Long periods of hot, humid climates — or exposure to soaring temperatures in other forms, such as from exercising — can lead to problems associated with an electrolyte imbalance, including dehydration.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on July 27th announced its new five-year USD26 million project to strengthen and sustain Vietnam’s HIV/AIDS response.
Eight inspection teams from the Ministry of Health (MoH) have checked Zika virus disease and dengue fever prevention and control measures in 16 provinces and cities, the General Department of Preventive Medicines said.
An opening ceremony was held on July 22nd at Ecopark Urban Area in the northern province of Hung Yen, Hanoi (VNU) to celebrate the opening of the Tokyo Vietnam Medical University, with the participation of Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.
A meeting was jointly organized by the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Vietnam in Hanoi on July 9th to mark the World Population Day (July 11th).
The northern province of Quang Ninh on July 13th held a ceremony to honour 20 outstanding blood donors in 2016.
(VNF) - During the Vietnam Congress of Anaesthesiology 2016 in Quy Nhon city, Binh Dinh province from June 23rd-24th, GE Healthcare launched its new Carestation 600 Series, an affordable suite of anesthesia solutions.
One hundred voluntary blood donors who made special contribution to blood donation were honored during a ceremony held on June 14th by the National Steering Committee on voluntary blood donation.
The information was announced during a meeting held on June 6th between Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung and a delegation of Japanese cancer experts and those from some Japanese medical groups led by Professor Kensi Hotta, Chairman of Japan’s non-profit association in support of international cancer patients.
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.