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6/19/2018 10:38:09 AM

Vietnam, France look to foster health link

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 13th-17th at the invitation of French Minister of Solidarities and Health Agnès Buzyn.

  • Red Journey attracts ethnic minority donors in Dak Lak

    Red Journey attracts ethnic minority donors in Dak Lak

    Public: 6/23/2018 5:40:14 PM

    Blood donation campaign “Hanh trinh Do” (Red Journey) has returned to the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, attracting a large number of local ethnics, including those from rural areas, to the voluntary activity.

  • Yoghurt drink made with crushed egg shells?

    Yoghurt drink made with crushed egg shells?

    Public: 6/22/2018 2:31:36 PM

    Nanyang Polytechnic’s egg-shell yoghurt drink and bite-sized frozen yoghurt with Asian flavours were hits at the World Dairy Innovation Awards.

  • Medical checkup fees drop from mid-July

    Medical checkup fees drop from mid-July

    Public: 6/20/2018 9:46:59 PM

    Medical checkup fees will decrease by 15 per cent-20 per cent as from July 15th when a circular issued by the Ministry of Health regulating uniform prices for medical checkup and treatment services for insurance card holders in hospitals across the country takes effect.

  • Vietnam boosts hepatitis B vaccination for newborns in remote areas

    Vietnam boosts hepatitis B vaccination for newborns in remote areas

    Public: 6/20/2018 10:20:07 AM

    Vietnam is promoting hepatitis B vaccination for newborns in mountainous and remote areas where the customs of giving birth at home still challenges immunization efforts.

  • Transgenderism no longer a mental illness: WHO

    Transgenderism no longer a mental illness: WHO

    Public: 6/19/2018 11:52:04 PM

    Transgender people, who identify as the opposite gender to the one they were born with, should no longer be considered mentally ill, according to a new U.N. categorisation.

  • Gaming addiction classified as mental health disorder by WHO

    Gaming addiction classified as mental health disorder by WHO

    Public: 6/19/2018 2:18:51 PM

    Many parents will have thought it for a long time, but they now have a new argument to limit their children's 'screen time': addiction to video games has been recognised as a mental health disorder, and can be addictive in the same way as cocaine or gambling, the World Health Organisation said Monday (June 18th) in a much anticipated update of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11).

  • Vietnam's largest vaccination centre inaugurated in Hanoi

    Vietnam's largest vaccination centre inaugurated in Hanoi

    Public: 6/18/2018 2:37:26 PM

    Vietnam’s largest and most modern vaccination centre was inaugurated at 243A De La Thanh Street in Hanoi, on June 17th.

  • ‘For People’s Health’ insignias presented to 30 French experts

    ‘For People’s Health’ insignias presented to 30 French experts

    Public: 6/16/2018 4:26:22 PM

    A total of 30 French and Vietnamese-French health experts and medical workers have been awarded ‘For People’s Health’ insignias in recognition of their contributions to Vietnam’s health sector.

  • Bids for medicine increase as new policy takes effect

    Bids for medicine increase as new policy takes effect

    Public: 6/15/2018 10:03:41 AM

    The number of bids for medicine and medical equipment has risen dramatically in Ho Chi Minh City, according to the municipal Department of Health.

  • High blood pressure, diabetes go untreated in Vietnam

    High blood pressure, diabetes go untreated in Vietnam

    Public: 6/14/2018 1:07:41 PM

    Nearly 57 per cent of people suffering from high blood pressure in Vietnam are not diagnosed, while approximately 69 per cent with diabetes go untreated.

  • First Vietnamese doctor received Nikkei Asia Prize

    First Vietnamese doctor received Nikkei Asia Prize

    Public: 6/13/2018 10:42:53 PM

    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 13th, becoming the first Vietnamese to be honoured with the prize in this area.

  • Dak Lak patient infected with A/H1N1 discharged from hospital

    Dak Lak patient infected with A/H1N1 discharged from hospital

    Public: 6/12/2018 5:23:24 PM

    A female patient infected with A/H1N1 flu has been discharged from hospital, according to Dak Lak’s provincial department of health.

  • Vietnam improves capacity in non-communicable disease treatment

    Vietnam improves capacity in non-communicable disease treatment

    Public: 6/12/2018 5:13:58 PM

    Early diagnosis, treatment and management of non-communicable diseases like hypertension and diabetes at communal medical stations were updated at a training course workshop for lecturers major in the field held in Hanoi on June 11th.

  • Violence against medical staff should be prevented: Experts

    Violence against medical staff should be prevented: Experts

    Public: 6/11/2018 11:39:35 AM

    Ninety per cent of assaults against medical workers occurred while they were treating patients and those actions should be prevented.

  • Vietnam begins testing HIV through saliva

    Vietnam begins testing HIV through saliva

    Public: 6/11/2018 10:47:19 AM

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

  • 500-gram newborn baby survives

    500-gram newborn baby survives

    Public: 6/8/2018 2:54:36 PM

    Doctors of the National Hospital of Obstetrics and Gynecology have saved a premature baby weighing 500 gram, the hospital announced on June 7th.

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