Vietnamese recommended to reduce half of salt intake

Vietnamese recommended to reduce half of salt intake

NDO – Vietnamese people should cut their daily intake of salt in half to prevent high blood pressure, cerebrovascular incidents and other non-communicable diseases, experts have suggested. (Mar 27, 2018)


Health sector urged to implement key task in next months

  Mar 16, 2018
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has asked the Ministry of Health (MoH) to facilitate the implementation of several key tasks in the coming months.  

Press contest launched on anti-tuberculosis efforts in Vietnam

  Mar 14, 2018
NDO – The National Anti-Tuberculosis Programme and the Vietnam National Lung Hospital have launched a press contest, with the theme of “Let’s join hands to terminate tuberculosis (TB) in Vietnam,” in response to World TB Day (March 24). 

Vietnam an important partner in Japan’s Asia medical cooperation strategy

  Mar 08, 2018
NDO – Japan’s Asia Health and Human Well-Being Initiative regards Vietnam as a country which has great potential for cooperation with Japan in terms of health care, said Chairman of the Vietnamese Association in Japan Tran Ngoc Phuc. 

Vietnam wins international award on tobacco control

  Mar 08, 2018
NDO – The Health Ministry of Vietnam has won an award of the Bloomberg Philanthropies for its efforts in monitoring tobacco use and prevention policies. 

Red Spring Festival opens in Binh Phuoc

  Mar 08, 2018
NDO – The Red Spring Festival 2018 took place in the southern province of Binh Phuoc on March 7, attracting over 800 young people and volunteers. 

New decree requires more information of child patients

  Mar 07, 2018
NDO - Doctors must write the identification number of a parent or supervisor on all prescriptions for outpatients under 72 months old, according to a new decree issued by Ministry of Health (MoH). 

Russia provides remote health care services to Vietnam

  Mar 05, 2018
NDO – The Vietnamese and Russian sides have reached a deal to promote cooperation in the field of telehealth. 

VP Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh receives outstanding village midwives

  Feb 28, 2018
NDO - Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh hosted a reception in Hanoi, on February 28, for a delegation of 66 outstanding village midwives on the occasion of the 63rd anniversary of Vietnamese Doctors’ Day (February 27).  

Young doctors dedicated to improving people’s health in difficult areas

  Feb 27, 2018
NDO – Following their graduation in 2017, 14 young doctors have begun working in mountainous and remote districts in Dien Bien, Lao Cai, Bac Kan and Son La provinces, under the project on bringing young volunteers to work in disadvantaged areas (Project 585). 

Success for two corneal transplants from seven-year-old donor

  Feb 27, 2018
NDO – The corneas donated by a seven-year-old girl following her tragic death from cancer were successfully transplanted into two patients suffering from corneal scarring and a congenital corneal cataract on February 26. 

Leaders congratulate Vietnamese doctors on hard work

  Feb 26, 2018
NDO – Party and State leaders have extended their greetings to doctors and health sector workers on the occasion of the 63rd annual Vietnamese Doctors' Day (February 27, 1955 - 2018). 

Medical staff congratulated on Vietnam Doctors’ Day

  Feb 26, 2018
NDO – On February 25, Politburo member and Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan visited the City’s University Medical Centre to mark Vietnam Doctors’ Day (February 27). 

Prime Minister visits Cho Ray Hospital

  Feb 25, 2018
NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc paid a visit to Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City on February 24 to mark the occasion of Vietnamese Doctors' Day (February 28).  

Deputy PM extends congratulations on Vietnam Doctors’ Day

  Feb 24, 2018
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam congratulated doctors and medical workers on Vietnam Doctors’ Day (February 27) while on a visit to the Vietnam Medical Association (VMA) in Hanoi on February 23.