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Dr. Mayfong Mayxay, Chair of LAOHUN, University of Health Sciences (UHS, Laos)


Dr. Mayfong Mayxay, University of Health Sciences (UHS, Laos)


- Vice‐President of University of Health Sciences (UHS)

- Chairman, Research Promotion and Management

Committee, UHS

- President of Lao Infectious Disease Society (LIDS)

- Vice‐President, Lao National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG)

- Vice‐Chairman, Lao One Health University Network (LAOHUN)

- Head of Field Research, Lao‐Oxford‐Mahosot Hospital‐Wellcome Trust Research Unit

- (LOMWRU), Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao PDR

- Visiting Professor in Tropical Medicine at Oxford University, UK


Prof. Mayfong’s particular research interests include antimalarial drug resistance (AMR), causes of fever, sepsis, dengue, rickettsial infections, melioidosis, leptospirosis, Japanese encephalitis virus infection and infantile beriberi. At present, he has been supervising the UHS research team to carry out some research on COVID‐19 in Laos. So far, he has published 168 papers, which are indexed in PubMed. Each year, he supervises ~ 15‐20 medical, Master, PhD students’; residents’; and fellows’ theses.


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