Upcoming Events

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


This kick-off meeting is organised to start officially the four year transdisciplinary research project Scaling-up nutrition-sensitive agricultural initiatives in mountainous areas in Vietnam and Lao PDR  a collaboration of...

Viện Nghiên cứu Sức khỏe Cộng đồng xin thông báo đến quý cơ quan về việc đăng ký nộp đề cương nghiên cứu năm 2017 như sau...

Recent works

“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...
Nghiệm thu đề tài do Viện NCSKCĐ hỗ trợ
Trong ngày 17/06 và 27/06, Viện Nghiên cứu Sức khỏe Cộng đồng tổ chức nghiệm thu các đề tài nghiên cứu khoa học do Viện...
A cross-sectional study was conducted on 247 workers at Binh De construction stone manufacturing cooperative and Tuy...
A/Professor Vo Van Thang

A/Professor Vo Van Thang


Director of ICHR, Dean of Faculty of Public health- Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy. Honourable Professor of Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia

Participating as a lecturer in postgraduate training for many universities internationally such as: the Netherlands, Italy and Australia. Authors of many scientific research projects nationally and internationally. Excellent experience in mentoring for many research projects in public health and medical education, supervising for many study programs in Hue city of undergraduate and post graduate students from universities and organization internationally (Australia, the Netherlands, the US; among which there were 7 PhD projects and more than 50 Bachelors of public healthand Social workers from QUT, Australia, co-supervisor of 1 PhD project completed at QUT in 2011). As a founding leader in the Sub-Mekong Regional Public Health Network, he has enabled active collaborators between Hue UMP and many universities in China, Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand and Philippines.


Associate Professor Vo Van Thang, MD, MPH, PhD

Add: 06 Ngo Quyen street, Hue city, Vietnam

Office: (+84)543.628.454 - 55

Email: vovanthang147@gmail.com

Web: http://iccchr-hue.org.vn


  • Ph.D in Public health
  • Master of Public Health
  • First degree of specialization in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Medical Doctor


  • Dean, Faculty of Public Health, Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy.
  • Head of department of Health statistics - Demography-Reproductive health, Faculty of Public Health      
  • Coordinator, Community Health Training and Consulting Network (CHTCN) in Hue, central Vietnam
  • Associate Editor, The International Journal of Infection in Developing Countries (JIDC), http://www.jidc.org/
  • Acting Director, International Institute for Community Health Research-ICHR (www.iccchr-hue.org.vn) in Hue university of Medicine and Pharmacy  
  • Leadership member of Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) University Network of Pubic health

Areas of research and teaching: Research methodology, reproductive health, sexual health, demography, medical anthropology, biostatistics, health program and project management.

For publications by this staff member, visit ICHR Publication