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Australia signs MoU with Vietnam for cooperation in areas of medicine and health

16 May 2024 | News

MoUs signed between University of Sidney and Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health and Institute of Development Studies

The University of Sydney, Australia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Health to explore opportunities for cooperation in the areas of medical science, chronic and infectious diseases, and other areas of medicine and health.

The Net Zero Institute is signatory to an MoU with the HCMC Institute of Development Studies which will explore opportunities for collaboration in the areas of development, translating and enabling societal adoption of technologies and systems to deliver global decarbonisation.

University of Sydney Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Mark Scott AO and Dr Nguyen Van Vinh Chau, Deputy Director General of the HCMC Department of Health signed the MoU between the University of Sydney and the HCMC Department of Health.

The MoU between the Net Zero Institute and the HCMC Institute of Development Studies was signed by Professor Scott, Director of the Net Zero Institute Professor Deanna D’Alessandro and Dr Truong Minh Huy Vu, Deputy Director of the HCMC Institute for Development Studies.

Innovation in health and decarbonisation are among the most critical priorities shared by both our countries. The MoUs follow the University establishment of pan-University research and engagement hub, the Sydney Vietnam Institute in 2023.

The Institute will work with partners, including University of Sydney researchers, to deliver impactful, multidisciplinary research which improves the wellbeing of individuals and communities in Vietnam and beyond. 

Leveraging the research capabilities of the University, the Institute will deliver research across a broad range of disciplines, with research areas including medicine and health, agriculture and food safety, net zero, business and economics, and arts and social sciences. 



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