Strengthening family medicine training with focus on physician/patient communication in North-East Coastal region of Vietnam

15 October 2014 → 14 October 2016
Federal funding: various
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Systems biology
family medicine training
Project description

The overall goal of the project is to improve education on family medicine for undergraduate and graduate students improving the quality of health care for people in North Region of Vietnam.
Project objectives:

To train lecturers and physicians at primary care settings on communication skills in family medicine. Because better communication with patients and within the PHC team depends largely on keeping electronic health records of the patients in PHC facilities;
To set-up health care management applying electronic medical records in selected clinics. Because the project will also largely depend on cooperation from all faculty and HPMU clinicians;
To promote learning and sharing on family medicine for lecturers and physicians at HPMU.