The Vietnam – Germany Hospital inaugurated a tissue bank, the first of its kind in Vietnam, on October 16.
Vietnamese nurse Nguyen Thi Minh Hong has been named the winner of the International Neonatal Nursing Excellence Awards 2016 for her dedication to mothers and babies in one of Vietnam’s poorest areas over the past three decades.
Nearly 100 disadvantaged children with cleft lips and cleft palates in the Mekong Delta are given free check-ups and surgeries from August 15th to 19th at the An Giang province’s Obstetrics and Pediatrics Hospital by Amway Vietnam Co. Ltd. (Amway) and the Operation Smile Vietnam (OSV).
Family Medical Practice (FMP) Vietnam and the Israeli Embassy will jointly organize a free medical check-up and treatment camp for needy people in the Central Highlands’ Kon Tum Province.
An international scientific seminar, entitled “Assessments of the damages of Agent Orange/Dioxin used by the U.S. during the war in Vietnam”, was held in Hanoi on August 8th – 9th.
On August 7th, Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam has urged authorities to keep a close watch on the development of dengue fever in a conference held by the Ministry of Health (MoH) in Buon Ma Thuot City, Dak Lak province.
Red Journey under the theme ‘Connecting Vietnamese bloodstream’ was held from July 1st-31st with various activities including promotional programmes to encourage giving blood, organizing blood donation drives and raising public awareness on congenital hemolytic anemia.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on July 27th announced its new five-year USD26 million project to strengthen and sustain Vietnam’s HIV/AIDS response.
Eight inspection teams from the Ministry of Health (MoH) have checked Zika virus disease and dengue fever prevention and control measures in 16 provinces and cities, the General Department of Preventive Medicines said.
An opening ceremony was held on July 22nd at Ecopark Urban Area in the northern province of Hung Yen, Hanoi (VNU) to celebrate the opening of the Tokyo Vietnam Medical University, with the participation of Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.
A meeting was jointly organized by the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Vietnam in Hanoi on July 9th to mark the World Population Day (July 11th).
The northern province of Quang Ninh on July 13th held a ceremony to honour 20 outstanding blood donors in 2016.
(VNF) - During the Vietnam Congress of Anaesthesiology 2016 in Quy Nhon city, Binh Dinh province from June 23rd-24th, GE Healthcare launched its new Carestation 600 Series, an affordable suite of anesthesia solutions.
One hundred voluntary blood donors who made special contribution to blood donation were honored during a ceremony held on June 14th by the National Steering Committee on voluntary blood donation.
The information was announced during a meeting held on June 6th between Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung and a delegation of Japanese cancer experts and those from some Japanese medical groups led by Professor Kensi Hotta, Chairman of Japan’s non-profit association in support of international cancer patients.
Health insurance is compulsory as regulated in Vietnamese law as well as being the interests and responsibility of everyone, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc when chairing a national teleconference on stepping up the implementation of health insurance for all people on June 3rd.
On May 15th, the Quang Ninh provincial Youth Federation launched a festive day encouraging young doctors to follow Uncle Ho’s teachings in doing voluntary work for community health in Uong Bi city’s Phuong Nam secondary school.