National vaccination management system launched

National vaccination management system launched

NDO/ VNA – A national vaccination information management system was launched on March 24 in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.  (Mar 24, 2017)


Health Minister gets Oxford’s visiting professor title

  Mar 11, 2017
NDO/VNA—Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has been conferred the title of visiting professor by the University of Oxford for a second term, from 2016 to 2021.  

Hanoi: Construction starts on Vietnam-Japan International Oncology Hospital

  Mar 02, 2017
NDO – Work commenced on an international cancer hospital project in Xuan Tao Ward, North Tu Liem District, Hanoi on March 2.  

Bach Mai Hospital launches robot systems for joint and neurological surgeries

  Mar 02, 2017
NDO—Hanoi’s Bach Mai Hospital on March 1 launched its surgical robot systems for joint and neurosurgery operations with progress in treatment, making it the first medical facility in Vietnam to employ the technology. 

VOV launches Health and Food Safety Channel

  Feb 28, 2017
NDO—The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) radio officially launched its Health and Food Safety Channel on February 27, providing audiences with news on issues relating to healthcare, the environment and food safety and hygiene. 

President urges better public healthcare

  Feb 28, 2017
NDO/VNA - President Tran Dai Quang has urged the health sector to continue reforms to provide better healthcare to all in Vietnam. 

Spring of Love Festival receives nearly 300 units of blood

  Feb 27, 2017
NDO—Around 500 members of the Hanoi High School Students of 1991-1994 School Year Group joined a blood donation festival named Xuan yeu thuong (“Spring of Love”) on February 26 to contribute 265 units of blood to Hanoi’s National Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion.  

VFF leader congratulates medical staff on occasion of doctors’ day

  Feb 27, 2017
NDO—Politburo member and President of Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee (VFFCC) Nguyen Thien Nhan on February 27 visited and congratulated Ministry of Health (MoH) on the occasion of Vietnam Doctors’ Day (February 27). 

Physician – A noble profession of honour and responsibility

  Feb 27, 2017
NDO – Working in the medical sector is a noble profession, requiring high moral qualities and professional qualifications. Providing treatment to save lives is a great honour, but the responsibilities placed on physicians is also very heavy. 

Party, State leaders congratulate medical officials and employees

  Feb 26, 2017
NDO – Party and State leaders on February 25 visited and congratulated several medical facilities and doctors on the occasion of the 62nd anniversary of Vietnamese Doctors’ Day (February 27, 1955-2017).  

Health Ministry issues action plan against influenza A(H7N9)

  Feb 25, 2017
NDO—The Ministry of Health has issued an action plan for the prevention and control of avian influenza A(H7N9), aiming to detect and handle cases of infection in a timely fashion to prevent the epidemic from spreading and to minimise the mortality rate caused by A(H7N9) virus.  

Friendship Hospital urged to become a modern facility

  Feb 24, 2017
NDO—The Huu Nghi (Friendship) Hospital needs to make a greater effort to overcome all difficulties to become a modern medical facility, meeting the requirements of the Party, State and society.  

Doctors asked to make more efforts in caring for people’s health

  Feb 23, 2017
NDO - Doctors and medical officials should promote their potential as well as make efforts to fulfill their mission of caring for, protecting and improving people’s health. 

Vietnam successfully conducts lung transplant from living donor for first time

  Feb 22, 2017
NDO - The Military Medical Academy on February 22 officially announced that Vietnam has successfully conducted a lung transplant surgery from living donors for the first time. 

Vietnam shares experience in nuclear medicine applications

  Feb 20, 2017
NDO—Vietnam’s experience in nuclear medicine applications has been shared at an international conference on the application of nuclear medicine in diagnosis and treatment.