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E-medical records to be deployed nationwide by 2021

By 2021, Vietnam will deploy electronic medical records in all medical examination and treatment establishments nationwide, heard a conference on smart healthcare, held by the Ministry of Health (MoH), on September 19.

  • Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia join hands in controlling infectious diseases

    Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia join hands in controlling infectious diseases

    Public: 5/11/2017 9:43:01 AM

    Health officials from Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia shared experience in fighting infectious diseases, especially avian flu, at a workshop in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on May 10th.

  • 9 foods that boost metabolism naturally

    9 foods that boost metabolism naturally

    Public: 5/10/2017 9:47:55 AM

    Your metabolism is partly ruled by genetics, but you can rev it up naturally by eating right. Fill up on the following nine foods to increase your body's fat-burning power.

  • VN marks Red Cross, Red Crescent Day

    VN marks Red Cross, Red Crescent Day

    Public: 5/8/2017 1:29:20 PM

    Nearly 600 leaders, officials and volunteers from the International Committee of the Red Cross and Việt Nam Red Cross Society took part in the 2017 World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day celebration in HCM City on Saturday.

  • Next Ebola outbreak 'inevitable' but world better prepared: WHO

    Next Ebola outbreak 'inevitable' but world better prepared: WHO

    Public: 5/5/2017 2:19:28 PM

    A new outbreak of the Ebola virus is "inevitable" but a new vaccine and rapid-response measures mean it will be more effectively contained, the head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday (May 4th).

  • Vietnam mass produces country’s first measles-rubella vaccine

    Vietnam mass produces country’s first measles-rubella vaccine

    Public: 5/4/2017 3:41:14 PM

    Vietnam has successfully mass produced a combined vaccine against measles and rubella for the first time, Vietnam’s Ministry of Health said on May 3.

  • Puppies might help protect babies from allergies and obesity: Study

    Puppies might help protect babies from allergies and obesity: Study

    Public: 5/3/2017 11:23:55 AM

    Exposing babies to puppies and other furry pets might help them accumulate two types of bacteria in their gut that are associated with a lower risk of allergies and obesity, a Canadian study suggests.

  • Mulberry - the yummy healthy fruit

    Mulberry - the yummy healthy fruit

    Public: 5/2/2017 9:18:49 AM

    (VNF) - The four seasons of North Vietnam allows local people to enjoy a variety of delicious fruits throughout the year. And the juicy sweet-and-sour mulberry is one among those natural gifts.

  • HCM City’s hospitals reflect on patient feedback

    HCM City’s hospitals reflect on patient feedback

    Public: 4/28/2017 2:18:58 PM

    Patients sent complaints about waiting for tests, motorbike parking and toilets to leaders of Ho Chi Minh City Paediatrics Hospital 1 via a new system installed there by the city’s Department of Health.

  • Communications campaign launched for malaria prevention

    Communications campaign launched for malaria prevention

    Public: 4/26/2017 9:59:15 AM

    A communications campaign for World Malaria Prevention Day (Apr. 25th) was launched in Ngoc Hoi district in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum on April 25th.

  • 35% of cancers are linked to diet, expert

    35% of cancers are linked to diet, expert

    Public: 4/25/2017 3:38:39 PM

    VNF- Tobacco and diet are two of the leading causes of cancer, said Dr. Tran Van Thuan, Director of Vietnam’ National Cancer Hospital (K Hospital).

  • SPF is best way to communicate sunscreen effectiveness

    SPF is best way to communicate sunscreen effectiveness

    Public: 4/25/2017 10:26:44 AM

    Even dermatologists are best able to compare the effectiveness of sunscreens when presented with SPF values, a recent study suggests.

  • HIV, tuberculosis services continue in districts, communes

    HIV, tuberculosis services continue in districts, communes

    Public: 4/19/2017 2:14:03 PM

    An HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis (TB) integrated treatment model has continued to be piloted at district and communal clinic centres in 18 provinces with high and medium rate of HIV this year, according to the Vietnam Administration for HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC) under the Ministry of Health.

  • Vietnam’s first breast milk bank reports initial success

    Vietnam’s first breast milk bank reports initial success

    Public: 4/14/2017 2:20:45 PM

    The Breast Milk Bank under the Da Nang Hospital for Women and Children, the first of its kind in Vietnam, received 140 litres of milk donated by 46 nursing mothers, including 60 litres used for 136 infants with high risks of malnutrition or infections, after two months of operation.

  • 10 foods pregnant women shouldn't eat

    10 foods pregnant women shouldn't eat

    Public: 4/12/2017 3:25:09 PM

    When you're pregnant, there are a lot of new things to think about, especially when it comes to healthy eating. Here are 10 foods that you need to be cautious about eating while you're expecting.

  • Youth with diabetes need vision loss screening

    Youth with diabetes need vision loss screening

    Public: 4/10/2017 11:33:29 AM

    Diabetes can lead to blindness, but children and teens with diabetes may not receive recommended eye exams in the years following their diagnosis, a U.S. study suggests.

  • Vietnam ranks first on health governance index: US institute

    Vietnam ranks first on health governance index: US institute

    Public: 4/7/2017 2:16:53 PM

    Vietnam ranked first among 18 developing countries in Asia and Africa on the Health Governance Capacity Index, according to a study conducted by the Brookings Institute of the U.S.

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