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.
Health insurance is compulsory as regulated in Vietnamese law as well as being the interests and responsibility of everyone, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc when chairing a national teleconference on stepping up the implementation of health insurance for all people on June 3rd.
On May 15th, the Quang Ninh provincial Youth Federation launched a festive day encouraging young doctors to follow Uncle Ho’s teachings in doing voluntary work for community health in Uong Bi city’s Phuong Nam secondary school.
Over 90 communal medical stations have been built across 22 disadvantaged provinces under a program of the Ministry of Health (MoH) sponsored by the European Union (EU).
(VNF) - Operation Smile Vietnam in partnership with the National Fund for Vietnamese Children and Vietnam - Cuba Friendship Hospital in Hanoi will provide free medical check-ups and surgeries for children born with facial deformities from May 9th-13th.
(VNF) - Operation Smile Vietnam and partners will conduct a series of events from April 15th-23rd, including cleft missions and dental missions to provide free medical check-ups, consultations and surgeries for children born with facial deformities.
From 2011 to 2015, Da Nang city collected 153,043 units of blood, an excess of 26,034 units compared to the target set by the city People’s Committee, satisfying 100% of blood demand for emergency and treatment across the city’s hospitals.
After the two initial cases of Zika virus infections were reported in Vietnam, the Da Nang city health sector has worked out diverse solutions to prevent the transmission of the virus and train health workers in promptly detecting any cases having fever due to Zika virus.
As planned, in the 2016-2020 period, Ho Chi Minh city will carry out 89 medical projects with a total investment capital of over VND21.6 trillion.
(VNF) - Health experts of the charity program “Heart for kids” from Bach Mai Hospital, Hanoi Medical University Hospital and the Binh Dinh provincial General Hospital have recently provided free cardiovascular examination for over 2,000 kids in the province.
The People’s Committee of the central province of Khanh Hoa has issued a plan on the prevention of zika viruses, in which the level of prevention will be raised to the second level – the level that can deal with reported cases.
The People’s Committee of the central province of Khanh Hoa has issued a plan on the prevention of Zika viruses, in which the level of prevention will be raised to the second level – the level that can deal with reported cases.
Mr. Le Minh Thong, member of the standing board of the Nghe An provincial Party Committee cum Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, presided over a meeting to adopt a report of the province’s Department of Health on regulating on price of opium-related substance addiction treatment services by methadone.
Over 82% of medical stations in the Central Highlands region have doctors at work daily, the Central Highlands Steering Committee has reported.
Vo Van Thuong, Politburo member, Secretary of the Party Central Committee (PCC) and Head of the PCC Commission on Popularization and Education on February 24th visited and congratulated the leaders, doctors, nurses and all staff of the Central Cancer Hospital on the occasion of the 61st year of Vietnamese Doctors’ Day (February 27th).
Ho Chi Minh city-based Cho Ray hospital on February 23rd organized a ceremony to mark its 115th anniversary, the 61st anniversary of Vietnamese Doctors’ Day and to receive the first-class Labor Order for the second time.
The Hanoi Association for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control and the Hanoi Center for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control on January 31st presented 62 Tet gifts to children infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS from My Duc district, on the occasion of the Lunar New Year Festival (Tet).