Upcoming Events

The 10th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (APCRSHR10) will be held in Siem Reap, Cambodia from 26th to 29th May, 2020

“Improving Health Equity among Greater Sub-Mekong Region: A Public Health Challenge”

 

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

Recent works

ADDRESSING VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN - Mapping the Needs and Resources in Eight Cities across the World - An EBLS's NaRA Report
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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...
“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...
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...

The Feedback Workshop of “Evidence for Better Lives (EBLS)” – A Foundational Study in Hue city, Viet Nam

In the framework of the project "Evidence for Better Lives", the Institute for Community Health Research (ICHR) – Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy hold a feedback workshop on the results to summarise and present preliminary research results in recent time, the project was administrated by Assoc. Prof. Vo Van Thang - Director of the ICHR acting as Project Manager in the city of Hue.

 

                        Articles and information posted on the project:

 

 

The workshop was an honour to welcome Professor. Manuel Eisner - PI, Director of the Violence Research Center, from the University of Cambridge, the UK to present; Attending the conference also there were Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Vu Quoc Huy - Rector of Hue Medical University; Prof. Michael Dunne, co-director of the ICHR - Members of the project advisory committee; Representatives from the Department of Labor - Invalids and Social Affairs of Thua Thien Hue province; Representatives from the Women’s Union of Thua Thien Hue province and Hue city; Representative of Hue city Health Center; Representatives of the People's Committee, Women's Union, CHCs of Tay Loc, Phu Binh, Phuoc Vinh, Thuy Bieu, Huong Long, Phu Hoi, Phu Hiep, An Tay ward; and all the members involved in the project in Hue.

 

The workshop started with the presentation to introduce the project implementation process and the journey of data collection in the field by Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Hoang Lan - Coordinator of data collection; and the final report and the announcement of some findings in the result of the preliminary study by Dr Luong Thanh Bao Yen (MSc) - General Coordinator of the project in Hue. Thereby, the preliminary studies estimated the rate of domestic violence (IPV) during pregnancy in the last 6 months of pregnancy, and prenatal depression rate from moderate to severe levels were 14.7% and 12.7%, respectively. The data also showed the significant relationship between domestic violence in pregnant women with the educational level of the husband; the factor of stress also been shown to affect depression before the birth of many women. Besides, domestic violence during pregnancy also increased the risk of postpartum depression, as demonstrated with statistical significance in some mothers when observed in the phase of three months after birth. After the report, workshop participants divided into two groups discussing difficulties faced when implementing projects in the community as well as to resolve problems if the implementation of primary research in the future, expected to begin in 2021 with a larger scale many times over.

 

 

 

Picture 1: Assoc. Prof. Vo Van Thang - head of the project team in Hue city

 

Picture 2: Prof. Manuel Eisner – PI/Project leader from the United Kingdom - shared information in the workshop

 

 

Picture 3: Ms. Phan Minh Nguyet - Deputy Director, Department of Labor - Invalids and Social Affairs of Thua Thien Hue province - contributed ideas for the project management board

 

Picture 4 & 5: Discussion at the workshop