NDO/VNA – Officials of Can Tho city on June 23 met with a delegation from the Republic of Korea (RoK) which came to the Mekong Delta locality to enhance cooperation in health care and construction. (15 hours ago)
NDO/VNA – Vietnam will host the World Blood Donor Day for the first time, with the participation of both international and domestic delegates, said Le Gia Tien, chief of the secretariat of the National Steering Committee for Voluntary Blood Donation Campaign in Hanoi on June 12.
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has stressed that the fight on drugs always received great attention from the Party and State with drastic measures having been put forward, many of which have gained significant results in ensuring social order and security.
NDO/VNA – Preserving valuable traditional medicine is a vital task of the health sector, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said at a ceremony to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Traditional Medicine Management Department under the Health Ministry (1957-2017) in Hanoi on June 6.
NDO – A gala night to mark nine-years of a charitable heart operation programme for children – the "For Children’s Hearts" programme, was held in Hanoi on June 4 in the presence of National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
NDO – Hanoi-based K Hospital (under the Ministry of Health) on June 2 put into operation a multi-energy accelerator and hi-tech PET-CT system, one of the most modern medical equipment systems in Vietnam and the world in cancer treatment.
NDO - Action to stamp out tobacco use can help countries prevent millions of people falling ill and dying from tobacco-related disease, combat poverty and reduce large-scale environmental degradation, according to WHO report.
NDO – A meeting was held in Hanoi on May 28 by the Ministry of Heath to mark the World No Tobacco Day, which will be observed around the world on May 31 under the theme "Tobacco – a threat to development".
NDO/ VNA – Vietnam highly appreciates the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s role in developing health care policies and strategies and technical assistance at regional and global levels, affirmed Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.
NDO/VNA – Healthcare units, especially at local level, should frequently check blood pressure for people aged above 18 to early notice risks of hypertension, which is dubbed “the silent killer”, said the health minister.