evidence for a Better Life - EBLS" that hosted by Cambridge University - UK, on 19-22/11/2018, A/Professor Vo Van Thang and Prof. Michael Dunne, co-Directors of the Institute for Community Health Research (ICHR), Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy (HUMP), Dr. Dang Thi Anh Thu, researcher of the ICHR, and Mr. Ha Van Tuan - Director of the Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (DOLISA) of Thua Thien Hue province, have represented the Vietnamese team to attend the International Conference on Children  Protection - AKO PARA SA BOTA – in Philippines. They met and discussed with policy makers from 8 countries on prevention of violence against children (VAC) in Manila, and then participated in EBLS consortium workshop in Tagaytay City, Philippines.



Figure 1: Delegates from ICHR and DOLISA of Thua Thien Hue province attended the AKO PARA SA BATA 
- an international conference on Children protection - in Philippines 


The EBLS project director, Professor. Manuel Eisner - Director of the Centre for Criminology, Cambridge University - and more than 20 stakeholders and policy makers from 8 countries (including Jamaica, South Africa, Ghana, Romania, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Philippines and Vietnam) have attended the AKO PARA SA BATA conference with more than 2,000 participants. This is the annual largest international forum held inPhilippines. This year, the conference’s theme consisted with assessment of VAC status and proposal for strategies of reducing and ending VAC around the world, as pointed out in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.


The EBLS team leaders from 8 countries presented results of preliminary studies "Local needs and resources assessment for prevention violence against children and mothers (VAM)”. The conference consisted with plenty discussions on current situation of VAC and VAM and related policies in 8 involving countries. The delegates also visited and learned from several supportive centres for victims of VAC and VAM in Valenzuela City (the site in Philippines participating in the research project EBLS)


Figure 2: Delegates visited supportive centres and learned the models of VAC and VAM prevention 
in Valenzuela City


The later EBLS Consortium Workshop was held at Tagaytay City on 21-22/11/2018. The workshop focused on the implementation of birth cohort pilot study in early 2019 in 8 EBLS countries; and planned to develop an extended EBLS research project proposal for the next five year period (2020-2025). This proposal is expected to be completed and submitted to potential international funding bodies in mid-2019.


This work of the ICHR has strengthened the relationships with the Cambridge University and international researchers, local policy makers from 8 countries in the EBLS project.  We have established many general agreements in development of research and action plan and implementation for children rights in the future. 



Several pictures from the Conference and Workshop: 


Figure 3: Workshop on preliminary studies review and EBLS project development planning  


Figure 4: Stakeholders and policy makers from ICHR and 8 countries 
participated in the EBLS workshops


Figure 5: Delegates visited the City Hall of Valenzuela