Having developed his family's traditional methods for more than 40 years, traditional medicine doctor Nguyen Thai Ha has contributed greatly to the development of Vietnam's traditional medicine industry, making his mark in the public health care field with the Sao Phuong Dong (Oriental Star) Healthcare system. He is now the head of the Vietnam Institute for Applied Research of Traditional Medicine and Nursing Service and President of the Sao Phuong Dong Healthcare system.
Master Nguyen Thanh Chung who is currently the Deputy Director of the UNESCO Center for Culture and Sport Development in Vietnam and the Head of the Lac Viet Vo Dao has made a lot of contributions to the community in the field of martial arts in combination with traditional medicine to improve the health of the community.
Dr. Tran Binh Giang, Director of Viet Duc Hospital is the first Vietnamese doctor to study laparoscopic surgery. He has changed the western viewpoint about implementation of endoscopic/laparoscopic surgery techniques, that are often dubbed "elite surgery" in developing countries.
Consecutively winning three gold medals at the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) in 2019-2020, Bui Hong Duc, a 12th-grade student at the High School for Gifted Students under the Hanoi National University, set the record for Vietnam in international competitions.
As the first Vietnamese to hold the position of Country Manager of Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) in Vietnam, Nguyen Thi Thanh An is a pioneer in promoting Australian agricultural knowledge and technology to improve the livelihoods of Vietnamese farmers.
A slim old man with long white hair and bright eyes sitting under a tree behind his house making a chapi - a traditional musical instrument of the Raglai ethnic minority, is a familiar image to the people of Do village. That old man is artist Chamaléa Au, one of very few Raglai in the region who still makes chapis and has retained the ability to fine tune the sound of this instrument.
As the co-founder and president of the project “Book and Action”, Nguyen Van An has a desire to take the knowledge from books and turn it into practical actions in life. This creates confidence for the active young generation to build a better society. With the message "Action, Discipline and Don’t give up,"Nguyen Van An is the driver of a “book-train”, which carries knowledge to people at each destination.
Dr. Nguyen Thien Tao, head of the Vietnam National Museum of Nature’s Department of Nature Conservation, has over 15 years of experience in doing research on snakes. He has had many projects contributing to the Vietnamese health sector's effort to produce antivenom serums for the treatment of snake bites.
Lieutenant Colonel and Doctor Ho Huu Tho has continuously carried out scientific research on early detection of diseases including cancer, Ebola and Sars-CoV-2 viruses using a highly sensitive genetic analysis procedure.
Vu Ngoc Thanh, Director of the US-based Douc Langur Foundation which operates in Vietnam, has done more than 25 years of research on primates, especially the red-shanked douc langur on Son Tra peninsula in Da Nang. He has made important contributions to the research and conservation of the precious langurs which are known as the "queen of primates”.