USTH takes part in LMI DRISA project

Friday - 01/04/2016 14:17

The Kick-Off Meeting of the LMI DRISA (Drug Resistance in South East Asia) project was held yesterday 31 March, 2016 at the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) in Hanoi. The project aims for an international joint laboratory which studies the mechanisms and factors that influence the emergence of drug resistance in Southeast Asia and their consequences in terms of public health in combining three complementary approaches: experimental, observational (in hospitals and in the community), and modelling. DSC 0248 1024x633 Prof. Patrick Boiron, Rector of USTH, and Mr. Radjesvarane Alexandre, Director of Research, Innovation and Technology Transfer of USTH both took part in the meeting. DRISA 1024x625 In this project, USTH will be the second Vietnamese partner apart from NIHE, and is in charge of the project's training activities which are given in the regular academic graduate curriculum as well as through specific short training open to professionals.