When she became pregnant with her second child, 25-year-old Le Thi Tu Cam was devastated to hear the news no expectant mother ever wants to hear.
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 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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
(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.
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.
Even a public scare in Vietnam following continuing infant deaths, the World Health Organization has once again attested to the safety of Quinvaxem.
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).
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.
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.
The Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC) under the Ministry of Health (MoH) has unveiled a plan to pilot the community-based HIV testing and counseling programme from 2015 to 2017, Vietnam News Agency reported.
(VNF) - The US-Vietnam health collaboration for 20 years has saved countless lives in Vietnam and beyond, thus deepening and broadening into new and exciting areas.