Vietnam inaugurates first tissue bank

Vietnam's first tissue bank was opened at Viet Duc Hospital in Hanoi on Tuesday.

Professor Tran Binh Giang, Director of Viet Duc Hospital said the bank will receive, store, transport, and provide human tissue to other hospitals, research centers, and medical training institutes.

The bank will also cooperate with international organizations and individuals for medical, training, and research purposes. The tissue bank is expected to become a leading research and training centre for tissue preservation and transplantation, and will transfer technology to other tissue banks set up in the future.

Source: VOV5