Think tank

Institute of Social and Medical Studies

ISMS

Hanoi, Vietnam

The Institute of Social and Medical Studies (ISMS) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Ha Noi, Viet Nam with expertise in three core areas: (1) conducting public health research and program evaluation to provide evidence for interventions and to inform developing, planning, and implementing strategies, policies, and programs to advance public health in Viet Nam; (2) implementing public health intervention programs; and (3) designing and conducting training courses for a variety of target audiences. The scope of work of ISMS spans across a wide range of public health priorities including communicable diseases including HIV, sexual and reproductive health, nutrition, aging, social protection, NCDs, MCH and tobacco control. ISMS aims to be a leading organization in designing and conducting research to provide evidence for developing, planning, and implementing strategies, policies, and programs in the sociomedical field.

Contact details

Website:
http://isms.org.vn/

Address:
Office: R.810 & R.804, CT1A DN1 Building, Ham Nghi St., My Dinh 2 Ward, Nam Tu Liem Dist., Ha Noi

Country:
Vietnam

Sub-region:
South-Eastern Asia

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
Vietnam
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Founded by
Founders: Nam Truong Nguyen, MD, DRPH; Minh Duc Nguyen, MD, MPH
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Nam Truong Nguyen, MD, DRPH (Director)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Nam Truong Nguyen, MD, DRPH (Director)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Nam Truong Nguyen, MD, DRPH
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Institute of Social and Medical Studies
 5
Vietnam average
 13
Global average
 23
2020
Institute of Social and Medical Studies
 5
2019
Institute of Social and Medical Studies
 15
% Female staff
2021
Institute of Social and Medical Studies
 20%
Vietnam average
41% 
Global average
27% 
2020
Institute of Social and Medical Studies
 20%
2019
Institute of Social and Medical Studies
 20%

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Institute of Social and Medical Studies
 61
Vietnam average
 105
Global average
 6,596

Social

Likes (2019)
Institute of Social and Medical Studies
 4,821
Vietnam average
 8,221
Global average
 24,298

Data notes

Last updated: 28/01/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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