On the meeting of the Russian-Vietnamese Coordination committee


11.11.2015 г.

Representatives of Rospotrebnadzor took part in the 27th meeting of the Coordination committee of the Russian-Vietnamese Tropical research and technological center which was held on November 11, 2015 in Hanoi (Veitnam).

At the meeting it was noted that the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-being had already elaborated mechanisms of good cooperation with the Tropical center and developing new areas of cooperation in the sphere of fighting infections and providing sanitary and epidemiological well-being.

Rospotrebnadzor also pointed out the regional potential of the Tropical centre and stressed that it could play a significant role in conducting scientific epidemiologic research in the Asia-Pacific Region and involve neighboring countries in its studies.

The Coordination committee supported the ideas of Rospotrebnadzor. In 2015 Russia and Vietnam commenced joint studies and scientific cooperation in the sphere of providing sanitary and epidemiological well-being. This work will be continued in 2016.

For information: The Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-being is actively collaborating with the Tropical center in the framework of implementation of the Rospotrebnadzor – Ministry of Health of Vietnam Action plan 2015-2017 to assist the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in providing sanitary and epidemiological well-being. The Tropical center as one of the Action plan executives provides to the Russian experts necessary technical support to conduct scientific studies in Vietnam..

In 2015 experts from different scientific research organizations of Rospotrebnadzor visited the Tropical centre 7 times. During these visits they were effectively studying the strains of infections circulating in Vietnam and conducted seminars and educational courses for Vietnamese specialists.