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Pham Thi Hoang Anh

Country Director

Tel: (84 -4) 3 5119904 ext. 117

Vietnam Vietnam

Pham Thi Hoang Anh joined HealthBridge in January 2004 as Director of Mainstreaming Tobacco Control in Vietnam. She has been Country Director, Vietnam, since October 2006.

She is responsible for overseeing the management, implementation, and reporting of all projects conducted by the Vietnam Office, serves as tobacco control program manager, and provides technical guidance to project staff on the design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of their projects. Before joining HealthBridge, she was a leading epidemiologist for more than 20 years at the National Cancer Hospital in Hanoi.

Education background and training

Master of Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 1992.

Research fellow at the Department of Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Institute Gustave Roussy, Paris, France, 1986.

Medical Doctor at Tashkent Medical University, Uzbekistan, 1979.


  1. Salvatore Vaccarella, Silvia Franceschi, Rolando Herrero, Nubia Muñoz, Peter J F Snijders, Gary M Clifford, Jennifer S Smith, Eduardo Lazcano-Ponce, Sukhon Sukvirach, Hai-Rim Shin, Silvia de Sanjosé, Monica Molano, Elena Matos, Catterina Ferreccio, Pham Thi Hoang Anh, Jaiye O Thomas, Chris J L M Meijer, Sexual Behavior, Condom Use, and Human Papillomavirus: Pooled Analysis of the IARC Human Papillomavirus Prevalence Surveys, Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006 Feb; 15:326-33.

  2. G M Clifford, S Gallus, R Herrero, N Muñoz, P J F Snijders, S Vaccarella, P T H Anh, C Ferreccio, N T Hieu, E Matos, M Molano, R Rajkumar, G Ronco, S de Sanjosé, H R Shin, S Sukvirach, J O Thomas, S Tunsakul, C J L M Meijer, S Franceschi, Worldwide distribution of human papillomavirus types in cytologically normal women in the International Agency for Research on Cancer HPV prevalence surveys: a pooled analysis, Lancet; 366:991-8.

  3. Richard R Love, Nguyen Ba Duc, Linda C Baumann, Pham Thi Hoang Anh, Ta Van To, Zheng Qian, Thomas C Havighurst, Duration of signs and survival in premenopausal women with breast cancer, Breast Cancer Res Treat, 2004 Jul; 86:117-24.

  4. Nguyen Ba Duc, Nguyen Van Vi, Pham Hoang Anh and al., The role of health education in improvement of knowledge on cancer control - an experience from Hai Phong City, J. Pract. Med. No 461, MOH, 2003 pp40-45.

  5. Pham Hoang Anh, Nguyen Hoai Nga, Tran Hong Truong et al. Cancer Incidence in Hanoi Population of Period 1996-1999; J. Pract. Med. No 431, 2002.

  6. Nguyen Ba Duc, Nguyen Duc Vi, Pham Hoang Anh, Ngo Thu Thoa and al., Preliminary results of a screening of breast and cervical cancer on women of Thuy nguyen District, Hai Phong City, J. Pract. Med. No 431, 2002.

  7. Nguyen Ba Duc, Nguyen Duc Vi, Pham Hoang Anh, et al.,Investigation of cancer control knowledge and its determinants in women of Thuy nguyen District, Hai Phong City, J. Pract. Med. No 431, 2002.

  8. Pham Hoang Anh Cancer Registry in Vietnam. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, Vol.2, IACR Supplement, 2001, 85-89.

  9. Pham Thi Hoang Anh and Nguyen Ba Duc, The Situation of Cancer Control in Vietnam, Jpn.J.Clin.Oncol 2002; 32 (supplement 1) 592-597.

  10. Pham Thi Hoang Anh, Nguyen Trong Hieu, Rolando Herrero, Salvatore Vaccarella, Jennifer S. Smith, Nguyen Thi Thuy, Nguyen Hoai Nga, Nguyen Ba Duc, Rhoda Ashley, Peter J.F. Snijders, Chris J.L.M. Meijer, Nubia Muñoz, D. Max Parkin, Silvia Franceschi, Human Papilloma Virus in Women in the South and the North of Vietnam, International Journal of Cancer, 10/2002).

  11. Pham Thi Hoang Anh, D.M.Parkin, Nguyen Thi Hanh, Nguyen Ba Duc,Cancer in the Population of Hanoi, 1988-1990. Br. J. Cancer (1993), 68, 1236-1242.

  12. Pham Thi Hoang Anh, Cancer in Hanoi Population, thesis as partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Epidemiology, London University, September 1992.

  13. Pham Thi Hoang Anh, Nguyen Thi Hanh, Tran Hong Truong, Cancer in Hanoi population 1991-1992, Vietn. Med. J. (173),7,1993; 14-21.

  14. Pham Thi Hoang Anh, Nguyen Hoai Nga. Patterns of cancer treated in Hospital K in 1992, Vietn. Med. J. (173), 7, 1993, 122-127.

  15. Pham Thi Hoang Anh. Nasopharynx cancer in Hanoi Population (to be published).

  16. Pham Thi Hoang Anh, Doan Huu Nghi, Nguyen Thi Hanh, Tran Hong Truong. Digestive cancer in Hanoi Population, paper presented on the course of Cancer Registry in Hanoi 11-1993.

  17. Nguyen Cong Thuy, Pham Thi Hoang Anh, Nguyen Thi Hanh, Pattern of cancer in Hanoi population through a hospital based registry 1982-1983, Scien. Rep. Onc. 1987, 22-24.

  18. Nguyen Cong Thuy, Pham Thi Hoang Anh, Distribution of Cancer by Age in Vietnam, Scien. Rep. Onc. 1987 27-30.

  19. Doan Huu Nghi, Nguyen Ngoc Thu, Pham Thi Hoang Anh, Do Tuyet Mai, Combination of surgery and radiotherapy and promotion of sphincter saving operation in 231 cancers of rectum in Cancer Hospital from 1985-1992, J. Vietn. Med, 5, 1986, 20-32.

  20. Pham thi Hoang Anh, The role and the method of cancer registry in "Necessary knowledge in cancer control management", Hanoi 1992.

  21. Lachenmeier D, Pham Thi Hoang Anh, Popova S, and Rehm J, “The Quality of Alcohol Products in Vietnam and its Implications for Public Health,” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 6 (2009).

  22. Efroymson D, Pham HA, Jones L, et al. “Tobacco and Poverty: Evidence from Vietnam” Tobacco Control (2011). doi:10.1136/tc.2010.039735.