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  • Ho Chi Minh city: Over 100,000 units of blood collected in humanitarian blood donation

    Ho Chi Minh city: Over 100,000 units of blood collected in humanitarian blood donation

    Public: 7/10/2015 2:49:10 PM

    Red Journey – the trans-national blood donation campaign, took place in Ho Chi Minh city on July 9th, attracting over 1,500 participants, collecting some 1,200 units of blood.

  • Vietnam attends UNIDO projects

    Vietnam attends UNIDO projects

    Public: 7/8/2015 9:46:29 AM

    The Prime Minister has approved Vietnam’s participation in a regional project funded by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO).

  • Hanoi to add more doctors for improving health services

    Hanoi to add more doctors for improving health services

    Public: 7/6/2015 11:40:16 AM

    Hanoi’s health sector officials said that they will add more than one thousands doctors to the municipal health worker contingent to achieve the number of doctors the city needs to provide properly qualified health services for its population.

  • Promoting blood donations to save patients

    Promoting blood donations to save patients

    Public: 6/30/2015 4:17:36 PM

    Thousands of people responded to the call from the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion (NIHBT) for blood donation as a result of a shortage for treatment. Earlier, 35 people registered to donate blood each day; however at present the numbers are nearing 400 per day at the institute.

  • Free heart surgeries given to 2,700 poor children

    Free heart surgeries given to 2,700 poor children

    Public: 6/30/2015 3:55:18 PM

    Seven years after the implementation of the program “Operation Healthy Heartn” organised by the Vietnam Military Telecommunications Group (Viettel) and Vietnam Television (VTV), VND90 billion has been mobilised from 8,000 domestic and foreign individuals, organizations and enterprises, helping to give free heart surgeries to 2,700 disadvantaged children under 16 years old.

  • Some 17,000 units of blood to be collected in trans-national blood donation campaign

    Some 17,000 units of blood to be collected in trans-national blood donation campaign

    Public: 6/29/2015 10:38:04 PM

    In 2015, the journey encouraging blood donation through the nation, known as ‘Red Journey’, will last from July 3rd-26th across 22 provinces and cities, Nguyen Anh Tri, Head of the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion (NIHBT) and Head of the journey organising committee has said.

  • Field hospitals to be set up in HCMC in case of MERS-CoV spreading

    Field hospitals to be set up in HCMC in case of MERS-CoV spreading

    Public: 6/29/2015 3:59:44 PM

    The Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee has issued an action plan for preventing the spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona virus (MERS-CoV) should the disease arrive from abroad.

  • Vietnam’s major blood bank running dry

    Vietnam’s major blood bank running dry

    Public: 6/24/2015 3:29:26 AM

    The country’s major blood bank is running out of supply and is calling for donations, especially of types A and O.

  • Ho Chi Minh city puts aside USD2.7 million for HIV prevention

    Public: 6/22/2015 4:24:35 PM

    The Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee has just approved a project on strengthening and expanding services to support, care, prevent and supervise HIV/AIDS for people with high-risk dangers in the city in 2015 with the total spending of over USD2.7 million, which is non-refundable aid of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

  • RoK reports three new MERS cases, Thailand says none

    RoK reports three new MERS cases, Thailand says none

    Public: 6/21/2015 10:00:25 PM

    South Korea reported three new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome on Sunday, bringing the total to 169 in the largest outbreak outside Saudi Arabia, but Thailand said it had no new infections.

  • Hanoi: VND25 billion spent on MERS-CoV prevention

    Hanoi: VND25 billion spent on MERS-CoV prevention

    Public: 6/21/2015 3:54:23 PM

    As the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) is undergoing complex changes in foreign countries, departments and agencies in Hanoi have prepared diverse methods to promptly cope with any possible cases. Accordingly, it has prepared VND25 billion to prevent the disease.

  • Health sector on duty around the clock for MERS-CoV prevention

    Health sector on duty around the clock for MERS-CoV prevention

    Public: 6/17/2015 4:19:26 PM

    The Ministry of Health (MoH) on June 17th stressed a high risk of reporting the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome corona virus (MERS-CoV) in Vietnam. As a result, it asked Directors of centrally-governed provincial and city Health Departments to be on duty around the clock to mitigate possible cases and fatalities.

  • Cancer patients in Hanoi to receive free consultancy and treatment from Korean organization

    Cancer patients in Hanoi to receive free consultancy and treatment from Korean organization

    Public: 6/16/2015 4:29:45 PM

    The Korea Tourism Organization in Vietnam will coordinate with the National Hospital of Traditional Medicine to organize a programme on providing free cancer consultancy and treatment to patients in Hanoi on June 20th.

  • Online communication on HIV/AIDS prevention to be increased

    Online communication on HIV/AIDS prevention to be increased

    Public: 6/16/2015 4:21:16 PM

    It is necessary to continue to promote communication on HIV/AIDS prevention and control through the Internet, social networking and newspapers to mobilize leaders at all levels to pay more attention and provide financial investment into HIV/AIDS prevention and control, stated Dr. Hoang Dinh Canh, Deputy Head of the Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC) at a training course for reporters on June 15th - 16th in Ho Chi Minh city.

  • Thanh Hoa province reports nearly 7,000 people living with HIV/AIDS

    Public: 6/9/2015 4:12:39 PM

    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.

  • Measures increased to prevent MERS-CoV at border gates and airports

    Measures increased to prevent MERS-CoV at border gates and airports

    Public: 6/9/2015 2:54:41 PM

    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.

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