|Chairwoman of the Kovalevskaia Award Committee Nguyen Thi Doan (center) and Chairwoman of the Vietnam Women's Union Ha Thi Nga pose in photo with this year's awardees. (Photo: hanoimoi.com.vn)
The awards are presented annually, and celebrate excellent achievements in research and applied science. The recipients all achieved tremendous feats in different fields including the economy, society and culture.
This year’s awardees include a group of female scientists from the Institute of Natural Products, the Institute of Chemistry, and the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology.
Upon collecting her award, Professor. Dr. Truong Thanh Huong of the Hanoi Medical University, said, "This award has encouraged young doctors, especially clinical doctors, to apply academic knowledge in practice. Not only in treatment, but also in seeking better preventive measures. The award has helped increase people’s trust in doctors during the process of diagnosis and treatment."