US doctor presented Vietnam insignia

Wednesday, 2011-03-02 17:26:00
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Nhan Dan - The Ministry of Health presented the insignia ‘For People’s Health’ to Dr John Colin Partridge, a doctor with a long and strong attachment to Vietnam’s health sector, at the Vietnam National Hospital of Pediatrics.

Professor John Colin Partridge was awarded the title in recognition of his great contribution to pediatric retinal surgery and resuscitation.

He also participated in a study on bacterial contamination control and the transfer of technology from the US to Vietnam.

Professor John Colin Partridge said that the rapid changes in Vietnam’s health sector, especially in the field of pediatrics, had allowed Vietnam to keep pace with developments in medicine around the world during the last ten years.