Phạm Ngọc Thanh (5)

Dr Phạm Ngọc Thanh

Psychology Advisor

Dr Thanh graduated from Saigon Medical Faculty in 1973 as a medical doctor, has worked as a pediatrician, a head of the Gastroenterology, Outpatients, and Clinical Psychology departments for 50 years, as a child psychologist for more than 20 years at the Children’s Hospital No.1, and as a psychological advisor at OUCRU since November 2012.

At OUCRU, she has been a research member for two pieces of research on the neurological development of children infected with Enterovirus 71 using the Baley Scales Infant and Toddler Development adapted to Vietnamese children. As a member of the Public and Community Engagement team (since 2012) she has been involved in research on patient experiences post-discharge (Beyond the Hospital), mental health of staff at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases (HTD), provided capacity building on communications for health staff at HTD, and is a mental health consultant for OUCRU.

She has contributed to several resources including a booklet for discharged patients suffering from central nervous system infections and a Directory of mental health services for people living in Vietnam.



Bayley III in Vietnamese children: lessons for cross-cultural comparisons


Survey on the mental health of health workers in the Hospital of Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh city

Do CHT, Kruse AY, Wills B, Sabanathan S, Clapham H, Pedersen FK, Pham TN, Vu PM, Børresen ML
Arch Dis Child
Juli 12, 2019
DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2019-316967
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