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Methodological Innovations in Epidemiology

The Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University collaborating with Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH) will organize the 51st APACPH conference 2019 under the theme “SDGs in Reality”

The 7th AHLA conference with the main theme Health Literacy in Smart Universal Healthcare, to be held in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, 10th-12th November 2019

 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

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...

QUT Public Health students’ International learning program in 2018

 

 

QUT Public Health students’ International learning program 2018

From Sep 17th to Oct 5th 2018, the Institute for Community Health Research (ICHR) - Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy (HueUMP) – hosted the internship program for 8 undergraduate students majored in Public Health (PH) from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia. The students workedin two groups; the first group focused on Maternal and Child Health (MCH) and the second one focused on Environmental Health (EH). The main purpose of this program was to enhance the understandings of the complexity, challenges, strengths and limitations of the health care services in Thua Thien Hue province. This international learning program for QUT students was supported by the Australia Government's New Colombo Plan program.

QUT students met with Director board of ICHR and ICHR staffs

 

During the three working weeks, the QUT students  had opportunity to participate in  many activities, such as visiting and working with Faculty of Public Health, HueUMP, HueUMP hospital, Hue Central Hospital, attending seminars to learn about health care systemin Vietnam and discussed about core competencies of  Public Health curriculum in Vietnam and Australiawith students of public health of Hue UMP.  Apart from the above activities, the two groups also visitted Phu Ho and Thuy Van commune health centres in Thua Thien Hue province, had interviews with the heads of the two centres and observed the Expanded Program for Immunization (EPI) carried out at these centres.The MCH group also had in depth interviews about MCH care and services with staff of Department of Pediatrics and Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Hue UMP Hospital, visited HIPE Organization (Health Initiative through Peer Education) in Hue city and participated in children’s health education activities at the HIPE Organization. The EH group has visited Hue Water supply company to examine the water source handling in Hue city, visited Thua Thien Hue Center for Disease Control and Prevention and had in-depth interviews with staff of EH department and epidemiology department of the centre, visited Hospital infection control center and observed hospital waste management system of Hue Central hospital, visited the Centre for Climate change study in Central Vietnam (CCCSC), attended class on impact of climate change on health at Hue UMP.  

 

Brief tour of QUT students around HueUMP and Hue UMP Hospital

 

QUT students (MCH group) visited Pediatric Dept. of HueUMP hospital 

 

QUT students (EH group) visited and worked with Dept. of Enviromental and Occupational Health, Faculty of Public Health, Hue UMP

 

At the end of the program, two groups of QUT students had oral presentations to share core findings and experiences of their studies to staff of ICHR and Faculty of public health, Hue UMP. The program has contributed to strengthen the international cooperation between Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy and the Queensland University of Technology. 

 

Prof. Michael Dunne – Co-Director of the ICHR, and QUT students 

visited Thuy Van Commune Health Centre

 

QUT students visited HIPE community

 

Some pictures of the program: