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French doctors honoured for contributions to health care in Vietnam

Four French doctors have been awarded with certificates of merit of the Vietnamese Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien for their contributions to public health care in Vietnam.

  • Canada supports Vietnam's mental health services

    Canada supports Vietnam's mental health services

    Public: 1/29/2016 1:42:35 PM

    (VNF) - Grand Challenges Canada, which is funded by the Government of Canada, based on successful pilot projects, nnounced a major scale up investment in mental health services to be matched by partners.

  • Country aims to collect nearly 1,200 units of blood in 2016

    Country aims to collect nearly 1,200 units of blood in 2016

    Public: 1/21/2016 6:58:55 PM

    In 2016, the country sets the target of collecting 1,180 units of blood with 98% of donors being volunteers, said Vo Dinh Vinh, Head of Office of the National Steering Committee on Voluntary Blood Donation, during the 17th meeting of the committee held in Hanoi on January 21st.

  • Millions of units of blood collected

    Millions of units of blood collected

    Public: 1/21/2016 3:29:24 PM

    Vietnam collected 1.15 million units of blood in 2015, surpassing the year’s target figure by 17.8 percent and up 9.7 percent from 2014, as heard during a session of the national committee for blood donation that was held on January 21st, Vietnam News Agency reported.

  • Nearly 1,200 children provided heart check-ups

    Nearly 1,200 children provided heart check-ups

    Public: 1/20/2016 4:48:45 PM

    Nearly 1,200 children in the central province of Nghe An have recently been provided with free heart check-ups under the program “Operation Healthy Heart” carried out by the Vietnam Military Telecommunications Group (Viettel), the group reported on January 20th.

  • Blood donation day attracts thousands of participants

    Blood donation day attracts thousands of participants

    Public: 1/17/2016 5:58:02 PM

    On January 17th, thousands of people, mainly students, joined a humanitarian blood donation program known as “Red Sunday” at the campus of the Hanoi University of Technology.

  • Blood donation program involves 22 localities

    Blood donation program involves 22 localities

    Public: 1/12/2016 6:07:46 PM

    “Red Sunday”, a large blood donation program, will be carried out for the 8th time across 22 provinces and cities in the final week of January, and is expected to collect 20,000 units of blood.

  • Lai Chau province increases healthcare quality in communities

    Lai Chau province increases healthcare quality in communities

    Public: 1/5/2016 3:30:49 PM

    More than 90% of the communes in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau now have well-equipped medical stations, satisfying the people's demand for healthcare, especially of the poor and ethnic minority people.

  • Vietnamese doctors do volunteer work in Laos

    Vietnamese doctors do volunteer work in Laos

    Public: 1/2/2016 3:17:53 PM

    In late 2015, a delegation from the Vietnamese Military Hospital 175 travelled over 1,000 kilometres to reach Laos, carrying out a program providing free medical check-ups and medicine to Lao cadres, soldiers and people.

  • Increased measures carried out to prevent flu A/H7N9 epidemic

    Increased measures carried out to prevent flu A/H7N9 epidemic

    Public: 11/23/2015 3:00:40 PM

    The Ministry of Health (MoH) has issued an official dispatch to all relevant agencies, in particular those at border controls in relation to information surrounding complications that have surfaced in the latest outbreak of the A/H7N9 flu epidemic in China which shows that there is a much higher risk of the disease entering Vietnam if preventative measures were not stepped up.

  • Hai Phong city: Children have access to heart surgery technique

    Hai Phong city: Children have access to heart surgery technique

    Public: 11/18/2015 8:59:34 PM

    Following a project between the National Pediatrics Hospital and the Hai Phong Children’s Hospital, the Ministry of Health and the Hai Phong city Department of Health has recently transferred heart surgery technique for the second time based on satellite hospital.

  • Vietnam, Germany closely cooperate on nation’s health system

    Vietnam, Germany closely cooperate on nation’s health system

    Public: 11/17/2015 10:09:44 PM

    (CPV) - The seventh annual hospital forum within the context of the Vietnamese-German Development’s health program opened in Hanoi on November 17th in order to strengthening nation’s health system.

  • Advanced heart surgery technique provided for hospital in Hai Phong city

    Advanced heart surgery technique provided for hospital in Hai Phong city

    Public: 11/15/2015 3:19:19 PM

    The Ministry of Health and the Hai Phong city Department of Health on November 15th transferred heart surgery technique for the second time based on satellite hospital project between the National Pediatrics Hospital and the Hai Phong Children’s Hospital.

  • WHO expert goes to bat for Quinvaxem

    WHO expert goes to bat for Quinvaxem

    Public: 11/15/2015 1:10:48 PM

    Even a public scare in Vietnam following continuing infant deaths, the World Health Organization has once again attested to the safety of Quinvaxem.

  • Humanitarian program provides free medical treatment to disadvantaged people

    Humanitarian program provides free medical treatment to disadvantaged people

    Public: 11/14/2015 10:22:11 AM

    In November and December, the 2015 program on humanitarian blood donation and medical check-ups will be held across 23 provinces and cities across the country, said Dao Thanh Tam, Deputy Secretary-General of the Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) during an interview granted for the Voice of Vietnam (VOV).

  • HIV/AIDS prevention faces shortage of capital

    HIV/AIDS prevention faces shortage of capital

    Public: 11/13/2015 5:22:01 PM

    Although the number of HIV/AIDS-infected patients increases steadily every year, according to the Ministry of Health (MOH), the expense for prevention and treatment for these patients is meeting difficulties.

  • Blood donation accounts for 96% of collected blood

    Blood donation accounts for 96% of collected blood

    Public: 11/10/2015 4:17:10 PM

    In 2014, in Vietnam, 96% of the blood collection came from voluntary donors and the blood donation rate was 1.17% of the country population, with over 9 million units of blood collected.

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