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  • Vietnam successfully produces Nano complex for cancer treatment

    Vietnam successfully produces Nano complex for cancer treatment

    Public: 10/12/2016 4:50:22 PM

    Scientists from the Institute of Material Science (IMS) under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology have successfully produced the Nano FGC complex, an advanced material to produce medicine for cancer treatment and prevention, a seminar heard in Hanoi on October 11th.

  • HCM city, Binh Duong strictly inspects area reporting Zika virus infection

    HCM city, Binh Duong strictly inspects area reporting Zika virus infection

    Public: 10/11/2016 10:54:46 AM

    After the Ministry of Health (MoH) announced additional two cases of Zika virus in Ho Chi Minh city and the southern province of Binh Duong, the HCM city Department of Health has carried out a wide range of measures to deal with the situation.

  • Ho Chi Minh city strictly inspects area reporting Zika virus infection

    Ho Chi Minh city strictly inspects area reporting Zika virus infection

    Public: 10/11/2016 10:33:25 AM

    After the Ministry of Health (MoH) announced additional two cases of Zika virus in Ho Chi Minh city and the southern province of Binh Duong, the Ho Chi Minh city Department of Health has carried out a wide range of measures to deal with the situation.

  • More than 70,000 people died of cancer in Vietnam every year

    More than 70,000 people died of cancer in Vietnam every year

    Public: 10/6/2016 3:29:10 PM

    More than 70,000 people died of cancer every year, an average of 205 death/day.

  • 320 children with harelip and cleft palate receive free surgery

    320 children with harelip and cleft palate receive free surgery

    Public: 10/6/2016 2:29:02 PM

    About 80 children with harelip and cleft palate received free surgeries from October 4th to 7th at the Ho Chi Minh City’s National Hospital of Odonto-Stomatology (201A Nguyen Chi Thanh street, District 5) after having been examined on October 3rd.

  • Thailand considers free Zika tests for all pregnant women

    Thailand considers free Zika tests for all pregnant women

    Public: 10/5/2016 11:55:22 AM

    The Thai health ministry said on October 3rd that it is considering providing free-of-charge tests for all pregnant women for Zika, following the confirmation last week of its first detected cases of microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size linked to Zika.

  • Lung transplants coming to Vietnamese hospitals in 2017

    Lung transplants coming to Vietnamese hospitals in 2017

    Public: 10/4/2016 9:53:45 AM

    Starting from 2017, lung transplants will become a common practice in Vietnam, said top local organ transplant surgeons.

  • Scientists hail RoK’s detox measure for AO/dioxin

    Scientists hail RoK’s detox measure for AO/dioxin

    Public: 9/30/2016 10:49:36 AM

    Scientists and environmentalists have highly rated the microbiological method of the Republic of Korea (RoK) to detoxify soil contaminated with Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin sprayed by the US during the war in Vietnam.

  • Quang Ngai signs cooperation deal with Korean hospital

    Quang Ngai signs cooperation deal with Korean hospital

    Public: 9/29/2016 10:20:06 AM

    The Chung-Ang University Hospital in Seoul on September 27th signed a deal on cooperating with the Quang Ngai provincial General Hospital to support increasing the quality of its medical staffs and surgery programs for children with congenital malformations.

  • People with HIV/AIDS to be provided with free legal assistance

    People with HIV/AIDS to be provided with free legal assistance

    Public: 9/28/2016 2:28:46 PM

    The Vietnam Lawyers Association (VLA) and Global Fund for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Project will implement the project on providing free legal aid services to vulnerable groups in HIV/AIDS prevention and control.

  • Da Nang permits first nano-tech project

    Da Nang permits first nano-tech project

    Public: 9/28/2016 10:47:59 AM

    The central city of Da Nang has granted an investment licence to Da Nang Pharmaceutical joint-stock company (Danapha)'s first nano-technology and biotech project.

  • ASEAN health ministers battle with Zika in teleconference

    ASEAN health ministers battle with Zika in teleconference

    Public: 9/20/2016 9:50:09 AM

    Health ministers from ASEAN member states convened a teleconference on September 19th seeking ways to combat Zika virus, which has hit many parts of Southeast Asia.

  • Doctors and Embassy bring health care to Kon Tum

    Doctors and Embassy bring health care to Kon Tum

    Public: 9/19/2016 10:15:08 AM

    As part of their social initiatives, Family Medical Practice Vietnam (FMP) and the Embassy of Israel in Vietnam have co-organized free medical checkups and treatment camps for needy residents of nine communes in Kon Plong from September 11th-18th.

  • Vietnam scholars win four more U.S. Scientific Research Awards

    Vietnam scholars win four more U.S. Scientific Research Awards

    Public: 9/14/2016 3:29:41 PM

    Vietnam earned another four awards in the latest round of the Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER), a U.S. Government (USG) program to fund scientific research in developing countries, bringing the total number of PEER awards won by Vietnamese scientists to 12.

  • Doctors successfully remove large tumor

    Doctors successfully remove large tumor

    Public: 9/13/2016 11:41:31 AM

    Doctors at the General Hospital in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang successfully performed a unique medical operation, removing a 4.5kg fibroid tumor, the hospital director announced on September 11th.

  • RoK supports people in drought affected Kon Tum province

    RoK supports people in drought affected Kon Tum province

    Public: 9/12/2016 11:45:41 AM

    On September 9th, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea (RoK) to Vietnam Lee Hyuk visited to the drought affected Dak To Re commune to support recovery efforts in drought affected regions.

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