Military hospital successfully performs first lung transplant in Vietnam

Military hospital successfully performs first lung transplant in Vietnam

NDO – The first lung transplant in Vietnam has been successfully performed at the Military Hospital 108, on a male patient with respiratory failure due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (Mar 16, 2018)


Red Spring Festival opens in Binh Phuoc

  Mar 08, 2018
NDO – The Red Spring Festival 2018 took place in the southern province of Binh Phuoc on March 7, attracting over 800 young people and volunteers. 

New decree requires more information of child patients

  Mar 07, 2018
NDO - Doctors must write the identification number of a parent or supervisor on all prescriptions for outpatients under 72 months old, according to a new decree issued by Ministry of Health (MoH). 

Russia provides remote health care services to Vietnam

  Mar 05, 2018
NDO – The Vietnamese and Russian sides have reached a deal to promote cooperation in the field of telehealth. 

VP Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh receives outstanding village midwives

  Feb 28, 2018
NDO - Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh hosted a reception in Hanoi, on February 28, for a delegation of 66 outstanding village midwives on the occasion of the 63rd anniversary of Vietnamese Doctors’ Day (February 27).  

Young doctors dedicated to improving people’s health in difficult areas

  Feb 27, 2018
NDO – Following their graduation in 2017, 14 young doctors have begun working in mountainous and remote districts in Dien Bien, Lao Cai, Bac Kan and Son La provinces, under the project on bringing young volunteers to work in disadvantaged areas (Project 585). 

Success for two corneal transplants from seven-year-old donor

  Feb 27, 2018
NDO – The corneas donated by a seven-year-old girl following her tragic death from cancer were successfully transplanted into two patients suffering from corneal scarring and a congenital corneal cataract on February 26. 

Leaders congratulate Vietnamese doctors on hard work

  Feb 26, 2018
NDO – Party and State leaders have extended their greetings to doctors and health sector workers on the occasion of the 63rd annual Vietnamese Doctors' Day (February 27, 1955 - 2018). 

Medical staff congratulated on Vietnam Doctors’ Day

  Feb 26, 2018
NDO – On February 25, Politburo member and Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan visited the City’s University Medical Centre to mark Vietnam Doctors’ Day (February 27). 

Prime Minister visits Cho Ray Hospital

  Feb 25, 2018
NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc paid a visit to Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City on February 24 to mark the occasion of Vietnamese Doctors' Day (February 28).  

Deputy PM extends congratulations on Vietnam Doctors’ Day

  Feb 24, 2018
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam congratulated doctors and medical workers on Vietnam Doctors’ Day (February 27) while on a visit to the Vietnam Medical Association (VMA) in Hanoi on February 23.  

New hospital opens to serve IP workers in Vinh Long

  Feb 24, 2018
NDO/VNA – The Health Department of the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long inaugurated the Hoa Phu general hospital in Long Ho district on February 23 to provide healthcare services for local people and workers at Hoa Phu Industrial Park. 

Medical staff honoured on Vietnam Doctors’ Day

  Feb 23, 2018
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh paid a visit to the National Hospital of Odonto - Stomatology in Hanoi, on February 23, to congratulate the medical staff at the hospital on Vietnam Doctors’ Day (February 27). 

Thousands of health workers respond to blood donation festival

  Feb 23, 2018
NDO – Thousands of medical officials and workers participated in a blood donation festival hosted by the National Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion (NIHBT) in Hanoi on February 22. 

PM encourages doctors and patients at Da Nang hospital ahead Tet

  Feb 11, 2018
NDO – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc paid a pre-Tet (Lunar New Year) visit to medical staff and patients being treated at C Hospital in the central city of Da Nang on February 11.