ADB assists Vietnam to increase number of health professionals

ADB assists Vietnam to increase number of health professionals

NDO - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an US$80 million loan to improve the quality of health professional training at two major medical universities in Vietnam. (13 hours ago)


Vietnam needs to keep tighter control of domestic food market: WB official

  Nov 28, 2018 16:25:34
NDO – Vietnam should keep tighter control of the domestic food market, while applying policies to encourage more sustainable production and trade of safe food in the near future, Ousmane Dione, World Bank Country Director for Vietnam, has said. 

Vietnam’s hospital transfers endoscopic thyroid surgical technology to Bangladeshi side

  Nov 27, 2018 11:43:52
NDO – The well-known endoscopic thyroid surgical technology developed by the Hanoi-based National Hospital of Endocrinology (NHE) has been transferred to the Bangladeshi side to help facilitate treatment of thyroid related diseases in the South Asian nation. 

Friendship Order bestowed upon WHO official

  Nov 21, 2018 22:06:18
NDO/VNA – A ceremony was held in Hanoi on November 21 to present the Friendship Order to Dr. Shin Young-soo, World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for the Western Pacific, for his contributions to Vietnam’s healthcare sector.  

HIV carriers registered with health insurance reach 89%

  Nov 21, 2018 12:46:27
NDO/VNA – As many as 89% of HIV/AIDS patients receiving antiretroviral drug (ARV) treatment in Vietnam have signed up for health insurance cards so far, with the figure expected to exceed 90% by the end of this year. 

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. 

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

  Nov 18, 2018 15:38:36
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. 

Vietnam succeeds in producing foot-and-mouth disease vaccine

  Nov 17, 2018 18:03:49
NDO - Vietnam has succeeded in producing a vaccine for the foot and mouth disease type O, announced the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD). 

Vietnam, France share medical expertise for field hospital staff

  Nov 12, 2018 22:00:02
NDO/VNA – The Vietnamese Ministry of Defence’s Department of Peacekeeping Operations and the French Defence Attache Office in Vietnam launched an exchange of medical expertise in Hanoi on November 12 for staff of level 1 field hospital under the engineer corps of the Vietnam United Nations Peacekeeping Mission.  

Vietnam hosts health sector’s 11th Asia-Pacific Future Trends Forum

  Nov 12, 2018 21:37:00
NDO/VNA – Leading policymakers, scientists, and experts from Asia’s health sector joined representatives from the World Bank at the 11th Asia-Pacific Future Trends Forum in Hanoi on November 12 to discuss global trends on health-related policies and to seek solutions to current challenges facing the sector.  

Action month on HIV/AIDS targets HIV prevention activities

  Nov 09, 2018 16:17:50
NDO – The 2018 National Action Month for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control will take place from November 10 to December 10, with the theme "Take action to reach 90-90-90 goals by 2020!". 

Hanoi’ hospital successfully replaces thumb with toe using microsurgical technique

  Nov 08, 2018 16:57:38
NDO – Toe replacement surgery for thumb rehabilitation is a difficult technique that has been performed successfully at the Department of Maxillo-Facial, Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, under the Hanoi-based Viet Duc Friendship Hospital, for many years, helping to restore working ability and hand function to many less fortunate labourers who have lost their thumbs.  

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.