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Yen Bai Public Health Association

I. Establishment history

After the establishment of the Central Vietnam Public Health Association in 2004, the Central Association had directed the area to establish the local Public Health Association. Yen Bai Department of Health selected a group of staffs to receive capacity training on developing Public Health network in Vietnam. After that, 11 staffs volunteered to participate in the advocacy board.

After completing all procedure, the advocacy board reported to the Department of Health, Department of Internal Affair, Provincial Fatherland Front Committee and Central Association on the advocating process. The organizations proposed to the Provincial People’s Committee to establish the Association after all requirements are met. On 30 August 2005, the Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee endorsed Decision No. 380/QĐ-UBND allowing the establishment of Yen Bai Public Health Association. On 28 November, the Advocacy board held a meeting and decided on the 1st Meeting of the Association. The 1st Meeting was held on 24 December 2005.

II. Activities

- Cooperate with VPHA and Health Bridge-Canada organizing smoking’s harm prevention activities, developing non-smoking hospital model since 2007.

- Consult organisations in the province to develop civilized-healthy clusters, villages. Cooperate with Tran Yen Fatherland Front Committee to pilot civilized village model in Nga Quan commune.

- Cooperate with Department of Prevetive Medicine, VPHA, HSPH to participate in the survey activity on traffic accident in the scope of “Vietnam safe road traffic innitiative”

- Cooperate with the Provincial TV station to produce communication messages for diseases prevention, smoking’s harm prevention, child-injuries prevention.

- Cooperate with Provincial USTA to implement 2 scientific research.

III. Personel




Position at Provincial Association

Current working position


2nd level specialist

Luong Van Hom


Formal Director – Department of Health


1st level specialist

Phung Thanh Khiet

Vice Chair

Formal Deputy Director – Department of Health


1st level specialist

Tran Khac Quyen

Vice Chair

Formal Director – Centre for Health Communication and Education


1st level specialist

Lai Manh Hung


Head – Personel Organising Faculty



Le Thi Hong Van


Deputy Director – Department of Health


1st level specialist

Le Quang Loc


Chief Inspector – Department of Health



Vu Thi Nga


Deputy Director – Yen Bai Population Branch


1st level specialist

Cao Ngoc Thang


Deputy Director – Provincial General Hospital



Nguyen Thi Tuyet Mai


Deputy Chief of Staff –Department of Health


2nd level specialist

Hoang Van Hai


Director – Van Chan District Health Centre



Nguyen Duy Dat


Director – Yen Bai City Health Centre


1st level specialist

Bui Van Thanh


Deputy Director – Yen Binh District Health Centre


1st level specialist

Dang Anh Tuyen


Deputy Head – Department of Planning – Finance



Nguyen Van The


Deputy Director – Mu Cang Chai District Health Centre



Dao Xuan Ngoc


Deputy Director – Tram Tau District Health Centre


2nd level specialist

Hoang Van Liem


Deputy Director – Luc Yen District Health Centre


1st level specialist

Nguyen Van Khuong


Director – Nghia Lo District Health Centre


1st level specialist

Le Dinh Tien


Deputy Director – Van Yen District Health Centre


IV. Contact

656 Yen Ninh, Yen Bai City, Yen Bai Province.

Tel: +84-29-385-2479

Fax: +84-29-386-5154

Other members

Lao Cai Public Health Association

Lao Cai Public Health Association was established under Decision No. 2099/QĐ-UBND dated 8/8/2006 of Lao Cai Provincial People’s Committee. First meeting was held on 26/10/2006, with the operating goal: Unite people working in public health to cooperate, support each others in contribution to people’s healthcare, developing public health at the province, country in integration with the region and the world. At first, there were only 89 members in the Association. By now, LCPHA had completed the selection of 2nd Executive Board for the term 2012 – 2017 with 15 members; 667 members workings at provincial, district level preventive medicine, among which 373 female members, 179 are ethnic minorities;

Thai Binh Public Health Association

Thai Binh Publich Health Association was established on 16/12/2003 under Decision No. 392/2003/UB-NC by the Thai Binh Provincial People’s Committee.

The 2nd Meeting on November 2011 was able to select 21 people for the Executive Board with 1 Chairman, 2 Vice-Chair, with the Standing Committee comprised of 7 members. The Association’s main office is located at the Provincial Department of Health. Due to requirements, January 2016, the meeting of the Executive Board has selected 01 member to become the Provincial Association Vice-chair, with the provincial office relocated to Thai Binh Health College. The Association currently has 700 active members.

Hai Duong Public Health Association

Hai Duong Public Health Association was established on 14-10-2004. Since establishment, HDPHA has organized 3 Meeting. Currently HDPHA has more than 3000 members, participating in 27 branchs.

The Executive Board for the term 2016-2021 consists of 25 members. Standing committee consists of 9 members. The 5 committees including: examination, organization, education and research-social review, finance, social propaganda.

Ha Tinh Public Health Association

Ha Tinh Public Health Association was established under Decision No. 1615/QĐ-UBND dated 15/06/2007. The operation regulation of the Association was endorsed by Ha Tinh People;s Committee under Decision No. 3407/QĐ-UBND dated 28/12/2007.

The excutive board of the Association comprises of 15 members. The standing board including 5 members. Inspecting committee includes 5 members. HTPHA has 12 branch at districts, communes, cities. By 2015, the total number of member was 215.

Binh Dinh Public health Association

Established under Decision No. 378/QĐ-CTUBND dated 25/02/2010 by the Chairman of Provincial People’s Committee

Purpose of the Association: Binh Dinh Public Health Association is a socio-occupational organization consisted of organizations and individuals working in public health in Binh Dinh province; aiming to work together, support and learn from each others, improving experience, ethic and research to develop local public health; contributing to people’s health care and protection. (as in Binh Dinh Public Health Association Regulation endorsed under Decision No. 1511/QĐ-CTUBND dated 14/7/2010)

Dong Nai Public health Association

Dong Nai Public Health Association was established under Decision No. 6629/QĐ-UBND dated 30/6/2006 by the Chairman of Dong Nai Provincial People’s Committee.

Dong Thap Public health Association

Dong Thap Public Health Association was established under decision No. 59/QĐ.UB.TL dated 10/5/2005. The association regulation was endorsed by Dong Thap People’s Committee under Decision No. 77/2005/QĐ-UBND dated 29/7/2005.

The Association Excutive Board consists of 15 members. The Standing Committee consists of 5 members. The Oversight committee includes 3 members. DTPHA has 4 subordinate organizations: Public Health Association Branch in the district: Thanh Binh, Chau Thanh, Thap Muoi, Cao Lanh City. By the end of 2015, the total number of member was 340 people

Bac Lieu Public Health Association

Bac Lieu Public Health Association was established under Decision No. 1140/QĐ-UNBD on July 13, 2016 by Bac Lieu People’s Committee. On December 27th of 2016, the 1st member meeting of Bac Lieu Public Health Association was successfully organized and selected 5 member of Executive Board and 15 members of Standing Committee.

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