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Vietnamese doctor wins APAO blindness prevention award
  • | VOV | February 28, 2024 11:00 AM
Vietnamese doctor Nguyen Thanh Triet, director of Binh Dinh Hospital of Ophthalmology, has been honoured with the 2024 Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) Outstanding Service in Prevention of Blindness Award.

Vietnamese doctor wins APAO blindness prevention award

The award, which is the noblest in the field of ophthalmology in the region, was presented to the doctor along with 21 others at the 39th APAP Congress which took place on February 24 in Bali in Indonesia. Most notably, Triet was also the only Vietnamese representative to be honoured this year.

With over 30 years of experience in ophthalmology, the Vietnamese doctor has raised a number of valuable initiatives and co-operated alongside several international organisations to implement effective blindness prevention projects within the community.

He has also trained many cataract surgery surgeons, doctors, and nurses across the country.

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