Minister vows to improve grassroots-level healthcare system

Updated at 16:25:54 06/15/2017 (Views: 22)

Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said her ministry will do its utmost to improve grassroots-level healthcare network as the government already approved a resolution on the plan.

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    Updated at 11:01:42 06/12/2017 (Views: 29)

    The total spending on medicine in 2017-2021 will grow by 15-17 percent thanks to the population increase and improved income per capita.

  • 18 hospitals qualified for organ transplantation in VN

    Updated at 09:51:57 06/09/2017 (Views: 68)

    There are 18 hospitals qualified for organ transplantation in Vietnam at present, 25 years since the first successful kidney transplant in the country.

  • PM orders stricter fines on food safety violations

    Updated at 16:35:08 06/07/2017 (Views: 59)

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered food management agencies to heighten focus on food safety management following a National Assembly (NA) debate on Monday.

  • Vietnam to host largest regional conference on reproductive and sexual health

    Updated at 10:44:40 06/03/2017 (Views: 151)

    The largest regional conference on reproductive and sexual health and rights will be held in Ha Long City, in the northern province of Quang Ninh for the first time next November.

  • Binh Thuan responds to World No Tobacco Day  

    Updated at 09:13:52 06/01/2017 (Views: 232)

    BTO- Department of Health on Wednesday morning (May 31) organized a meeting at Nguyen Tat Thanh Square (Phan Thiet city) to respond to World No Tobacco Day (May 31) under the theme “Tobacco-a threat to development”. The event converged as many as 400 local youth.

  • Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien visited medical facilities in Binh Thuan

    Updated at 09:40:49 05/17/2017 (Views: 843)

    BTO – A delegation led by Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien paid a working visit to a number of medical centers in Ham Tan district and Binh Thuan general hospital on Tuesday morning (May 16th).

  • 2,600 sets of insecticide-treated mosquito nets delivered to residents in malaria-affected Tanh Linh

    Updated at 10:08:51 04/12/2017 (Views: 3317)

    BTO- The Malaria - Goiter Control Center has recently distributed a plus of 2,000 sets of insecticide-treated mosquito nets in prevention of malaria for residents in Suoi Kiet commune (Tanh Linh district). The mosquito nets were dipped in medicals, specializing in minimize the risk of mosquito contact with mosquito net-users.

  • VND 21.7 billion disbursed for MRI procurement

    Updated at 08:42:33 03/30/2017 (Views: 3447)

    BTO- The people’s Committee of Binh Thuan provincial People’s Committee has recently promulgated a Decision No. 679/QD-UBND on time extensions for deploying and disbursing the total budget of VND 21.7 billion to invest MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) machine for the province’s general hospital.  The received images will foster much valuable information for medical diagnostic and treatment.

  • 4 hospitals gained investments in waste treatment

    Updated at 10:46:01 03/27/2017 (Views: 3418)

    BTO - Four hospitals including: Northern Binh Thuan general hospital, Binh Thuan general hospital, La Gi hospital and Southern Binh Thuan general hospital are being invested systems of medical waste treatment.

  • Ninh Binh: Needy children receive free heart checkups

    Updated at 15:44:00 03/13/2017 (Views: 3468)

    Nearly 200 deprived children in the northern province of Ninh Binh were provided free cardiac examinations and consultancies by doctors from the National Heart Institute and provincial obstetrics and paediatrics hospital on March 12.

  • Siemens Healthineers announces new immunoassay for the detection of Zika virus

    Updated at 16:08:16 02/13/2017 (Views: 135)

    Siemens Healthineers announced on January its CE-marked immunoassay—the Novagnost® Zika Virus IgM µ-capture Assay1—is now commercially available to laboratories outside of the U.S.

  • Wolbachia-carrying mosquitoes to be released to curb dengue in Nha Trang

    Updated at 16:19:09 02/08/2017 (Views: 3474)

    The Vietnamese Ministry of Heath has given the go-ahead for a plan to release over one million mosquitoes carrying the bacterium Wolbachia in Nha Trang City to establish a stable population of the dengue-neutralizing insects.

  • Ensuring food safety during Lunar New Year and spring festival season

    Updated at 15:41:25 01/17/2017 (Views: 142)

    The 2017 Lunar New Year (Tet) and the spring festival season are coming, entailing concerns over food safety issues as this will be the time seeing the most consumption of food commodities in the year, particularly meat, fish, eggs, candies, wine, beer and soft drinks.

  • Mosquitos continue to spread Zika virus in HCM City

    Updated at 15:31:15 12/21/2016 (Views: 151)

    Ho Chi Minh City has 141 reported cases of Zika virus through December 20 in 23 districts, 18 of which are pregnant women who have contracted the mosquito-borne disease, reports the City Preventive Medicine Centre.

  • Doctors once again warn of sharp rise in new cancer cases in Vietnam

    Updated at 16:33:37 12/14/2016 (Views: 136)

    The number of new cancer diagnoses in Vietnam is forecast to hit 200,000 in 2020, nearly doubling from 126,000 cases in 2010, with health experts warning that the rise will add to the burden already weighing upon the healthcare system.

  • Free health checks and gifts brought to elderly in Song Phan

    Updated at 15:37:06 11/09/2016 (Views: 3519)

    BTO – In the national Action Month for the Vietnamese Elderly, the provincial representative board for the elderly combined with Department of Health and the provincial Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union branch to offer free-of-charge medical check-ups and medicine for senior people in Song Phan commune-Ham Tan district.

  • HCM City steps up screening for Zika virus

    Updated at 16:05:50 11/03/2016 (Views: 164)

    Ho Chi Minh City is offering more advice and tests for pregnant women amidst fear of the Zika virus, with 17 cases reported in the southern city by October 31.

  • Nearly 100 infants in Binh Thuan get free screening for musculoskeletal abnormalities and burn scars

    Updated at 09:29:07 10/26/2016 (Views: 3514)

    BTO- The provincial Children Sponsor Fund in partnership with Children Action Foundation and Phan Thiet Hospital on October 24 to 25, 2016  provided free-of-charge screening for musculoskeletal abnormalities and burn scars for nearly 100 infants and children under 17 in Binh Thuan.

  • Health Ministry confirms all fish sauces safe

    Updated at 15:07:22 10/24/2016 (Views: 177)

    All fish sauces on the market are safe for human consumption, the Ministry of Health has confirmed after a 10-day inspection.

  • Patients find relief in traditional-modern mix

    Updated at 15:38:02 10/18/2016 (Views: 174)

    Tran Thi Tuyet Nhung, 55, had suffered pain for two months earlier this year before she decided to visit Binh Chanh District Hospital for treatment.

  • New, affordable cancer treatments offer hope

    Updated at 16:07:07 09/30/2016 (Views: 200)

    With the adoption of cutting-edge technology at a comparatively low cost, Professor Mai Trong Khoa - Director of the Nuclear Medicine and Oncology Center, at Bach Mai Hospital - and colleagues have saved many cancer patients “at death’s door”.

  • Vietnam’s quiet health-care revolution

    Updated at 14:20:18 09/29/2016 (Views: 320)

    The future of healthcare in Vietnam is rapidly changing, led by enterprising new companies entering the segment anxious to put new technologies to work in innovative, novel and amazing ways.

  • Nearly 100 children underwent free screening for congenital heart defects

    Updated at 14:52:42 09/28/2016 (Views: 186)

    BTO - Binh Thuan Children Sponsoring Association in collaboration with Tam Duc Hospital (Ho Chi Minh city) lately organized a free screening for critical congenital heart defects in 100 newborns and children under 18 years old from many localities in Binh Thuan province.

  • Over 100 Vietnamese workers infected in H1N1 flu virus outbreak

    Updated at 15:21:20 09/26/2016 (Views: 182)

    These are the first cases reported in the country since spring.

  • ASEAN health minister joins hand to combat Zika

    Updated at 09:17:36 09/20/2016 (Views: 186)

    On September 19, health ministers from ASEAN member countries gathered for a teleconference to look for ways to combat Zika virus, which has stricken many parts of Southeast Asia.

  • Vietnamese kids at risk from vitamin E deficiency

    Updated at 16:45:45 09/14/2016 (Views: 200)

    Vietnamese nutrition experts have warned of a serious vitamin E deficiency among children resulting from parents’ and child-care workers’ poor knowledge of healthy nutrition.

  • Delegation from Japanese Kagawa Medical University visited Binh Thuan medical College

    Updated at 13:55:47 09/07/2016 (Views: 3567)

    BTO –In the morning of September 5, professor Tetsuo Hattori led a delegation of Kagawa Medical University (Japan) paid a working visit to Binh Thuan Medical College.

  • Obstetricians, paediatricians encouraged to work in remote areas

    Updated at 16:01:52 08/26/2016 (Views: 212)

    BTO - The Health Ministry will form policies to encourage obstetricians and paediatricians to commit to long-term practice in mountainous and underprivileged areas as part of its 2016-2020 national action plan on health care for mothers and children.

  • Over 27,500 teenagers vaccinated against measles and rubella as a favor

    Updated at 08:20:51 08/26/2016 (Views: 202)

    BTO – The free vaccination program against measles-rubella for youngsters, aged 16 to 17, has been recently completed on schedule with absolutely safety, according to the provincial Center of Preventive Medicine. As reported, 27,500 adolescents plus living in all 10 districts, town and city have received free vaccination, gaining 93.63 percent of the set plan.

  • IT application helps healthcare sector

    Updated at 16:28:32 08/25/2016 (Views: 206)

    At least 13,000 of a total of 14,000 medical clinics nationwide have installed a healthcare insurance IT system since June.

Korean company plans VN aircraft engine parts factory

South Korean Hanwha Techwin has earmarked some 10ha of land near Ha Noi to build a plant to manufacture aircraft engine parts, Business Korea reported.

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Binh Thuan’s windsurfers and sailing team join 2017 RS: One World Championships and Vietnam Sailing Open in Quang Nam

BTO- A string of sporting events in response to Vietnam national tourism festive days of the 6th Quang Nam Heritage Festival 2017, The RS:One Class, in partnership with the Vietnam Canoeing, Rowing & Sailing Federation and in cooperation with the Department of Culture-Sports and Tourism will hold the 2017 RS: One World Championships and Vietnam Sailing Open from June 9 - 14, 2017 in An Bang beach, Hoi An, Quang Nam.

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Minister vows to improve grassroots-level healthcare system

Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said her ministry will do its utmost to improve grassroots-level healthcare network as the government already approved a resolution on the plan.

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