Hợp tác xuất bản khoa học quốc tế giữa Trường Đại học Y tế Công cộng, Bệnh viện Phụ sản Hà Nội và tạp chí “HEALTH CARE FOR WOMEN INTERNATIONAL”



The Hanoi University of Public Health and Hanoi Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, in collaboration with Eleanor Krassen Covan, Editor-in-Chief of the scientific journal HEALTH CARE FOR WOMEN INTERNATIONAL, are pleased to launch a call for papers for a special issue “Women’s health and health care in Viet Nam”

Guest Editors

  • Hoang Van Minh, Assoc. Professor, MD, PhD, Vice-rector, Hanoi  University  of  Public Health, Hanoi, Vietnam

  • Bui Thi Thu Ha, Professor, MD, PhD, Rector, Hanoi University of Public Health, Hanoi, Vietnam

  • Nguyen Duy Anh, Professor, Assoc. Professor, MD, PhD, Director, Hanoi Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Hanoi, Vietnam


The objectives of the special issue are:

1) To provide scientific evidence for health planning, management and policy design to promote women’s health and to improve health care practice for women in Vietnam;

2) To share research findings on women’s health and health care issues in Vietnam with the rest of the world; and

3) To improve research and scientific writing capacity of Vietnamese scientists.

Main topics (but not limited to)

We welcome researchers who address issues of women health’s and health care in the fields of public health, social science, health care practice, and health care policy. Specific topics include cultural differences, alternative lifestyles, domestic violence, public health issues associated with the aging of the population, maternal morbidity and mortality, infectious diseases, and a host of other gender-based ethical issues.

Criteria for selection of research papers

  • Original research or reviews, in accordance with guidelines for authors published on the website of Health Care for Women International

  • All research articles must undergo rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and refereeing by two anonymous referees.


Please  submit  the  abstract  of  your  paper  (not more  than  300 words), including tentative title, author(s), objectives, methods (design, study subject, sample size, sampling, study variables/contents, analysis), tentative results and conclusion BY FEB 15, 2017 to Ms. Nguyen Thanh Van (ntv.hsph@gmail.com) and copy to Mr. Duong Minh Duc (dmd@huph.edu.vn)

Important dates 

  • Registration (submission of abstracts): Feb 15, 2017

  • Notifications to authors on the results of abstract review: Feb 30, 2017

  • Workshop on scientific writing  and mentorships by Prof. Eleanor Krassen Covan, Editor-In-Chief, Health Care For Women International: March 15-20, 2017

  • Submission of manuscripts to guest editors [through Ms. Doan Thi Thuy Duong (dttd@huph.edu.vn) and Mr. Duong Minh Duc (dmd@huph.edu.vn)]: We encourage early submission and the last submission must be no later than May 15, 2017

  • Submission of manuscripts to Health Care for Women International: We encourage early submission and the last submission must be no later than June 15, 2017

  • Peer-review completed for all submissions: Sept 30, 2017

  • Production stage: Dec 31, 2017


Language editing supports will be also provided by native English speakers for the paper submitted to in time. 



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