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  • Children receive free heart checkups

    Children receive free heart checkups

    Public: 1/9/2017 3:52:57 PM

    The organising panel of the “Operation Healthy Heart” programme recently held free heart checkups for children across Vietnam in early January.

  • Indian state orders poultry cull after bird flu outbreak

    Public: 12/27/2016 2:24:08 PM

    An eastern Indian state ordered the cull of more than 2,500 chickens and other poultry after four dead crows and three dead poultry tested positive for the highly pathogenic H5N1 virus, officials said on Tuesday (Dec. 27th).

  • 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.

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