Over 30 years working in the health sector, Dr. Nguyen Anh Tri's career is associated with the two biggest annual blood donation drives of Vietnam. He is regarded as a hero of the hematology and blood medicine in Vietnam.
Dr. Tran Manh Tri has been nominated for the 2020 Ta Quang Buu Award for his research “Occurrence of phthalate diesters in indoor air from several northern cities in Vietnam, and its implication for human exposure”. The 39-year-old scientist has published more than 40 works in domestic journals and another 20 in international journals.
For nearly 60 years, Khanh Ly has left an indelible impression on the hearts of fans. She has successfully performed hundreds of love songs, songs of love for homeland and anti-war songs by late songwriter Trinh Cong Son, all of which have had a tremendous effect on audiences at home and abroad.
The orphan care, nurture and education center in Can Giuoc district, Long An province is the result of a long journey filled with love that Marc De Muynck – an old French soldier, took for Vietnam.
Believing that “students are entitled to the best education”, Ha Anh Phuong, a teacher at Huong Can High School, Phu Tho province, has created cross-border classes that are benefiting under-privileged students around the world. Phuong’s dedication has helped her to be honored by the Varkey Foundation as one of the "Top 50 excellent teachers worldwide".
Pianist, Professor Ton That Triem whose life has been devoted to music has successfully performed in many countries around the world. He continues to nurture and light the Hope Choir - an ensemble consisting of vision-impaired singers in Hanoi, using music to connect friends across five continents.
Dr. Nguyen Thanh Liem, Director of the Vinmec Research Institute of Stem Cell and Gene Technology, is one of two scientists named on the list of the top 100 scientists in Asia 2019 by the Singapore-based Asian Scientist Magazine.
The world’s first limb transplant from a living donor has successfully been conducted by surgeon Nguyen The Hoang and his colleagues from the Upper Limb Surgery and Microsurgery Department of Hanoi’s Central Military Hospital 108.
Associate Professor Doctor Ngo Minh Thuy, Vice President of the University of Languages (ULIS) and International Studies of the Vietnam National University (VNU), is among four honorees honored by Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs for her outstanding contributions to Japan’s external affairs and Japan-Vietnam relations.
In 2018, Nguy Thi Khanh, director of the Green Innovation and Development Center (GreenID), became the first person from Vietnam to win the Goldman Environmental Prize which is the world’s largest award for grassroots environmental activists. Khanh’s efforts have helped eliminate 115 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions from the country annually.