Signing ceremony of Strategic collaboration on Developing and Discovering New drugs - Pharmacy of School of Medicine - Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City

2023-09-21 22:10:08

On 19th September, 2023, signing ceremony took place with the purpose of establishing a coordinated collaboration in the area of training, scientific research, technology transfer, and pharmaceutical products development. The agreement involves three key parties: the School of Medicine – Vietnam National University; Institute for Drug Quality Control (IDQC); and the Boston Pharma Vietnam.

Signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding

At the signing ceremony, there were Prof. PhD. PharmD. Le Minh Tri, Vice Dean of the School of Medicine; Dr. Nguyen Thanh Ha, Deputy Director of Ho Chi Minh City Drug Testing Institute; Mr. Luong Dang Khoa, General Director of Boston Vietnam Pharmaceutical Joint Stock Company.

As per the terms of this collaboration, the Boston Pharma Vietnam and Institute for Drug Testing will provide support for the School of Medicine – VNU-HCM in terms of human resources and facilities, as well as facilitate career-oriented internship programmes. They will create the real environment for students from the School of Medicine – Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City to apply their knowledge in the reality. Additionally, they commit to participating in career orientation activities, as well as to favouring the access to job opportunities and recruitment for SoM – VNU-HCM’s students.

Simultaneously, fostering collaboration in the realm of scientific research and technology transfer, building upon joint research endeavours, applying scientific and technological subjects, and trial production initiatives were also emphasised in the agreement. They will work in coordination to arrange seminars and conferences centered around scientific knowledge, technology advancements, management practices, and expertise, all of which are of mutual interest to the involved parties.

Ho Chi Minh City Drug Testing Institute and the Boston Pharma Vietnam have recently held significant strategic partnerships with the School of Medicine – VNU-HCM.

As stated by Prof. PhD. PharmD. Le Minh Tri, the signing ceremony serves as an additional testament to the unwavering support, shared aspirations, and cooperative spirit embraced by pharmaceutical entities.

This collaboration also aims to enhance the quality of human resource training in the pharmaceutical sector at large, thereby contributing to the advancement of the nation’s healthcare industry as a whole.


School of Medicine – Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City