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.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has proposed to raise the tax imposed on a pack of cigarettes to VND 2,000 (USD 0.088).
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.
The District 11 Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City has successfully performed its first ever surgery to remove a pancreatic tumour.
Benefits of potassium includes healthy skin, reduced cellulite, strong bones and the alleviation of menstrual cramps. Try these top 10 potassium-rich foods.
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.
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.
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.
A workshop spotlighting Vietnam – Denmark cooperation on non-communicable disease prevention took place at the Hanoi Medical University on April 10th.
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.
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.
New shipments of rabies vaccines are not expected to arrive until May
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.