Dr Phuc Huynh Tan
Director of Programs Implementation – Asia, The Fred Hollows Foundation
Dr Huynh Tan Phuc, an ophthalmologist, is currently Director of Programs Implementation- Asia of The Fred Hollows Foundation (FHF) (www.hollows.org.au).
Phuc holds a degree Doctor of Medicine (MD) from Medical University of Hue, Viet Nam, graduated in 1988, finished his advance training on ophthalmology in 1990. He worked for a Government Hospital as Chief of Eye department and joined World Vision Vietnam (WVV) for 9 years, with last role relate to health sectors as National Health Coordinator of WVV from October 2001 to November 2003.
As Country Manager of FHF Vietnam since December 2003, Dr Phuc and his team has directly developed, designed, and implemented many eye care programs/projects in different provinces across the country. Under his leadership, FHF Vietnam has made significant contribution to the ophthalmology academic training in Vietnam through many strengthening institutional training capacity projects support to Medical Universities and Vietnam National Institute of Ophthalmology.
With this great achievement, he had been appointed as FHF Regional Director-leading the programs in East Asia region, including FHF programs in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines, and Vietnam. Since April 2020, he stepped up to be Director of Programs Implementation – Asia, office based in Vietnam.
Dr. Phuc has a great deal of experience in project design, proposal development, project management and implementation, advocacy. He has also gained good reputation in the eye care community in Viet Nam and internationally.