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7/20/2018 10:38:53 AM

US volunteer doctors offer free health checkups to Cao Bang’s poor

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.

  • Study: Pregnancy changes a woman's brain

    Study: Pregnancy changes a woman's brain

    Public: 12/20/2016 9:49:18 AM

    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).

  • Vietnam to make efforts to eradicate HIV/AIDS in 2030

    Vietnam to make efforts to eradicate HIV/AIDS in 2030

    Public: 12/7/2016 10:25:21 PM

    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.

  • Contributors to HIV fight honoured with Red Ribbon Awards

    Contributors to HIV fight honoured with Red Ribbon Awards

    Public: 11/28/2016 4:54:29 PM

    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.

  • Miss Vietnam Do My Linh, MC Phan Anh to join Hanoi Run for Children 2016

    Miss Vietnam Do My Linh, MC Phan Anh to join Hanoi Run for Children 2016

    Public: 11/25/2016 11:25:24 AM

    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.

  • Free operations for people with cataracts in Ninh Thuan

    Free operations for people with cataracts in Ninh Thuan

    Public: 11/21/2016 2:59:50 PM

    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.

  • Free measles-rubella vaccination for children in 2017

    Free measles-rubella vaccination for children in 2017

    Public: 11/14/2016 4:19:00 PM

    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.

  • Canadian Ambassador visits National Children hospital in Hanoi

    Canadian Ambassador visits National Children hospital in Hanoi

    Public: 11/11/2016 11:21:35 AM

    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.

  • FV Hospital provides free cataract surgery to poor Mekong Delta’s patients

    FV Hospital provides free cataract surgery to poor Mekong Delta’s patients

    Public: 11/10/2016 3:39:31 PM

    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.

  • HCM City asked to contain Zika spread

    HCM City asked to contain Zika spread

    Public: 11/8/2016 9:54:51 AM

    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.

  • HCM City steps up screening for Zika virus

    HCM City steps up screening for Zika virus

    Public: 11/3/2016 2:38:54 PM

    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.

  • Japan helps Vietnam treat lung disease

    Japan helps Vietnam treat lung disease

    Public: 10/27/2016 3:44:43 PM

    The Prime Minister has given the green light to a Japanese-funded medical project on the detection and treatment of pneumonia among children.

  • First ever annual Breast Cancer Zumbathon in Vietnam

    First ever annual Breast Cancer Zumbathon in Vietnam

    Public: 10/21/2016 4:08:38 PM

    The first ever annual Breast Cancer Zumbathon aiming to raise money for disadvantaged women fighting breast cancer will be held on October 30th.

  • Health workers study suspected microcephaly in Dak Lak

    Health workers study suspected microcephaly in Dak Lak

    Public: 10/21/2016 3:46:15 PM

    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.

  • Prompt remedial measures to prevent disease outbreaks after floods

    Prompt remedial measures to prevent disease outbreaks after floods

    Public: 10/19/2016 3:28:35 PM

    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.

  • Ho Chi Minh city declares Zika epidemic

    Ho Chi Minh city declares Zika epidemic

    Public: 10/19/2016 2:14:56 PM

    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 agree binding deal to cut ‘super’ greenhouse gases

    Nearly 200 nations agree binding deal to cut ‘super’ greenhouse gases

    Public: 10/17/2016 2:15:22 PM

    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.

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