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The 13th international conference on Public Health among Greater Mekong Sub-Regional countries on "Enhancing transdisciplinary collaborations on Education and Research to tackle priority public health issues in the new Era" has following objectives:

  • To strengthen the relationship of Faculties of Public Health among the Southeast Asian countries and in the world;
  • To share research results in the field of Public Health as well as priority public health issues among greater Mekong Sub-Regional countries;
  • To search for feasible solutions to enhance international collaboration among Public Health Faculties in Mekong Sub-Region and a wider area of the Southeast Asian countries about training and research in Public Health.

An abstract should be in one paragraph with no more 350 words, describing the major aspects of the entire paper in a prescribed sequence that includes: 1) Introduction: The overall purpose of the study and the research problem(s) you investigated; 2) Objective(s): The outcomes that you aim to achieve by conducting research; 3) Method: The basic design of the study; 4) Results: Major findings or trends found as a result of your analysis; and, 5) Conclusions: a brief summary of your interpretations and conclusions.

Thua Thien Hue provincial Association of Public Health and Preventive Medicine in collaboration with the Faculty of Public Health and the Institute for Community Health Research of the University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Hue University, will host a scientific conference on Public Health.  (updating...)

Emerging infectious diseases are, more than ever, at the center of the world’s attention. Join a diverse group of colleagues from around the world as they present new knowledge and breakthroughs about how to discover, detect, understand, prevent and respond to outbreaks of emerging disease threats.

Rescheduled Date: October 3-5th, 2021

Venue: Kaohsiung Marriott Hotel (Kaohsiung, Taiwan)

Length: 2.5 days (+1 day Pre-Event Meeting)

Program: Interest Group Seminars, Summit Programming (Workshops, Oral/Poster Presentations, Symposiums, Alternative Sessions, Plenary Speakers), Welcome Reception, Banquet, Master Classes, Cultural Tours

Recent works

ICHR publication on "Health behavior"
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ICHR publication on "Environmental Health"
Environmental health is the branch of public health that: focuses on the relationships between people and their...
ICHR publication on "Infectious and Tropical diseases"
Vietnam faces infectious diseases, tropical diseases related to the climate characteristics of the region. Research in...
ICHR publication on "Mental health and NCDs"
ICHR Institute has leading experts in these fields in the Central - Central Highlands region, participating in research...
ICHR publication on "Maternal & Child Health and Reproductive Health"
Maternal & Child Health and Reproductive Health is a strong research area of ICHR with the participation of many...

International program at the ICHR in 2022: Welcoming exchanged students from the Queensland University of Technology, Australia


From Sep 19th to Oct 7th 2022, the Institute for Community Health Research (ICHR) - Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy (HueUMP) – hosted the internship program for 6 undergraduate students majoring in Public Health (PH) from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia. The main purpose of this program was to enhance the understanding of the complexity, challenges, strengths,  limitations of the healthcare services and comparison of the healthcare system and their response to the COVID-19 pandemic between Vietnam and Australia. 


Picture 1. An orientation meeting between the ICHR and QUT students


During the three working weeks, the QUT students had the opportunity to participate in  many activities. Besides visiting the Faculty of PH, university hospital, and other university facilities, they attended several seminars to learn about the healthcare system in Vietnam & its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the food safety management system, the expanded program on immunization (EPI) and COVID-19 vaccination in Vietnam. In addition, QUT students presented and discussed core competencies of the public health curriculum in Vietnam and Australia with HueUMP students. QUT students also participated in cross-disciplinary conversations to discuss similarities and differences between social work, human services, public health and nursing. Apart from the above activities, QUT students also visited the Phu Ho commune health center in Thua Thien Hue province, had interviews with the head of center and observed the EPI carried out.


Picture 2. Brief tour of QUT students around FPH and HueUMP


Picture 3. The seminar of Dr. Hoang Thi Bach Yen about food safety management system in Vietnam


Picture 4. Cross-disciplinary conversation of QUT students


Picture 5. QUT Students visited the Phu Ho CHC


On the other hand, the students also joined in extra-curricular activities such as visiting some historical places in Hue city (Thanh Toan Tile Bridge, Dong Ba Market, Thien Mu Pagoda, etc.) and food exchange. 

Picture 6. Exploring the Hue City – our citadel city in our placement program


Picture 7. Food exchange activities

At the end of the program, QUT students had oral presentations to share core findings and experiences of their studies to staff of ICHR and Faculty of public health, Hue UMP. The program has contributed to strengthen the international cooperation between Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy and the Queensland University of Technology. 


Picture 7. Dr. Dang Thi Anh Thu gave souvenirs to QUT students in the closing ceremony