Viet Nam

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Investigating Leptospirosis in rural Vietnam, and the associated risk factors

Team Leader [Mai Van Hiep] (Department of Animal Health, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)

Team Members


Research Aim The research team in Vietnam will be focusing exclusively on leptospirosis. In particular - they will be focusing upon rural regions, with small-scale slaughterhouses garnering high attention due to the relatively high level of risk they present.

Research Method/s The team will be conducting household surveys, focus group discussions, partner training/education sessions and biological sampling from both pigs and humans to aid their research agenda.

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