Special bed for paralyzed patient wins first invention prize

The Ministry of Science and Technology yesterday held a ceremony to present prizes to winners of the Invention Competition in 2014. It's just the second year that the competition has been held.

After four months, the competition organizer has received 173 entries of invention from individuals and organizations. These inventions are applicable in reality and helpful in production and daily activities.

The organizer decided to bestow the first prize to Nguyen Long Uy Bao in Ho Chi Minh City with the invention of a bed for paralyzed people. With the invented bed, people can change bed sheet without moving the paralyzed patient in the bed; it helps to prevent ulceration for the paralyzed patient and make care taker more convenient.

The Green and Green Environment Company and the Center for Research and Environment Technique received the second and the third prizes. In addition,  other inventors were given encouragement prizes.

By Tuong Han – Translated by Uyen Phuong

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