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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.

  • 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.

  • HCM City plans activities for tobacco harm control and prevention

    HCM City plans activities for tobacco harm control and prevention

    Public: 3/27/2018 7:00:16 PM

    Training on how to help local residents quit smoking will be provided to staff at ward- and commune-level People’s Committees by the Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Health.

  • Children to get measles vaccine earlier

    Children to get measles vaccine earlier

    Public: 3/26/2018 2:18:37 PM

    The Ministry of Health plans to start giving measles vaccine to children in their sixth month instead of the ninth, Deputy Health Minister Nguyễn Thanh Long has said.

  • Social media useful to controlling HIV/AIDS: Experts

    Social media useful to controlling HIV/AIDS: Experts

    Public: 3/26/2018 2:03:57 PM

    Digital technology and social media are powerful in supporting Vietnam’s goal to eliminate HIV by 2030, heard a forum in Hanoi on March 23.

  • Vietnam leads the world in tuberculosis treatment: Expert

    Vietnam leads the world in tuberculosis treatment: Expert

    Public: 3/21/2018 5:03:16 PM

    Currently, 54 per cent of all multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) cases have been cured, but the cure rate in Vietnam is far greater than that, at over 70 per cent. The success rate could be as high as 85 per cent if the patients undergo treatment under a nine-month regimen.

  • Journey to conquer genetic scientific works of Kovalevskaya Award 2017's winner

    Journey to conquer genetic scientific works of Kovalevskaya Award 2017's winner

    Public: 3/21/2018 4:29:43 PM

    Twenty nine researches, which have been born and applied in practice over the course of just 12 years, are the fruits of the tireless scientific passion of Assoc. Prof, Dr. Tran Van Khanh, Deputy Director of Gen-Protein Research Centre under the Hanoi Medical University. The young doctor is one of the two winners of the prestigious 2017 Kovalevskaia Award.

  • MoH to improve quality of grassroots health establishments

    MoH to improve quality of grassroots health establishments

    Public: 3/21/2018 2:51:01 PM

    Officials from the Ministry of Health (MoH) is conducting field trips to 29 health stations in 10 provinces and cities’ communes and wards to survey activities, facilities, personnel and finance in an aim to improve the quality of health care services for local residents.

  • Incentives can increase living organ donations and save lives

    Incentives can increase living organ donations and save lives

    Public: 3/21/2018 10:12:37 AM

    In Vietnam, more than 16,000 people nationwide suffering from heart, liver, kidney and lung failure are in need of transplants. Some 6,000 people suffer from cornea-related problems and are waiting for replacements, according to Vietnam National Coordinating Centre for Human Organ Transplantation.

  • In a heartbeat: Doctors, police rush donated heart from Hanoi to Saigon

    In a heartbeat: Doctors, police rush donated heart from Hanoi to Saigon

    Public: 3/20/2018 2:53:12 PM

    They had six hours to take the heart from one body and put it in another a thousand miles away.

  • Military Hospital 108 enhances cooperation with Ireland

    Military Hospital 108 enhances cooperation with Ireland

    Public: 3/19/2018 1:29:41 PM

    (VNF) - Irish Minister of State for Food, Forestry and Horticulture, Andrew Doyle, and members from the Operation Walk Ireland Organization recently visited and worked with Military Central Hospital 108 of the Vietnam People's Army.

  • Organ transplantation technology needs new policy: Experts

    Organ transplantation technology needs new policy: Experts

    Public: 3/19/2018 11:45:23 AM

    Vietnam’s organ transplantation technique is now on equal footing with developed countries, experts say.

  • Military hospital successfully performs first lung transplant in Vietnam

    Military hospital successfully performs first lung transplant in Vietnam

    Public: 3/16/2018 9:24:27 PM

    The first lung transplant in Vietnam has been successfully performed at the Military Hospital 108, on a male patient with respiratory failure due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

  • Doctors remove 1kg tumor from 6-day-old child

    Doctors remove 1kg tumor from 6-day-old child

    Public: 3/16/2018 9:43:14 AM

    A giant tumour weighing over 1kg was removed from a 6-day-old infant at Ho Chi Minh City Hospital for Children on Wednesday afternoon (March 14th), the hospital announced on Thursday morning.

  • Press contest on anti-tuberculosis efforts in Vietnam launched

    Press contest on anti-tuberculosis efforts in Vietnam launched

    Public: 3/15/2018 10:01:33 AM

    A press competition aiming to increase public engagement in eradicating tuberculosis (TB) in Vietnam has been launched in response to the upcoming World TB Day (March 24th).

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