Upcoming Events

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” ​

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.

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

 

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...

THE TRAINING COURSE "HEALTH IMPACT ASSESSMENT" IN HUE

The Institute for Community Health Research (ICHR) and the Faculty of Public Health – Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy (Hue UMP) coordinated with ADB for organizing the training workshop "Health Impact Assessment" (HIA) from 10–14/11/2017 in Hue

 

Assoc Prof. Nguyen Vu Quoc Huy – Vice Rector of Hue UMP, opening the training course

 

Within the framework of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Institute for Community Health Research (ICHR) and the Faculty of Public Health – Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy (Hue UMP) coordinated with ADB for organizing the training workshop "Health Impact Assessment" (HIA) from 10–14/11/2017 in Hue. The aim of this course is to provide content, processes and the importance of the process of HIA in parallel with Environmental Impact Assessment. The training course was taught by HIA experts of Hue UMP including A/Prof Vo Van Thang – Dean of Faculty of Public Health, Director of the ICHR; Dr. Nguyen Van Hoa –Vice Dean of Faculty of Public Health; and Dr. Nguyen Van Hung - Lecturer of Faculty of Public Health.

 

Assoc Prof. Nguyen Thi Loan – Consultant of ADB in Vietnam, speaking at the training course

Many trainees from several agencies and were attending the course. In which, from Thua Thien Hue province, there were delegates from Department of Construction, Department of Planning and Investment, Department of Health, Preventive Medicine Center, HEPCO; faculties/departments of member of Hue University: University of Medicine and Pharmacy, University of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Sciences and Institute of Natural Resources and Environment. Trainees from outside the province who also participated included the delegates from Preventive Medicine Centers of Quang Trị, Da Nang, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai and Binh Dinh Province.

 

Participants, trainers and trainees participated in the training

 

The content of this course were delivered to participants by lectures, documents, and group discussions. A field visit was also arranged for participants to understand the project "Improving the water environment in Hue city"; which aimed to strengthen the research capacity of the staff in the field of health and environment and promote the development of evidence-based policy research from the leaders. Besides, expectations of the HIA workshop is to create the HIA network for both Central Region and across the country, in which HIA experts are the core academic team, focusing on building capacity resources, promoting innovation, and developing practices and research on HIA.

 

Assoc Prof. Vo Van Thang – Dean of Faculty of Public Health, Director of the ICHR, lecturing on HIA contents at the training course

 

At the end of the course, all of the trainees were given a certificate for attending the workshop of HIA in Hue.

 

Dr. Nguyen Van Hoa – Vice Dean of Faculty of Public Health, giving course's certificates to trainees

 

Another activities of the course:

 

Dr. Nguyen Van Hung - Lecturer of Faculty of Public Health, lecturing at the course

 

Participants were organized on field trips to implement the project "Hue Water Environment Improvement"

 

Overview of the training course