Military hospital 175 in Ho Chi Minh City (Source:Internet)
Hanoi (VNA) – A Japanese delegation led by member of parliament Miyake had a working visit to Military Hospital 175 in Ho Chi Minh City on December 10 to discuss health care cooperation programmes, reported Quan Doi Nhan Dan (People’s Army) newspaper.

The delegation included representatives from Japan ’s centre for the elderly AKANE and a number of Japanese businesses.

After listening to a report on the hospital’s activities, Miyake spoke of the capacity and skills of the hospital’s staff, adding that Japan and the hospital have closely cooperated in the health care sector.

The Japanese legislator pledged to do his utmost to enhance cooperation between the two sides, particularly in medical equipment, personnel training and construction of facilities.

He revealed the possibility of cooperation on building a centre to care for the elderly in the hospital.

Early this year, Military Hospital 175 signed a memorandum of understanding on medical cooperation with Japanese Okayama Saiseikai Hospital and the Association of Medical Doctors of Asia (AMDA). The collaboration covers medical research, transfer of latest medical technology, human resources training, and joint treatment for patients.-VNA