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 Training course on “Research Methodology and NSA Intervention”

The Training course on “Research Methodology and NSA Intervention” from 25- 29th May, 2018.



Scale-up Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture (NSA) initiatives in poor mountainous areas in Vietnam and Lao PDR project (that is called NSA project in-short) has been initiated by Vrije University in Netherlands and MCNV. This project has been funded by WOTRO, a Netherlands Based Organization for Scientific Research. Under this funding, NSA project will be implemented in period of 2017 -2020 in Nong district – Savannakhet province - Laos and Dong Xuan district – Phu Yen province - Vietnam. The objective of this project aims to generate evidence on the effectiveness of, and potential to implement and scale-up, nutrition-sensitive agriculture amongst ethnic minorities in mountainous areas to contribute to improved food security and reduced malnutrition and poverty.


Within the NSA plan in 2018,  MCNV, Vrije Univerisity (VU), Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry and Hue University of Medicine & Pharmacy have prepared a training course for PhD candidates as well as exchanging session among project partners. 


Picture 1: Opening the Training course


During 26 to 28 May, Professor. Vo Van Thang and Lectures from Public health Faculty - Hue University of Medicine & Pharmacy have given quantitative analysis course to PhD students.The course presented how to analyze quantitative data and to use SPSS software. 


Picture 1: Lecturers and PhD students of VU, Netherlands


From 28-29 May, a training session on qualitative analysis and NSA interventions were conducted by facilitators from VU and Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry. Prof.Jacqueline Broerse - Director of Athena Institute, Vice-Dean of Science Faculty, VU was given qualitative method. In addition, Prof. Le Van An presented experience on researching, intervention and M&E of the NSA project in upland of Vietnam & Thailand 2013-2016. 


Picture 3: PhD student presented group discussion exercise


From 30-31 May, a field visit to MCNV’s project areas in Dong Xuan District – Phu Yen province was arranged by MCNV.