NGUYEN VAN HUNG

NATIONAL LUNG HOSPITAL / VIET NAM

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Dr. Nguyen Van Hung has been working as a bacteriologist in the field of TB and pulmonology infection diseases for the last 33 years. Currently, He has been appointed as Head of Department of Microbiology and National TB Reference Lab, Vietnam National TB Control Program. D He has conducted molecular epidemiologic, drug resistant, and human susceptibility and diagnostic studies for tuberculosis (TB) in Hanoi and nationwide. He has authored or co-authored over 30 papers from data obtained through our population-based and clinical based studies. He is interested molecular diagnostics, and conventional bacterial TB diagnostics. His lab is also focusing on training TB diagnostic techniques for technicians of the TB LAB network and ensuring the quality of these labs. He is keen on bringing my lab to become one of the leading TB laboratories in the South East Asia in efforts to combatting TB in the regions following our 5 years Lab strategic plan.