Sustaining solutions to protect and improve people's health

  Jan 02, 2018
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. 

Health Ministry announces top ten medial events in 2017

  Jan 01, 2018
NDO – The Ministry of Health officially declared the top ten events of Vietnam’s health sector in 2017 on December 31. 

PM imposes ban on sale of soft drinks at schools

  Dec 25, 2017
NDO/VNA - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to impose a ban on the sale of all types of soft drinks at schools across the country. 

PM urges for enhanced nutritional practices

  Dec 23, 2017
NDO – The Prime Minister has issued a directive on strengthening the nutrition work in the new situation.  

Raising people’s awareness for sustainable development of herbal industry

  Dec 16, 2017
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.  

Vietnam's first public hospital meets Westgard Sigma testing standards

  Dec 11, 2017
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. 

National Action Month on Population 2017 launched

  Dec 09, 2017
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.  

EU supports improving herbal value chain in Vietnam

  Dec 09, 2017
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.  

3D technology applied in cardiovascular surgery for the first time

  Dec 07, 2017
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). 

Another vaccination centre opened in Ho Chi Minh City

  Dec 06, 2017
NDO/VNA – Another vaccination centre was launched in Ho Chi Minh City’s Phu Nhuan district on December 6, aiming to meet the increasing demand of immunisation for local people. 

Quang Ninh hosts regional largest conference on reproductive and sexual health

  Nov 28, 2017
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. 

Deputy PM urges greater efforts for UN 90-90-90 Goals

  Nov 26, 2017
NDO/VNA – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has called on the entire society to join hands for the United Nations 90-90-90 Goals by 2020.  

Central Eye Hospital tasked with becoming advanced ophthalmological centre

  Nov 24, 2017
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.  

Vietnam successfully carries out first unrelated hematopoietic stem cell transplant

  Nov 16, 2017
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.