The Faculty of Public Health originated with the amalgamation of two departments known originally as the Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology and the Department of Health Organization. Both these departments were established in 1976 by the Ministry of Health. They began to provide education in preventative medicine and health organization to medical students in 1977.
Vision: To improve the health of the people living in the Central and Highland regions, throughout Vietnam and Southeast Asia with strategies to improve the quality of training, scientific research and the provision of community health care services.