2005 – 2009

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 Institute of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, the National Hospital for Paediatrics and the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology.

Presidential visit

Also in 2006, Mr Nguyen Minh Triet, State President of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam visited HTD.

New HTD director

Professor Nguyen Tran Chinh became Director of HTD in February 2006.

Second Royal Vist

His Royal Highness The Duke of York visited the Unit in September 2008.