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10/18/2018 2:07:58 PM

Kids to be prioritised for kidney transplant

Child patients will be given priority in kidney transplants when there is a brain-dead or non-heart-beating donor under a new agreement on organ transplantation between three major hospitals in HCM City.

  • 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.

  • Vietnamese Labours attends the Germany course

    Vietnamese Labours attends the Germany course

    Public: 9/8/2016 10:34:34 AM

    76 nurses who meet the required German language standards are expected to participate into the learning and working as nursing staff at Federal Republic of Germany in October, according to Ha Xuan Tung, Director of the Overseas Laborer Centre under the Ministry of Labor, War-Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).

  • Conference on economic implications of ageing

    Conference on economic implications of ageing

    Public: 9/7/2016 11:07:51 AM

    The 2016 HelpAge Asia–Pacific Regional Conference on the economic implications of ageing took place in Hanoi from September 6th- 8th, was held by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) of Vietnam and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and HelpAge International.

  • Hospital Management Asia held in HCM city

    Hospital Management Asia held in HCM city

    Public: 9/7/2016 9:50:49 AM

    The 15th annual Hospital Management Asia (HMA) is the premier learning conference for regional hospital managers, from September 7th – 8th at the Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers, Ho Chi Minh City.

  • Mosquito larva killing increased to prevent Zika virus and petechial fever

    Mosquito larva killing increased to prevent Zika virus and petechial fever

    Public: 9/6/2016 11:37:46 AM

    The Ministry of Health (MoH) on September 5th asked provincial and city People’s Committees to increase the prevention of diseases caused by Zika virus and petechial fever.

  • Vietnamese Institute receives ISBT Award for Developing Countries

    Vietnamese Institute receives ISBT Award for Developing Countries

    Public: 9/6/2016 10:04:50 AM

    (VNF) - The National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion (NIHBT) received the International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT) Award for Developing Countries on September 5th.

  • Vietnam on alert as Zika virus threatens from neighbors

    Vietnam on alert as Zika virus threatens from neighbors

    Public: 9/5/2016 10:07:40 AM

    Vietnam has put several high-risk locations on high alert following reports of the Zika virus spreading across Singapore and Malaysia.

  • Link between water security and economy

    Link between water security and economy

    Public: 9/1/2016 9:11:11 AM

    Highlighting a strong relationship between water management and the economy, the new edition of the Asian Water Development Outlook (AWDO 2016) released on August 30th at World Water Week in Stockholm says investments in good water management can be considered as a longer term payback for increased growth and poverty reduction.

  • HIV self-testing services launched in Vietnam

    HIV self-testing services launched in Vietnam

    Public: 8/31/2016 4:01:32 PM

    Vietnamese health officials and the US Embassy on August 26th launched the HIV self-testing service, the first of its kind in Vietnam, in Ho Chi Minh City.

  • Vietnamese girl has turtle-shell-like mole successfully removed

    Vietnamese girl has turtle-shell-like mole successfully removed

    Public: 8/30/2016 4:42:46 PM

    Doctors at Ho Chi Minh City Children’s Hospital 1 successfully removed a turtle-shell-like mole on the back of a 10-year-old girl after a 3-hour surgery on August 29th.

  • Cho Ray hospital marks 500th kidney transplant

    Cho Ray hospital marks 500th kidney transplant

    Public: 8/26/2016 11:16:26 AM

    Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City organized a ceremony to mark its 500th successful kidney transplant and honour organ donors on August 25th.

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