Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed off a national plan on avian influenza prevention and control for 2019-2025 with a view to reducing its impact on society and the economy.
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.
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.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has recently awarded a five-year grant to the Vietnamese non-profit organization Center for Promotion of Quality of Life (LIFE) to strengthen community-led approaches to HIV prevention, care and treatment.
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.