Prof. Tran Xuan Bach

Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam

Invited Speech: Developing an early warning system for COVID-19 pandemic responses in Vietnam

Assoc. Prof. Bach Tran, Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam

Bach Tran is Vice Head of Department of Health Economics at Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam, and Adjunct Professor at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, USA. His research interests include the application of epidemiological-economic models to explore the determinants of infectious diseases outbreaks, assess nations’ vulnerability, and identify effective system and human behavioral responses. He has extensive experience in research, surveillance and evaluation of global health threats in South-East Asia. Much of his work centers on determining cost-effective interventions, assessing health services and innovations, and strengthening health systems, particularly related to HIV/AIDS and emerging diseases.