Our history

Our beginning On Christmas day 1990, a Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Centre for Tropical Diseases and the Wellcome Trust to set up a…

MOU signed An MOU was drawn up to fund the Research Unit which was renamed Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Unit Viet Nam. New Director 1996…

OUCRU gets its name In 2002 a 3-year MOU was signed. This agreement was particularly important as it led to increased support and investment in…

OUCRU Hanoi established OUCRU established a unit in Hanoi with Dr Peter Horby as the Director in 2006. Research programmes were developed with the National…

Welcoming a new director In October 2013, we welcomed our new Director Dr Guy Thwaites, and said goodbye to Professor Jeremy Farrar who has taken…