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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.