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


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“Why medical research needs ethical approval” – Professor Tran Tinh Hien

          Within the framework of the monthly “Science Café” - organized by the Institute for Community Health Research, Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy (HUMP) and Clinical Research Unit, Oxford University (OUCRU)- with the funding support from Wellcome Trust- the event warmly welcomed the speaker – Professor Tran Tinh Hien from OUCRU with the topic “Ethics in medical research”. The program attracted the attention and participation of lecturers from the Faculty of Public Health and more than 40 students of General Practitioner, Preventive Medicine, Public Health - HUMP.


Assoc.Prof. Vo Van Thang, Director of  the ICHR, gave a warm welcome to Prof. Tran Tinh Hien and the students


              Enjoying cups of coffee in an intimate space, speakers and students had the opportunity to sit down together and shared experiences, difficulties and gave solutions to common problems relating to ethics in medical research. Practical matters were discussed and received positive contributions and feedbacks, such as "Why medical research needs ethical approvals?" or " Does the adherence to ethical principles in research impede scientific research activities?". Through the forum, Prof. Tran Tinh Hien shared theoretical knowledge and practical experiences on  purpose of ethical adherence, current ethical guidelines in medical research. He gave an overview of theory and practice for lecturers and students of various disciplines about matters of ethics in conducting medical research involving human beings.  



Students openly exchanged ideas with the speaker in science café program


               Ending the meeting, Dr. Doan Vuong Diem Khanh- representative of the Institute for Community Health Research, expressed her heartfelt thanks to Prof. Tran Tinh Hien who spent precious time in presenting and exchanging his experience. In addition, the students also shared their special interest in participating in this event and the useful things learned from the event. They hoped that there will be more Science Café programs in the future.


The speaker (Prof. Tran Tinh Hien) and lecturers, students  participating in the science café event