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 HANOI UNIVERSITY OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Introduction to the Department of Environmental Health

The Environmental Health Department belongs to the Faculty of Environmental and Occupational Health, Hanoi University of Public Health. The main tasks of the Department include teaching environmental health courses for undergraduate and postgraduate students, designing and implementing research projects, and providing consultancy services on Environmental Health.

Environmental health is an interdisciplinary science to identify, assess, and control biological, physical, chemical, and social environment health hazards in order to contribute to the improvement and protection of human and environmental health. Through different courses, Environmental Health Department develops knowledge, attitude and skills for students to be able to identify hazards, assess environmental health risks, and control health problems. After the courses, students will be able to propose environmental health management programs/interventions to control different hazards, towards sustainable development.