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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.