VSS, Danish Embassy ink deal on health insurance-related cooperation

VSS, Danish Embassy ink deal on health insurance-related cooperation

NDO/VNA – The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) and the Danish Embassy signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), on August 21, to help the VSS improve its health insurance verification staff’s capacity in 2018 and 2019. (Aug 22, 2018 12:04:10)


Deputy PM highlights need to ensure adequate medicine supply in hospitals

  Jul 25, 2018 11:43:14
NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam held a working session on July 24 with leaders from the Ministry of Health and Vietnam Social Insurance, and representatives from a number of hospitals regarding the supply of medicines. 

Vietnamese army helps Lao counterpart improve telemedicine

  Jul 24, 2018 10:15:23
NDO – A Vietnamese army supported telemedicine system was handed over to the Lao 103 Military Hospital in Vientiane on July 24, helping to connect the Lao facility with Vietnam’s 108 Military Central Hospital in Hanoi. 

Health ministry offers free medical examinations to Ha Tinh locals

  Jul 21, 2018 17:26:55
NDO - Doctors from the Youth Union under the Ministry of Health (MoH) offered free medical examinations for the locals of Can Loc district in the central province of Ha Tinh on July 21. 

International pharmaceutical exhibition opens in Da Nang

  Jul 18, 2018 16:50:42
NDO - Vietnamese and international medical and pharmaceutical products are on display at the Medi-Pharm Danang 2018 international exhibition which opened in the central city of Da Nang on July 18. 

Traditional medicine needs facilitative mechanisms for development: Health minister

  Jul 18, 2018 11:27:52
NDO – The development of traditional medicine is still modest in terms of the number of medical examination and treatment establishments, the quality of medical staff and providing knowledge to the people on the value of traditional medicine, Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has said. 

Vietnam provided with support to deal with hypertension and diabetes

  Jul 17, 2018 17:36:49
NDO - Commune health stations in 11 localities across Vietnam will be provided with support to enhance their capacity in coping with hypertension and diabetes under a new project launched in Hanoi on July 17.  

Minister outlines measures to improve primary health care services

  Jul 16, 2018 17:50:47
NDO/VNA - Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien announced a set of measures to enhance the quality of health care services at commune-level medical stations during an event on July 16. 

Vinmec international hospital opens in Hai Phong

  Jul 09, 2018 17:24:59
NDO - National Assembly Chairwoman, Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the Vinmec Hai Phong International Hospital at Vo Nguyen Giap Street, Le Chan district, Hai Phong city, on the morning of July 9. 

NA Vice Chairwoman inspects childcare work in Gia Lai

  Jun 30, 2018 10:42:11
NDO - A National Assembly (NA) delegation led by NA Vice Chairwoman, Tong Thi Phong, and the UNICEF Representative in Vietnam, made a field trip to Gia Lai province to survey the child development work in the Central Highlands locality on June 29. 

Vietnam has first-ever robot-assisted kidney removal surgery

  Jun 28, 2018 11:17:18
NDO/VNA - Doctors at Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City have carried out kidney removal from living donors using robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery. 

More young doctors to be sent to disadvantaged areas

  Jun 27, 2018 00:40:27
NDO - A training course for young doctors who volunteer to work in disadvantaged areas across the country opened in Hanoi on June 26. 

Children in Phu Yen receive free screenings, surgeries for facial deformities

  Jun 26, 2018 17:36:26
NDO/VNA – A programme providing free screenings and operations for children with cleft lips and palates was held at the General Hospital of the central coastal province of Phu Yen from June 22-26. 

Vietnamese women and children constantly exposed to passive smoking

  Jun 26, 2018 16:13:02
NDO - An estimated half of children between 13-15 and two thirds of women are exposed to second-hand smoke in Vietnamese families.  

Thousands join “Move for My Healthy Lung” event

  Jun 24, 2018 21:37:52
NDO/VNA - A free walk/running event titled “Move for My Healthy Lung” was held at Hanoi’s Ly Thai To Park on June 24, drawing thousands of participants, including people with disabilities and children.