A course in treatment methods of oesophageal and gastric cancer was held on Dec. 5 in Thua Thien–Hue province.

Jointly organised by France ’s Medical University , Hue Central Hospital and the French Embassy in Vietnam , the course aimed to update knowledge and improve cancer treatment skills for doctors in central and provincial hospitals in both the central and Central Highlands areas.

Director of Hue Central Hospital Bui Duc Phu said the course, taught by French professors and Hue Central Hospital’s leading professors, includes five levels and a certificate will be awarded for each level. Doctors who complete all five levels will receive a specialised diploma.

After completing the course, doctors under 40 years of age will be considered to continue the training programme in French hospitals./.