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Hoang The Ky

Statistics specialist

Tel: (84 -4) 3 5119904, ext. 107
Fax: (84 -4) 3 5119905
ky@healthbridge.org.vn

Vietnam Vietnam

Hoang The Ky joined HealthBridge Vietnam office in  2013. He is responsible for managing, processing and analyzing longitudinal data sets, as well as working with the research coordinator, international and local research team, and partners to develop protocols for all components of research. He is also responsible for collaborative work and preparation of all technical and project reports. Additionally, Hoang Ky provides technical research and nutrition training for the research team and partners, and ensures that research is conducted to the highest standards.

Currently, Hoang Ky is working part-time on a research project in our Tobacco Control & NCD Prevention program - "Examining the impact of tobacco pricing and packaging strategies on tobacco use and equity in middle-income countries" Tobacco Control program. From 2013 to 2017, he worked on two major projects focusing on nutrition-sensitive agriculture and the links between nutrition and agrobiodiversity: From Field to Fork: Nutrition and Food Security in the highlands of Vietnam and Thailand and “Participatory methods to improve dietary quality in northern west highlands of Vietnam."

Before joining HealthBridge, Hoang Ky worked for World Vision International in Vietnam for five years, providing technical support on health, nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene activities. From 2010 to 2011, he worked for CHILILAB of Hanoi University of Public Health as a researcher and field coordinator.

Ky graduated from Hanoi University of Public Health with Master’s degree in 2012.

Publications

  1. Le Bao Chau, Tran Huu Bich, Hoang The Ky, Bui Ngoc Linh and Nguyen Phuong Thuy. Utilization of health care services from household’s perspective in CHILILAB 2011. Journal of Public Health, No 24 (24), April 2012.

  2. Tran Huu Bich, Dinh Phuong Hoa, Le Thi Vui, Nguyen Thanh Ha, Duong Kim Tuan and Hoang The Ky. Change in knowledge of exclusive breastfeeding for six months among father – Finding from community intervention study in a rural area of Vietnam. Journal of Public Health, Oct 2012.

  3. Luu Thi My Thuc, Nguyen Anh Vu and Hoang The Ky. KAP on nutrition care and prevention of diseases for pregnant women among  mothers who have children under 5 years old in Na Hang district, Tuyen Quang province. Journal of practical medicine, No 3 (1000). 2016.

  4. Luu Thi My Thuc, Nguyen Anh Vu and Hoang The Ky. Knowledge and Attitudes on IYCF among mothers having children under 5 years old in Na Hang district, Tuyen Quang province. Journal of practical medicine, No 4 (1002). 2016.

  5. Luu Thi My Thuc, Nguyen Anh Vu and Hoang The Ky. Reality of malnutrition and feeding practices for children under 5 years old in Na Hang district, Tuyen Quang province. Journal of Military Pharmaco-medicine, No 4 (41). 2016.

  6. Peter R. Berti, Rachelle E. Desrochers, Hoi Pham Van, An Le Van, Tung Duc Ngo, Ky Hoang The, Nga Le Thi, Prasit Wangpakapattanawong. The process of developing a nutrition-sensitive agriculture intervention: a multi-site experience. The Science, Sociology and Economics of Food Production and Access to Food, (October 2016). Available online.

  7. Carl Lachat, Jessica E. E Raneri, Kathrin Walker Smith, Patrick Kolsteren, Patrick Patrick Van Damme, Kaat Verzelen, Daniela Penafiel, Wouter Vanhove, Gina Kennedy, Danny Hunter, Francis Odhiambo Oduor, Gervais D Ntandou-Bouzitou, Bernard De Baets, Disna Disna Ratnasekera, Ky The Hoang, Roseline Remans, Céline Termote (2017). Dietary species richness as a measure of biodiversity and nutritional quality of diets. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (under review)