Laboratory Center

1. About us

The Laboratory Center of Hanoi University of Public Health (HUPH) was established in 2015 under Decision No. 2926/QD-BYT on 15/7/2015 by the Ministry of Health, Vietnam. The laboratory center has been accredited according to ISO 17025 by the Bureau of Accreditation (BoA) since 2017. Thanks to the financial support for new and modern laboratory instruments from AP foundation (Atlantic Philanthropies) and the project of the Vietnamese Ministry of Health for relocation of the HUPH campus, the lab center in the new campus comprises modern laboratories and compartments, as well as instrument rooms and other types of function rooms. It also contains many advanced analysis instruments such as ICP-OES, AAS, GC-MS, GC-ECD, HPLC, LC-MS/MS, Biochemistry analyzer, RT-PCR, ELISA. The main mission of the laboratory center with modern lab spaces and state-of-the-art equipment is to provide teaching laboratory classes for students, conduct research, and provide testing & monitoring services for customers.

2. Main activities

  • Training: 

Provide training for graduate and postgraduate students in the field of Medical Laboratory Technology since 2014 and 2022, respectively.
Scientific research: 
We are interested in doing research related to the following topics:
1) Development of new methodologies for determination of chemicals and microbiological of concern in food, environmental and biological matrix by using state-of-the-art tools.
2) Application of laboratory methods (chemistry, molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry, etc) in epidemiological studies to identify the role of environmental and genetic factors on the development of non-communicable diseases (cancer, diabetes...).
3) Biological, immunological, epidemiological, and ecological aspects of communicable diseases in the developing countries: tropical diseases, food-borne diseases, and emerging/ re-emerging diseases.

  • Services:

Medical laboratory test services: performing testing services for medical examination and treatment, regular medical examinations, and occupational disease health examination;
Environmental and Food safety testing services:  Perform Water Testing services; Food hygiene and safety testing; Environmental monitoring & working environment.

3. Facilities

- New construction, 6-storey building, floor surface 1000m2 / floor

- Fully equipped with equipment and devices to ensure the requirements of each field of testing.

- System of building standards for ISO /IEC 17025 and biosafety laboratory.

4. Equipment

New design laboratory system according to international standards ISO 17025. Modern testing equipment is invested over 7 million USD from AP organization.

(Photos at the High-tech Equipment Department of the Testing Center)