NDO – Independent survey results have shown that the people’s satisfaction index on the services provided by health workers has reached 87%, exceeding the 80% target set by the Government by 2020. The result reflects the efforts and solutions that the health sector has been implementing in recent times.
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.
NDO – The Testing Unit of the Oncology Centre - Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City has been recognised with the award of Six Sigma certification under the US Westgard Sigma Verification of Performance (VP) Programme.
NDO – The 2017 National Action Month on Population and the Vietnam Population Day (December 26) were launched by the Ministry of Health (MOH), in collaboration with the Hanoi People's Committee, on December 9, with the target of screening for early diagnosis of prenatal and neonatal diseases to improving the quality of the population.
NDO – A project on improving the governance in the herbal value chain was launched in the mountainous northern province of Yen Bai on December 8, with the target of promoting the contribution of social organisations to the improved management capacity in the value chain of medicinal plants in Vietnam.
NDO – Doctors at the Cardiovascular Centre under the Hanoi-based E General Hospital have applied 3D technology in successful cardiovascular endoscopic surgery for a patient suffering from atrial septal defect (ASD).
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.