Scientific evidence for better health and health care in Vietnam

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The Hanoi School of Public Health, Hanoi, Vietnam (, in collaboration with the AIMS Public Health (, is pleased to launch the call for papers for a journal special issue “Scientific evidence for better health and health care in Vietnam”

Guest Editors
Hoang Van Minh, Assoc. Professor, MD, PhD, Vice-Dean, Hanoi School of Public Health, Hanoi, Vietnam
Bui Thi Thu Ha, Assoc. Professor, MD, PhD, Dean, Hanoi School of Public Health, Hanoi, Vietnam

The objectives of the supplement are: 1) To improve research capacity and international research collaborations of Vietnamese scientists and their partners; and 2) To provide scientific evidence for health planning, management and policy making process toward better health and health care in Vietnam.

Main topics (but not limited to)
• Population dynamics in Vietnam
• Patterns of health status in transitional Vietnam
• Burden of non-communicable diseases and their risk factors in Vietnam
• Climate change and health in Vietnam
• Emerging and remerging infectious diseases in Vietnam
• Patterns of health care utilization in Vietnam
• Burden of health expenditure in Vietnam
• Inequity in health, health care and social determinants of health in Vietnam
• Capacities of health care system in Vietnam
• Human resources for health in Vietnam
• Health financing in Vietnam
• Economic aspects of health intervention in Vietnam

Criteria for selection of research papers
• Original research or reviews, full in accordance with AIMS Public Health guidelines
• Paper deemed acceptable based on a peer review process.

Please submit the abstract of your paper (not more than 200 words), including tentative title, author(s), objectives, methods, results and conclusion by Feb 28, 2016 to Mr. Tran Tuan Anh ( and copy to Assoc. Professor Hoang Van Minh (

Important dates
• Registration (submission of abstracts): June 15 2016
• Notifications to authors on the results of abstract review: March 15, 2016
• Submission of manuscripts to AIMS Public Health: no later than May 15, 2016
• Peer-review completed for all submissions: Aug 30, 2016
• Production stage: 30 Sep, 2016
• Launching: Oct, 2016

Instructions for authors
Please submit your manuscript to online submission system

Nguyen Thanh Ha, Le Thi Thu Ha, Luu Quoc Toan
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Duong Minh Duc, Le Thi Vui, Hoang Ngoc Son, Hoang Van Minh
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Tran Thi Tuyet-Hanh, Tran Khanh Long, Hoang Van Minh, Le Thi Thanh Huong
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Le Thi Thanh Huong, Tran Khanh Long, Le Vu Anh, Margaret Cook, Mike Capra
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Quynh Thuy Nguyen, Thuy Thi Thu Tran, Chinh Thi Thuy Phan, Tuan Cong Pham
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Le Thi Diem Phuong, Tran Thi Tuyet Hanh, Vu Sinh Nam
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Thuy Thi Thu Tran, Chinh Thi Thuy Phan, Tuan Cong Pham, Quynh Thuy Nguyen
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Quyen Thi-Tu Bui, Cuong Viet Pham
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Nguyen Duc Thanh, Bui Tu Quyen, Truong Quang Tien
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