The delegation of Viet Duc University Hospital surveyed the conditions for receiving the technique of “Renal transplant from brain-dead donor” at Saint Paul General Hospital.
Recently, the delegation of Viet Duc University Hospital led by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Manh Khanh – Deputy Director of the hospital conducted a survey and assessment of human resources, facilities, existing equipment and ability to receive the technique of “Renal transplant from brain – dead donor” at Saint Paul General Hospital.
At the meeting, the representative of Saint Paul General Hospital reported the current status of facilities, human resources, equipment, training needs, and technology transfer. Saint Paul General Hospital is a Grade I hospital, directly under the Department of Health, with 1,096 staff members and 42 departments and 870 beds. In 2022, the hospital received 538,809 patients for medical examination, more than 62,358 inpatients, 13,931 cases of surgery. Saint Paul General Hospital is recognized as eligible for renal transplantation from living donors according to Decision No. 5197/QD-BYT dated December 25, 2013 of the Ministry of Health. The hospital has established a committee to determine brain death according to Decision No. 80/QD-BVĐKXP dated January 21, 2022. Establishment of a specialized council for taking and transplanting non-regenerating human tissues and organs and specialized teams under Decision No. 286/QD-BVĐKXP dated February 28, 2023. To date, the hospital has successfully performed 53 renal transplants from living donors.
Through the survey process, Saint Paul General Hospital was assessed to meet with the standards for deploying the technical package “Renal transplant from brain- dead donor”. At the meeting, representatives of the two sides signed the survey memorandum, marking the beginning of the field of “Renal transplant from brain-dead donors” at Saint Paul General Hospital. The implementation of this high-level medical technique requires a combination of many specialties with a team of highly qualified medical staff and modern facilities. This will be a premise to help patients enjoy high-quality medical services conveniently, and at the same time open up opportunities and hope in the treatment of patients with end-stage organ failure, improving the quality of life for the sick.
Speaking at the meeting, the Director of Saint Paul General Hospital thanked the attention, training and technical transfer support given by Viet Duc University Hospital. In the coming time, the hospital will develop plans, organize training programs, transfer techniques for the team of doctors and hospital medical staff, improve the capacity and professional qualifications in the field of medicine, in the field of surgery, and at the same time prepare adequate facilities and equipment to serve the implementation, ensuring that the technology is transferred with high efficiency.
As a leading center of medical examination, treatment, training and scientific and medical research, Viet Duc University Hospital has been assigned many important tasks by the Ministry of Health with the role of directing the surgical field in medicine. In recent years, as a nuclear hospital, the hospital has always focused on important tasks in training, directing, transferring and providing technical guidance to hospitals across the country, contributing to improving the quality of life. quality of medical examination and treatment, bringing high-quality medical technical services to the people, ensuring fairness in accessing medical services and meeting the increasing needs of patients for medical examination and treatment.