4 Vietnamese units receive JICA President Award

22:05 21/01/2022

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on January 19 released a statement saying that the 17th Annual JICA President Award has been awarded to 42 individuals and organizations to honor their contributions to socio-economic development in developing countries.

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In Vietnam, this year’s JICA President Award was awarded to four Vietnamese organizations, including the Vietnam National University of Agriculture for the development of promising rice varieties, as well as Bach Mai Hospital, Hue Central Hospital and and Cho Ray Hospital.

The project of developing promising rice varieties (Developing improved crops for the Northern Midlands and Mountains of Vietnam) that the Vietnam University of Agriculture participated in research has succeeded in developing high-yielding rice varieties. high, short growing period and resistant to pests and diseases, suitable for local weather conditions.

In the field of public health, Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi, Hue Central Hospital in the Central region, and Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City were presented with the JICA President Award. These three hospitals have promoted the achievements of cooperation with JICA in grant projects and technical cooperation in activities to improve the quality of hospital’s medical services, strengthen the medical system of the hospitals, and improve the quality of medical services. They have since become typical examples of JICA’s Global Health Initiative on strengthening the infectious disease diagnosis and treatment system.

In particular, after the technical cooperation project ended, these hospitals played a vital role in providing medical services to localities, supporting provincial hospitals, and actively mobilize medical equipment and medical staff to localities, collect and treat severe COVID-19 patients at field hospitals, making a great contribution to the prevention of the spread. of epidemics.

By DT