VCAPS

Vietnam COPD, Asthma and Prevention of Smoking Study (VCAPS)

asthma_smoking_prevention-study

STUDY SITES: Hanoi, Thanh Hoa, HCMC, An Giang and Ca Mau

TIMELINE: 2017-2022

PROJECT IMPLEMENTER: Bach Mai Hospital

FUNDED BY: Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

KEY STAKEHOLDERS:

  • Hanoi Medical University

  • University of Medicine and Pharmacy, HCM City

  • Hanoi Lung Hospital

  • Bach Mai Hospital

  • VINACOSH

  • Local Departments of Health at four Provinces including Hanoi, Thanh Hoa, An Giang and Ca Mau District hospitals of selected Provinces

OBJECTIVES: To demonstrate the effectiveness of an integrated package of health sector interventions to decrease the burden of chronic lung disease in Vietnam through COPD/asthma interventions and smoking cessation interventions.