HCM City: 24,000 people join 22nd Terry Fox Run

HCM City: 24,000 people join 22nd Terry Fox Run

NDO/VNA – More than 24,000 people took part in the 22nd Terry Fox Run (TFR) in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City on November 18 to raise funds for cancer patients in Vietnam. (Nov 18, 2018 15:38:36)


US institute lauds Vietnam’s elimination of lymphatic filariasis

  Nov 19, 2018 11:57:33
NDO/VNA – Vietnam has got rid of lymphatic filariasis (LF) thanks to the Government’s drastic efforts and international support, stressed US RTI International - an independent and non-profit institute that provides research, development and technical services to government and commercial clients worldwide. 

Vietnam attends Japan – ASEAN Seminar in Kyoto

  Nov 06, 2018 17:18:28
NDO – Vietnamese scientists joined their colleagues from Japan and the ASEAN countries at the first Japan – ASEAN Seminar held in Kyoto, Japan, from November 5-6. 

Vietnam, France bolster cooperation in cancer treatment

  Nov 03, 2018 18:32:56
NDO – Vietnam’s K Hospital and France’s Curie Institute inked a cooperation agreement in the field of cancer treatment, at a ceremony in Hanoi on November 3. 

Hanoi urged to set up non-smoking areas around Hoan Kiem Lake

  Oct 27, 2018 10:19:30
NDO – Hanoi has been urged to set up non-smoking areas around its iconic tourist attractions, such as Hoan Kiem Lake and the Temple of Literature. 

Expert urges to maintain sustainable outcomes in TB prevention and control

  Oct 27, 2018 07:37:13
NDO – Vietnam has converged almost enough conditions to announce an end to tuberculosis (TB), however, more efforts are needed to maintain sustainable results in TB prevention and control across the nation.  

Outpatient departments of branches of Viet Duc and Bach Mai hospitals inaugurated

  Oct 22, 2018 11:49:14
NDO - The Health Ministry held an inauguration ceremony for the outpatient departments of new branches of Hanoi-based Viet Duc and Bac Mai hospitals in Ha Nam province on October 21. 

Vietnam’s first tissue bank inaugurated at Vietnam - Germany Hospital

  Oct 17, 2018 11:44:46
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam – Germany Hospital inaugurated a tissue bank, the first of its kind in Vietnam, on October 16. 

Vietnam observes Global Hand Washing Day

  Oct 16, 2018 11:50:52
NDO – Over 1,300 pupils from Hanoi’s Ngo Gia Tu Primary School washed their hands with soap in response to the Global Hand Washing Day on October 15. 

HCM City’s children hospital successfully cures rare pulmonary tumor

  Oct 16, 2018 10:27:07
NDO – The Children Hospital 2 in Ho Chi Minh City has successfully treated a rare case of congenital peribronchial myofibroblastic tumor (CPMT) for a child patient, which has only been detected in 20 cases around the globe. 

Vietnam-Japan health examination centre inaugurated in HCM City

  Oct 14, 2018 21:27:37
NDO/VNA - A health examination centre was put into operation at Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City on October 14 as part of activities to mark the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-Japan diplomatic ties.  

Deputy PM inspects disease prevention in HCM City

  Oct 12, 2018 11:42:16
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam visited doctors and child patients undergoing treatment at Ho Chi Minh City Children's Hospital No. 1 on October 11, while holding a working session with the Nhan Dan (People) 115 Hospital the same day. 

Experts discuss modern medical payments in Vietnam

  Oct 09, 2018 17:10:10
NDO – Domestic and international experts gathered at a workshop held by the Ministry of Health and the World Bank in Hanoi on October 9, to discuss measures to boost diagnosis-related group (DRG) payments in Vietnam. 

Newly-Nobel recognised cancer treatment therapy applied in Vietnam since 2017

  Oct 05, 2018 15:21:24
NDO – American and Japanese immunologists James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo were awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine on October 1, for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation. In Vietnam, from the end of 2017, the Ministry of Health has officially circulated drug treatments for cancer by immunotherapy. 

Vietnam performs first successful one-hole endoscopic thyroid surgery in the world

  Oct 02, 2018 16:28:43
NDO – The Hanoi-based National Hospital of Endocrinology (NHE) says that it has successfully applied the one-hole endoscopic thyroid surgery technique, making it the first time that such a technique has been successfully applied in the world.