The third Asia-Pacific Army Nursing Seminar, themed “Boosting the global military nursing cooperation”, opened in Hanoi on August 3.

Attending the event are military nurses from 14 countries, including Vietnam , the US , Australia , China , Cambodia , India , Japan , Indonesia , Laos , Malaysia , the Philippines , the Republic of Korea , Singapore and Thailand .

The seminar offers an opportunity for regional military army nurses to exchange experiences and issues of common concern as well as boost regional and international nursing cooperation.

The seminar will last until August 7 with more than 30 topics, including introductions on Vietnam ’s military nursing force, global activities by US Air Force Nurse Corps and the World Health Organisation’s opinions on ready responses to epidemics./.