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HCMC endoscopy training center recognized by ELSA

An endoscopy training center of the Medicine University Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City was recognized as Center of Excellence by the Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia (ELSA).

Director of the hospital cum head of the center Dr. Nguyen Hoang Bac said that the certificate of recognition is a proof for the center’s good training quality.
Facilities, curriculum and lecturers’ skills all meet international standards ELSA. This is a motivation for teachers’ further devotion in teaching career.
The center, the first of its kind in the country, was set up in 2003, has trained 1,600 Vietnamese and 700 international surgeons.
The center's high quality training is lauded because it has applied advanced techniques and performed different endoscopies including colon and rectum, stomach, join, urinary tract and chest.

By MINH VUONG - Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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