Military Medical Academy starts new school year

13:36 | 09/14/2017

( - The Military Medical Academy under the Ministry of National Defense launched its new school year 2017-2018 on September 13.

At the ceremony. (photo: Nguyen Hai)

With 68 years of construction and development, the academy becomes one of the most prestigious training and scientific research center in the army in particular and across the country in general.

Up to now, the academy has trained over 90,000 medics and medical workers, including 900 PhDs, 8,000 MAs, and thousands of experienced doctors. Generations of the academy’s graduates have always completed assigned tasks at all military and civilian positions. Among these, many were honored with noble titles of people’s teacher, meritorious teacher, and people’s doctor. Besides, the academy has also trained students from Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Germany.

At the ceremony. (photo: Nguyen Hai)

In the previous school year, the academy actively and proactively boosted teaching quality, seriously conducted college enrollment drives, and applied modern technologies into treatment processes. Especially, the academy’s doctors successfully conducted the first human lung transplant in Vietnam, marking a monumental step forward in Vietnam’s organ transplantation sector and bringing hope for patients in need of lung transplants.

Major General Do Quyet, Director of the academy speaking at the ceremony. (photo: Nguyen Hai)

Delivering his opening speech, Director of the academy, Major General Do Quyet welcomed  nearly 500 freshers, General Quyet asked them to do their utmost to fulfill all training courses and do research to become Party members and good officers and doctors after graduating from the school. He also requested the academy’s staff, lecturers and students to continuously promote teaching and learning quality, develop and apply new learning methods, foster scientific research and technology transfer and enhance experience exchanges with international and domestic medical centers and hospitals.


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