Outpatient departments of branches of Viet Duc and Bach Mai hospitals inaugurated

Updated at 15:16:17 10/22/2018 (Views: 2)

The Health Ministry held an inauguration ceremony for the outpatient departments of new branches of Hanoi-based Viet Duc and Bac Mai hospitals in Ha Nam province on October 21.

  • Kids to be prioritised for kidney transplant

    Updated at 16:12:23 10/19/2018 (Views: 11)

    Child patients will be given priority in kidney transplants when there is a brain-dead or non-heart-beating donor under a new agreement on organ transplantation between three major hospitals in HCM City.

  • Vietnam-Japan health examination centre inaugurated in HCM City

    Updated at 10:30:19 10/15/2018 (Views: 16)

    A health examination centre was put into operation at Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City on October 14 as part of activities to mark the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-Japan diplomatic ties.

  • Health ministry tightens control over hand-foot-mouth disease

    Updated at 14:37:15 10/03/2018 (Views: 23)

    The Ministry of Health has asked local authorities and hospitals nationwide to strengthen preventive measures to control the spread of hand-foot-mouth disease.

  • Influenza vaccines successfully produced in Vietnam

    Updated at 14:12:10 09/28/2018 (Views: 26)

    Two influenza vaccines, IVACFLU-S and IVACFLY, which have been successfully produced in Vietnam, were introduced at a workshop held by the Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC) and the Programme for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH) in the central province of Khanh Hoa on September 25.

  • Vietnam, France bolster cooperation in cancer treatment

    Updated at 09:50:30 09/27/2018 (Views: 26)

    A delegation of K Hospital led by Prof., Dr Tran Van Thuan, Director of the hospital and head of the Vietnam National Institute for Cancer Control (NICC), has visited France’s Avicenne Hospital and Curie Institute.

  • Health Ministry recommends preventive measures against MERS-CoV

    Updated at 09:27:37 09/13/2018 (Views: 37)

    The Health Ministry is keeping a close watch on the developments of the Middle East respiratory syndrome-related corona virus (MERS-CoV) and giving recommendations on preventive measures to the public, following the information that the Republic of Korea recently reported the first case in 2018.

  • Vietnam develops vaccines for human diseases

    Updated at 09:44:59 08/31/2018 (Views: 43)

    Vietnam is striving towards producing its own vaccines that can rival foreign ones both in terms of quality and costs by 2020, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long.

  • Entries invited for photo contest on primary healthcare in Vietnam

    Updated at 10:25:44 08/30/2018 (Views: 42)

    Invitations are now open for a photography competition among both Vietnamese and foreigners to promote primary healthcare for people in Vietnam.

  • Prime Minister signs directive on strengthening management of drugs

    Updated at 08:57:26 08/29/2018 (Views: 37)

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a directive strengthening the management of activities related to drug supply and distribution.

  • Online animal health information system announced

    Updated at 08:56:45 08/29/2018 (Views: 48)

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Department of Animal Health announced that the Vietnam Animal Health Information System has opened online, during a press conference in Hanoi on August 28.

  • Central Highlands children with cleft lip, palate get free operations

    Updated at 10:21:18 08/27/2018 (Views: 50)

    Eighty-three children with cleft lip and palate in the Tay Nguyen Central Highlands will receive free health check-ups and surgeries as part of the Operation Smile Vietnam programme.

  • Thousands join “Move for my healthy lung” event

    Updated at 16:30:00 06/25/2018 (Views: 135)

    A free walk/running event titled “Move for my healthy lung” was held at Hanoi’s Ly Thai To Park on June 24, drawing thousands of participants, including disabled people and children.

  • Vietnam, France look to foster health link

    Updated at 10:25:38 06/19/2018 (Views: 123)

     Vietnam and France signed many cooperation agreements in health during a working visit to France by Vietnamese Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien from June 13-17 at the invitation of French Minister of Solidarities and Health Agnès Buzyn. 

  • New “5-in-1” vaccine to arrive in Viet Nam

    Updated at 15:25:16 06/15/2018 (Views: 111)

    More than 833,000 doses of Indian-made ComBE Five vaccine will be imported to Viet Nam by mid-June, said Vu Tuan Cuong, head of the health ministry’s Drug Administration.

  • Vietnamese doctor wins Nikkei Asia Prize

    Updated at 15:39:20 06/14/2018 (Views: 107)

    Professor Nguyen Thanh Liem won the 23rd Nikkei Asia Prize 2018 in the Science and Technology category, at a ceremony in Tokyo, Japan on June 13, becoming the first Vietnamese to be honoured with the prize in this area.

  • Viet Nam begins testing HIV through saliva

    Updated at 14:06:01 06/11/2018 (Views: 118)

    Much like home testing kits, the oral HIV quick test method will be launched in Viet Nam for the first time, an official of Ministry of Health’s (MoH) Viet Nam Administration for HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC) said.

  • Health Ministry gives recommendations to prevent A/H1N1 flu

    Updated at 09:32:05 06/04/2018 (Views: 118)

    The Health Ministry on June 2 recommended the public some measures to prevent A/H1N1 influenza after 16 people catch the virus from a patient at Ho Chi Minh City’s Tu Du Hospital.

  • Programme launched to ensure water safety for children

    Updated at 15:16:31 05/23/2018 (Views: 111)

    The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) launched a national campaign on May 22 in the effort to prevent drowning accidents among children under the theme ‘Ensure water safety for children’.

  • Localities asked to prevent Ebola from entering Vietnam

    Updated at 14:48:13 05/22/2018 (Views: 129)

    The health sector has asked localities to strengthen supervision over Ebola virus at border gates and in the community to promptly apply suitable and effective preventive measures to avoid the intrusion of the virus to Vietnam.

  • Rally in response to World No Tobacco Day

    Updated at 15:34:20 05/21/2018 (Views: 165)

    BTO – A meeting and parade in response to “World No Tobacco Day” with the theme “Tobacco and cardiovascular disease”, which was held on May 20th  in Lagi town, attracted more than 150 youth members and students.

  • Vietnam to be self-sufficient in seasonal influenza vaccine by 2019

    Updated at 08:25:43 05/17/2018 (Views: 158)

    The successful production of a new influenza vaccine by the Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC) could open up a new prospect to become self-sufficient in seasonal influenza vaccines in Vietnam, an expert has said.

  • Call centre for health consultancy, disease prevention launched

    Updated at 09:14:05 05/10/2018 (Views: 181)

    The National Hospital of Tropical Diseases on May 9 launched a call centre for health consultancy and disease prevention.

  • Humanitarian Month kicked off in HCM City to encourage people giving

    Updated at 14:39:00 05/07/2018 (Views: 138)

    The Ho Chi Minh City Red Cross Society launched the Humanitarian Month, themed Humanity – From awareness to action, in the city on May 5 to inspire people’s kindness and sympathy and encourage them to give to charity.

  • French doctors honoured for contributions to health care in Vietnam

    Updated at 16:04:08 05/04/2018 (Views: 173)

    Four French doctors have been awarded with certificates of merit of the Vietnamese Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien for their contributions to public health care in Vietnam.

  • Vietnam takes chair of Medical Association of Southeast Asian Nations

    Updated at 14:39:33 05/04/2018 (Views: 147)

    President of the Vietnam Medical Association (VMA) Nguyen Thi Xuyen has received the rotational chairmanship of the Medical Association of Southeast Asian Nations (MASEAN) for the 2018-2020 tenure.

  • Vietnamese, Lao provinces enhance medical cooperation

    Updated at 14:39:39 04/24/2018 (Views: 169)

    The Hue Central Hospital has attached much importance to its cooperation with the health sector of Lao border provinces, said vice director of the hospital Hoang Thi Lan Huong.

  • Vietnam, Japan agree to cooperate on cancer treatments

    Updated at 08:44:00 04/17/2018 (Views: 159)

    A cooperative agreement was reached between the Hanoi-based K Hospital and Japan’s National Cancer Center (NCC) in the Vietnamese capital on April 16, for the promotion of collaboration between the two sides in the treatment of cancer.

  • Vietnam – Denmark conference discusses chronic diseases prevention

    Updated at 15:17:18 04/12/2018 (Views: 148)

    A workshop spotlighting Vietnam – Denmark cooperation on non-communicable disease prevention took place at the Hanoi Medical University on April 10.

  • Successful lung transplant from brain dead donor announced

    Updated at 16:01:46 03/19/2018 (Views: 230)

    Doctors at the 108 Military Central Hospital announced on March 16 that they successfully performed the first lung transplant from a brain dead donor in Vietnam, marking a huge step forward in the tissue and organ transplant field of military doctors, opening more opportunities for patients in Vietnam with dangerous diseases.

  • Great expectations for Vietnam’s pharma firms

    Updated at 09:56:47 03/12/2018 (Views: 330)

    Recording excellent performances in 2017, Vietnam’s pharmaceutical giants have set high profit expectations for 2018 despite stiffening competition in the market.