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Dr Van Nguyen

Centre Statistician/Bioinformatician

HITC

Section/Portfolio:

HITC

Location:

Brisbane Campus, Online

Changes in, and predictors of, quality of life among patients with unstable angina after percutaneous coronary intervention

Rationale, aims and objectives: Changes in, and predictors of, quality of life (QoL) among...

Impact of domestic travel restrictions on transmission of COVID-19 infection using public transportation network approach

The international spread of COVID-19 infection has attracted global attention, but the impact of...

Normal Values and Associated Factors in High-resolution Anorectal Manometry in Healthy Vietnamese Adults

Introduction: The present study aims to identify normal high-resolution anorectal manometry...

Physical exercise and health-related quality of life in office workers: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Office workers are at high risk for many chronic diseases, lowering their health-related quality...

VIETNAM’S HEALTHCARE SYSTEM DECENTRALIZATION: HOW WELL DOES IT RESPOND TO GLOBAL HEALTH CRISES SUCH AS COVID-19 PANDEMIC?

This article discussed Vietnam’s ongoing efforts to decentralize the health system and its...

An adaptive model of health system organization and responses helped Vietnam to successfully halt the Covid-19 pandemic: What lessons can be learned from a resource-constrained country

Coping with the COVID-19 pandemic has been painful and no single model for such a purpose is...

Factors associated with high-risk behaviors of people newly diagnosed with HIV/AIDS: results from a cross-sectional study in Vietnam

Towards the elimination of this global epidemic, understanding the high-risk behaviors of people...

Healthcare workers' knowledge and attitudes regarding the world health Organization's "my 5 moments for hand hygiene": Evidence from a Vietnamese central general hospital

Objectives: Although the World Health Organization (WHO) initiative "My 5 Moments for Hand...

Patterns of behavioral risk factors for non-communicable diseases in Vietnam: A narrative scoping review

This review describes both magnitude and patterns of major behavioral risk factors for NCDs....

Progress towards health for all: Time to end discrimination and marginalization

[No abstract available]

Relationship between family functioning and health-related quality of life among methadone maintenance patients: a Bayesian approach

Purpose: To examine the relationship of family functioning on health-related quality of life...

The COVID-19 pandemic in the ASEAN: A preliminary report on the spread, burden and medical capacities

Objective: To provide preliminary descriptions of the spread, burden and related medical capacity...

The validation of organisational culture assessment instrument in healthcare setting: Results from a cross-sectional study in Vietnam

Background: Organisational culture (OC) has increasingly become a crucial factor in defining...

Trends and changes in the knowledge of mother-to-child transmission means of HIV among Vietnamese women aged 15-49 years and its associated factors: findings from the Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys, 2000-2014

This study aims to characterize trends and changes in the prevalence of knowledge of...

Adherence to Antiplatelet Therapy after Coronary Intervention among Patients with Myocardial Infarction Attending Vietnam National Heart Institute

Adherence to antiplatelet therapy is critical to successful treatment of cardiovascular...

Human Resources for Commune Health Centers as per National Standards: The Case of Vietnam

Vietnam is among a few countries which have established a model of Commune Health Centers (CHCs)...

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Knowledge and Determinants of Health Consequences of Cigarette Smoking Among Vietnamese Adults, 2015

Background. Vietnam was one of 16 countries that implemented the second round of the GATS (Global...

Smoke-free environment policy in Vietnam: What did people see and how did they react when they visited various public places?

Introduction. Since Vietnam has signed WHO framework on tobacco control (FCTC) in 2003 and has...

Stakeholder Engagement in Late-Stage Translation Phase 4 Research for Noncommunicable Diseases in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: What Works and Why—The Vietnam Experience (UMMS–Vietnam Team)

Background: Stakeholder engagement is crucial for conducting high-quality implementation research...

Study design for the 2016 baseline survey of a health system strengthening project in Quoc Oai District, Hanoi, Vietnam

Background: In order to provide essential scientific evidence on the population's health status...

Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in full vaccination coverage among vietnamese children aged 12–23 months, 2000–2014: Evidence for mitigating disparities in vaccination

There has been no report on the situation of socioeconomic inequalities in the full vaccination...

A systematic review of effort-reward imbalance among health workers

The purpose of this article is to systematically collate effort-reward imbalance (ERI) rates...

Factors Associated with Depression among the Elderly Living in Urban Vietnam

The proportion of elderly people in big cities of developing countries, including Vietnam, is...

Health Service Utilization Among People With Noncommunicable Diseases in Rural Vietnam

CONTEXT: Chronic noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) have been shown to be major causes of morbidity...

HIV/AIDS in Vietnam: A Gender Analysis

Global statistics of HIV/AIDS infection reveals the disastrous effects of discrimination against...

Individual and Occupational Differences in Perceived Organisational Culture of a Central Hospital in Vietnam

Many hospitals in developing countries, including Vietnam, are facing the challenges of...

Patient satisfaction with health care services at a national institute of ophthalmology

Little is known about how patients in developing countries, such as Vietnam, are satisfied with...

The roles of, activities of, and competencies for, community nursing services in rural Vietnam: Implications for policy decisions

Community health workforce plays a vital role in providing primary health care services as per...

Thomas-Agnan, C. & Trinh, T.H. 2018. Measuring the progress of the timeliness childhood immunization compliance in Vietnam between 2006-2014: A decomposition analysis

Vietnam launched the national Expanded Program on Immunization in 1981. Since then, this program...

  • Report

WHO's Service Availability and Readiness Assessment of primary health care services of commune health centers in a rural district of Northern Vietnam(

The objective of this study was to assess the availability and readiness of the primary health...

Difference in quality of life and associated factors among the elderly in rural Vietnam

Background. In Vietnam today, many generations remain living together in a family. With...

Factors associated with job satisfaction among district hospital health workers in Northern Vietnam: a cross-sectional study

Background: In many developing countries, including Vietnam, little is known about job...

Factors Associated With Risky Alcohol Consumption Among Male Street Laborers in Urban Vietnam

Background: Alcohol consumption is of global concern. However, drinking patterns and associated...

Risky Behaviors and Associated Factors among the Elderly in Rural Vietnam

Background: The number of older people in Vietnam has increased substantially for recent years...

Determinants of early childhood morbidity and proper treatment responses in Vietnam: Results from the Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys, 2000-2011

Background: Despite significant achievements in health indicators during previous decades,...

Early sexual initiation and multiple sexual partners among Vietnamese women: Analysis from the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey, 2011

Introduction: Under current HIV transmission mechanisms operating in Vietnam, women are seen as...

Medical students need a core curriculum based on CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)

The traditional approach to teaching English in Vietnamese medical schools prioritises grammar...

  • Journals

Predictors of condom use behaviour among male street labourers in urban Vietnam using a modified Information-Motivation-Behavioral Skills (IMB) model

HIV risk in vulnerable groups such as itinerant male street labourers is often examined via a...

Secular trends in HIV knowledge and attitudes among Vietnamese women based on the Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys, 2000, 2006, and 2011: What do we know and what should we do to protect them?

Background: In Vietnam, women are at risk of HIV infection due to many factors. However, there is...

Establishing smoke-free hospitals in Vietnam: A pilot project

In Vietnam, a pilot ‘smoke-free hospital’ model was implemented in nine hospitals in 2009–2010 to...

Factors Associated with Depression Among Male Casual Laborers in Urban Vietnam

This study examined the level, the prevalence of and the factors associated with depression among...

Factors associated with HIV testing among male motorbike taxi drivers in urban Vietnam

Using the Attitude-Skills-Knowledge (ASK) model, this study examined the prevalence of, and...

Factors associated with self-medication among medicine sellers in urban Vietnam

In Vietnam, many medicine sellers serving pharmacies and retail outlets do not have adequate...

Factors associated with drug use among male motorbike taxi drivers in urban vietnam

A cross-sectional study was conducted on a sample of 291 male motorbike taxi drivers (MMTDs)...

Knowledge of HIV and factors associated with attitudes towards HIV among final-year medical students at Hanoi medical university in Vietnam

Background: The success of HIV care strongly depends upon skills of the healthcare worker....

Predictors of recent HIV testing among male street laborers in urban Vietnam

This study assessed the prevalence of and factors associated with HIV testing among male street...

Gender Difference in Academic Planning Activity among Medical Students

Background: In Vietnam, as doctor of medicine is socially considered a special career, both men...

Modeling predictors of risky drug use behavior among male street laborers in urban Vietnam

Background: The application of theoretical frameworks for modeling predictors of drug risk among...

Risks for HIV infection among male street laborers in urban Vietnam

Risks for HIV infection remain unknown in male street laborers. This research investigates...

Social contexts of risk behaviors for HIV among male, unskilled, unregistered laborers in urban Vietnam

In Vietnam there has been relatively little success in controlling the HIV epidemic, in part...

The effect of participatory community communication on HIV preventive behaviors among ethnic minority youth in central Vietnam

Abstract. Background. In Vietnam, socially marginalized groups such as ethnic minorities in...

Association of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)preventive information, motivation, self-efficacy anddepression with sexual risk behaviors among malefreelance laborers

The waves of rural-urban migration are increasingly growing in many developing countries,...

Propensity score matching in estimating the effect of managerial education on academic planning behavior. Study design: A cross-sectional study

Background: In many academic settings teaching a particular topic is applied to every student...

Epidemiology training needs assessment in Vietnam.

[No abstract available]

Stress and coping among migrant labourers in urban Vietnam: An adaptation cycle and health vulnerabilities

Rural-urban migration continues to grow in many developing countries including Vietnam. The...

Gender, development and HIV/AIDS in Vietnam: Towards an alternative response model among women sex workers

[No abstract available]

Smoking among Vietnamese health professionals: knowledge, beliefs, attitudes, and health care practice.

The study aimed to investigate smoking patterns and compare knowledge, beliefs, and attitudes, as...

Smoking among Vietnamese medical students: prevalence, costs, and predictors.

This cross-sectional study investigated smoking patterns and predictors among Vietnamese medical...