Huong Nguyen


Nguyen Thien Huong is Epidemiologist. She completed her Master of Public Health in London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 1998 and her PhD in TB Epidemiology at the University of Amsterdam in 2007. She has over 25 years of experience in development, implementation and evaluation of TB control and in design and implementation of the epidemiological studies (TB prevalence survey, TB drug resistance survey) and operation research in Vietnam.

She joined KNCV in 2009 and based in Vietnam as KNCV Country Representative and USAID\TB CAP, TB CARE I and Challenge TB Country Director. Currently she is KNCV Country Representative.

Recent publications

Nguyen HV, Tiemersma EW, Nguyen HB, Cobelens FGJ, Mirtskhulava V, de Haas P et al. The second national tuberculosis prevalence survey in Vietnam. PLoS One. 2020 23;15(4) Abstract

Vo LNQ, Codlin AJ, Forse RJ, Nguyen NT, Levy J et al. Evaluating the yield of systematic screening for tuberculosis among three priority groups in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam. Infect Dis Poverty. 2020 Dec 9;9(1):166. Abstract


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