Meeting marks World No Tobacco Day

Meeting marks World No Tobacco Day

NDO – A meeting was held in Hanoi on May 28 by the Ministry of Heath to mark the World No Tobacco Day, which will be observed around the world on May 31 under the theme "Tobacco – a threat to development".  (May 29, 2017)


Localities strengthen prevention of dengue fever, Zika virus

  May 10, 2017
NDO/VNA – Localities are intensifying measures to prevent dengue fever and Zika virus.  

Non-infectious diseases kill 400,000 Vietnamese each year

  May 08, 2017
NDO/VNA—Non-infectious diseases claim the lives of about 400,000 Vietnamese people each year, said Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long at a conference seeking to prevent and control these diseases in the southern region in Ho Chi Minh City on May 8. 

First private hospital successfully carries out liver transplant

  May 08, 2017
NDO—Vinmec International Hospital, the first international general hospital in Vietnam modelled on the international-standard Hospital Facilities (Hospital - Hotel), has successfully implemented a liver transplant from a living donor.  

One million Vietnamese to benefit from better transport and sanitation infrastructure

  May 06, 2017
NDO- The World Bank on May 6 approved US$315 million in financing to improve water transport infrastructure in northern Vietnam, and sanitation and transport services in coastal cities in central Vietnam. 

Vietnam, Denmark cooperate in preventing non-infectious diseases

  May 05, 2017
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese and Danish health experts shared experience in preventing and controlling non-communicable diseases during a workshop in Hanoi, on May 5.  

Conference looks into traditional medicine

  May 05, 2017
NDO/VNA—The use of traditional medicine in tandem with local knowledge as well as alternative treatments was evaluated at an international conference held in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on May 4-5. 

Oncologists share experience in cancer diagnosis, treatment

  Apr 27, 2017
NDO/ VNA - Nearly 300 professors, doctors and leading oncologists have gathered in central Da Nang city to take part in a national conference on cancer prevention and control which opened on April 27.  

Over VND1.7 trillion to be invested to build Can Tho Tumour Hospital

  Apr 25, 2017
NDO – Nearly VND1.730 trillion (EUR70.574 million), including EUR56.99 million from the official development assistance (ODA) by Hungarian Government, will be invested to build Can Tho Tumour Hospital in the Mekong River Delta province of Can Tho.  

Promoting positive changes in public healthcare services

  Apr 14, 2017
NDO - Vietnamese people are more satisfied with public healthcare services compared with previous years, including better quality of public hospitals at grassroots level and healthcare for under six-year old children, acknowledging significant efforts of the health sector.  

PM Phuc urges development of traditional pharmaceuticals to raise living standards

  Apr 12, 2017
NDO – As a land bestowed with great potential for developing traditional pharmaceuticals, especially rare medicinal plants, Vietnam has an invaluable herbal treasure and that all 63 provinces and cities across the country are able to develop this field, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has stated, urging the development of herbal medicine to raise living standards of Vietnamese people. 

The pioneer of Vietnam’s vaccine production

  Apr 11, 2017
NDO – At the age of 88, twice a week on his wheelchair, Prof. Dr. Hoang Thuy Nguyen still goes to work at the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE). Over the last 60 years, he has always been concerned about finding new and effective vaccines to protect the health of people, especially children.  

World Health Day 2017 marked in Hanoi

  Apr 07, 2017
NDO – “Let’s talk to prevent and combat depression” was the theme of a meeting held by the Health Ministry (MOH), the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) at the Doan Thi Diem Secondary School in Hanoi on April 7 to mark the World Health Day 2017 (April 7).  

KOICA supports rural development in Quang Tri

  Apr 02, 2017
NDO - The Korea International Co-operation Agency (KOICA) has held a ceremony to hand over the results of small-scale cooperation projects in Quang Tri province conducted by the Global Saemaul Youth Volunteer group.  

New system evaluates patients’ satisfaction in HCM City

  Mar 31, 2017
NDO/VNA—“If you are not satisfied with the hospital’s service, please press here!”