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Vietnam’s first liver transplant patient in good health 15 years on

Born in Hai Minh Commune, Hai Hau District, Nam Dinh Province, Nguyen Thi Diep underwent her life-saving liver transplant at the age of nine. Fifteen years later, now she leads a healthy life and works for the well-being of others.

  • First ever annual Breast Cancer Zumbathon in Vietnam

    First ever annual Breast Cancer Zumbathon in Vietnam

    Public: 10/21/2016 4:08:38 PM

    The first ever annual Breast Cancer Zumbathon aiming to raise money for disadvantaged women fighting breast cancer will be held on October 30th.

  • Health workers study suspected microcephaly in Dak Lak

    Health workers study suspected microcephaly in Dak Lak

    Public: 10/21/2016 3:46:15 PM

    A delegation from the Ministry of Health (MoH) has arrived in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak to inspect the suspected Zika-linked microcephaly case reported earlier in the locality, an official said on October 20th.

  • Prompt remedial measures to prevent disease outbreaks after floods

    Prompt remedial measures to prevent disease outbreaks after floods

    Public: 10/19/2016 3:28:35 PM

    The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health (MoH) has recommended that people be on alert to prevent infectious diseases such as diarrhea, sore eye and flu, which often occur after floods.

  • Ho Chi Minh city declares Zika epidemic

    Ho Chi Minh city declares Zika epidemic

    Public: 10/19/2016 2:14:56 PM

    The Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee on October 18th declared a Zika virus epidemic on the communal scale, in particular, in Hiep Thanh ward in District 12 and An Phu ward at District 2.

  • Nearly 200 nations agree binding deal to cut ‘super’ greenhouse gases

    Nearly 200 nations agree binding deal to cut ‘super’ greenhouse gases

    Public: 10/17/2016 2:15:22 PM

    Nearly 200 nations hammered out a legally binding deal to cut back on greenhouse gases used in refrigerators and air conditioners, a Rwandan Minister announced to loud cheers on October 15th, in a major step against climate change.

  • Hanoi gives health insurance support to HIV carriers

    Hanoi gives health insurance support to HIV carriers

    Public: 10/17/2016 10:54:36 AM

    The Hanoi Department of Health will expand the health insurance coverage among poor people living with HIV/AIDS by giving them financial support sourced from the city’s health insurance fund, according to head of the department Nguyen Khac Hien.

  • WHO sending one million cholera vaccine doses to Haiti

    WHO sending one million cholera vaccine doses to Haiti

    Public: 10/13/2016 2:20:32 PM

    The World Health Organization (WHO) is sending one million doses of cholera vaccine to Haiti, where more than 200 cases of the killer disease have been reported since Hurricane Matthew.

  • Vietnam successfully produces Nano complex for cancer treatment

    Vietnam successfully produces Nano complex for cancer treatment

    Public: 10/12/2016 4:50:22 PM

    Scientists from the Institute of Material Science (IMS) under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology have successfully produced the Nano FGC complex, an advanced material to produce medicine for cancer treatment and prevention, a seminar heard in Hanoi on October 11th.

  • HCM city, Binh Duong strictly inspects area reporting Zika virus infection

    HCM city, Binh Duong strictly inspects area reporting Zika virus infection

    Public: 10/11/2016 10:54:46 AM

    After the Ministry of Health (MoH) announced additional two cases of Zika virus in Ho Chi Minh city and the southern province of Binh Duong, the HCM city Department of Health has carried out a wide range of measures to deal with the situation.

  • Ho Chi Minh city strictly inspects area reporting Zika virus infection

    Ho Chi Minh city strictly inspects area reporting Zika virus infection

    Public: 10/11/2016 10:33:25 AM

    After the Ministry of Health (MoH) announced additional two cases of Zika virus in Ho Chi Minh city and the southern province of Binh Duong, the Ho Chi Minh city Department of Health has carried out a wide range of measures to deal with the situation.

  • More than 70,000 people died of cancer in Vietnam every year

    More than 70,000 people died of cancer in Vietnam every year

    Public: 10/6/2016 3:29:10 PM

    More than 70,000 people died of cancer every year, an average of 205 death/day.

  • 320 children with harelip and cleft palate receive free surgery

    320 children with harelip and cleft palate receive free surgery

    Public: 10/6/2016 2:29:02 PM

    About 80 children with harelip and cleft palate received free surgeries from October 4th to 7th at the Ho Chi Minh City’s National Hospital of Odonto-Stomatology (201A Nguyen Chi Thanh street, District 5) after having been examined on October 3rd.

  • Thailand considers free Zika tests for all pregnant women

    Thailand considers free Zika tests for all pregnant women

    Public: 10/5/2016 11:55:22 AM

    The Thai health ministry said on October 3rd that it is considering providing free-of-charge tests for all pregnant women for Zika, following the confirmation last week of its first detected cases of microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size linked to Zika.

  • Lung transplants coming to Vietnamese hospitals in 2017

    Lung transplants coming to Vietnamese hospitals in 2017

    Public: 10/4/2016 9:53:45 AM

    Starting from 2017, lung transplants will become a common practice in Vietnam, said top local organ transplant surgeons.

  • Scientists hail RoK’s detox measure for AO/dioxin

    Scientists hail RoK’s detox measure for AO/dioxin

    Public: 9/30/2016 10:49:36 AM

    Scientists and environmentalists have highly rated the microbiological method of the Republic of Korea (RoK) to detoxify soil contaminated with Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin sprayed by the US during the war in Vietnam.

  • Quang Ngai signs cooperation deal with Korean hospital

    Quang Ngai signs cooperation deal with Korean hospital

    Public: 9/29/2016 10:20:06 AM

    The Chung-Ang University Hospital in Seoul on September 27th signed a deal on cooperating with the Quang Ngai provincial General Hospital to support increasing the quality of its medical staffs and surgery programs for children with congenital malformations.

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