Vietnam ensures safety of first atomic facility
Vietnam now has an atomic energy research facility for use between domestic and international universities. Located at the the Hanoi-based Army Central Hospital 108 where the center, the facility, a cyclotron 30 MeV center, will also produce radiopharmaceuticals for both medical scans and cardiovascular and cancer treatment.
According to the Vietnam Atomic Energy Commission, Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung instructed the Ministry of Defense to closely monitor the operation of the center to ensure its safety and effective use.
He also directed the hospital to work closely with research institutes, education facilities and other agencies to make the most of the center.