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4/20/2018 11:03:38 AM

Doctors save woman pregnant with triplets

Doctors at Cần Thơ Maternity Hospital saved the life of a pregnant woman on April 18 afternoon when she delivered triplets---all girls. The babies are in good health.

  • MoH proposes tax hike on cigarettes

    MoH proposes tax hike on cigarettes

    Public: 4/22/2018 4:12:46 PM

    The Ministry of Health (MoH) has proposed to raise the tax imposed on a pack of cigarettes to VND 2,000 (USD 0.088).

  • Singaporean company helps Vietnam with rare disease treatment

    Singaporean company helps Vietnam with rare disease treatment

    Public: 4/21/2018 11:29:09 AM

    Shire Singapore PTE. Ltd. (Shire) will help Vietnam improve the quality of diagnosis, treatment and management of a number of rare diseases in the country for the 2018-2023 period.

  • HCM City hospital’s first surgery to remove pancreatic tumour successful

    HCM City hospital’s first surgery to remove pancreatic tumour successful

    Public: 4/20/2018 8:17:47 AM

    The District 11 Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City has successfully performed its first ever surgery to remove a pancreatic tumour.

  • Top 10 potassium-rich foods

    Top 10 potassium-rich foods

    Public: 4/16/2018 11:13:42 AM

    Benefits of potassium includes healthy skin, reduced cellulite, strong bones and the alleviation of menstrual cramps. Try these top 10 potassium-rich foods.

  • Japan-funded project improves health care services to elderly

    Japan-funded project improves health care services to elderly

    Public: 4/13/2018 8:41:19 AM

    The General Office for Population and Family Planning under the Ministry of Health on April 12th launched a Japanese-funded project to provide preventive health care services to the elderly to cope with population aging in Vietnam.

  • Cuban doctors to aid Vietnamese peers in Quang Binh

    Cuban doctors to aid Vietnamese peers in Quang Binh

    Public: 4/12/2018 9:53:49 AM

    The Vietnam – Cuba Dong Hoi Friendship Hospital in the central province of Quang Binh has signed a contract to invite Cuban experts to work here and help train local doctors in the next two years.

  • Healthcare service prices to be adjusted from July 1

    Healthcare service prices to be adjusted from July 1

    Public: 4/11/2018 4:04:36 PM

    Beginning on July 1st, the Health Ministry and Vietnam Social Security (VSS) will adjust the prices of some health care services to better manage health insurance funds, said Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.

  • Vietnam – Denmark conference discusses primary health care, non-communicable diseases

    Vietnam – Denmark conference discusses primary health care, non-communicable diseases

    Public: 4/11/2018 10:29:09 AM

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

  • HCM City aims to detect, treat remaining 20 per cent of TB patients

    HCM City aims to detect, treat remaining 20 per cent of TB patients

    Public: 4/10/2018 1:35:01 PM

    The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health has instructed health officials in all districts to visit households with patients who are at a high risk of contracting tuberculosis (TB) and offer testing and treatment, Nguyen Huu Hung, deputy head of the department, has said.

  • Health Ministry launches smart healthcare system

    Health Ministry launches smart healthcare system

    Public: 4/9/2018 9:21:58 AM

    A smart healthcare system that exploits big data and artificial intelligence (AI) has been set up by the Ministry of Health to improve the quality of health examinations and medical treatment.

  • Vietnam suffers nationwide shortage of rabies vaccines

    Vietnam suffers nationwide shortage of rabies vaccines

    Public: 4/6/2018 3:29:56 PM

    New shipments of rabies vaccines are not expected to arrive until May

  • Vietnam, WHO enjoy fruitful ties in over four decades

    Vietnam, WHO enjoy fruitful ties in over four decades

    Public: 4/6/2018 2:40:49 PM

    Since Vietnam and the World Health Organisation (WHO) set up their partnership in 1976, the WHO, as the world leading technical consultation body in health care, has helped Vietnam’s greatly improve its health sector.

  • First-ever National Blood Centre makes debut in Vietnam

    First-ever National Blood Centre makes debut in Vietnam

    Public: 4/5/2018 2:04:54 PM

    The National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion (NIHBT) held a ceremony in Hanoi on April 4th to announce the Health Minister’s decision on the establishment of Vietnam’s first-ever National Blood Centre (NBC) under the NIHBT.

  • Hanoi to conduct quarterly patient satisfaction surveys

    Hanoi to conduct quarterly patient satisfaction surveys

    Public: 4/2/2018 10:01:02 PM

    Local medical facilities in Hanoi will examine patients’ levels of satisfaction at least once every three months, according to the capital city’s Department of Health.

  • The godmother for infertile couples

    The godmother for infertile couples

    Public: 4/2/2018 1:52:45 PM

    Prof. Nguyen Thi Ngoc Phuong, 74, former director of Tu Du Obstetrics Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, was the first person in Vietnam to offer a fertility treatment in which embryos are introduced directly into the uterus, called in vitro fertilisation (IVF). She has made other contributions as well to obstetrics and gynaecology in the country.

  • Vietnam Autism Awareness Day seeks to highlight autism spectrum disorder

    Vietnam Autism Awareness Day seeks to highlight autism spectrum disorder

    Public: 4/1/2018 11:16:48 PM

    Around 1,000 people, including nearly 400 people with autism, are participating in the third Vietnam Autism Awareness Day (VAAD3), held in the northern province of Bac Ninh from March 31st to April 1st.

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