Upcoming Events

The 10th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (APCRSHR10) will be held in Siem Reap, Cambodia from 26th to 29th May, 2020

“Improving Health Equity among Greater Sub-Mekong Region: A Public Health Challenge”


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

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...
“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...
Health risk due to food contamination induced by urban flood - PhD student: Nguyen Thanh Gia
Hue city is located in central Vietnam on the banks of the Huong (perfume) river. The rainy season is from August to...
Science Café: Science stories beside Coffee cup
Science Café is a forum where participants can enjoy their coffee or drinks, make friends and share with each other...

Science Café: Science stories beside Coffee cup

             On 29th October2016, The Institute for Community Health Research in collaboration with OUCRU - Clinical Research Unit, Oxford University- with funding support from Wellcome Trust - organized the "Science Café", with the participation of 30 students of general practitioners, preventive medicine program and 10 young medical doctors of Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy. 

 A/Prof. Vo Van Thang with medical students and young doctors in Science cafe.

              Science Café is a forum where participants can enjoy their coffee or drinks, make friends and share with each other about a scientific issue, or a health topic... This is the first time the Science Café was hold at Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy. This is a monthly event and the topic of this October was “Communication: Art or Skill?” facilitated by Dr. Pham Ngoc Thanh from OUCRU.

Dr. Pham Ngoc Thanh was presenting in Science cafe.

            The meeting has created an intimate atmosphere, where people felt friendly and free to talk, asked questions and shared experiences with each other in an effective way. Participants had chance to stand up and express their thinking at the sharing sessions, in which the topics were raised by the Speakers, Dr. Pham Ngoc Thanh. Ending the meeting, Dr. Thanh also gave the participants the key messages, which deepened their understanding and knowledge regarding the Communication topic.

Participants (student - young doctor) are discussing and completing their presentation ..


... And share their opinions.

            After the Science Café of October, A/Prof. Vo Van Thang - Director of the Institute for Community Health Research gave his sincere thanks to Dr. Thanh – speaker of the Science Café and Mrs. Tran Kim Van Anh - project coordinator of OUCRU. 

Group photo in Science cafe event.

               The program also received positive feedbacks from participants and they wished that there will be more Science Café programs in the near future. It is expected that the next Scientific Café will take place on 26th November 2016.

Some photos in this event:


Poster of October's topic "Communication: Art or Skill?"

Practitioners boldly spoke their opinions.

Creative presentation of students.

Scene of "Science Cafe" from above