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EC Institute: Cho Ray Hospital. Ho Chi Minh City, VietnamAPSN

EC Liaison officer: Huong TB Tran

SC Institute: Westmead Hospital

SC Liaison officer: David Harris

Name of SRC Pair: Vietnam- Australia

Pair Level: A


Learning objectives: 

  • CRH staff cooperates with other centers to write the kidney transplantation guidelines for Vietnam, one of the main activities of Vietnamese Society of Organ transplantation this year
  • Medical kidney transplantation CME 3
  • CRH will be the host to organize the 2nd VSOT annual meeting at Cho Ray Hospital in August 2016


  • World Kidney Day: Cho Ray Hospital team, and Ho Chi Minh City- Urology and Nephrology Association organized the WKD for 180 physicians at Equatorial Hotel on March 12/2016.
    Main Topics: Pediatric Nephrology. 
    1. Update in diagnosis and treatment of Nephrotic syndrome in Children and Neonate: Dr Huynh Thoai Loan, Director, Nephrology and Endocrinology Department, Children 1 Hospital
    2. Chronic kidney disease and Renal Replacement Therapy in Children: Dr Hoang Diem Thuy, Director, Nephrology and Endocrinology Department, Children 2 Hospital
    3. Obstetric Nephrology: Associate Prof, Huong Thi Bich Tran, Chief, Nephrology Division, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Ho Chi Minh City, Vice Director, Nephrology Dept, Cho Ray Hospital
    Audiences: 180, including Nephrologists, Pediatricians, Urologists, Internists (Pictures as enclosed in ppt file)

  • Basic training course in Nephrology : From 21 March to 31 March, 2016 at Cho Ray Hospital
    1. Moderator and Organizer: Associate Prof Huong Thi Bich Tran
    2. Speakers: Instructors of University of Medicine and Pharmacy, HCMC, and Senior physicians of Nephrology Department, Cho Ray Hospital
    3. Teaching program: Case discussions in clinic with 4 common cases: CKD case, AKI case, Hematuria case, and Nephrotic syndrome Lectures and discussions
    Audiences: 120 audiences, including physicians, Nephrologists, internist, urologists, from 20 different hospitals of HCMC, and South Vietnam, Pictures as enclosed in ppt file

  • Short Training course at Australia Red Cross, Blood Service Pham, Le Nhat Minh, Chief of Technologist, Tissue typing lab, Cho Ray Hospital received the 8 weeks training course at Australia Red Cross about the luminex and different techniques related to immunogenetic and transplantation.
    His training program will start in May 3rd 2016 He received the grant from Novartis for the progression of kidney transplantation of Cho Ray Hospital (5000 USD). Inviting letter as enclosed

  • ISN fellowship training at Westmead Dr Nguyen Ngoc Lan Anh will start her ISN fellowship training program in June 2016 at Westmead Hospital with her mentor: Dr Vincent Lee

Additional Info

  • Year: 2016
  • Status: In progress
  • Partners: APSN
  • SRC Level: A
  • Region: Oceania and South East Asia
  • Country: Vietnam
  • Topics: CKD, Paediatric nephrology, Transplantation
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