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Oxford University Clinical Research Unit
Website: http://www.oucru.org/index.php?lang=en Type: Medical Institution Country: Viet Nam About: The Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU) is based in the Hospital for Tropical Diseases (HTD) in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), the referral hospital for infectious diseases throughout southern Vietnam, under the direction of the Health Service of HCMC and the Ministry of Health. Originally established in 1991, with support from the Hospital for Tropical Diseases Ho Chi Minh City, The Health Service of Ho Chi Minh City and the Wellcome Trust, OUCRU has developed strong links not only with HTD, but also other hospitals in HCMC, Hanoi and several provinces throughout Vietnam. In 2002 the research capacity of the unit expanded with the building of a dedicated Institute for Clinical Research, jointly funded by the Vietnamese Government and the Wellcome Trust, in the HTD grounds. This Institute houses the routine hospital laboratories, the laboratory research and the administrative centre of OUCRU.
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