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Vietnam to be self-sufficient in seasonal influenza vaccine by 2019

  May 16, 2018
NDO – The successful production of a new influenza vaccine by the Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC) could open up a new prospect to become self-sufficient in seasonal influenza vaccines in Vietnam, an expert has said. 

Overseas Vietnamese doctors in Cambodia help poor locals

  May 12, 2018
NDO/VNA – Over 1,000 Cambodian poor people in Kep province and Vietnamese expats living in the coastal locality were given free check-ups and medicines during a charitable programme on May 12. 

Vietnam to issue e-health insurance cards this year

  May 12, 2018
NDO – Vietnam’s insurance sector will issue electronic health insurance cards in 2018 to facilitate the management of information regarding medical examinations and treatment.  

HCM City’s An Binh hospital to offer 500 extra beds

  May 11, 2018
NDO – A groundbreaking ceremony was held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 11, to launch the first phase of the An Binh hospital upgrade project, which includes the construction of a 12-storey medical checkup and treatment building with 200 beds, at a total investment of more than VND451 billion (US$19.8 million) from non-State sources. 

Call centre for health consultancy, disease prevention launched

  May 09, 2018
NDO/VNA - The National Hospital of Tropical Diseases on May 9 launched a call centre for health consultancy and disease prevention. 

Vietnam Medi-Pharm 2018 attracts 430 firms from 30 countries

  May 09, 2018
NDO – The 25th Vietnam International Exhibitions on Products, Equipment, Supplies for Pharmaceutical, Medical, Hospital and Rehabilitation (Vietnam Medi-Pharm 2018) officially opened in Hanoi on May 9, featuring 535 pavilions representing 430 firms from 30 countries and territories from around the world. 

Investing in family planning key to achieving SDGs: report

  May 08, 2018
NDO – Access to voluntary family planning (FP) is a basic human right and greater investment in FP is key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, according to a new study on FP service quality in Vietnam.  

Over 1,200 people with disabilities to be granted artificial limbs

  May 08, 2018
NDO – As many as 1,200 people with disabilities will be offered free screenings in order to grant artificial limbs during the 9th Young Doctors' Festival 2018, announced the organisers. 

French doctors honoured for contributions to health care in Vietnam

  May 04, 2018
NDO/VNA – Four French doctors have been awarded with certificates of merit of the Vietnamese Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien for their contributions to public health care in Vietnam. 

Vietnam takes chair of Medical Association of Southeast Asian Nations

  May 03, 2018
NDO/VNA – President of the Vietnam Medical Association (VMA) Nguyen Thi Xuyen has received the rotational chairmanship of the Medical Association of Southeast Asian Nations (MASEAN) for the 2018-2020 tenure. 

Vietnam Medi-Pharm 2018 to open in Hanoi

  May 03, 2018
NDO/VNA – The 25th Vietnam International Exhibitions on Products, Equipment, Supplies for Pharmaceutical, Medical, Hospital and Rehabilitation – Vietnam Medi-Pharm 2018 will take place in Hanoi from May 9-12.  

Experts discuss medical technologies in Hue

  Apr 28, 2018
NDO – The second scientific conference on hospital technology 2018 opened in Hue city in the central province of Thua Thien - Hue on April 28, gathering more than 300 experts from both domestic and foreign medical facilities. 

Quang Binh calls for Cuba’s continued support in health care

  Apr 25, 2018
NDO/VNA – Chairman of the People’s Committee of central Quang Binh province Nguyen Huu Hoai called on Cuba to continue support for the locality in health care at a reception for Cuban Ambassador Lianys Torres Rivera on April 25. 

Greater investment in midwifery needed to ensure quality healthcare for women: reports

  Apr 24, 2018
NDO – Preventing maternal and newborn deaths and disabilities, while empowering women to make informed, healthy choices and exercise their rights, is key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, new reports launched in Hanoi on April 24 stated.