Free books on cancer at K Hospital

Free books on cancer at K Hospital

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. (Aug 11, 2017)


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. 

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.  

Improving public health for sustainable development

  Jul 20, 2017
NDO - Health is defined as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely by the absence of disease or infirmity. The extension of the benefits of medical, psychological and related knowledge to all of the people is essential to the fullest attainment of health. The health of every citizen is fundamental to the attainment of peace and security and is dependent on the fullest cooperation of individuals and States. 

Vietnam successfully performs first low-cost stem cell transplant

  Jul 18, 2017
NDO – Doctors working in the Hematology Department of Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City have announced that the hospital has successfully performed the transplant of autologous peripheral blood stem cells stored at -80C in a solution of HES 12%/DMSO 10%/Albumin 8% for a lymphoma patient.  

Seminar shares experiences in adapting to aging population

  Jul 17, 2017
NDO – The aging population is not only a challenge for Vietnam but also an opportunity for enterprises to seize opportunities and contribute to socio-economic development, Deputy Minister of Health Pham Le Tuan has said.  

Two child patients saved from complex congenital heart diseases

  Jul 17, 2017
NDO – Suffering from life-threatening, infectious complications caused by congenital heart diseases, two child patients, only a few months old, have been saved by medical staff at the Children's Cardiology Centre, under Hanoi-based Central Children's Hospital. 

First district-level hospital to build examination facility under PPP model

  Jul 12, 2017
NDO - The District 2 Hospital will be the first district-level hospital in Ho Chi Minh City to build a high-tech examination and treatment facility under the model of public private partnership (PPP).  

Seminar discusses strengthening One Health Cooperation in Vietnam

  Jul 13, 2017
NDO – The Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development held a conference in Hanoi on July 12, with the aim of strengthening the One Health Cooperation scheme in Vietnam, in line with the National One Health Strategic Plan (OHSP) during 2016-2020 against animal-human transmission. 

Vietnam, Japan cooperate on health insurance

  Jul 12, 2017
NDO/VNA - On July 11 the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Ministry of Health (MOH) and Vietnam Social Security (VSS) signed a record on the discussions of a project to improve the management of health insurance payments in Vietnam.  

Deputy PM stresses importance of preventive medicine in caring for public health

  Jul 07, 2017
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has recently held a meeting with leaders of the Ministry of Health in preparation for a project on the improvement of people's health and the population in the new situation, which focuses on the role of the local medical network and preventive medicine throughout the entire healthcare system.  

Early detection helps cure stomach cancer with near 100% successful rate: expert

  Jul 05, 2017
NDO – The success rate for the curing of stomach cancer could reach nearly 100% with an early detection of the disease, said Associate Professor, Dr Tran Van Thuan, Director of Hanoi-based K Hospital. 

Class 4 online public service launched for medical equipment management

  Jul 05, 2017
NDO – The Health Ministry held a button-pressing ceremony in Hanoi on July 4 to launch the Class 4 online public service system to implement nine groups of administrative procedures as outlined in Government Decree No. 36/2016/ND-CP dated May 15, 2016 in relation to the management of medical equipment.