PM urges Military Hospital 175 to become regional medical facility

PM urges Military Hospital 175 to become regional medical facility

NDO/VNA – Military Hospital 175 should work to turn itself into a strong medical facility in the region, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on December 11. (Dec 11, 2019 21:50:07)


Ministry of Health launches public service portal

  Nov 13, 2019 10:25:48
NDO – The Ministry of Health (MoH) officially opened its official portal at on November 13, with the participation of representatives of Ministry of Information and Communications, Government Office; Department of Health of provinces and cities across the country. 

Report: 521 organ transplants performed in 2019

  Nov 09, 2019 11:27:29
NDO – Vietnam successfully performed over 4,200 organ transplants as of August 31, 2019, while the total number for this year so far being 521 cases. 

HCM City-based military hospital launches direct emergency airlift service

  Nov 08, 2019 16:58:30
NDO – The Military Hospital 175 (under the Ministry of Defence) officially launched its direct emergency airlift service on November 8, as it put into use a new apron for air emergency to shorten the travel time for transferring patients from Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago to the hospital. 

Measures to develop smart healthcare in Vietnam

  Nov 07, 2019 13:44:24
NDO – The Information Technology Development Project for Smart Healthcare in the 2019-2025 period has been approved by the Minister of Health Care to apply and develop digital and smart technologies in the health sector, contributing to building a modern, high-quality, equal, effective and integrated healthcare system in Vietnam. 

Vietnam conquers demanding technique in microtia ear reconstruction

  Nov 04, 2019 17:08:19
NDO – Vietnam has become one of a few countries in the world to master microtia ear reconstruction (MER), thanks to efforts from the Hanoi-based Vietnam - Germany Friendship Hospital. 

Vietnamese doctors support Filipino hospital with robot-assisted surgery

  Oct 27, 2019 14:34:06
NDO – Doctors from the Ho Chi Minh City-based Binh Dan Hospital have supported Philippine General Hospital (the Philippines) to perform gastric surgeries with robotic arms for two morbidly obese patients weighing over 130kg each. 

Lung transplant patient discharged from hospital after ten months in extensive care

  Oct 18, 2019 16:04:24
NDO – Miracle happens as the first lung transplant patient at Hanoi-based Viet Duc Friendship Hospital was discharged from hospital on October 18, marking a milestone in organ transplantation in Vietnam. 

Work begins on Vietnam’s first hi-tech medical and healthcare complex in Hanoi

  Oct 15, 2019 14:12:00
NDO – Vietnam’s TH Group held a ground-breaking ceremony to start the construction of a hi-tech medical and healthcare complex in Dong Anh district, Hanoi on October 14. 

Vietnam’s first lung transplant patient discharged from hospital

  Oct 04, 2019 16:36:04
NDO – Vietnam’s first lung transplant patient has recovered well and was discharged from the Viet Duc Hospital in Hanoi on October 4, after 1.5 months since undergoing the first lung transplant in Vietnam donated from a brain-dead donor. 

HCM City’s hospital successes in separating twins with attached liver

  Oct 03, 2019 14:06:04
NDO – Doctors at the Ho Chi Minh City-based Children's Hospital 1 have successfully separated 1.5-month twin girls who were conjoined in the liver. 

Vietnam shares experience in primary healthcare at UN meeting

  Sep 24, 2019 16:40:59
NDO/VNA – About 81% of patients questioned said they are satisfied with medical services in Vietnam, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien cited an independent survey while delivering a speech at a United Nations meeting on September 23. 

30 hospitals implement cashless payments

  Sep 21, 2019 12:59:45
NDO – About 30 hospitals have carried out cashless payments so far, contributing to reducing queuing time and improving patient satisfaction, heard an online conference held by the Ministry of Health on September 20. 

Hospital Management Asia conference draws over 2,500 participants

  Sep 11, 2019 21:33:38
NDO/VNA – The 18th Hospital Management Asia conference opened in Hanoi on September 11 with the participation of over 2,500 delegates from 28 countries. 

Pharmed and Healthcare Vietnam 2019 opens in Ho Chi Minh City

  Sep 11, 2019 16:26:32
NDO – The 14th International Exhibition on Products and Supplies for Medical, Pharmaceutical, Hospital and Rehabilitation (Pharmed and Healthcare Vietnam 2019) opened in Ho Chi Minh City on September 11, featuring more than 600 booths by exhibitors from 25 countries worldwide.