Red Journey: 1,500 blood units collected in HCM City

Red Journey: 1,500 blood units collected in HCM City

NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City collected a total of 1,500 blood units on June 22 as part of a nationwide blood donation campaign “Hanh Trinh Do” (Red Journey).  (Jun 22, 2018 22:16:00)


‘For People’s Health’ insignias presented to French experts

  Jun 16, 2018 16:52:48
NDO – A total of 30 French and Vietnamese-French health experts and medical workers have been awarded ‘For People’s Health’ insignias in recognition of their contributions to Vietnam’s health sector. 

Ho Chi Minh City seeks to boost medical cooperation with US

  Jun 16, 2018 08:24:34
NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City welcomes US enterprises’ interest in the city’s medical sector and looks for specific bilateral cooperation, said Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen. 

WHO praises Vietnam for maintaining high vaccination coverage

  Jun 15, 2018 16:29:23
NDO – Dr. Satoko Otsu from the WHO Representative Office in Vietnam has expressed his appreciation for the vaccination coverage in Vietnam as the country has maintained vaccination coverage of over 95% for children under one year old.  

All Vietnamese to have electronic health records by 2019

  Jun 15, 2018 11:28:41
NDO – Every Vietnamese citizen will have an electronic health record (ERH) by July 2019, following the launch of a programme by the Information Technology Department under the Ministry of Health on June 14. 

Vietnamese doctor wins Nikkei Asia Prize

  Jun 13, 2018 17:59:12
NDO – Professor Nguyen Thanh Liem won the 23rd Nikkei Asia Prize 2018 in the Science and Technology category, at a ceremony in Tokyo, Japan on June 13, becoming the first Vietnamese to be honoured with the prize in this area. 

Hanoi to observe WHO Immunisation Week

  Jun 12, 2018 16:38:03
NDO – Hanoi will observe the WHO Immunisation Week this June with a call for improving vaccines that are effective in preventing infectious diseases and joining hands to protect the community. 

Vietnam improves capacity in non-communicable disease treatment

  Jun 11, 2018 22:26:44
NDO/VNA – Early diagnosis, treatment and management of non-communicable diseases like hypertension and diabetes at communal medical stations were updated at a training course workshop for lecturers major in the field held in Hanoi on June 11.  

100 outstanding blood donors honoured

  Jun 09, 2018 21:12:22
NDO/VNA – A ceremony was held in Hanoi on June 9 to honour 100 outstanding blood donors from 63 cities and provinces nationwide and six ministries and sectors.  

First off-the-shelf stem cell therapy developed in Vietnam

  Jun 09, 2018 11:49:46
NDO – The Stem Cell Institute (under the University of Science, Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City) has transferred its CartilatistTM - an off-the-shelf product containing mesenchymal stem cells for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis and spinal degeneration. 

Miracle lifesaving treatment for 500g premature baby

  Jun 08, 2018 10:41:29
NDO – A premature baby born at week 26, weighing only 500g, has been successfully saved and treated by doctors at the Hanoi-based National Hospital of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 

Outstanding blood donors to be praised at Hanoi ceremony on June 9

  Jun 07, 2018 17:21:57
NDO – A ceremony will be organised in Hanoi on June 9 to honour 100 outstanding volunteer blood donors from across the country as an event to celebrate World Blood Donor Day 2018, according to a press conference held on June 7. 

Health Ministry gives recommendations to prevent A/H1N1 flu

  Jun 03, 2018 20:21:43
NDO/VNA – The Health Ministry on June 2 recommended the public some measures to prevent A/H1N1 influenza after 16 people catch the virus from a patient at Ho Chi Minh City’s Tu Du Hospital.  

State-of-the-art paediatric hospital inaugurated in Vietnam

  Jun 01, 2018 16:01:23
NDO – The Ho Chi Minh City Children's Hospital, the most modern of its kind in Vietnam, was officially put into operation on June 1 after four years of construction. 

Forum spotlights national anti-zoonosis One Health strategy

  May 30, 2018 21:52:07
NDO/VNA – A forum took place in Hanoi on May 30 to review implementation progress of the national One Health strategy on zoonotic diseases prevention.