Thousands join “Move for my healthy lung” event

Updated at 16:30:00 06/25/2018 (Views: 7)

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: 27)

     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: 28)

    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: 24)

    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: 30)

    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: 22)

    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: 35)

    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: 37)

    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: 47)

    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: 56)

    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: 62)

    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: 43)

    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: 46)

    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: 45)

    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: 70)

    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: 56)

    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: 56)

    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: 123)

    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: 155)

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

  • Province’s leader congratulates medical staffs on Vietnamese Doctors’ Day

    Updated at 10:20:17 02/26/2018 (Views: 175)

    BTO- Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Nguyen Manh Hung on February 23 hosted a meeting with the province’s medical staffs to mark the 63rd anniversary of Vietnamese Doctors’ Day (February 27).

  • Prime Minister visits Cho Ray Hospital

    Updated at 10:18:15 02/26/2018 (Views: 112)

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc paid a visit to Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City on February 24 to mark the occasion of Vietnamese Doctors' Day (February 28).

  • Medical staff honoured on Vietnam Doctors’ Day

    Updated at 11:20:09 02/24/2018 (Views: 172)

    Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh paid a visit to the National Hospital of Odonto - Stomatology in Hanoi, on February 23, to congratulate the medical staff at the hospital on Vietnam Doctors’ Day (February 27).

  • Province’s leader paid visit to medical facilities on Vietnamese Doctor’s Day

    Updated at 16:37:43 02/23/2018 (Views: 155)

    BTO – Deputy secretary of Binh Thuan provincial Party committee Duong Van An visited medical facilities in La Da and Da Mi communes (Ham Thuan Bac district) on Feb 22nd afternoon on the occasion of 63 years of Vietnamese Doctor’s Day (Feb 27 1955-2016).

  • US opens APHIS representative office in Vietnam

    Updated at 15:36:55 02/07/2018 (Views: 131)

    A representative office of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) under the US Department of Agriculture has opened at the US Embassy in Hanoi.

  • Province’s leader pays pre-Tet visits at medical facilities

    Updated at 08:43:43 02/07/2018 (Views: 162)

    BTO- Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Hoa on January 5 led a delegation to pay visits and convey his happy new year greetings to leaders and employees of hospitals, medical establishments and social sponsoring center in the province.

  • Vietnam’s population estimated at 94.7 million in 2018

    Updated at 09:40:35 02/06/2018 (Views: 177)

    Vietnam’s population is estimated to reach 94.7 million at the end of 2018, according to the General Office for Population and Family Planning (GOPFP) under the Health Ministry. 

  • 64-slice CT scanner system opened in Phan Thiet

    Updated at 15:16:46 01/29/2018 (Views: 152)

    BTO – Phan Thiet Municipal Health Center teamed up with Duc Hung Trading and Development Joint Stock Company to launch the first 64-slice CT computerized tomography system, named Somatom Perspective.

  • Free medical checkups, medicines offered to 6 million poor people

    Updated at 14:58:28 01/12/2018 (Views: 142)

    More than 6 million poor people were provided with free health checkups and medicines thanks to a humanitarian programme on treatment and public health services in the 2014-2017 period.

  • Vietnam increases grassroots health care services

    Updated at 09:03:52 12/21/2017 (Views: 169)

    Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said it is a must to improve the quality and operational efficiency of grassroots-level health care centres in order to attract more patients. 

  • Robotic surgeries save 222 cancer patients

    Updated at 09:09:12 10/30/2017 (Views: 234)

    The Ho Chi Minh City-based Binh Dan Hospital successfully carried out robotic operations for 222 cancer patients in its first year of applying the technology for adults.

  • Vietnam responds to Global Handwashing Day

    Updated at 09:48:48 10/16/2017 (Views: 245)

    As many as 2,000 primary teachers and pupils in Hanoi joined officials and delegates from international organisations at a meeting held in the city on October 15 in response to Global Handwashing Day.