RoK investors explore chances in Can Tho’s health care

RoK investors explore chances in Can Tho’s health care

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)


Vietnam hosts World Blood Donor Day for first time

  Jun 12, 2017
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. 

Fight on drugs receives great attention from the Party and State: Deputy PM

  Jun 10, 2017
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.  

Health sector urged to develop traditional medicine

  Jun 06, 2017
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.  

NA reviews implementation results of food safety policies

  Jun 06, 2017
NDO/VNA – National Assembly deputies on June 5 discussed a report detailing supervision results of the implementation of law and policy on food safety in the 2011-2016 period.  

Vietnam, Japan step up cooperation in health care

  Jun 06, 2017
NDO/VNA – International Medical Development JSC of Vietnam’s TH Group will join hands with Japan’s International Total Engineering Corporation (ITEC) to build a high-tech health care complex in Hanoi.  

Gala marks nine years of children’s heart operation programme

  Jun 05, 2017
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. 

Hanoi’s K Hospital launches Vietnam’s most advanced cancer treatment technology

  Jun 03, 2017
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.  

18 hospitals qualify for organ transplantation nationwide

  Jun 03, 2017
NDO/VNA – There are 18 hospitals qualified for organ transplantation in Vietnam at present, 25 years since the first successful kidney transplant was conducted in the country.  

Vietnam to host largest regional conference on reproductive and sexual health

  Jun 02, 2017
NDO – The largest regional conference on reproductive and sexual health and rights will be held in Ha Long City, in the northern province of Quang Ninh for the first time next November. 

World No Tobacco Day: Beating tobacco for health and environment development

  May 30, 2017
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. 

Meeting marks World No Tobacco Day

  May 29, 2017
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".  

Vietnam appreciates WHO’s role in building health care policies

  May 25, 2017
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. 

Vietnam hopes for more UNAIDS support in HIV/AIDS combat

  May 16, 2017
NDO/VNA – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has asked for more support and sponsorship from the United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) in tackling HIV/AIDS. 

Frequent tests early detect hypertension: Minister

  May 13, 2017
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.