A Vietnam-Russia seminar which opened in Hanoi on December 2 discussed occupational medicine and health care for submarine crews.

Addressing the function, Deputy Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant General Truong Quang Khanh stressed that better caring for submarine personnel is a new and urgent requirement facing Vietnam’s military medicine.

The seminar, hosted by the Vietnam-Russia Tropical Centre, is expected to expand cooperation prospects in the field between the two countries, he added.

As many as 14 scientific topics are being presented at the four-day event.-VNA