Upcoming Events

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

The Forum on "Early Healthy Child Development"

The Forum on "Early Healthy Child Development"


In the framework of the Hue Scientific Festival 2018 at Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy, the Institute for Community Health Research has carried a community health forum with the theme: "Healthy Early Child Development"on April 29, 2018.

The forum has attracted the interest of the community as the parents of youngsters suffering from developmental disorders, parents concerned about the healthy development of children in order to create a bridge with the unit providing services health and special education. The forum also presented teachers of special education programs, technicians rehabilitation therapy for children with intellectual handicaps and developmental disorders such as autism, developmental language disorders. The forum program included the reports of the experts, who were specialists in rehabilitation, neurological paediatrics, psychiatry; the NGO advocacy for people with disabilities in general, and children's developmental disorders and their households in particular. The most important function of the forum was the roundtable discussion which offered policy recommendations on social protection, health insurance, educational assistance for children with autism disorders and other intellectual disabilities as well as answering questions from the audience.


Picture 1: Overall picture of the Forum


Picture 2: Roundtable discussion


The forum also had an exhibition and information desks of many units for children with handicaps such as the Office of Genetic Counselling for Disabled Children (OGCDC) - Hue UMP, the Speech Therapy Unit of Department of Rehabilitation, the Language Intervention and Autism Unit of Hue Central Hospital, and many centers for specialized education and early intervention of children with disabilities in Thua Thien Hue province.


Picture 3: Exhibition and information desks


Parents and community members had been advised, answered questions about the development of mental and physical wellness of children, especially in their first 5-year period.  The experts made recommendations along the need of the collaboration between units providing diagnostic services, intervention, medical and special education for children with autistic children and other developmental disorders.  Parents of the kids with autism disorder proposed establishing an association, which will be a support group for families of children with disabilities and autistic disorders.


Picture 4: Answering questions from the audience


Picture 5: Memorial picture of the forum