Raising people’s awareness for sustainable development of herbal industry

Raising people’s awareness for sustainable development of herbal industry

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.  (Dec 16, 2017)


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. 

US$6.4 million project launched to support reproductive health and family planning in Vietnam

  Nov 15, 2017
NDO – A new collaboration between Vietnam and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to address the inequalities in sexual and reproductive health and family planning was launched in Hanoi on November 15, between the Ministry of Health (MOH) and UNFPA in Vietnam. 

Joint programme signed to encourage safe food production

  Nov 03, 2017
NDO – A joint programme to encourage safe food production to improve health in the community, in the 2017-2020 period, was signed between the Government, the Vietnam Farmers’ Association (VFA) and the Vietnam Women Union (VWU), in Hanoi on November 3. 

Cho Ray Hospital wins eight Vietnamese records on organ transplant

  Oct 31, 2017
NDO – The Ho Chi Minh City-based Cho Ray Hospital has been honoured with eight individual and collective records in the field of medicine and organ transplants in Vietnam. 

Vietnam performs world’s first stem cell transplant in treatment of bronchopulmonary dysplasia

  Oct 31, 2017
NDO – The Hanoi-based Vinmec healthcare system has become the first medical facility in the world to successfully carry out bone marrow mononuclear cells transplantation to treat established bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BDP). 

Hospital successfully carries out robotic surgeries on 222 patients in only ten months

  Oct 28, 2017
NDO – The Ho Chi Minh City-based Binh Dan Hospital hosted a ceremony on October 28 to mark one year since its deployment of robotic surgery for adults in Vietnam and to receive the third class Labour Order.  

Third hospital in Vietnam applies robotic endoscopic surgery

  Oct 23, 2017
NDO – The Ho Chi Minh City-based Cho Ray Hospital put into operation its newest robotic endoscopic surgery system on October 23, becoming the third hospital in the country to apply this modern technique to treat a variety of cancers. 

Vietnam responds to Global Handwashing Day

  Oct 15, 2017
NDO/VNA – As many as 2,000 primary teachers and pupils in Hanoi joined officials and delegates from international organisations at a meeting held in the city on October 15 in response to Global Handwashing Day.  

Work starts on modern oncology hospital in Can Tho

  Oct 11, 2017
NDO – Construction of a 500-bed oncology hospital began on October 11, Ninh Kieu district, Can Tho city, designed to be the most state-of-the-art hospital of its kind in the Mekong River Delta. 

Health Ministry proposes relaxing two-child policy

  Oct 10, 2017
NDO/VNA - Troubled by low fertility rates in southern provinces, the Ministry of Health has proposed relaxing the country’s two-child policy in order to allow Vietnamese parents to decide the number of children they want. 

First online video call medical counseling service launched in Vietnam

  Sep 28, 2017
NDO – For the first time in Vietnam, VOV-Doctor24 and VOV-Bacsi24 – two online video call medical counseling apps were officially launched on September 28 in Hanoi, aimed at facilitating high-quality health check-ups and treatment for the community using modern technologies.