A team of American volunteer doctors provided free medical examinations for about 2,570 poor people in the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang from July 9 – 19.
Pregnancy causes "long-lasting" physical changes to a woman's brain, with significant, but seemingly beneficial, grey matter loss in parts of the crucial organ, a study said Monday (Dec. 19th).
Addressing a conference that sought to enhance the efficiency of cooperation among civil social organisations in HIV/AIDS prevention and combat, the Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam affirmed that HIV/AIDS fight is among top priorities of the Government.
Organisations and people who have greatly contributed to HIV/AIDS prevention and control in Vietnam were honoured with the Red Ribbon Awards in Ho Chi Minh City on November 25th.
The Hanoi Run for Children (HRC) 2016 will be held December 11th at Thong Nhat Park (Reunification Park, Tran Nhan Tong, Le Duan, Nguyen Du, Hai Ba Trung) in Hanoi with the participations of Miss Vietnam 2016 Do My Linh and MC Phan Anh.
About 150 patients with cataracts in the south central province of Ninh Thuan have received free surgeries provided by the Japan-based Asia Prevention of Blindness Association (APBA – Japan) and the province’s eye Centre.
The measles-rubella vaccine (MR) produced by Vietnam, which was clinically tested and proven safe and effective, will be used in the National Expanded Programme on Immunisation free of charge in 2017.
On November 9th, the Hanoi Run for Children (HRC) Organizing Committee visited the National Children hospital in Hanoi to prepare for the race raising funds for the treatment of disadvantaged children with cancer and heart disease.
47 poor patients from the Mekong Delta region last week received free cataract surgery at FV Hospital’s Ophthalmology Ward in Ho Chi Minh City.
Authorities of Ho Chi Minh City and the municipal health sector must make all-out effort to prevent the Zika virus from spreading widely, said Deputy Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam.
Ho Chi Minh City is offering more advice and tests for pregnant women amidst fear of the Zika virus, with 17 cases reported in the southern city by October 31st.
The Prime Minister has given the green light to a Japanese-funded medical project on the detection and treatment of pneumonia among children.
The first ever annual Breast Cancer Zumbathon aiming to raise money for disadvantaged women fighting breast cancer will be held on October 30th.
A delegation from the Ministry of Health (MoH) has arrived in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak to inspect the suspected Zika-linked microcephaly case reported earlier in the locality, an official said on October 20th.
The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health (MoH) has recommended that people be on alert to prevent infectious diseases such as diarrhea, sore eye and flu, which often occur after floods.
The Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee on October 18th declared a Zika virus epidemic on the communal scale, in particular, in Hiep Thanh ward in District 12 and An Phu ward at District 2.
Nearly 200 nations hammered out a legally binding deal to cut back on greenhouse gases used in refrigerators and air conditioners, a Rwandan Minister announced to loud cheers on October 15th, in a major step against climate change.