NDO – Head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Economic Affairs Nguyen Van Binh said that it is essential to raise awareness of the people of the economic and medical values of herbal plants for effective and sustainable development of the herbal industry in Vietnam.
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NDO – The 9th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (APCRSHR9), the largest event of its kind, opened in the northern province of Quang Ninh on November 28, gathering around 1,000 delegates who are scientists, researchers, academics, and representatives of governments, academia and civil society from 40 countries in the region.
NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called on joint efforts from doctors, nurses and staff members of the Central Eye Hospital to improve their healthcare and develop the hospital into an advanced ophthalmological centre in the region.
NDO – The first successful unrelated hematopoietic stem cell transplant has been carried out at the Ho Chi Minh City Hospital of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, as announced by the hospital on November 16.
NDO – A new collaboration between Vietnam and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to address the inequalities in sexual and reproductive health and family planning was launched in Hanoi on November 15, between the Ministry of Health (MOH) and UNFPA in Vietnam.
NDO – A joint programme to encourage safe food production to improve health in the community, in the 2017-2020 period, was signed between the Government, the Vietnam Farmers’ Association (VFA) and the Vietnam Women Union (VWU), in Hanoi on November 3.
NDO – The Hanoi-based Vinmec healthcare system has become the first medical facility in the world to successfully carry out bone marrow mononuclear cells transplantation to treat established bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BDP).
NDO – The Ho Chi Minh City-based Binh Dan Hospital hosted a ceremony on October 28 to mark one year since its deployment of robotic surgery for adults in Vietnam and to receive the third class Labour Order.
NDO – The Ho Chi Minh City-based Cho Ray Hospital put into operation its newest robotic endoscopic surgery system on October 23, becoming the third hospital in the country to apply this modern technique to treat a variety of cancers.
NDO/VNA – As many as 2,000 primary teachers and pupils in Hanoi joined officials and delegates from international organisations at a meeting held in the city on October 15 in response to Global Handwashing Day.
NDO/VNA - Troubled by low fertility rates in southern provinces, the Ministry of Health has proposed relaxing the country’s two-child policy in order to allow Vietnamese parents to decide the number of children they want.
NDO – For the first time in Vietnam, VOV-Doctor24 and VOV-Bacsi24 – two online video call medical counseling apps were officially launched on September 28 in Hanoi, aimed at facilitating high-quality health check-ups and treatment for the community using modern technologies.