International pharmaceutical exhibition opens in Da Nang

International pharmaceutical exhibition opens in Da Nang

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. (Jul 18, 2018 16:50:42)


Vietnam has first-ever robot-assisted kidney removal surgery

  Jun 28, 2018 11:17:18
NDO/VNA - Doctors at Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City have carried out kidney removal from living donors using robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery. 

More young doctors to be sent to disadvantaged areas

  Jun 27, 2018 00:40:27
NDO - A training course for young doctors who volunteer to work in disadvantaged areas across the country opened in Hanoi on June 26. 

Children in Phu Yen receive free screenings, surgeries for facial deformities

  Jun 26, 2018 17:36:26
NDO/VNA – A programme providing free screenings and operations for children with cleft lips and palates was held at the General Hospital of the central coastal province of Phu Yen from June 22-26. 

Vietnamese women and children constantly exposed to passive smoking

  Jun 26, 2018 16:13:02
NDO - An estimated half of children between 13-15 and two thirds of women are exposed to second-hand smoke in Vietnamese families.  

Thousands join “Move for My Healthy Lung” event

  Jun 24, 2018 21:37:52
NDO/VNA - A free walk/running event titled “Move for My Healthy Lung” was held at Hanoi’s Ly Thai To Park on June 24, drawing thousands of participants, including people with disabilities and children. 

Red Journey attracts ethnic minority donors in Dak Lak

  Jun 23, 2018 18:24:39
NDO/VNA – The Blood donation campaign “Hanh trinh Do” (Red Journey) has returned to the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, attracting a large number of local ethnics, including those from rural areas, to the voluntary activity.  

Red Journey: 1,500 blood units collected in HCM City

  Jun 22, 2018 22:16:00
NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City collected a total of 1,500 blood units on June 22 as part of a nationwide blood donation campaign “Hanh Trinh Do” (Red Journey).  

WHO recommends Vietnam excises special tax on sugary beverages

  Jun 22, 2018 16:25:05
NDO – Experts from the World Health Organisation (WHO) have recommended imposing a special consumption tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) in Vietnam, as the drinks are causing negative health consequences for Vietnamese people. 

Vietnam, France look to foster health link

  Jun 19, 2018 11:39:14
NDO/VNA - Vietnam and France signed a range of cooperation agreements in health during a working visit to France by Vietnamese Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien from June 13-17 at the invitation of French Minister of Solidarities and Health Agnès Buzyn.  

Vietnams’ largest vaccination centre inaugurated in Hanoi

  Jun 18, 2018 05:01:52
NDO – Vietnam’s largest and most modern vaccination centre was inaugurated at 243A De La Thanh Street in Hanoi, on June 17. 

Activities held in response to “Red Journey” blood drive

  Jun 18, 2018 04:10:56
NDO – Activities under the trans-nation Red Journey blood donation campaign are being held across localities, aiming to attract attention to the humanitarian movement from the public. 

Meeting raises call to protect youths from drug dangers

  Jun 16, 2018 17:27:08
NDO – A meeting took place in Hanoi, on June 16, in response to the Action Month on Drug Prevention and Control in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam. 

‘For People’s Health’ insignias presented to French experts

  Jun 16, 2018 16:52:48
NDO – A total of 30 French and Vietnamese-French health experts and medical workers have been awarded ‘For People’s Health’ insignias in recognition of their contributions to Vietnam’s health sector. 

Ho Chi Minh City seeks to boost medical cooperation with US

  Jun 16, 2018 08:24:34
NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City welcomes US enterprises’ interest in the city’s medical sector and looks for specific bilateral cooperation, said Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen.