National congress on radiology and nuclear medicine opens

Friday, 2014-08-22 17:32:43
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Nhan Dan/VNA - The 16th National Congress on Radiology and Nuclear Medicine kicked off in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on August 22.


Hosted by the Vietnam Society of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine (VSRNM), the event brought together domestic and foreign scientists, experts, lecturers, doctors and technicians working in image diagnosis, and medical device manufacturers from many countries.

Organised annually, the event aims to share experience in applying radiation, X-ray and nuclear medicine in image diagnosis, health care and treatment, while discussing orientations for promoting the use of methods in the future.

Reports presented at the two-day event focused on the specialist fields of radiology and nuclear medicine, interventional neuroradiology, and breast and heart image diagnosis.

An exhibition displaying the latest technologies, medicines and devices in the field will be organised within the framework of the conference.

According to VSRNM President, Dr. Pham Minh Thong, efforts made by the national medical sector, along with support from its foreign counterparts, will help to improve public health care.