1995 – 1999

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

Dr Jeremy Farrar moved to Viet Nam to lead the Wellcome-Oxford side of the collaboration.

Breaking ground for the new building

In 2000, permission was granted and funding provided by the Peoples Committee of HCMC and the Prime Ministers Office to build new premises for the Unit within the grounds of the Centre for Tropical Diseases.