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. 

Vietnam licenses new 5-in-1 vaccine

  Sep 28, 2018 15:54:11
NDO – An additional 5-in-1 combined vaccine has been licensed by the Ministry of Health (MoH) to be put into circulation in Vietnam to prevent the five diseases of diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, hepatitis B and Hib. 

WHO’s social media campaign promotes smoke-free environment

  Sep 28, 2018 15:32:37
NDO/VNA – A three-month social media campaign against smoking was launched by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Vietnam in partnership with key tobacco control partners in Hanoi on September 27. 

Experts propose tax increase on cigarettes to cut smoking

  Sep 26, 2018 10:24:54
NDO – It is estimated that Vietnam has more than 40,000 deaths each year from tobacco-related diseases. This number will increase to 70,000 per year by 2030, if effective preventive measures are not implemented immediately to prevent tobacco harm, experts have warned.  

Influenza vaccines successfully produced in Vietnam

  Sep 25, 2018 16:53:52
NDO - Two influenza vaccines, IVACFLU-S and IVACFLY, which have been successfully produced in Vietnam, were introduced at a workshop held by the Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC) and the Programme for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH) in the central province of Khanh Hoa on September 25. 

Vietnam looks to boost health cooperation with Argentina

  Sep 25, 2018 12:34:24
NDO/VNA – Vietnam wants to learn from Argentina’s experience in campaigns to prevent harm from tobacco, alcohol and non-contagious diseases, as well as in providing initial healthcare and improving public health, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien. 

E-medical records to be deployed nationwide by 2021

  Sep 20, 2018 12:26:35
NDO – By 2021, Vietnam will deploy electronic medical records in all medical examination and treatment establishments nationwide, heard a conference on smart healthcare, held by the Ministry of Health (MoH), on September 19.  

Cutting-edge medical equipment on display at HCM City Expo

  Sep 19, 2018 18:48:27
NDO/VNA – The 13th International Exhibition on Products and Supplies for Medical, Pharmaceutical, Hospital and Rehabilitation (Pharmed and Healthcare Viet Nam 2018) kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on September 19, showcasing cutting-edge and hi-tech medical products and equipment.  

Health Ministry recommends preventive measures against MERS-CoV

  Sep 12, 2018 15:29:29
NDO/VNA - The Health Ministry is keeping a close watch on the developments of the Middle East respiratory syndrome-related corona virus (MERS-CoV) and giving recommendations on preventive measures to the public, following the information that the Republic of Korea recently reported the first case in 2018. 

Vietnamese, Cambodian universities cooperate in training, research

  Aug 31, 2018 21:42:39
NDO/VNA – The Kien Giang University signed a cooperation pact, on Phu Quoc island on August 31, regarding training and scientific research with two Cambodian universities. 

Entries invited for photo contest on primary healthcare in Vietnam

  Aug 29, 2018 22:14:50
NDO/VNA – Invitations are now open for a photography competition among both Vietnamese and foreigners to promote primary healthcare for people in Vietnam.  

Project to give healthcare, rehabilitation support to AO victims

  Aug 29, 2018 22:10:21
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Health launched a project on August 29, providing specific healthcare services and rehabilitation therapy to dioxin/Agent Orange (AO) victims for the 2018-2021 period.  

International Dental Exhibition and Congress opens in Hanoi

  Aug 23, 2018 10:45:11
NDO/VNA – The 11th Vietnam International Dental Exhibition and Congress (VIDEC) opened in Hanoi on August 22, offering a range of dental products by the world’s leading producers.