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	CDC Works in Vietnam

Since 1998, CDC has partnered in Vietnam with the government and local and international organizations to build quality sustainable health systems, providing long-term public health impact and protecting the health of Vietnamese and Americans at home and abroad. CDC delivers evidence-based expertise that strengthens the capacity and infrastructure of the national health systems in Vietnam, providing life-saving care and treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS and preventing the spread of infectious diseases, such as flu and other potential health threats.

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CDC office (physical presence)
9 U.S. Assignees
45 Locally Employed

iconVietnam at a Glance

Population: 91,714,080
Per capita income:$5,350
Life expectancy at birth women/men: 76/71 yrs
Infant mortality rate: 16/1000 live births
Source: Population Reference Bureau, 2014: Vietnam

iconTop 10 Causes of Death

  1. Stroke 22%
  2. Ischemic Heart Disease 7%
  3. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 5%
  4. Lower Respiratory Infections 5%
  5. Road Injury 4%
  6. Liver Cancer 4%
  7. Trachea, Bronchus, Lung Cancers 4%
  8. TB 3%
  9. Cirrhosis 3%
  10. Diabetes 3%

Source: WHO Country Health Profiles 2012: Vietnam

Why We're Here

	Why Were Here

CDC's mission is to promote measurable, substantive public health advances in Vietnam and throughout the region.

Where We Work

	Where We Work

CDC-Vietnam addresses the region's toughest health problems at their source.

What CDC Is Doing

	What Were Doing

CDC applies cutting edge solutions and technologies to reduce disease and protect health in challenging, underdeveloped places.

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  • Page last reviewed: May 18, 2016
  • Page last updated: May 18, 2016
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