On January 11, 2019, Dr. Nguyen Van Kinh, the Director of National Hospital of Tropical Diseases (NHTD), and Dr. Nguyen Vu Trung, the Vice Director of NHTD, visited the University of Electro-Communications (UEC).
President Fukuda, Dr. Nakano, the Members of the Board of Directors of UEC, and other professors of UEC welcomed Dr. Nguyen Van Kinh and Dr. Nguyen Vu Trung, and they had active discussion for the collaboration between the two institutions. After the meeting, they visited Laboratory of Prof. Kirimoto and Asst. Prof. Sun in the Department of Mechanical and Intelligent Systems Engineering; and Laboratory of Prof. Ishibashi in the Department of Computer and Network Engineering.
NHTD is one of the top hospitals in Vietnam in clinical education and research of infectious diseases. NHTD and UEC signed cooperation agreement in March, 2018, and have been collaborating actively. Furthermore, NHTD and 3 other institutions in Hanoi, and UEC have set up Global Alliance Laboratory, which can be jointly used by faculties and students of the institutions, in December, 2018.