Hanoi inks health care cooperation deal with Paris
Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee (second left) meets French doctors (Photo: VNA)
The Hanoi People’s Committee
on November 30 signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in health
care development with France’s
Addressing the signing
ceremony, Nguyen Duc Chung, Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee said that populous
Hanoi, as the
health care hub of the country, considers health care service a crucial area.
The city is working hard to
improve the infrastructure system for the health sector as well as health care staff’s
skills, he said, stressing that the affiliation with Paris
will help Hanoi
develop high-quality health care services.
Hanoi has already prepared financial and human resources
for the cooperation programme, he revealed.
Meanwhile, Nguyen Khac
Hien, Director of the municipal Department of Health said that the programme
will help improve infrastructure system and personnel training, and enhance management
capacity for Hanoi Pediatrics Hospital,
the Hanoi Heart Hospital,
Emergency Aid Centre and Hanoi Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Florence Veber, Director for
International Relations of France’s public hospital system APHP, said that Paris has finished the
roadmap and plan for coordination for specific and practical affiliation.
She highlighted the
important role of Hanoi
leaders in directing sectors and localities to implement the deal.-VNA