Located at the National Hospital of Traditional Medicine, the Korea-Vietnam Traditional Medicine Research Centre will apply technologies of defining genes of oriental medicine resources owned by the Korean institute to build a traditional medicine management system in Vietnam.

At the opening ceremony of the traditional medicine research centre. (Photo : YONHAP News)

It will conduct clinical research and compare disease prevention and treatment methods using traditional medicine the two nations to apply the best ones in treating chronic diseases and those of the elderly.

Over the past time, the Korean institute has cooperated with the Vietnamese hospital in carrying out joint studies in the physical field.

Kim Jong-yeol, head of the institute, the two sides will collaborate in doing basic research and applying the institute’s clinical experience in treatment, thus contributing to developing the traditional medicine in both countries.

Source: VNA