Vietnam to host Mekong meeting on infectious disease

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Vietnam's Ministry of Health and the local US embassy will co-sponsor a conference in Hanoi to discuss an integrated approach to infectious disease in the lower Mekong region on June 17-18.

The two-day forum will bring together senior government officials from Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam, the low Mekong countries, as well as the US, according to a press release from the embassy.

The officials and international health experts will examine a range of topics primarily focused on international health regulations, counterfeit and substandard medicines, and regional successes in health research.

The conference is expected to yield increased opportunities for communication and collaboration in the area of response to infectious disease threats.

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