Friendship Hospital urged to become a modern facility

Friendship Hospital urged to become a modern facility

NDO—The Huu Nghi (Friendship) Hospital needs to make a greater effort to overcome all difficulties to become a modern medical facility, meeting the requirements of the Party, State and society.  (21 hours ago)

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Expert: Zika virus continues to see complicated developments

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USAID supports Vietnam to forge community links in HIV prevention

  Feb 15, 2017
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Deputy PM Dam urges facilitating medical examinations for all citizens

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Doctors perform first paired-kidney exchange transplant

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Vietnam attends 140th session of WHO Executive Board

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

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Patient satisfaction is top priority: Prime Minister

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