University of Minnesota, Hanoi Medical University sign 10-year agreement
December 8, 2021
The University of Minnesota School of Nursing and the Hanoi Medical University in Vietnam signed a 10-year agreement with the goal of establishing reciprocal exchanges and cooperative activities. Leaders from Hanoi Medical University and the University of Minnesota participated in a virtual signing ceremony in October.
“Today is a special marker of a formal signing of an agreement that we’ve been planning and developing over a number of years. We are delighted to partner with you, the most prestigious medical university in Vietnam,” said Dean Connie White Delaney, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, FNAP. “We are committed to working out specific plans that make this agreement come to life.”
The agreement for cooperation and exchange is based on friendship, equality, mutual assistance and community interests to promote wellbeing of the people of both countries. Areas for potential collaboration include exchange of faculty and students, joint research activities and joint conferences.
Truong Quang Trung, PhD, vice dean of faculty of nursing and midwifery at Hanoi Medical University, shared his enthusiasm for the partnership. “We have the commitment to improve not only for quality of nursing care but for the profession,” said Trung.
In addition to the agreement with Hanoi Medical University, the school also recently signed agreements with Peking University Health Science Center in China and Pal College of Nursing and Medical Sciences in India.