Hanoi (VNA) – Leading Vietnamese and Japanese experts and scientists shared knowledge and experience in medical research, biology and technology at a symposium held at Hanoi Medical University on November 24.

Speaking at the event, Professor Dr Ta Thanh Van, Rector of the Hanoi Medical University, said Japan has made outstanding performance in medicine, especially basic and applied science.

Therefore, the symposium offered a chance for Vietnamese experts to learn from their Japanese colleagues’ experience in this field, particularly in nanotechnology, AI and bio-technology, he said.

Vietnam and Japan marks the 45th anniversary of diplomatic ties in 2018. Over the past nearly half century, Japan has supported Vietnam in such areas as science-technology, agriculture and health care.

In healthcare and medical education, the country has launched many official development assistance (ODA) projects aiming to help Vietnam develop preventive medicine and improve capacity for health workers. -VNA