This tour examines Vietnam’s healthcare and provides insight into its contemporary society. Professional visits include a prestigious teaching hospital in Hanoi, the Kim Long charity clinic, which provides rural health care, the Quang Hop Clinic, which integrates western and eastern medicine, and a meeting with former military doctors. This programmeis balanced by a wide range of cultural visits as well as ample opportunity to experience the beauty and hospitality of Vietnam. Stay in some lovely hotels and resorts and enjoy one of the world’s great cuisines.
There is an extension to the magnificent temples at Angkor Was in Cambodia after the tour. At its peak Angkor is thought to have contained upwards of a million people, making it the largest city in the world at that time, and the temples are one of the architectural marvels of the world.
Michael KH Crumplin is a retired consultant surgeon, educated at Wellington College and the Middlesex Hospital. During his career he was chairman of the Court of Examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He served on the council of the College and was elected an honorary fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
After studying the history of surgery for over 45 years, he devotes time to writing, lecturing and supporting students, research workers and the media. His principle purpose is to promote interest in the human cost of war.
He is an honorary curator and archivist at the Royal College of Surgeons and has been treasurer/trustee of the Waterloo Committee, heading up the educational group for the Bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo. He is a trustee for the new DCMS-funded education project, the Age of Revolution. He was recently elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.
Extension to Angkor Wat, Cambodia:
Ground only cost is US $3,538 per person sharing (excluding international flights and transfers)