The Vietnam – Germany Hospital inaugurated a tissue bank, the first of its kind in Vietnam, on October 16.
The Ministry of Health launched a national drug trading centre at a ceremony in Ha Noi late last week.
Consuming e-cigarettes is far safer and less toxic than smoking conventional tobacco cigarettes, according to the findings of a study analyzing levels of dangerous and cancer-causing substances in the body.
Nearly 200 deprived children in the northern province of Ninh Binh were provided free cardiac examinations and consultancies by doctors from the National Heart Institute and provincial obstetrics and paediatrics hospital on March 12th.
The A/H5N1 avian influenza has been detected at fowl farms of some households in Hoa Long Commune, the northern province of Bac Ninh.
Nonsmoking women who were exposed to secondhand smoke as children may have an increased risk of a miscarriage, a Chinese study suggests.
A seven year old kid from the southern province of Dong Nai was found to have a large hairball blocking her digestive system.
Hanoi on March 1st began a pilot project on establishment of individual medical records for residents in Phuc Dong and Co Bi wards of Long Bien district.
Working outside an office may spare you from commutes and interruptions by colleagues but it also makes you more vulnerable to unpaid overtime, stress and insomnia, the United Nations said on February 15th.
An eye examination and treatment ward funded by the Netherlands’ Eye Care Foundation and De Heus Company was inaugurated on February 27th at the Ophthalmology Hospital in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long.
The national immunisation programme will give supplemental vaccinations against Japanese encephalitis to children between six and 15 years old, who did not receive the vaccine, or are not sure about their vaccination schedule previously, in districts facing high risks of the disease.
A Japanese-funded project on building a healthcare model for women has brought remarkable benefits for the beneficiary community after two years of implementation in central Thua Thien-Hue province.
Vietnamese women who are unable to breast-feed their children for health reasons are increasingly using donated breast milk from other women, sparking warnings from physicians.
The Military Medical Academy announced on February 22nd that the first lung transplant with the lung donated by alive persons has been conducted successfully in Vietnam.
Like many other countries in the region, Vietnam faces the question of how to care for its ageing citizens, most essentially when it comes to providing health care.
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The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has issued an urgent notice requiring centrally-run cities and provinces, especially border localities, ministries and agencies to deploy strong measures to prevent avian influenza viruses including H7N9 from entering Vietnam.