VNF - In 2015, about 200,000 foreigners came to Vietnam for medical examination and treatment. By 2018, this number increased to 300,000. Besides cheap costs, foreign patients said they believed in the skills of Vietnamese doctors.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
(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 has put several high-risk locations on high alert following reports of the Zika virus spreading across Singapore and Malaysia.
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.
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.
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.