Hanoi to observe WHO Immunisation Week

Hanoi to observe WHO Immunisation Week

NDO – Hanoi will observe the WHO Immunisation Week this June with a call for improving vaccines that are effective in preventing infectious diseases and joining hands to protect the community. (Jun 12, 2018 16:38:03)

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Health Ministry gives recommendations to prevent A/H1N1 flu

  Jun 03, 2018 20:21:43
NDO/VNA – The Health Ministry on June 2 recommended the public some measures to prevent A/H1N1 influenza after 16 people catch the virus from a patient at Ho Chi Minh City’s Tu Du Hospital.  

State-of-the-art paediatric hospital inaugurated in Vietnam

  Jun 01, 2018 16:01:23
NDO – The Ho Chi Minh City Children's Hospital, the most modern of its kind in Vietnam, was officially put into operation on June 1 after four years of construction. 

Forum spotlights national anti-zoonosis One Health strategy

  May 30, 2018 21:52:07
NDO/VNA – A forum took place in Hanoi on May 30 to review implementation progress of the national One Health strategy on zoonotic diseases prevention. 

Over 40,000 people die of smoking related diseases every year

  May 28, 2018 10:33:56
NDO - Vietnam currently ranks among the world’s top 15 countries with the heaviest tobacco consumption. The number of smokers is high with 45.3% of men smoking cigarettes and over 40,000 people die of smoking related diseases every year. 

Vietnam takes lead in global End TB Strategy: WHO

  May 26, 2018 17:19:19
NDO/VNA – Vietnam is one of the leading countries in the world for its efforts in implementing the End TB Strategy of the World Health Organisation (WHO), according to Director of the WHO’s Global Tuberculosis (TB) Programme, Tereza Kasaeva. 

Deputy PM orders close coordination among organisations to ensure food safety

  May 26, 2018 17:13:08
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has stressed that the Government always appreciates and expects close coordination in ensuring food hygiene and safety.  

Haematology and blood transfusion conference opens

  May 24, 2018 11:31:02
NDO - The 2018 National Conference on Haematology and Blood Transfusion opened in Hanoi on May 23. 

Programme launched to ensure water safety for children

  May 22, 2018 21:25:25
NDO – The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) launched a national campaign on May 22 in the effort to prevent drowning accidents among children under the theme ‘Ensure water safety for children’. 

Deputy PM calls for strict control over medicine sales

  May 22, 2018 11:05:23
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has asked the health sector to thoroughly manage the sale of medicines across the country, through using links to electronic medical records software, electronic prescriptions, hospital management and medical insurance payments to ensure benefits for patients. 

Vietnam works to raise awareness about micronutrient

  May 19, 2018 10:39:19
NDO/VNA – A campaign was launched in the Red River Delta province of Ninh Binh on May 18 in response to Micronutrient Day (June 1 and 2). 

Vietnamese warned about high hypertension risk

  May 18, 2018 09:35:28
NDO – Vietnam has about 12 million people who suffer from high blood pressure, heard a meeting in Hanoi’s Dong Anh district on May 17, aiming to raise public awareness on the long-term dangers of the medical condition. 

Vietnam encourages RoK firms to invest in food and pharmaceuticals

  May 16, 2018 16:38:40
NDO – The Vietnamese Government and the Health Ministry (MOH) always seek to encourage companies from the Republic of Korea (RoK) to introduce new quality products and make investments in Vietnam’s food and pharmaceuticals industries, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has said.  

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

  May 16, 2018 09:36:34
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 20:55:21
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.