Vietnam Medi-Pharm Expo 2017 attracts 250 international businesses

Vietnam Medi-Pharm Expo 2017 attracts 250 international businesses

NDO – With the support of the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Vietnam’s annual international exhibition on pharmaceuticals and medical supplies (Vietnam Medi-Pharm Expo 2017) is scheduled to take place in Ho Chi Minh City, from August 17-19.  (15 hours ago)


Vietnam successfully performs first low-cost stem cell transplant

  Jul 18, 2017
NDO – Doctors working in the Hematology Department of Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City have announced that the hospital has successfully performed the transplant of autologous peripheral blood stem cells stored at -80C in a solution of HES 12%/DMSO 10%/Albumin 8% for a lymphoma patient.  

Vietnam, Japan cooperate on health insurance

  Jul 12, 2017
NDO/VNA - On July 11 the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Ministry of Health (MOH) and Vietnam Social Security (VSS) signed a record on the discussions of a project to improve the management of health insurance payments in Vietnam.  

Deputy PM stresses importance of preventive medicine in caring for public health

  Jul 07, 2017
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has recently held a meeting with leaders of the Ministry of Health in preparation for a project on the improvement of people's health and the population in the new situation, which focuses on the role of the local medical network and preventive medicine throughout the entire healthcare system.  

Early detection helps cure stomach cancer with near 100% successful rate: expert

  Jul 05, 2017
NDO – The success rate for the curing of stomach cancer could reach nearly 100% with an early detection of the disease, said Associate Professor, Dr Tran Van Thuan, Director of Hanoi-based K Hospital. 

Class 4 online public service launched for medical equipment management

  Jul 05, 2017
NDO – The Health Ministry held a button-pressing ceremony in Hanoi on July 4 to launch the Class 4 online public service system to implement nine groups of administrative procedures as outlined in Government Decree No. 36/2016/ND-CP dated May 15, 2016 in relation to the management of medical equipment.  

Promoting local medical effectiveness helps prevent tuberculosis and pulmonary diseases: Deputy PM

  Jul 03, 2017
NDO – The combination of advanced technology with simple treatment, associated with prevention and close cooperation from central to local levels in promoting public awareness and implementing professional solutions help ease overloading in the treatment of lung disease and tuberculosis despite the number of patients having tripled over the past few years. 

PM urges measures to facilitate people’s access to health insurance

  Jul 01, 2017
NDO – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has stressed the need to boost administrative procedure reforms in order to facilitate people’s access to health insurance as well as medical checkups and treatment services. 

World leading orthopaedic expert transfers technologies to Hanoi’s hospital

  Jun 27, 2017
NDO – Well-known US paediatric orthopaedic surgeon, Professor Stuart L. Weinstein, has conducted free consultations and screenings for children with scoliosis at the Hanoi-based Vietnam-Germany Friendship Hospital. 

Ground broken for high-quality medical service area in Quang Ngai

  Jun 25, 2017
NDO – A groundbreaking ceremony was held on June 24 for a high-quality medical service area under the Quang Ngai provincial General Hospital, the first health service section to meet international standards in the central province of Quang Ngai.  

RoK investors explore chances in Can Tho’s health care

  Jun 23, 2017
NDO/VNA – Officials of Can Tho city on June 23 met with a delegation from the Republic of Korea (RoK) which came to the Mekong Delta locality to enhance cooperation in health care and construction. 

Vietnam’s medical sector prepares for advanced organ transplant procedures

  Jun 20, 2017
NDO – Medical breakthroughs in organ transplantation and "regeneration" for many patients after liver, kidney and most recently a lung transplant surgery have been successfully conducted are the driving forces encouraging Vietnamese organ transplant experts to take on the difficult task of conducting limb, face, bowel and uterus transplants. 

Child patients with complicated congenital heart disease saved

  Jun 15, 2017
NDO – Born prematurely at 37 weeks, weighing only 1.7 kg and having a rare combination of congenital heart diseases, infant Nguyen Trong P. has been saved by doctors at the Children's Cardiology Centre (under the Vietnam National Hospital of Pediatrics). 

Programme honours outstanding voluntary blood donors

  Jun 15, 2017
NDO – A programme was held, in Hanoi on June 14, to honour outstanding volunteer blood donors from home and abroad and to celebrate the World Blood Donor Day 2017. 

Leader praises donors’ contributions to voluntary blood donation drives

  Jun 14, 2017
NDO – State President Tran Dai Quang has sent his sincere thanks and best wishes to volunteer blood donors who have made active contributions to the national blood donation movement on the occasion of the World Blood Donor Day, which falls on June 14 every year.