National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue made a working visit to the Military Medical University under the Defence Ministry in Hanoi on June 10.
The top legislator lauded the university for actively joining defence diplomatic and international cooperation activities, including engaging in the field hospital No.2 of the UN peacekeeping force in South Sudan.
He also suggested the university work closely with ministries, agencies and units to speed up the third stage of clinical trial of the home-grown Nanocovax vaccine.
The leader proposed that the university devise a State scientific reseach programme on the production of vaccines for communicable diseases.
He also expressed his support for the construction of a centre for study and development of vaccines against communicable diseases in humans.