School of Public Health

Welcome to the School of Public Health (SPH)! Our programs prepare students to face challenges of existing and emerging health concerns, locally and globally, and enable students to apply critical thinking skills to address and resolve these complex health issues so that they make meaningful contributions to health and welfare of individuals and society.

With our highly qualified staff and standard laboratories, students will learn from expert faculties and gain real world practices. Besides, we have collaborated with many national, international, and private healthcare institutions where students can do internship or seek employment after graduation. Graduates will get a wide array of job opportunities and positions as health researchers, health managers, nutritionists, epidemiologists, health policy analysts, and public health professionals…etc. and potential further education at higher education institutions across the globe.

NEWS & EVENTS

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New Class Announcement

សេចក្តីជូនដំណឹង ស្តីអំពី ការបើកវគ្គបង់ថ្លៃសិក្សានិងអាហារូបករណ៍ ថ្នាក់បរិញ្ញាបត្រជាន់ខ្ពស់សុខភាពសាធារណ

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SPH retreat and Public Forum for Faculty, Alumni and Students, Kampong Cham, December 12, 2019

December 12, 2019 By : SPH

SPH retreat and Public forum with Faculty, Alumni and Students on December 12, 2019. Findings ways to improve skills of students, professors and alumni to adapt and cope with changes in the landscape in the health sector, both academically and professionally. In the afternoon, his Excellency Prof

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Proposal Defense - Assessment for Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Employees’ Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices on Work Safety at Khmer Soviet Friendship Hospital, Phnom Penh, Cambodia in 2020

January 02, 2019 By : SPH

This Proposal Defense on "Assessment for Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Employees’ Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices on Work Safety at Khmer Soviet Friendship Hospital, Phnom Penh, Cambodia in 2020" presented by Ms. Ken Nara - MHA Batch 3 will occur on 05 January 

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Proposal Defense - Assessment for Medical Laboratory Workers’ Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices on Hygiene and Sanitation at Khmer Soviet Friendship Hospital, Phnom Penh, Cambodia in 2020

9:38 AM, January 02, 2019 By : SPH

This Proposal Defense on "Assessment for Medical Laboratory Workers’ Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices on Hygiene and Sanitation at Khmer Soviet Friendship Hospital, Phnom Penh, Cambodia in 2020" presented by Mr. Man Sokchea - MHA Batch 3 will occur on 05 January

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Proposal Defense - Trends and Determinant of HIV Sexual Risk Behaviors Among Young Men Aged 15–24: Data Analysis of Cambodia Demographic and Health Survey

January 08, 2020 By : SPH

This Proposal Defense on "Trends and Determinant of HIV Sexual Risk Behaviors Among Young Men Aged 15–24: Data Analysis of Cambodia Demographic and Health Survey" presented by Mr. Rin Phearak - MSc in Epidemiology Batch 6, will occur on 11 January 2020 from 2:00 PM to 3:

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Proposal Defense - Factors associated with under-5 mortality in Cambodia: Secondary data analysis of the Cambodia Demographic and Health Survey 2014

February 25, 2020 By : SPH

Proposal  Defense by Mr. Um Samnang, MSc in Epidemiology Batch 7,
Saturday February 29, 2020 at 10:30AM
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Topic: "Factors associated with  under-5 mortality in Cambodia: Secondary data analysis of the Cambodia Demographic and Health Survey 2014&qu

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Enrollment Open for School Year 2020-2022

July 07, 2020 By : SPH

សេចក្តីជូនដំណឹង...

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Proposal Defense - Risk factors associated with Liver Cancer at National Hospital in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

November 05, 2020 By : SPH

This Proposal Defense on "Risk factors associated with Liver Cancer at National Hospital in Phnom Penh, Cambodia" presented by Mr. Heng Sunleng - MPH Batch 11 will occur on 21 November 2020 from 10:00AM to 11:00AM at Angkor Wat Room (Ground Floor) of the School of Pu

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SPH welcomes the new students for the Academic Year 2020-2022

December 26, 2020 By : SPH

The School of Public Health of the National Institute of Public Health welcomes the new batch of students for MPH 14, MSc Epidemiology 10, MSc Nutrition 9, MHA 7 and MHCD 2 for the academic year 2020-2022!...

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News update for SPH online classes from January 2-3 2021

December 30, 2020 By : SPH

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CURRICULUM

Our master degree programs, with multi-disciplinary studies, will equip students with rigorous academic skills as well as practical experience that enable them to meet the public health challenges of the 21st century.

We have offered MPH in Cambodia since 2007. This program will enable students to comprehensively analyze situations and challenges in health systems development, health care services organization, health policy, public health management, and disease control programs.
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This program was first offered in 2011 with objectives to provide basic training in a wide range of research methods and designs necessary for doing research in epidemiology. The skills and knowledge will prepare students for research positions.

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This master program was first conducted in 2012 and designed to train students to become highly skilled professionals in the field of nutrition. Graduates will be able to undertake advanced research to plan, implement, manage, evaluate nutrition programs, and provide nutritional advice for policy making.

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This program was first introduced in 2014 with objectives to enable students to understand hospital management principles, concepts, strategies and methods. Students will be equipped with skills and knowledge in design, implementation and evaluation of various aspects of hospital administration and management. They will develop positive attitudes towards innovation and leadership skills adaptable to changing health care organizational context.

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This Master Program on Community Health was created in 2019 to provide opportunity to those who do not have health-related background but currently work or wish to work to promote community health and community development.

Community Health is a multi-disciplinary course aiming to build students’ competency in community development, community assessment using participatory research, and develop program to build community leadership to address health problem in the community. The course is designed to respond to the need for public health workforces at community level. The course is designed through multiple stages, review of the existing courses related to community development in Cambodia and internationally, consultation with potential students, managers of government and civil society organizations, and faculty members.

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FACULTY MEMBER

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Associate Prof. Chan Sodara M.D., MSc

Associate Prof. Chan Sodara has more than 22-year experience as a public health professional, developing, managing, implementing, and providing technical supports to reproductive health, FP, HIV programs and health system. He has contributed to improving Cambodia health systems t

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Assistant Prof. Chhea Chhordaphea, M.D., MPH., Ph.D.

Assistant Prof. Chhea Chhordaphea, currently the Director of the National Centre for Health Promotion, is a medical anthropologist, specializing in qualitative research, health promotion and behavior change communication. Her background was medical doctor, graduated from the Univ

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Prof. Chhea Chhorvann, MD, MPH, PhD.

Prof. Chhea Chhorvann is currently NIPH’s Director and the Dean of School of Public Health of National Institute of Public Health (NIPH). He has been a lecturer in the school since 2007. His background was medical doctor, graduated in 1997 from the faculty of medicine, the

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Associate Prof. Has Phalmony M.D., MPH

Associate Prof. Has Phalmony is currently a Deputy Head of the Technical Bureau at the National Institute of Public Health and has been the faculty member in the School of Public Health since 2007. His background was a medical doctor, graduated in 1990 from the faculty of medicin

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Prof. Heng Sopheab, MD, MPH, PhD.

Prof. Heng Sopheab is currently a Deputy Director of the National Institute of Public Health and Head of Academic Affairs at the School of Public Health (SPH). He has been the public health researcher with about 20 years of extensive experiences in HIV/STI related studies, s

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Associate Prof. Ir Por MD., MPH, PhD.

Associate Prof. Ir Por is a Deputy Director of the National Institute of Public Health and has been a member and lecturer of the School of Public Health since 2007. In 1996, he obtained his Medical Diploma at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Health Sciences, Cambodia. From

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Associate Prof. Khun Kim Eam M.D., MPH.

Associate Prof. Khun Kim Eam is currently a Deputy Director of the National Centre for Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control (CENAT) and has been a lecturer in the School of Public Health, National Institute of Public Health since 2007. His background was a medical doctor, graduated i

Associate Prof. Khuon Eng Mony, M.D., MPH.

Associate Prof. Khuon Eng Mony was the Former Deputy Director of the Department of Preventive Medicine, Ministry of Health (MoH) in Cambodia. She graduated with her Bachelor of a Medical Doctor from the University of Health Sciences, Cambodia in 1985 and her Master Degree in Prim

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Associate Prof. Koeut Pichenda M.D., MPH, PhD.

Associate Prof. Koeut Pichenda is currently a Director of Payment Certified Agency (PCA), Cambodia and has been a lecturer in the School of Public Health, National Institute of Public Health since 2010. She was previously the Deputy Director at Preventive Medicine Department, MoH

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Prof. Lek Dysoley, M.D., MPH., Ph.D.

Prof. Lek Dysoley is currently the Deputy Director of the National Center for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control (CNM), Cambodia. He graduated from the University of Health Science, Cambodia in 1995 (MD) and postgraduate training with MSc. in Tropical Medicine from Mahi

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Associate. Prof. Ly Vanthy M.D., MPH

Associate Prof. Ly Vanthy is currently working for the United States, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (USCDC) as a Deputy Country Director and has been a lecturer in the School of Public Health, National Institute of Public Health since 2007. His background was a

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Prof. Saphonn Vonthanak M.D., MSc, PhD

Prof. Saphonn Vonthanak is currently the Rector of the University of Health Science (UHS). He is also the founder and professor of the School of Public Health at the National Institute of Public Health since 2007. His background was a Medical Doctor, graduated in 1995 from the Fa

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Associate Prof. Seng Sopheap, MD, MPH.

Associate Prof. Seng Sopheap is currently the Vice Rector of the University of Health Sciences and a lecturer at the School of Public Health, National Institute of Public Health (NIPH). He has been a lecturer in the school since 2011. He graduated as M.D. in 1993 from the Faculty

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Associate. Prof. Sin Sovann, M.D., MPHM.

Associate Prof. Sin Sovann is currently a Deputy Director at National Center for Health Promotion (NCHP) and has been a lecturer at SPH, National Institute of Public Health since 2007. He graduated from the University of Health Sciences, Cambodia, Medical Doctor in 1991. In 1999,

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Associate Prof. Bun Samnang, M.D., MSc.

Associate Prof. Bun Samnang is currently a Chief of Health Economics and Financing office at the Department of Planning and Health Information (DPHI) of the Ministry of Health (MoH) and has joined the SPH since 2008. He earned his Medical Doctor Degree in 1994 from Mongolian Medi

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Assistant Prof. Var Chivorn, M.D., MPH

Assistant Prof. Var Chivorn is a founding member and the Executive Director of the Reproductive Health Association of Cambodia (RHAC), one of the largest national NGOs in Cambodia in the health sector. He has joined the School of Public Health, NIPH since 2011. He received his Me

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Assistant Prof. Chau Darapheak, MD., MPH., PhD.

Assistant Prof. Chau Darapheak is currently a Head of Laboratory Bureau at the National Institute of Public Health and lecturer in the School of Public Health. In 1998, he graduated with a medical doctor degree from the University of Health Sciences, Phnom Penh. He successfully g

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Assistant Prof. Leang Supheap, MD, MHA.

Assistant Prof. Leang Supheap is a Deputy Head of the Technical Bureau at the National Institute of Public Health. She graduated with a medical doctor by training at the UHS, Cambodia in 1996. In 2006, she got her master degree in Health Administration at Curtin University of Tec

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Prof. Chap Seak Chhay, MD., MPH., MHPEd

Prof. Chap Seak Chhay is currently a Deputy Directorate General of Admin & Finance of Ministry of Health (MoH), Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and Public Health and Health Professions Educator. He was also a former Deputy Director of the National Institute of Public Health. He holds a

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Prof. Tung Rathavy, M.D., MPH.

Prof. Tung Rathavy is currently the Director of the National Maternal and Child Center (NMCHC) and has been a professor at the School of Public Health, National Institute of Public Health since 2011. She earned her Medical Doctor Degree in 1990 from the People’s Friendship

Assistant Prof. Cui Haixia, PhD.

Assistant Prof. Cui Haixia is the Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health at NIPH. She obtained her Doctoral Degree (Ph.D.) in Epidemiology from the University of California, Los Angeles in the United States. She had worked in the field of HIV/AIDS prevention and contr

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Assistant Prof. Tol Bunkea, MD, MSc.

Assistant Prof. Tol Bunkea is currently the Head of Epidemiology Unit at the National Center for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control (CNM), Ministry of Health, Cambodia. He graduated a Medical Doctor (MD) in 1997 from the University of Health Sciences in Cambodia and obt

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Dr. Yi Siyan, MD, MHSc, PhD.

Dr. Yi Siyan is Assistant Professor and Director of UHS-SPH Integrated Research Program at Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore. He also serves as Director of KHANA Center for Population Health Research in Cambodia and Adjunct Professo

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Assistant Prof. Mam Sovatha, BBA., BSc., MPH

Assistant Prof. Mam Sovatha is currently the vice rector of the University of Health Sciences....

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Assistant Prof. An Yom, M.D., MPH.

Assistant Prof. An Yom has more than 15 years of experience in health service delivery in Cambodia. At University Research Co. LLC (URC), he is the M&E Advisor at USAID-PMI Cambodia Malaria Elimination Project (CMEP). He provides technical guidance on setting up M&E plan,

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Assistant Prof. Khieng Soyty, MD., MSc.

Assistant Prof. Khieng Soyty has been about 20 years of extensive experience in Malaria, HIVAID and TB program especially in project planning and management budgeting, capacity building, clinical and operational research as well as international public health. He is the Regional

Associate Prof. Sok Kanha, MD., MSc.

Associate Prof. Sok Kanha is currently the Deputy Director, Department of Planning and Health Information (DPHI), Ministry of Health (MoH) and has joined the SPH since 2010. She earned her Medical Doctor Degree in 1989 from the University of Health Science, Phnom Penh. In 2002, s

ADMISSION

We are so happy that you are interested in pursuing your studies with us! Here’s some information to get you started.

  • Having good English language proficiency (by submitting a valid TOEFL IBT at least 53 (Paper based at least 450 or IELTS at least 4.5). For students who do not have evidence of English proficiency at the admission, they will need to sign an agreement to fulfill the English requirement prior to their proposal defense.
  • Agreeing to terms and conditions and internal regulations of the School of Public Health

Master of Public Health

  • Having a medical doctor degree or at least a Bachelor degree in health-related areas.
  • Having good academic records
  • Having work experience in health is an advantage

Master of Hospital Administration

  • Holder of a bachelor degree or equivalent degree or higher degree.
  • Good academic records with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0

Master of Science in Human Nutrition

  • Possession of a bachelor or higher degree in any discipline in science or social science or other science related areas
  • Possession of a bachelor or higher degree in public health or health sciences or health related areas
  • Good academic records

Master of Science in Epidemiology

  • Possession of a bachelor or higher degree in any discipline in science or social science or other science related areas
  • Possession of a bachelor or higher degree in public health or health sciences or health related areas
  • Good academic records

LEARNING AND TEACHING RESOURCES

The School of Public Health supports and encourages students to produce a self-learning environment that enable them to get deep and solid education. Below is quick access to useful documents for your learning.

Also, SPH library, located next to the Technical Office of NIPH, is available and accessible to students and the general public for reading materials, policy documents, guidelines and reports, and other useful resources all days except public holidays. These resources, particularly recent policy documents and guidelines, are also accessible from NIPH E-library . If you have any inquiries, please contact ...

ALUMNI & SCHOOL NETWORK

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OUR PARTNERSHIP AND COLLABORATION

School of Public Health has strong networks across that globe vital for obtaining exchange studies or programs, research fellowships, scholarships, and job opportunities. Since 2007, the School of Public Health has been collaborating with many international universities and institutions on strengthening institutional capacity in research, teaching, policy dialogues, joint research projects, and publications. Main collaborators are listed below:

  • Rokefeller Foundation, USA
  • Brelefeld University, Germany
  • University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), USA
  • Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • China Medical Board (CMB), USA
  • Cambodia Harvest, USAIDS
  • World Health Organization
  • Social Protection Program, GIZ
  • Center for International Health (CIH), University of Bergen, Norway
  • Hanoi School of Public Health, Vietnam
  • College of Public Health, University of Philippines, Manila
  • Cardiff Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
  • SEAMEO- RECFON Center for food and Nutrition, Indonesia
  • Pyeongtaek University, Republic of Korea
  • Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska institute
  • Graduate School of Sciences and Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies, Kobe University
  • Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, USA
  • The Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) in Antwerp, Belgium
  • University of Washington, Seattle, USA

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