Monday, December 24, 2012
Vietnam - 100 billion VND to apply robotics in paediatric endosurgery
The Hanoitimes - The Prime Minister has agreed on a planned "Centre for applications of robotics in paediatric endosurgery" at the National Hospital of Pediatrics under the Ministry of Health, with total invested capital for the project at about 100 billion VND.
The centre will work to bring robots into the operating room, serving the paediatric endosurgery specialty while training cadres in high-tech technological application in endosurgery and other health branches.
The application of robotics in pediatric endosurgery is now under significant investigation
The Prime Minister has assigned the Ministry of Health to direct the National Hospital of Pediatrics to urgently complete procedures for the project.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment in collaboration with Ministries of Finance and Health will define the financial resources for the project investment, ensuring deployment.
Today, there are many types of surgeries that can apply robotic systems, such as abdominal surgery, obstetrics, cancer and heart surgeries.