Developing grassroots healthcare top task in health-population programme

Developing grassroots healthcare top task in health-population programme

NDO/VNA – Developing grassroots healthcare to prevent non-infectious diseases is the top task of the health-population target programme for 2016-2020, according to Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien. (Apr 17, 2019 12:05:16)


Bach Mai Hospital's branch in Ha Nam receives 600 patients on opening day

  Mar 26, 2019 17:08:03
NDO - The general clinic of the branch of Bach Mai Hospital in Phu Ly city, Ha Nam province, has officially begun operations, receiving more than 600 patients on the opening day on March 25. 

Vietnam moving towards ending tuberculosis by 2030

  Mar 23, 2019 18:27:40
NDO – After reducing its ranking from 12th to 16th in terms of the number of people suffering from tuberculosis (TB) in the last five years, Vietnam is gathering nearly enough elements to end the disease by 2030. 

Meeting responds to World TB Day organised

  Mar 23, 2019 18:25:24
NDO – The Ministry of Health and the National Anti-Tuberculosis (TB) Programme organised a meeting in Hanoi on March 23 in response to World TB Day (March 24), reviewing five years of implementing the national TB control strategy and launching a national action plan to end TB by 2030. 

Deputy PM calls for better preventive health care services

  Mar 22, 2019 11:55:26
NDO/VNA - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam urged medical facilities nationwide to step up preventive health care services and ensure adequate vaccines to prevent the spread of epidemics such as measles and dengue fever. 

Asia-Pacific countries share infection control experience in Da Nang

  Mar 21, 2019 17:18:21
NDO/VNA – The ninth International Congress of the Asia-Pacific Society of Infection Control (APSIC) opened in the central city of Da Nang on March 20. 

First national traditional medicine fair opens in Hanoi

  Mar 21, 2019 12:30:55
NDO – The first national traditional medicine and pharmaceutical products fair 2019 kicked off at the Centre of Exhibition, Economics and Commercial Transactions, No 489 Hoang Quoc Viet Road, Hanoi, on March 20. 

A scientist dedicates spore probiotic products to "made in Vietnam"

  Mar 20, 2019 12:15:53
NDO – When Dr. Nguyen Hoa Anh returned home after 15 years of studying and teaching in Japan, he did not imagine that he would encroach on molecular biology one day, with practical products containing billions of "made in Vietnam" spore probiotics. 

Vietnam promotes connection with major international organ transplant centres

  Mar 18, 2019 16:00:46
NDO – Vietnam will work to promote the connection between domestic organ transplant centres and other international major transplant facilities to help facilitate coordination for faster and more effective organ transplants, heard an international conference on organ allocation in Hanoi on March 18. 

Public health emergency operation centre inaugurated in central region

  Mar 16, 2019 22:00:36
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Health in collaboration with the US Consulate General in Vietnam inaugurated a Public Health Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) in the central province of Khanh Hoa on March 15. 

Vietnam marks milestone in first split liver transplant

  Mar 15, 2019 17:02:01
NDO – For the first time in Vietnam, doctors from the Hanoi-based Vietnam-Germany Friendship Hospital have been successful in performing a split liver transplant, dividing a donor’s liver and transplanting it into one adult and one child patient.  

Vietnam, RoK enhance cooperation in health care

  Mar 15, 2019 13:29:19
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and Korean Minister of Health and Welfare Park Neung-hoo held talks and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on bilateral cooperation in Seoul on March 14. 

Lighting up hope from medical research

  Mar 14, 2019 08:43:24
NDO – In order to timely put the new vaccines into mass production in 2019, since the first few days of the year, the authors of two seasonal flu and pandemic flu vaccines (namely IVACFLU-S – preventing three strains of A/H1N1, A/H3N2 and B seasonal influenza viruses, and IVACFLU-A/H5N1 – against A/H5N1 pandemic influenza) have been busy with their products that carry international stature and profound humanitarian. 

First patients receive ARVs covered by social health insurance

  Mar 09, 2019 09:46:51
NDO/VNA – Simultaneous events were held in Hanoi, Hai Phong city, Nghe An province and Ho Chi Minh City on March 8 to celebrate the first patients receiving antiretroviral (ARV) drugs covered by social health insurance (SHI). 

Vietnam named among top 11 of world’s healthiest countries

  Mar 07, 2019 22:17:43
NDO/VNA - Vietnam has been listed among the top 11 healthiest countries in the world, according to the Global Wellness Index (GWI) published by investment firm LetterOne.