Blood-borne viruses and sexually transmissible infections surveillance and research program: surveillance for hepatitis B indicators
A key aspect of Australia’s National Hepatitis B Strategy 2014-2017 is the identification of specific measurable aims and targets, including increasing the proportion of people living with chronic hepatitis B (CHB) who have been diagnosed, increasing treatment uptake in those affected, and reducing the burden of attributable morbidity and mortality associated with the disease.
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- Infectious Disease Modeler
- Viral Infectious Diseases
- Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL), WHO Collaborating Centre for Viral Hepatitis
- Lab Group(s):
- Cowie Group
Anh Nguyen is an infectious disease modeller with current research aimed to develop disease burden estimation and mathematical modelling approaches to inform the surveillance, monitoring and evaluation of progress towards national strategies for the elimination of hepatitis B. Anh has a background in economics with a specialisation in health economics. He has held research positions in academia in Vietnam, working in health economics evaluation and HIV prevention. He’s currently in the final year of his PhD candidature at University of Tasmania, where he’s investigating the health economics aspects of Primary Liver Cancer.
Current professional memberships:
- The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research
- Australian Health Economics Society
- Public Health Association of Australia