Contain This: The Latest in Global Health Security

Vietnam's Response to COVID-19 and Antimicrobial Drug Resistance

August 10, 2020 Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Season 1 Episode 13
Contain This: The Latest in Global Health Security
Vietnam's Response to COVID-19 and Antimicrobial Drug Resistance
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Contain This: The Latest in Global Health Security
Vietnam's Response to COVID-19 and Antimicrobial Drug Resistance
Aug 10, 2020 Season 1 Episode 13
Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

In this week’s episode we discuss Vietnam’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and antimicrobial drug resistance with Dr Guy Thwaites, Director of the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit and Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Program in Vietnam, Dr Thu Anh Nguyen, Country Director, Woolcock Institute and Clinical Senior Lecturer at University of Sydney and Dr Gregory Fox, Project lead for the Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security’s AMR V-RESIST project in Vietnam and Clinical Academic Lead (Research) for the Faculty of Medicine and Health at Cumberland Campus.

Since this interview was recorded, Vietnam has recorded a large outbreak in the coastal city of Da Nang. As discussed by our guests, the government is taking early action when cases are identified. In the case of Da Nang they imposed an immediate lockdown and have launched widespread testing of the city’s 1.1 million residents.

Show Notes

In this week’s episode we discuss Vietnam’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and antimicrobial drug resistance with Dr Guy Thwaites, Director of the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit and Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Program in Vietnam, Dr Thu Anh Nguyen, Country Director, Woolcock Institute and Clinical Senior Lecturer at University of Sydney and Dr Gregory Fox, Project lead for the Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security’s AMR V-RESIST project in Vietnam and Clinical Academic Lead (Research) for the Faculty of Medicine and Health at Cumberland Campus.

Since this interview was recorded, Vietnam has recorded a large outbreak in the coastal city of Da Nang. As discussed by our guests, the government is taking early action when cases are identified. In the case of Da Nang they imposed an immediate lockdown and have launched widespread testing of the city’s 1.1 million residents.