Bach Xuan Tran

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  1. doi request reprint Economic vulnerability of methadone maintenance patients: Implications for policies on co-payment services
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Viet Nam Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, United States Electronic address
    Int J Drug Policy 31:131-7. 2016
  2. pmc Drug addiction stigma in relation to methadone maintenance treatment by different service delivery models in Vietnam
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    BMC Public Health 16:238. 2016
  3. pmc Alcohol abuse increases the risk of HIV infection and diminishes health status of clients attending HIV testing services in Vietnam
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Harm Reduct J 13:6. 2016
  4. pmc Behavioral and quality-of-life outcomes in different service models for methadone maintenance treatment in Vietnam
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Harm Reduct J 13:4. 2016
  5. pmc Preference of methadone maintenance patients for the integrative and decentralized service delivery models in Vietnam
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Harm Reduct J 12:29. 2015
  6. pmc Preference and willingness to pay for traditional medicine services in rural ethnic minority community in Vietnam
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    BMC Complement Altern Med 16:48. 2016
  7. pmc Motivation for smoking cessation among drug-using smokers under methadone maintenance treatment in Vietnam
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Harm Reduct J 12:50. 2015
  8. pmc Associations between alcohol use disorders and adherence to antiretroviral treatment and quality of life amongst people living with HIV/AIDS
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    BMC Public Health 14:27. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Impact of methadone maintenance on health utility, health care utilization and expenditure in drug users with HIV/AIDS
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Viet Nam School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Electronic address
    Int J Drug Policy 24:e105-10. 2013
  10. pmc Willingness to pay for methadone maintenance treatment in Vietnamese epicentres of injection-drug-driven HIV infection
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Viet Nam
    Bull World Health Organ 91:475-82. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint Economic vulnerability of methadone maintenance patients: Implications for policies on co-payment services
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Viet Nam Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, United States Electronic address
    Int J Drug Policy 31:131-7. 2016
    ..In this study, we examined health services utilization and expenditure among MMT patients, and further explored factors associated with catastrophic health expenditure among affected households...
  2. pmc Drug addiction stigma in relation to methadone maintenance treatment by different service delivery models in Vietnam
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    BMC Public Health 16:238. 2016
    ..The rapid expansion of methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) services has significantly improved health status and quality of life of patients. However, little is known about its impacts on addiction-related stigma and associated factors...
  3. pmc Alcohol abuse increases the risk of HIV infection and diminishes health status of clients attending HIV testing services in Vietnam
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Harm Reduct J 13:6. 2016
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  4. pmc Behavioral and quality-of-life outcomes in different service models for methadone maintenance treatment in Vietnam
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Harm Reduct J 13:4. 2016
    ..This study assessed behavioral and health-related quality-of-life (HRQOL) outcomes of MMT in four service delivery models and explored factors associated with these outcomes of interest...
  5. pmc Preference of methadone maintenance patients for the integrative and decentralized service delivery models in Vietnam
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Harm Reduct J 12:29. 2015
    ..This study aimed to measure the preference of patients enrolling in a MMT program for integrated and decentralized MMT clinics and then further examine related factors...
  6. pmc Preference and willingness to pay for traditional medicine services in rural ethnic minority community in Vietnam
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    BMC Complement Altern Med 16:48. 2016
    ..In Vietnam, however, little is known about preference for traditional medicine use. This study assessed the prevalence of use, preference, satisfaction, and willingness to pay for TM services amongst rural ethnic minority community...
  7. pmc Motivation for smoking cessation among drug-using smokers under methadone maintenance treatment in Vietnam
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Harm Reduct J 12:50. 2015
    ..To implement the smoking cessation services in Vietnam, we examined the stages of change to quit and determined associated factors among MMT patients...
  8. pmc Associations between alcohol use disorders and adherence to antiretroviral treatment and quality of life amongst people living with HIV/AIDS
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    BMC Public Health 14:27. 2014
    ..We examined the association of alcohol use disorders (AUD) with adherence to and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) outcomes of antiretroviral treatment (ART) for HIV/AIDS patients...
  9. doi request reprint Impact of methadone maintenance on health utility, health care utilization and expenditure in drug users with HIV/AIDS
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Viet Nam School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Electronic address
    Int J Drug Policy 24:e105-10. 2013
    ..This study assessed the impact of methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) on health utility, health care service utilization, and out-of-pocket (OOP) health expenditure in drug users with HIV/AIDS in Vietnam...
  10. pmc Willingness to pay for methadone maintenance treatment in Vietnamese epicentres of injection-drug-driven HIV infection
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Viet Nam
    Bull World Health Organ 91:475-82. 2013
    ..Willingness to pay for methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) in three Vietnamese epicentres of injection-drug-driven human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection was assessed...
  11. pmc HIV voluntary testing and perceived risk among female sex workers in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Glob Health Action 6:20690. 2013
    ..We sought to assess VCT uptake and HIV-related knowledge and perceived risk among female sex workers (FSWs) in five provinces of the Mekong Delta region...
  12. pmc Determinants of antiretroviral treatment adherence among HIV/AIDS patients: a multisite study
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Glob Health Action 6:19570. 2013
    ..Adherence to antiretroviral treatment (ART) is vital in achieving virological treatment success. This study assessed the prevalence of optimal ART adherence and its determinants among HIV/AIDS patients in Vietnam...
  13. pmc Factors associated with job satisfaction among commune health workers: implications for human resource policies
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Glob Health Action 6:1-6. 2013
    ..Job satisfaction among health workers is an important indicator in assessing the performance and efficiency of health services...
  14. pmc Multilevel predictors of concurrent opioid use during methadone maintenance treatment among drug users with HIV/AIDS
    Bach Xuan Tran
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e51569. 2012
    ..This study assessed changes in opioid use, and longitudinal predictors of continued opioid use during MMT among HIV-positive drug users in Vietnam, with the aim of identifying changes that might enhance program efficacy...
  15. pmc Patient satisfaction with HIV/AIDS care and treatment in the decentralization of services delivery in Vietnam
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    PLoS ONE 7:e46680. 2012
    ..We evaluated the patient satisfaction with HIV/AIDS care and treatment and its determinants across levels of health service administration in Vietnam...
  16. pmc Quality of life profile and psychometric properties of the EQ-5D-5L in HIV/AIDS patients
    Bach Xuan Tran
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:132. 2012
    ..We assessed health-related quality of life (HRQOL), its associated factors, and examined measurement properties of the EuroQol - 5 Dimensions - 5 Levels (EQ-5D-5L) in HIV/AIDS patients...
  17. pmc Quality of life outcomes of antiretroviral treatment for HIV/AIDS patients in Vietnam
    Bach Xuan Tran
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e41062. 2012
    ..This study assessed health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and its related factors in HIV/AIDS patients taking antiretroviral treatment (ART) in Vietnam...
  18. doi request reprint Determinants of health-related quality of life in adults living with HIV in Vietnam
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    AIDS Care 23:1236-45. 2011
    ..05). The findings highlight the need to improve the health service referral system and enhance psychological and social supports for patients in early stages of HIV infection in Vietnam...
  19. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of integrating methadone maintenance and antiretroviral treatment for HIV-positive drug users in Vietnam's injection-driven HIV epidemics
    Bach Xuan Tran
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Depend 125:260-6. 2012
    ..This approach is also incrementally cost-effective in this large injection-driven HIV epidemic...
  20. doi request reprint Changes in drug use are associated with health-related quality of life improvements among methadone maintenance patients with HIV/AIDS
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, 8303, 112 Street, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2T4, Canada
    Qual Life Res 21:613-23. 2012
    ..This longitudinal study assessed the changes in drug use patterns and health-related quality of life (HRQL) among HIV-positive drug users in the first methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) cohort in Vietnam...
  21. pmc Health status and health service utilization in remote and mountainous areas in Vietnam
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 14:85. 2016
    ..This study aimed to assess health-related quality of life (HRQOL), health status and healthcare access and utilization of residents in mountainous and remote areas in Vietnam...
  22. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of methadone maintenance treatment for HIV-positive drug users in Vietnam
    Bach Xuan Tran
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    AIDS Care 24:283-90. 2012
    ..Findings of this study indicate that providing MMT for HIV-positive drug users is a cost-effective intervention in Vietnam. Integrating MMT to HIV/AIDS care and treatment services would be beneficial in injection-driven HIV epidemics...
  23. doi request reprint The cost-effectiveness and budget impact of Vietnam's methadone maintenance treatment programme in HIV prevention and treatment among injection drug users
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Glob Public Health 7:1080-94. 2012
    ..The results indicated that MMT was cost-effective in HIV prevention and treatment among DUs who were opioid dependent...
  24. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of alcohol use disorders during antiretroviral treatment in injection-driven HIV epidemics in Vietnam
    Bach Xuan Tran
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Depend 127:39-44. 2013
    ..This study determined the prevalence of AUD and identified correlates of alcohol consumption and drinking problems during ART in large injection-driven HIV epidemics in Vietnam...
  25. pmc Impact of Socioeconomic Inequality on Access, Adherence, and Outcomes of Antiretroviral Treatment Services for People Living with HIV/AIDS in Vietnam
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    PLoS ONE 11:e0168687. 2016
    ..This study aimed to measure the disparity in access, adherence, and outcomes of ART in Vietnam and the effects of socioeconomic status (SES) characteristics on the levels of inequality...
  26. pmc Longitudinal and cross sectional assessments of health utility in adults with HIV/AIDS: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 15:7. 2015
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  27. pmc Prevalence of cigarette smoking and associated factors in a large sample of HIV-positive patients receiving antiretroviral therapy in Vietnam
    Nhung Phuong Thi Nguyen
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, United States of America Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Unit 1330, Houston, TX 77030, United States of America Hanoi University of Pharmacy, Hanoi, Vietnam
    PLoS ONE 10:e0118185. 2015
    ..This study is among the first to examine smoking prevalence, nicotine dependence, and associated factors in a large sample of HIV-positive patients receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Vietnam...
  28. pmc Motivation to quit smoking among HIV-positive smokers in Vietnam
    Nhung Thi Phuong Nguyen
    Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmacoepidemiology, Hanoi University of Pharmacy, 13 15 Le Thanh Tong St, Hanoi, Vietnam
    BMC Public Health 15:326. 2015
    ..This study aimed to examine motivation to quit and its associated factors in a sample of 409 HIV-positive smokers in Vietnam...
  29. pmc Methadone Maintenance Treatment Promotes Referral and Uptake of HIV Testing and Counselling Services amongst Drug Users and Their Partners
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    PLoS ONE 11:e0152804. 2016
    ..In this study, we assessed the uptake and willingness of MMT patients to refer HIV testing and counseling (HTC) service to their sexual partners and relatives...
  30. doi request reprint Mobilization for HIV Voluntary Counseling and Testing Services in Vietnam: Clients' Risk Behaviors, Attitudes and Willingness to Pay
    Long Hoang Nguyen
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    AIDS Behav 20:848-58. 2016
    ..These findings contribute to the implementation of co-payment scheme for VCT services toward the financial sustainability of HIV/AIDS programs in Vietnam. ..
  31. doi request reprint Gender differences in quality of life outcomes of HIV/AIDS treatment in the latent feminization of HIV epidemics in Vietnam
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    AIDS Care 24:1187-96. 2012
    ..Findings of this study highlight the need to develop comprehensive interventions for HIV/AIDS patients, including HIV/AIDS treatment support and gender-specific impact mitigation interventions strategies...
  32. pmc A study on the influence of internet addiction and online interpersonal influences on health-related quality of life in young Vietnamese
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    BMC Public Health 17:138. 2017
    ..This study also compared the frequencies of anxiety, depression and other addiction of young Vietnamese with and without IA...
  33. pmc Patient Satisfaction with Methadone Maintenance Treatment in Vietnam: A Comparison of Different Integrative-Service Delivery Models
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    PLoS ONE 10:e0142644. 2015
    ..To inform the expansion of Methadone Maintenance Treatment (MMT) services in Vietnam, we examined the satisfaction of patients with regards to different services delivery models and identified its associated factors...
  34. pmc Life course impact of school-based promotion of healthy eating and active living to prevent childhood obesity
    Bach Xuan Tran
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e102242. 2014
    ..In the present study we estimate the life course impact of the APPLE Schools programs in terms of future body weights and avoided health care costs...
  35. ncbi request reprint Mobile phone-based antiretroviral adherence support in Vietnam: feasibility, patient's preference, and willingness-to-pay
    Bach Xuan Tran
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    AIDS Behav 16:1988-92. 2012
    ..1 %), regular information messages (21.3 %), and booking of clinic visits (16.5 %). These findings inform the design of adherence interventions using mobile phone in the Vietnamese setting...
  36. pmc Stigmatization among methadone maintenance treatment patients in mountainous areas in northern Vietnam
    Hung Van Nguyen
    Authority of HIV AIDS Control, Ministry of Health, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Harm Reduct J 14:1. 2017
    ..This study assessed stigma and discrimination against MMT patients in the mountainous and rural areas in Vietnam and explored their associated factors to inform implementation strategies...
  37. pmc A systematic review of scope and quality of health economic evaluation studies in Vietnam
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    PLoS ONE 9:e103825. 2014
    ..This study aimed to assess the scope and quality of existing research, with the goal of elucidating implications for improving the use of HEE evidence in Vietnam...
  38. pmc HIV infection, risk factors, and preventive services utilization among female sex workers in the Mekong Delta Region of Vietnam
    Bach Xuan Tran
    Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    PLoS ONE 9:e86267. 2014
    ..We assessed HIV prevalence and its correlates among FSWs, and the use of preventive services among this community in the Mekong Delta region, southern Vietnam...
  39. pmc Cost analyses of obesity in Canada: scope, quality, and implications
    Bach Xuan Tran
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 11:3. 2013
    ..This study reviewed costs of obesity and intervention programs in Canada, assessed the scope and quality of existing cost analyses, and identified implications for economic evaluations and public health decision makers...