Hoc Mai Foundation
The University of Sydney
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Mission and Vision

Mission

 

We aim to foster medical education and improve health care for the 85 million people living in Vietnam by:

  • Supporting a bilateral exchange of medical students and health professionals between Australia and Vietnam;
  • Assisting to develop an understanding of the methods of teaching doctors and nurses in Vietnam by the 'Train the Trainer' program;
  • Facilitating the development of knowledge of the Vietnamese doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers to improve health care delivery to their people;
  • Developing a strong network of Australian medical, nursing and allied health staff who will provide on-going assistance and training of Vietnamese colleagues;
  • Providing practical assistance with preventative, diagnostic and management problems in hospitals in Vietnam;
  • Increasing medical research skills in Vietnam with the aim of using research to improve care

What we do

 
  • We facilitate education and 'Train-the-Trainer' programs in Vietnamese hospitals and universities
  • We provide long distance education to Vietnamese doctors with our telemedicine program
  • We facilitate delegations travelling to Vietnam to teach clinical skills and knowledge within various specialities in a number of hospitals in Vietnam

We offer scholarships and fellowships to:

  • young health professionals from Vietnam to come to Australia for advanced training
  • medical and nursing students from Sydney University to learn in Vietnam
  • bring Vietnamese medical students to Australia to broaden their hospital experience
  • students in the Masters of International Public Health from the University of Sydney to complete their project in Vietnam
  • support medical research training
1st Group

Some of the 2007 AusAID/Học Mãi Fellows with Professors Robinson and Jeffery and staff from the Học Mãi Foundation