Alexandre Yersin Prize 2019-2020: Laureates

Alexandre Yersin for outstanding medical publications 2019-2020- Laureates

 

The Swiss Vietnamese Medical Association has the pleasure to announce the results of the second edition of the " Alexandre Yersin for outstanding medical publications 2019-2020".

Dear colleagues, Dear friends,

We are honoured by the participation of different research teams from Ha Noi, Hue, Danang and Saigon with their 23 international peer-reviewed publications.

The papers have been reviewed and evaluated with the greatest care by our scientific committee consisting of seven professors and senior doctors. It has been a challenging and delicate task, because all the papers are excellent.

We are now pleased to inform you that the following publications have been selected for the award of the Alexandre Yersin Prize 2019-2020

 

1) Predictors of Unlikely Bacterial Pneumonia and Adverse Pneumonia Outcome in Children Admitted to a Hospital in Central Vietnam

Phuong T. K. Nguyen, Hoang T. Tran, Thach S. Tran, Dominic A. Fitzgerald,Stephen M. Graham, and Ben J. Marais

Clinical Infectious Diseases® 2019;XX(XX):0–0

Here is the original article in PDF

Predictors of Unlikely Bacterial Pneumonia and Adverse Pneumonia Outcome in Children Admitted to a Hospital in Central Vietnam

 

2) PCR-based Sepsis@Quick test is superior in comparison with blood culture for identification of sepsis causative pathogens

Ngo Tat Trung, Nguyen Sy Thau, Mai Hong Bang & Le Huu Song

Scientific Reports | (2019) 9:13663 | https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-50150-y

Here is the original article in PDF

PCR-based Sepsis@Quick test is superior in comparison with blood culture for identification of sepsis-causative pathogens

 

3) Pessary Compared With Vaginal Progesterone for the Prevention of Preterm

Birth in Women With Twin Pregnancies and Cervical Length Less Than 38 mm

A Randomized Controlled Trial

Vinh Q. Dang, Linh K. Nguyen, Toan D. Pham, Yen T. N. He, Khang N. Vu,

Minh T. N. Phan, Thanh Q. Le, Cam H. Le, Lan N. Vuong, and Ben W. Mol

Obstet Gynecol 2019;133:459–67. DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000003136

Here is the original article in PDF

Pessary Compared With Vaginal Progesterone for the Prevention of Preterm Birth in Women With Twin Pregnancies and Cervical Length Less Than 38 mm

 

This link will also give you the full text of the excellent works of all the other colleagues.

Alexandre Yersin Prize 2019-2020: Participants

We sincerely congratulate the three laureates as well as all the participating colleagues on their achievements.

These achievements are the pride of the Vietnamese Medical Community to which we all belong.

Let's wish luck, safety and serenity to Vietnam and the World in this time of major upheaval.

We need more Dr. Alexandre Yersin

 

For Helvietmed and the scientific committee

Dr. Quan-Vinh Nguyen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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