NDO/ VNA – Although the number of Zika virus infection cases have dropped, the virus still had the potential to break out on a large scale if no preventive plan was implemented at the beginning of the year, said a health expert.
NDO/VNA – A Vietnamese delegation led by Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien attended the 140th meeting of the Executive Board of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland from January 23-25.
NDO—Scientists from the Hanoi Medical University have said that they are deploying immune cell therapy in the treatment of cancer with significant initial results after being shared the technique by Japanese experts.
NDO – So far, Vietnam has produced 11 of the 12 vaccines for the expanded programme on immunisation (EPI). According to the Ministry of Health, the country is among few others in Southeast Asia capable of producing most of the important vaccines needed.
NDO – The 2017 Lunar New Year (Tet) and the spring festival season are coming, entailing concerns over food safety issues as this will be the time seeing the most consumption of food commodities in the year, particularly meat, fish, eggs, candies, wine, beer and soft drinks.
NDO/VNA - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has emphasised the need to provide better health care services for the elderly by developing a standardised caring system in health facilities and in the community, especially for those in rural and mountainous areas.