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.
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.
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 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 is promoting hepatitis B vaccination for newborns in mountainous and remote areas where the customs of giving birth at home still challenges immunization efforts.
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.
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 and most modern vaccination centre was inaugurated at 243A De La Thanh Street in Hanoi, on June 17th.
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.
The number of bids for medicine and medical equipment has risen dramatically in Ho Chi Minh City, according to the municipal Department of Health.
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.
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.
A female patient infected with A/H1N1 flu has been discharged from hospital, according to Dak Lak’s provincial department of health.
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.
Ninety per cent of assaults against medical workers occurred while they were treating patients and those actions should be prevented.
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).
Doctors of the National Hospital of Obstetrics and Gynecology have saved a premature baby weighing 500 gram, the hospital announced on June 7th.