Vietnam and France signed many cooperation agreements in health during a working visit to France by Vietnamese Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien from June 13th-17th at the invitation of French Minister of Solidarities and Health Agnès Buzyn.
Thanh Hoa province has 11 of 27 districts in mountainous areas with nearly 1 million ethnic minorities living in 195 communes and towns, including five districts bordering with Lao, where sophisticated and artful drug traffickings usually take place.
With the current high risk of the spread of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), localities at border crossings airports and seaports have increased measures to prevent the disease from entering Vietnam.
(VNF) - As many as nine internationally recognized French companies specialized in medical technologies will travel to Vietnam to seek business cooperation.
As there is a high risk of reporting the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), together with other localities, the northern province of Quang Ninh is taking steps to prevent the disease from entering Vietnam.
The Association of Victims of Agent Orange in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai on June 5th inaugurated a house of steaming and detoxification for Agent Orange victims.
The quality of training as well as personnel qualification in the health sector falls short of actual requirements, experts said at a meeting held recently in Hanoi.
During the Action Month for Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Prevention 2015 from June 1st-30th with the theme “Toward elimination of mother-to-child transmission”, Ho Chi Minh city has strengthened activities to ensure 99% of babies whose mothers are infected with HIV will receive ARV treatment to prevent HIV infection from their mother.
The Ministry of Health’s Preventive Medicine Department has urged caution in travelling to the Middle East where the Respiratory Syndrome Corona virus (MERS-CoV) is raging in.
Heat wave during this week has resulted in a dramatic increase in the number of child patients at the central Da Nang Ob-Gyn ND Pediatric Hospital.
On May 26th, central agencies of the Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) worked with the National Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion to organise the third humanitarian blood donation day at the VRC headquarters in Nguyen Du Street, Hanoi.
The Ministry of Health and the National Institute of Nutrition launched a campaign to boost child nutrition in Hanoi on May 25th.
The Ministry of Health and relevant agencies will launch more communications campaigns on legal documents targeting the building of a non-smoking environment, said Luong Ngoc Khue, Director of the Health Ministry’s Administration Department of Medical Services.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked military hospital 175 to focus on improving the quality of its doctors, and nurses in order to better serve the army and the public.
The north central region targets covering at least 95 percent of near-poor local citizens with health insurance by the end of 2015, with 98 percent protected the following year.
Thanks to a national tuberculosis preventive programme, a tuberculosis-infected man in Ho Chi Minh City's Tan Phu district is not afraid that he will transmit the disease to his infant son.
Mr. Chang Jae Yun, Country Director of Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Vietnam Office on May 8th handed over physical therapy medical equipment worth about USD10,000 to the Don Duong district Health Care Center in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.