VOV.VN - Dr Joël Leroy, a pioneer in minimally invasive surgery, has been awarded the Friendship Order, one of the most prestigious Vietnamese distinctions.
Hanoi People’s Committee Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung met with a Japanese delegation of cancer experts and representatives from health facilities, who want to build a centre for cancer patients in the capital city, on June 6.
Hanoi health authorities have taken precautions to prevent epidemics and diseases that frequently occur in the period over spring and summer during the hot weather.
Dr Joel Leroy, a world-class French endoscopy expert, will operate on patients suffering from gastrointestinal issues at Saint Paul Hospital in Hanoi from January 15 to 20.
Hanoi’s health sector has focused on developing high-quality medical techniques over the last five years and made significant progress.
Hanoi will spend VND34.1 billion (US$1.6 million) on new technology to carry out organ transplants.