Vietnam applies AI in cancer treatment

Vietnam applies AI in cancer treatment

NDO – With initial optimistic results when applying the treatment in three hospitals, IBM Watson for Oncology software has been recommended to be used at medical facilities in Vietnam in counselling and supporting cancer doctors to select cancer treatment regimens for patients. (Jan 05, 2019 18:16:16)


Prime Minister emphasises role of community health education

  Jan 05, 2019 07:19:03
NDO/VNA - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc highlighted the importance of education on health care while meeting with representatives of the Vietnam Association for Community Health Education (VACHE) in Hanoi on January 4. 

Deputy PM urges strict punishment for violations of food safety

  Jan 04, 2019 17:29:30
NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has asked for tightened management and harsher punishment for violations of food safety at a meeting on food safety, held in Hanoi on January 4. 

Campaign launched to ensure road safety for upcoming Lunar New Year

  Jan 04, 2019 16:47:37
NDO - The National Traffic Safety Committee and the Hanoi government jointly launched a campaign on January 4 aimed at guaranteeing road safety for passengers and motorbike users during the upcoming Tet or Lunar New Year. 

HCM City partners with UK in building smart city

  Jan 03, 2019 21:56:38
NDO/VNA – The Office of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City and the Consulate General of the UK in the city signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on January 3 on cooperation in implementing the future global city programme, which aims to turn the city into a smart city, in the 2019-2022 period. 

Thirteen fishermen rescued from sinking boats at sea

  Jan 03, 2019 12:18:37
NDO – Thirteen fishermen have been rescued from two fishing vessels which sank at sea on their way to Indonesia to shelter from tropical storm Pabuk, the first storm to hit Vietnam’s East Sea this year. 

Deputy PM urges promoting role of elderly

  Jan 03, 2019 11:32:15
NDO/VNA – The role of the elderly should continue to be promoted strongly in every aspect of life, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has said. 

Multi organ donor honoured for noble humanitarian act

  Jan 03, 2019 10:45:43
NDO – Duong Hong Quy, a multi-organ donor who donated his organs after brain death to save other lives, has been honoured for his noble humanitarian act. 

Urgent measures requested to cope with tropical storm Pabuk

  Jan 02, 2019 17:39:09
NDO – The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control convened a meeting on January 2 to discuss measures in response to tropical storm Pabuk, the first storm to enter Vietnam’s East Sea this year. 

Vietnam works to ensure access to health care for each citizen

  Jan 02, 2019 10:46:29
NDO - Vietnam has gone a long way since it entered the Alma-Ata Declaration, joining the world community in committing itself to ensuring public health by providing primary health care (PHC) to the entire nation. 

First storm of 2019 heads towards Southern Vietnam

  Jan 02, 2019 10:24:14
NDO – A reported tropical depression has strengthened its power to become the first storm to hit Vietnam’s East Sea in 2019 and is heading towards the South, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF). 

First nine Vietnamese victims of Egypt bomb attack return home

  Jan 01, 2019 18:23:47
NDO/VNA – The Vietnamese embassy in Egypt on December 31 had the last working session with the working team of Ho Chi Minh City to review and finalise the list of the nine tourists who suffered light injuries or were not injured in the earlier bomb attack to return home in the first batch. 

Vietnam rings in 2019 with fireworks and festivities

  Jan 01, 2019 11:18:11
NDO - As the clock struck midnight people throughout the country immersed themselves in the festive mood, enjoying firework shows and entertainment activities to see out 2018 and usher in 2019. 

Vietnamese Embassy in Egypt discusses measures to support victims of bomb attack

  Dec 31, 2018 12:01:13
NDO – The Vietnamese Embassy in Egypt worked with a delegation from Ho Chi Minh City, led by Director of the municipal Department of Tourism Bui Ta Hoang Vu, in Egypt on December 30. 

Vietnamese victims killed in Egypt bomb attack identified

  Dec 30, 2018 18:19:52
NDO/VNA – The Vietnamese Embassy in Egypt has identified three Vietnamese victims who were killed when a roadside bomb blast hit their tour bus near the world-famous Giza pyramids at 18:15 on December 28 (local time).