The event drew the participation of Major General Tran Duy Giang, Director of General Department of Logistics; the Envoy of the Japanese Embassy in Vietnam, Nagai Katsuro; Counsellor and Medical Attaché of the Japanese Embassy in Vietnam, Teiko Nakai; and along with Japanese leading medical experts.

Senior Colonel Nguyen Xuan Kien speaking at the event

Speaking at the seminar, Senior Colonel Nguyen Xuan Kien, Deputy Director of the Military Medical Department said that Vietnam’s military medical service has attached great importance to cooperation in the field of healthcare with Japan such as training, technology transfer, patient treatment and healthcare to strongly promote cooperation between Vietnam’s military medical service and Japan. Over the past years, the Vietnamese military hospitals have seen considerable investment in infrastructure, high-quality human resource training and modern medical tools and equipment. Recently, the Vietnam’s military medical service has had more than 30 hospitals with a total of 12,000 beds.

At the seminar, Japanese experts introduced a model of hospital that will meet international standards; training programs to improve the quality of staff's healthcare management in Japanese hospitals; possibilities of cooperation between the Military Medical University of Vietnam and Japan; technologies in the field of endoscopy and surgery and so on.

On the occasion, the military medical service of Vietnam had an opportunity to learn from Japan's experiences in coordinated solutions and improvement of patient management and treatment, contributing to boosting cooperative medical work and healthcare between the two countries.

Translated by Lam Anh