Vietnam’s most modern children’s hospital goes into operation

Vietnam’s most modern children’s hospital goes into operation

NDO—The Ho Chi Minh City Children’s Hospital was officially put into operation on January 16. It is the third children’s hospital in the southern hub and the most modern of its kind in Vietnam so far. (Jan 16, 2017)


Ensuring food safety during Lunar New Year and spring festival season

  Dec 29, 2016
NDO – The 2017 Lunar New Year (Tet) and the spring festival season are coming, entailing concerns over food safety issues as this will be the time seeing the most consumption of food commodities in the year, particularly meat, fish, eggs, candies, wine, beer and soft drinks. 

Better health care quality needed for the elderly

  Dec 27, 2016
NDO/VNA - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has emphasised the need to provide better health care services for the elderly by developing a standardised caring system in health facilities and in the community, especially for those in rural and mountainous areas.  

Health Ministry announces top ten medical events in 2016

  Dec 23, 2016
NDO – The Ministry of Health on December 22 announced the top ten notable events of the sector in 2016.  

Vietnam-Germany Friendship Hospital celebrates 110th anniversary

  Dec 23, 2016
NDO – The Vietnam-Germany Friendship Hospital held a ceremony in Hanoi on December 23 to celebrate its 110th anniversary in the presence of President Tran Dai Quang.  

Deputy PM urges acceleration of food testing and inspection

  Dec 22, 2016
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has made a request for the tightening of food testing in association with food inspection in order to make transformations in ensuring food safety and hygiene.  

One more “miracle” in Vietnam’s microsurgery sector

  Dec 21, 2016
NDO—The August 19 Hospital under the Ministry of Public Security announced on December 20 that it had successfully carried out a cross-chest nerve transplant, helping the paralysed right arm of a police officer who was injured on duty to resume normal operation. 

Winner of national press award on insurance honoured

  Dec 20, 2016
NDO—A ceremony was held in Hanoi on December 19 to review and honour the winners of the national press awards on social insurance and health insurance in the 2015-2016 period. 

Hanoi: Work starts on modern outpatient clinic at E Hospital

  Dec 19, 2016
NDO—The Ministry of Health held a ground-breaking ceremony to begin the construction of a modern outpatient clinic at its E General Hospital in Hanoi on December 19.  

Seizing the opportunity to export vaccines

  Dec 16, 2016
NDO - Vietnam has recently successfully produced a combined measles-rubella vaccine, becoming the fourth country in Asia that is capable of producing the measles-rubella vaccine, following Japan, India, and China. 

First robot-assisted surgery for adults performed in Vietnam

  Dec 11, 2016
NDO - Binh Dan Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City on December 10 officially applied robotic surgeries for adult patients with state-of-the-art robotic surgical equipment of the Da Vinci Surgical System, becoming the first of its kind in Vietnam to offer such an advanced technique for adults.  

To avoid antimicrobial resistance

  Dec 07, 2016
NDO – The advent of antibiotics has brought huge benefits in treatment and care for patients; in breeding livestock, poultry and aquaculture and planting as well as prevention, and treatment of diseases in animals. However, immoderate use of antibiotics will cause antibiotic-resistant bacteria. 

World-class hospital put into operation in Quang Ninh

  Dec 06, 2016
NDO—Vingroup inaugurated and put into operation an international-standard polyclinic in the city of Ha Long in the northern province of Quang Ninh on December 6. 

Thai Nguyen welcomes first babies born through in vitro fertilisation

  Dec 05, 2016
NDO—The A Thai Nguyen General Hospital in the northern province of Thai Nguyen welcomed its first three babies born through in vitro fertilisation (IVF) on December 4, making it the first locale to successfully implement the technique in the northern midlands and mountain region. 

HIV/AIDS agency’s head affirms joint efforts to fight HIV/AIDS

  Dec 03, 2016
NDO—Head of the Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC), Dr. Nguyen Hoang Long, granted Nhan Dan newspaper an interview on Vietnam’s efforts to prevent and control the spread of HIV/AIDS.