By expanding clinical trials in other countries and sharing relevant data, the project could help hasten the development of new drugs capable of treating cancer patients. Japan would share its experience in the field through training and research programs too. … [Read more...] about Japan launches Southeast Asian cancer research project to improve treatment, access
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Tokyo (VNA) – The National Cancer Centre Japan (NCCJ) has recently launched a cooperative project with five Southeast Asian countries to develop cancer genomic medicines and other new drugs to provide better treatment for patients. The Atlas project, which involves in Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines, aims to develop targeted therapies for rare types of cancer, as well as provide opportunities for people outside of Japan to receive advanced treatment. Cancer genomics uses technologies such as sequencing to identify DNA alterations and help doctors create customized treatment for an individual's cancer. According to the centre, parts of Southeast Asia lack the medical systems required to address the rising number of cancer patients that has accompanied population growth and economic development. By expanding clinical trials to patients of other countries and sharing data, the project aims to accelerate the development of prospective drugs. Japan will … [Read more...] about Japan, five Southeast Asian countries collaborate in cancer research
In Thursday’s press release, the U.S. State Department affirms that the country stands shoulder-to-shoulder with its ASEAN partners to mitigate the current pandemic, and also to strengthen ASEAN’s ability to prevent, detect, and respond to future zoonotic and other infectious disease outbreaks. … [Read more...] about US CDC to open Southeast Asian office in Hanoi: State Dept.
ADB Financial Sector Specialist for Southeast Asia Benita Ainabe said the Disaster Resilience Improvement Programme will support government policy reforms aimed at ensuring the government to quickly address the needs of vulnerable segments of the population following disasters. It will also strengthen the Philippines' overall response to disasters and pandemics. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia September 12
Speaking virtually at “The Future of ASEAN: The Youth Factor” event, U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink said: “The US Mission to Việt Nam, on behalf of the US Department of State, and the entire US Government, considers YSEALI to be a signature program, strengthening human capital development across the region.” … [Read more...] about U.S. Department of State launches new YSEALI Academy at Fulbright University Vietnam