As many as 35 young military medical officers from all ten ASEAN nations have gathered in Vietnam in an exchange to share professional experience and promote mutual understanding, friendship and cooperation.

The exchange was held for the first time by the Vietnam Military Medical Department, from May 19-24. It is the translation of initiatives and commitments made at the third meeting of ASEAN’s Heads of State in Malaysia .

During the event, the officers joined a seminar to exchange experience in taking care of armed forces’ health, and made a tour of Military Hospital 108, Hospital 103, Le Huu Trac National Burns Institute, Hospital 5, and Military Medical Academy.-VNA