E-medical records to be deployed nationwide by 2021

E-medical records to be deployed nationwide by 2021

NDO – By 2021, Vietnam will deploy electronic medical records in all medical examination and treatment establishments nationwide, heard a conference on smart healthcare, held by the Ministry of Health (MoH), on September 19.  (Sep 20, 2018 12:26:35)


International Dental Exhibition and Congress opens in Hanoi

  Aug 23, 2018 10:45:11
NDO/VNA – The 11th Vietnam International Dental Exhibition and Congress (VIDEC) opened in Hanoi on August 22, offering a range of dental products by the world’s leading producers. 

VSS, Danish Embassy ink deal on health insurance-related cooperation

  Aug 22, 2018 12:04:10
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) and the Danish Embassy signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), on August 21, to help the VSS improve its health insurance verification staff’s capacity in 2018 and 2019. 

Japan supports Vietnamese military hospital

  Aug 10, 2018 12:26:07
NDO/VNA – A delegation of Japanese medical doctors, led by Director of Juntendo Hospital Atsushi Amano, worked with the leading officials of the Military Hospital 175 under Vietnam’s Ministry of Defence to transfer surgical techniques, on August 9.  

Grassroots health care network expanded nationwide: minister

  Aug 08, 2018 03:19:44
NDO/VNA – The grassroots-level health care network has been expanded nationwide, basically meeting public demand for health care, said Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien. 

First "two-in-one" combined corneal transplant carried out in southern region

  Aug 02, 2018 17:58:23
NDO – The Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City announced the success of its first "two in one" eye surgery to simultaneously transplant the cornea and replace it with an artificial intraocular lens for a patient in the same surgery, on August 2. 

Breastfeeding within an hour after birth is critical for saving new-born lives

  Aug 01, 2018 17:04:45
NDO – An estimated 78 million babies in the world, or three out of every five, are not breastfed within the first hour of life, putting them at a higher risk of death and disease and making them less likely to be breastfed in infancy, according to a new report from UNICEF and the WHO.  

Vietnam takes lead in community-based tuberculosis prevention: WHO official

  Jul 28, 2018 14:14:11
NDO - Vietnam is one of the leading countries in paving the way for nations in the Western Pacific Region, as well as around the world, in community-based tuberculosis prevention, a senior official from the World Health Organiation (WHO) has stated. 

Deputy PM highlights need to ensure adequate medicine supply in hospitals

  Jul 25, 2018 11:43:14
NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam held a working session on July 24 with leaders from the Ministry of Health and Vietnam Social Insurance, and representatives from a number of hospitals regarding the supply of medicines. 

Vietnamese army helps Lao counterpart improve telemedicine

  Jul 24, 2018 10:15:23
NDO – A Vietnamese army supported telemedicine system was handed over to the Lao 103 Military Hospital in Vientiane on July 24, helping to connect the Lao facility with Vietnam’s 108 Military Central Hospital in Hanoi. 

Health ministry offers free medical examinations to Ha Tinh locals

  Jul 21, 2018 17:26:55
NDO - Doctors from the Youth Union under the Ministry of Health (MoH) offered free medical examinations for the locals of Can Loc district in the central province of Ha Tinh on July 21. 

International pharmaceutical exhibition opens in Da Nang

  Jul 18, 2018 16:50:42
NDO - Vietnamese and international medical and pharmaceutical products are on display at the Medi-Pharm Danang 2018 international exhibition which opened in the central city of Da Nang on July 18. 

Traditional medicine needs facilitative mechanisms for development: Health minister

  Jul 18, 2018 11:27:52
NDO – The development of traditional medicine is still modest in terms of the number of medical examination and treatment establishments, the quality of medical staff and providing knowledge to the people on the value of traditional medicine, Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has said. 

Vietnam provided with support to deal with hypertension and diabetes

  Jul 17, 2018 17:36:49
NDO - Commune health stations in 11 localities across Vietnam will be provided with support to enhance their capacity in coping with hypertension and diabetes under a new project launched in Hanoi on July 17.  

Minister outlines measures to improve primary health care services

  Jul 16, 2018 17:50:47
NDO/VNA - Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien announced a set of measures to enhance the quality of health care services at commune-level medical stations during an event on July 16.