Thai Binh: Disadvantaged children get free heart checkups in two-day event

Thai Binh: Disadvantaged children get free heart checkups in two-day event

NDO/VNA – Free heart disease screenings were given to poor children under 16 years old in northern Thai Binh province on August 12 as part of a charity project “Trai tim cho em” (Operation Healthy Heart).  (Aug 12, 2017)


Nutritious food products delivered to mothers, children in flood areas

  Aug 09, 2017
NDO/VNA – A delegation from the National Nutrition Institute, under the Ministry of Health (MoH), on August 9 visited and supported mothers and children in flood-hit localities, in the mountainous northern provinces of Son La and Yen Bai, with nutritious food products. 

Project helps people to access high-quality medical services

  Aug 08, 2017
NDO – The project to support the health system in the north east and Red River Delta regions (the Norred project), which has been implemented since 2013, will be continued until 2019 across 13 provinces. 

Robotic surgery carried out on liver cancer for the first time

  Aug 09, 2017
NDO – A patient with liver cancer has undergone surgery performed by doctors at Ho Chi Minh City’s Binh Dan Hospital to fully remove his liver’s two left lobes with the help of the latest generation of robotic surgery. 

Antibiotic resistance in livestock threatens Vietnamese health and livelihood

  Aug 03, 2017
NDO – Improper use of antibiotics in breeding will result in antibiotic resistance and residues in food that causes more potential risks for consumers’ health and livelihood. This was stated at a conference on antibiotic management in Hanoi on August 2. 

Startups co-found network of neuroscience labs in Vietnam

  Aug 02, 2017
NDO/VNA – Two tech startups from Vietnam and Australia have agreed to establish a network of laboratories for neuroscience studies, called Neuro Lab, in Vietnam. 

Deputy PM asks for close watch on dengue fever

  Jul 29, 2017
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has asked the Hanoi city authorities, the Ministry of Health and the relevant ministries and sectors to keep a close watch on the development of dengue fever, in order to prevent and control the epidemic in the capital city in a timely manner.  

PM urges for strengthened prevention and control of dengue fever

  Jul 28, 2017
NDO – As a result of the unpredictable and complex development of dengue fever, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a directive urging for strengthened prevention and control of the dangerous disease. 

Vietnam Medi-Pharm Expo 2017 attracts 250 international businesses

  Jul 25, 2017
NDO – With the support of the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Vietnam’s annual international exhibition on pharmaceuticals and medical supplies (Vietnam Medi-Pharm Expo 2017) is scheduled to take place in Ho Chi Minh City, from August 17-19.  

Improving public health for sustainable development

  Jul 20, 2017
NDO - Health is defined as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely by the absence of disease or infirmity. The extension of the benefits of medical, psychological and related knowledge to all of the people is essential to the fullest attainment of health. The health of every citizen is fundamental to the attainment of peace and security and is dependent on the fullest cooperation of individuals and States. 

Vietnam successfully performs first low-cost stem cell transplant

  Jul 18, 2017
NDO – Doctors working in the Hematology Department of Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City have announced that the hospital has successfully performed the transplant of autologous peripheral blood stem cells stored at -80C in a solution of HES 12%/DMSO 10%/Albumin 8% for a lymphoma patient.  

Seminar shares experiences in adapting to aging population

  Jul 17, 2017
NDO – The aging population is not only a challenge for Vietnam but also an opportunity for enterprises to seize opportunities and contribute to socio-economic development, Deputy Minister of Health Pham Le Tuan has said.  

Two child patients saved from complex congenital heart diseases

  Jul 17, 2017
NDO – Suffering from life-threatening, infectious complications caused by congenital heart diseases, two child patients, only a few months old, have been saved by medical staff at the Children's Cardiology Centre, under Hanoi-based Central Children's Hospital. 

First district-level hospital to build examination facility under PPP model

  Jul 12, 2017
NDO - The District 2 Hospital will be the first district-level hospital in Ho Chi Minh City to build a high-tech examination and treatment facility under the model of public private partnership (PPP).  

Seminar discusses strengthening One Health Cooperation in Vietnam

  Jul 13, 2017
NDO – The Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development held a conference in Hanoi on July 12, with the aim of strengthening the One Health Cooperation scheme in Vietnam, in line with the National One Health Strategic Plan (OHSP) during 2016-2020 against animal-human transmission.