iPRI Signs MOU with Vietnam
October 11, 2016
Hanoi, 7 October 2016 — Today, the International Prevention Research Institute, represented by its President, Professor Peter Boyle, concluded discussions and signed an important Memorandum of Understanding with Vietnam’s National Cancer Hospital (Hospital K), represented by Professor Tran Van Thuan, Director of Hospital K.
The National Cancer Hospital (Hospital K) is the key reference for Vietnam’s Ministry of Health when making decisions on cancer control policy and strategy.
The participants in this Memorandum of Understanding, the International Prevention Research Institute, based in Lyon, France and The National Cancer Hospital, situated in Hanoi, Vietnam, share a long-standing commitment to increase capacity in Cancer Prevention. Together, they continue to strive to reduce the burden of cancer both in Vietnam and abroad.
Having collaborated successfully in the past, the parties share a common interest in further strengthening relations and broadening the scope of their collaboration and academic activities.
More specifically, The International Prevention Research Institute and the National Cancer Hospital (K Hospital) will work together to develop training opportunities and to implement multiple Cancer Prevention, and Cancer Control, activities in Vietnam.