News and Events


The following links take you to Hoc Mai stories on the Office for Global Health website.

Hanoi Medical University visit to the University of Sydney

Sixteen senior staff of Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam are currently in Sydney to observe various activities of the Sydney Medical Program. Read more.



Vietnamese Medical Students on clinical elective placement in Sydney

Eleven medical students from Vietnam are currently in various clinical schools at the University of Sydney for clinical elective. Read more.



Hoc Mai 2018 Clinical Observership Fellows arrive at the University of Sydney for 8-week clinical observership

Last week the Hoc Mai Australia-Vietnam Medical Foundation and the Office for Global Health welcomed 14 health practitioners from Vietnam participating in an 8-week clinical observership placement. Read more.



Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in Hanoi

In March 2018, University of Sydney’s Emeritus Professor Trevor Parmenter travelled to Hanoi and taught about management of Autism and Disability. Read more.



Pre-hospital Medical Emergency Workshop in Vietnam

Dr Adam Osomanski of Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School along with colleagues from CareFlight, Mr Colin Brown, Ms Elisabeth Ward, and Mr Scott McNamara conducted a 3-day medical emergency training workshop for Vietnamese emergency responders from Military Hospital 175 and Ho Chi Minh City from 2-4 June 2018. Read more.



Visit of Her Excellency Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh, Vice President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, to the University of Sydney

Her Excellency Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh, Vice President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, visited the University of Sydney to discuss strengthening longstanding relationships between Vietnamese institutions and the University. Read more.



An educational intervention to improve hand hygiene compliance in Vietnam (Research article)

Health care workers from neonatal intensive care, delivery suite and a surgical ward from Hung Vuong Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam undertook a 4-h educational program targeting hand hygiene. Read more.



Medical Curriculum Development in HMU

Sydney Medical School’s Associate Dean International, Associate Professor Kirsty Foster is in Hanoi for six weeks to assist Hanoi Medical University in the implementation of a new medical curriculum. Read more.



Australia Awards Scholarship Success: Trinh Quynh Mai (Vietnam), PhD in Medicine

Mai conducted her research on epidemiology and pathogen genomics of mycobacterium tuberculosis in TB/HIV co-infection in Vietnam. Read more.




Vietnam Ministry of Health Delegation in Sydney

A delegation from the Ministry of Health of Vietnam visited the University of Sydney to discuss opportunities for collaboration in medical biotechnology of pharmacy, training and capacity building, and to start discussions on the joint NHMRC-NAFOSTED call for collaborative research. Read more.