Upcoming Events

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

 

Hội nghị khoa học nhân dịp 10 năm thành lập bệnh viện Quận Thủ Đức với chủ đề: “Tăng cường chất lượng chăm sóc và an toàn người bệnh dựa vào bằng chứng” sẽ được tổ chức vào ngày 30/9/2017 tại thành phố Hồ Chí Minh...

This kick-off meeting is organised to start officially the four year transdisciplinary research project Scaling-up nutrition-sensitive agricultural initiatives in mountainous areas in Vietnam and Lao PDR  a collaboration of...

Viện Nghiên cứu Sức khỏe Cộng đồng xin thông báo đến quý cơ quan về việc đăng ký nộp đề cương nghiên cứu năm 2017 như sau...

Recent works

“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...
Nghiệm thu đề tài do Viện NCSKCĐ hỗ trợ
Trong ngày 17/06 và 27/06, Viện Nghiên cứu Sức khỏe Cộng đồng tổ chức nghiệm thu các đề tài nghiên cứu khoa học do Viện...
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...
Health risk due to food contamination induced by urban flood - PhD student: Nguyen Thanh Gia
Hue city is located in central Vietnam on the banks of the Huong (perfume) river. The rainy season is from August to...
Project on Strengthening first aid and snakebites treatment in Thua Thien Hué province
The Institute of Community Health Research (ICHR) in cooperation with Bernhard Nocht Institute of Tropical Medicine,...

Scaling-up Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture (NSA) in Lao PDR and Vietnam

               In the week of 20th March 2017, the NWO-WOTRO funded project “Scaling-up nutrition-sensitive agriculture” was officially launched in Vientiane, Lao PDR. The launch was hosted by the National Institute of Public Health (NIOPH) and saw the involvement of a number of consortium partners and stakeholders from both countries. The main objectives of this event were to develop a shared understanding of the project, discuss expectations and make a joint plan of activities.

 

Prof. Vo Van Thang - Director of the ICHR and other participants in NSA kick-off conference

 

               During the next four years, the team will conduct a transdisciplinary research aimed at generating evidence on the effectiveness of, and best way to scale-up, NSA amongst ethnic minorities in mountainous areas. The NSA project will build on past experiences and team up with the newly started Canteen (EU) and AFAS projects. The research will be carried out in collaboration with partners from Lao PDR (NIOPH, NAFRI, NNC) and Vietnam (HUAF, ICHR, NIAPP) under the scientific supervision of the Athena Institute of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and with cross-country facilitation by the Medical Committee Netherlands-Vietnam (MCNV).

 

Discussing and sharing ideas in group activities

 

Lao PDR: National Institute of Public Health (NIOPH); National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute (NAFRI); National Nutrition Center (NNC).

Vietnam: Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry (HUAF);  Institute for Community Health Research (ICHR), Hue University of Medicine & Pharmacy; National Institute of Agricultural Planning and Projection (NIAPP).