In the afternoon of October 09th, 2019, Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Ngoc Vu - President of the University of Danang (UD) had an intimate meeting with Honorary Professor Erich Johann Lejeune - Chairman of Heart for the Heart foundation for life organization, the Federal Republic of Germany; Honorary Doctor Irene Lejeune and Honorary Doctor Heinrich Netz - Munchen Hospital, Munich. Attending the meeting were Assoc. Prof. Dr. Med. Nguyen Dang Quoc Chan - Dean of School of Medicine and Pharmacy, UD (SMP-UD) cum Director of Medical Center, UD; Dr. Med. Phan The Phuoc Long and Dr. Med. Le Viet Nho – Vice Deans of SMP-UD and senior representatives of International Cooperation Department, UD.
At the meeting, Honorary Professor Erich Johann Lejeune expressed his pleasure when becoming an ambassador of UD as well as accompanying with UD in training and research activities. Honorary Professor Erich Johann Lejeune shared his impression of the development of Danang City, including UD which has become more and more internationalized and integrated with the world. According to his sharing, the delegation of Heart for the Heart foundation for life Organization had several meetings with SMP-UD’s lecturers and students to discuss opportunities and potentials for developing SMP – UD into University of Medicine and Pharmacy to meet the needs of health-care for Danang city and the Central area- Western Highlands as well. In addition, both sides discussed to suggest several solutions to attract experienced experts and doctors of medicine to participate in teaching and doing research at SMP-UD
President Nguyen Ngoc Vu gave a present to Honorary Professor Erich Johann Lejeune
At the meeting, Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Ngoc Vu - President of UD highly appreciated the meaningful contribution of “Heart to Heart foundation for life organization” to the community and SMP-UD as a whole. In particular, President Nguyen Ngoc Vu also gave special thanks to Honorary Professor Erich Johann Lejeune, Honorary Doctor Irene Lejeune and Honorary Doctor Heinrich Netz. The President Nguyen Ngoc Vu expressed his desire to continue receiving support and cooperation of Heart to Heart foundation for life organization for the development process of SMP-UD and the Medical Center -UD. Moreover, Assoc .Prof. Nguyen Ngoc Vu not only affirmed that the UD’s strategic goal is to build and develop SMP - UD to become a university in the future, but also shared that in the upcoming time, UD and Danang People's Committee would sign a cooperation agreement on education, training and scientific research, including a lot of high-quality human resource training activities, contributing to the development of Danang city.
At the end of the meeting, with the atmosphere of friendship, trust and understanding, Honorary Professor Erich Johann Lejeune affirmed that he would continue to provide necessary support and accompany UD, SMP-UD and the Medical Center - UD to soon reach the orientations and strategies for developing SMP – UD into a future university. In addition, with a role as an ambassador of UD, he would be ready in connecting, promoting more and more effective cooperation relationships among UD and various German universities, educational institutions in particular and European ones in general. Finally, President Nguyen Ngoc vu assigned SMP - UD and UD’s functional departments to continue implementing the cooperation contents such as: Inviting visiting lecturers and experts to teach at SMP-UD, coordinating to organize scientific seminars and activities for the community to contribute to the development of Danang city, the Central area - Western Highlands as well as the whole country.