Principal Advisor: Dr Kim-Huong Nguyen

Email: kim.h.nguyen@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3346 5344

Research group: Health economics research and modelling unit

Organisational unit: Centre for Health Services Research

Vietnam is emerging as a middle-income country, with a longer life expectancy and a rising burden of non-communicable diseases. Recent studies highlight the need for a new, integrated model of care to improve dementia prevention, care, treatment and support in Vietnam. This PhD project aims to understand the economic burden of dementia in this content. The project will contain a series of studies that might include a survey on healthcare and social care utilisations, informal care arrangement, an inventory of sectors that provide dementia care services, how dementia care is financing publicly and privately in Vietnam.