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CNU, University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City Sign Pact

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Chonnam National University and the University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam recently signed an academic exchange pact at CNU. The signing ceremony for the agreement was held between Kang Jung Chaee, president of CNU, and Nguyen Dinh Hoi, president of the University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City, at the meeting room on the 3rd floor of the CNU Administration Bldg. on September 15. In order to attend the signing ceremony, Nguyen Dinh Hoi, president of the University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City, visited Gwangju with four other university officials and four Vietnamese governmental officials. The University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City has been composed of 7 Faculties: the Faculty of Fundamental Sciences, the Faculty of Medicine, the Faculty of Traditional Medicine, the Faculty of Odonto-Stomatology, the Faculty of Pharmacy, the Faculty of Nursing and Medical Techniques, the Faculty of Public Health and one University Medical Center. The University staff includes 692 professors in 84 departments in total, 8 in the Faculty of Fundamental Sciences, 28 in the Faculty of Medicine, 5 in the Faculty of Traditional Medicine, 14 in the Faculty of Odonto-stomatology, 14 in the Faculty of Pharmacy, 6 in the Faculty of Nursing and Medical Techniques, and 9 in the Faculty of Public Health. The University is the main medical teaching institution of the southern part of Vietnam, with the assignments to provide training for health workers from technical school level to post graduate level, to lead scientific research in medicine, and provide health care to the population. It also has a university hospital (Medical University Center) with three different locations, a Pharmacologic Technology Center and 6 units of the Advanced Medical Technology Center, where high technologies are applied for treatment and medical research. CNU has been actively promoting international cooperating programs prior to the college transformation into medical school system. Under the agreement, the two universities will closely cooperate with each other through the brisk exchange of students and professors, mutual recognition of academic credits, as well as the joint use of various facilities.