FY2012 Vietnam Capacity Building Assistance Program: Underwater MedicineVietnam

In-country Seminar

Outline of Program

Period 22 - 23 October 2012
Location Vietnamese Navy Headquarters, People's Navy Hospital and Navy Guest House Conference Room
Delegation Director, Capacity Building Assistance Office, International Policy Division
3 MSDF personnel
Recipient Vietnamese Navy medical officers

  The JMOD held its first underwater medicine seminar with Vietnam in Hai Phong as part of its efforts to contribute to regional maritime security. The seminar included an outline of the MSDF's underwater medical center, maritime medicine and medical rescue challenges. Forty participants from the Vietnamese Navy attended the seminar, including over 30 medical officers. With their keen interest and active interaction, the seminar improved the Vietnamese Navy's underwater medicine capability and has built stronger defense cooperation between Vietnam and Japan.