Over 77,000 children to be additionally vaccinated against rubella and measles

Updated at 09:42:07 12/19/2018 (Views: 3)

BTO - The provincial Preventive Medicine Center is planning to launch supplementary campaign to provide vaccinations against Rubella and Measles for Children in early 2009.

  • 800,000 Vietnamese suffer from obstructive sleep apnea syndrome

    Updated at 15:07:03 12/18/2018 (Views: 6)

    An estimated 800,000 people in Vietnam suffer from obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), which requires expensive polysomnography and respiratory polygraphy screening tests.

  • No new cases of H5N1 bird flu in humans reported since 2014

    Updated at 15:09:03 12/12/2018 (Views: 12)

    Vietnam had reported no new human cases of avian influenza A/H5N1 and the country had successfully controlled outbreaks of the H5N1 strain over the past five years, an official said.

  • Winners of photo contest on primary healthcare in Vietnam honoured

    Updated at 10:35:43 12/10/2018 (Views: 14)

    Winners of a photo contest on primary healthcare for Vietnamese people were honoured at an award ceremony held in Hanoi on December 7.

  • Vietnam-US joint project aids HIV/AIDS control in Thanh Hoa

    Updated at 14:44:12 12/05/2018 (Views: 19)

    The VAAC-US.CDC Project has provided funding worth 71.06 billion VND (3.03 million USD) for HIV/AIDS prevention programmes in Thanh Hoa since August 2013, accounting for 71 percent of the central province’s total budget for the work.

  • Ministry takes steps to prevent entry of African Swine Flu

    Updated at 10:15:24 12/04/2018 (Views: 18)

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is working with authorities to prevent the infiltration of the fast-spreading African Swine Flu into Vietnam.  

  • Second national conference on medical education held

    Updated at 13:55:52 12/03/2018 (Views: 18)

    The second national scientific conference on medical education, themed “Clinical Teaching to Transform Healthcare Professionals”, took place in Hue city, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on December 1.

  • Vietnam bolsters cooperation in diabetes prevention

    Updated at 14:29:17 11/28/2018 (Views: 25)

    A Vietnamese delegation led by Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien attended the Ministerial Conference on Diabetes in Singapore on November 26-27.

  • Project improves first aid response capacity at schools

    Updated at 09:21:58 11/23/2018 (Views: 23)

    The Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) Central Committee and Prudential Vietnam launched a project on improving first aid response capacity at schools and in the community in Hanoi on November 22.

  • Vietnam can now produce foot-and-mouth disease vaccine

    Updated at 14:53:42 11/19/2018 (Views: 30)

    Vietnam has successfully produced the vaccine against foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) Type O, announced the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

  • Satellite hospital project helps reduce hospital overload

    Updated at 14:42:05 11/19/2018 (Views: 33)

    A satellite hospital project has helped reduce patient overloads at hospitals, especially at central-level facilities in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, in its five years of implementation, heard a conference in Hanoi on November 15.

  • Vietnamese doctors provide free eye treatment for Cambodians

    Updated at 10:30:10 11/16/2018 (Views: 31)

    Doctors from Vietnam’s military hospital 175 and Ho Chi Minh City eye hospital, on November 14 and 15, offer free eye checkups and surgeries and medicines to hundreds of poor Cambodian patients.

  • Experts discuss ways to combat infectious diseases

    Updated at 15:00:30 11/15/2018 (Views: 32)

    Local and international health experts discussed measures to confront infectious diseases at an international conference which opened in Hanoi on November 13.

  • Vietnamese, British hospitals partner in stroke treatment

    Updated at 15:10:04 11/01/2018 (Views: 46)

    The General Hospital in the northern province of Phu Tho and the St George’s Hospital of the United Kingdom on October 31 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on health service provision and stroke treatment.

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

    Updated at 15:16:17 10/22/2018 (Views: 48)

    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: 48)

    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: 52)

    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: 63)

    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: 64)

    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: 67)

    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: 76)

    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: 80)

    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: 76)

    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: 76)

    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: 84)

    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: 95)

    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: 177)

    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: 163)

     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: 147)

    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: 145)

    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: 162)

    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.