Military Hospital 108 enhances cooperation with Ireland
(VNF) - Irish Minister of State for Food, Forestry and Horticulture, Andrew Doyle, and members from the Operation Walk Ireland Organization recently visited and worked with Military Central Hospital 108 of the Vietnam People's Army.
The Irish delegations were received by Lieut. Gen. Mai Hong Bang, Director of the hospital.
At the reception, General Bang briefed the delegation on the 67 years of construction and development of the hospital. According to him, over this period of time, the hospital has overcome various difficulties to fulfill all assigned missions while continually improving professionalism to elevate its quality and standards. Currently, the military hospital has cooperated with over 30 countries worldwide, he said.
Lieut. Gen. Mai Hong Bang, Director of the hospital presenting gift to Minister Andrew Doyle
Furthermore, General Bang expressed his belief that the meeting would contribute to expanding the ties between the Military Central Hospital 108 and the healthcare sector in Ireland.
The military hospital has closely worked with medical organizations of Ireland through different activities, such as exchanging experience and providing free heath checkups for needy Vietnamese patients, he said.
For his part, Minister Andrew Doyle praised the great achievements of Military Central Hospital 108 over the past time. These achievements have enhanced the hospital’s position in the region and in the world, he stated.
He also hoped that the two sides would further boost cooperation in the time to come.
After the meeting, Mr. Doyle visited and offered well wishes for a speedy recovery to patients who have received free surgical procedures as a result of fund-raising by the Operation Walk Ireland Organization and are now receiving ongoing treatments at the hospital; he later toured the hospital’s facilities.
Enhancing international cooperation has been a success story of the Military Central Hospital 108 over the past years. Most of its leading medical experts and doctors have participated in training courses in foreign countries with advanced medicine, such as Russia, France, Germany, the US, Japan, Britain, Australia and Singapore.
So far, Central Military Hospital 108 has signed training agreements with leading medical universities, hospitals and institutes of more than 30 countries around the world./.
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