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Hanoi signed technology transfering, staff training with French center
By Tuan MInh 09:43, 2016/01/20
French Professor delegation will support Hanoi Healthcare Department to train medical staff in the field of endoscopy, laparoscopy.
On January 19, in the presence of Chairman of Hanoi People's Committee Nguyen Duc Chung, representative of French Ambassador in Vietnam, the Ministry of Health and the City's functional departments, Mr.Nguyen Khac Hien - Director of Hanoi Medical Department and Professor Joel Leroy - Parson of and the Ireard center of France signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on medical cooperation for technology transferring and training of human resources for Hanoi's healthcare units.
Hanoi Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung witnessed the signing ceremony between France and Hanoi Healthcare Department
Hanoi Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung witnessed the signing ceremony between France and Hanoi Healthcare Department

Speaking at the ceremony, Hanoi Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung, thanked for the French Embassy, ​​the French medical Professor and Mr. Joel Leroy, who recently have actively helped Hanoi's health sector in improving the quality of intensive medical care; while desirable that from the minutes of the signing, the two sides will actively cooperate to early establish the gastrointestinal pathology in Hanoi in 2016.

The MoU is expected to boost bilateral collaboration in transferring technology and training high-quality doctors and nurses at Hanoi hospitals. Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung said increasing technological transfer is significant to increasing the quality of healthcare services, due to the sector’s lack of human resources and the city’s big population.

Hanoi is forging cooperation with various foreign partners, including those from France, he said, adding that the capital hopes to receive more cooperation projects across all medical fields from the European country. The MoU will help increase the standards of local health workers and improve medical facilities. He hopes the French side will consider providing further technical support and training for officials from the Hanoi hi-tech endoscopy centre – which is due to open soon.

Agreeing with proposals by the Chairman of Hanoi, Prof. Joel Leroy said that in the days of the workshop at Saint Paul Hospital, he was impressed by the passionate desire to learn highly technical mastery of Vietnam's doctors. He also believes that, with the active support of the city government, Hanoi will soon have a health facility for treatment of pathological diagnosis of gastrointestinal reach European standards, contributing to meet the high-quality healthcare needs for Hanoians and Vietnam's people.
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