Supporting lower-level hospital in treating dengue fever

Supporting lower-level hospital in treating dengue fever

NDO - The Hanoi-based Central Hospital of Tropical Diseases should improve the efficiency of dengue fever examination and treatment, regularly update, exchange experiences and transfer new techniques in dengue fever examination and treatment to lower-level hospitals, especially in regards to the process of classifying patients. (Aug 22, 2017)

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Thai Binh: Disadvantaged children get free heart checkups in two-day event

  Aug 12, 2017
NDO/VNA – Free heart disease screenings were given to poor children under 16 years old in northern Thai Binh province on August 12 as part of a charity project “Trai tim cho em” (Operation Healthy Heart).  

Hanoi implements large-scale environmental sanitation to prevent dengue fever

  Aug 12, 2017
NDO – Hanoi launched a large-scale environmental sanitation campaign across all localities on August 12, aimed at killing mosquitoes and mosquito larvae, while strengthening the spraying of chemicals and facilitating propaganda work against the spread of dengue fever in the capital city.  

Health-related issues to be highlighted at APEC SOM3

  Aug 11, 2017
NDO/VNA - The Ministry of Health will chair seven meetings on health-related issues during the third Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM3) and other related meetings, scheduled for August 18-30 in Ho Chi Minh City, said an official from the ministry. 

New success in laparoscopic liver resection surgery

  Aug 11, 2017
NDO – A research team from the University Medical Centre (UMC) Ho Chi Minh City has won an award for the best laparoscopic liver surgery video at the 1st World Congress of the International Laparoscopic Liver Society, held in Paris, France, last month. 

Free books on cancer at K Hospital

  Aug 11, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam Medical Association and Cancer Patients Assistance Fund “For a Brighter Future” and the Cancer Research Institute put up 50 bookshelves in Hanoi-based K Hospital on August 9. 

Hanoi urged to strengthen dengue fever control

  Aug 11, 2017
NDO – Against the complicated evolution of dengue fever, Hanoi has intensified measures to reduce the risk of the disease outbreak escalating and minimise the number of infections during hot and rainy weather. 

Nutritious food products delivered to mothers, children in flood areas

  Aug 09, 2017
NDO/VNA – A delegation from the National Nutrition Institute, under the Ministry of Health (MoH), on August 9 visited and supported mothers and children in flood-hit localities, in the mountainous northern provinces of Son La and Yen Bai, with nutritious food products. 

Project helps people to access high-quality medical services

  Aug 08, 2017
NDO – The project to support the health system in the north east and Red River Delta regions (the Norred project), which has been implemented since 2013, will be continued until 2019 across 13 provinces. 

Robotic surgery carried out on liver cancer for the first time

  Aug 09, 2017
NDO – A patient with liver cancer has undergone surgery performed by doctors at Ho Chi Minh City’s Binh Dan Hospital to fully remove his liver’s two left lobes with the help of the latest generation of robotic surgery. 

Antibiotic resistance in livestock threatens Vietnamese health and livelihood

  Aug 03, 2017
NDO – Improper use of antibiotics in breeding will result in antibiotic resistance and residues in food that causes more potential risks for consumers’ health and livelihood. This was stated at a conference on antibiotic management in Hanoi on August 2. 

Startups co-found network of neuroscience labs in Vietnam

  Aug 02, 2017
NDO/VNA – Two tech startups from Vietnam and Australia have agreed to establish a network of laboratories for neuroscience studies, called Neuro Lab, in Vietnam. 

Deputy PM asks for close watch on dengue fever

  Jul 29, 2017
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has asked the Hanoi city authorities, the Ministry of Health and the relevant ministries and sectors to keep a close watch on the development of dengue fever, in order to prevent and control the epidemic in the capital city in a timely manner.  

PM urges for strengthened prevention and control of dengue fever

  Jul 28, 2017
NDO – As a result of the unpredictable and complex development of dengue fever, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a directive urging for strengthened prevention and control of the dangerous disease. 

Vietnam Medi-Pharm Expo 2017 attracts 250 international businesses

  Jul 25, 2017
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.