AHLA big success in joint workshop with PNTU, Vietnam

AHLA big success in joint workshop with PNTU, Vietnam

In October 10th 2023, Pham Ngoc Thach University of Medicine in Ho Chi Minh City, the most important medical university in Vietnam and in Southeast Asia, organized a very successful workshop “Health literacy strategies for post-pandemic in Vietnam”, which attracted more than 200 participants on site in the district 10 of the Ho Chi Minh City. The event also coincided with the International Health Literacy Month in October, as well as the Digital Transformation for Health program by the Vietnamese government. 

There were significant presentations done by Prof. Peter Chang, the honorary president of the AHLA, as well as by the Vice President Dr. Duong Van Tuyen, and Secretary General Dr. Nguyen TP Thao. 

Besides, Mandy Mok, the AHLA partner and CEO of the AppliedHE (Singapore), also presented the launch of the AppliedHE-AHLA Ranking for Medical Schools and Teaching Hospitals. The results of the ranking expects to make its debut in the coming 10th AHLA in May 13-15, 2024 in Ho Chi Minh City. 

The Rector Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Thanh Hiep, the Vice Director of the AHLA office Dr. Tran Quoc Cuong, and the advisor of the PNTU, Dr. Nguyen The Dung, former director of the Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City, participated and joined the discussion. 

The success of the joint workshop has paved the way for future editions, promising even more enriching experiences and opportunities for students and audiences minds eager to contribute to the field of improving health literacy, e-health literacy.

Posted by Sri Handayani