Combating the emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistant infectious diseases in Vietnam: the V-RESIST study


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

TIMELINE: Q4/2018 – Q3/2021

PROJECT IMPLEMENTER: National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology   

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


  1. Vietnam Administrative Medical Service – Ministry of Health

  2. Health Strategy and Health Policy Institute

  3. National Lung Hospital

  4. Hanoi University of Pharmacy

  5. University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Ho Chi Minh City

  6. Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City

STUDY OBJECTIVE: The overall aim of this project is to develop, implement and evaluate the effectiveness of a complex health system intervention to reduce the emergence of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Vietnam.