Vietnam, France bolster cooperation in cancer treatment

A delegation of K Hospital led by Prof., Dr Tran Van Thuan, Director of the hospital and head of the Vietnam National Institute for Cancer Control (NICC), has visited France’s Avicenne Hospital and Curie Institute.

Vietnam, France bolster cooperation in cancer treatment

The visit aimed to promote health cooperation between Vietnam and France.

During the trip, K Hospital and Avicenne Hospital inked a cooperation agreement for the two sides to work together for bilateral development.

Avicenne Hospital will receive young doctors and researchers of K Hospital in training programmes for resident doctors, oncologists and physician-scientists.

Furthermore, the French hospital will share its advanced technologies in cancer diagnosis and treatment and experience in hospital management to international standards.

The two sides will also join cancer research together.

In addition, cooperation programmes in postgraduate, constant training and partner universities will be devised in the future.

A cooperation pact between the NICC and the Curie Institute is expected to be signed in Vietnam in November.