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...
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...

“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