Vietnam conquers pinnacle medical techniques

Vietnam conquers pinnacle medical techniques

NDO – In recent years, the Vietnamese health sector has witnessed multiple breakthroughs in the application of state-of-art techniques to improve the quality of healthcare for people throughout the country. 2019 was also a year witnessing many "first time ever" miracles of Vietnamese medicine. (Jan 16, 2020 15:42:05)


Red Sunday blood donation drive to collect 50,000 blood units

  Dec 22, 2019 21:33:13
NDO/VNA – About 50,000 units of blood are expected to be collected during the 12th “Red Sunday”, a blood donation campaign, which began in Hanoi on December 22. 

Red Sunday expected to collect 50,000 blood units

  Dec 19, 2019 11:19:27
NDO/VNA - Organisers expect to collect at least 50,000 units of blood during “Chu Nhat Do 2020” (Red Sunday), a blood donation festival, which will kick off on December 22 in Hanoi. 

Vietnam Global Health Office opens in Hanoi

  Dec 17, 2019 16:07:46
NDO – The Vietnam’s Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation (WHO) launched the Vietnam Global Health Office (GHO) in Hanoi on December 16 in a bid to enhance the role of Vietnam in the regional and global health sector. 

Nearly 5,200 children with congenital heart diseases receive free surgery

  Dec 16, 2019 12:58:24
NDO – Over the past eleven years, free surgeries have been provided to nearly 5,200 children under the age of 16 who are suffering from congenital heart diseases and are living in difficult circumstances under the ‘Hearts for you’ programme. 

PM urges Military Hospital 175 to become regional medical facility

  Dec 11, 2019 21:50:07
NDO/VNA – Military Hospital 175 should work to turn itself into a strong medical facility in the region, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on December 11. 

Vietnam on way to end AIDS pandemic in 2030

  Dec 05, 2019 12:37:52
NDO/VNA – A conference was held in Hanoi on December 4 to look back on 20 years of HIV/AIDS treatment in Vietnam. 

Seminar talks satellite-based dengue fever warning system

  Nov 19, 2019 17:06:30
NDO/VNA – A regional seminar discussing the satellite-based dengue fever early warning system (D-MOSS) took place in Hanoi on November 18. 

Requiem for victims of traffic accidents in Vietnam

  Nov 17, 2019 20:32:02
NDO/VNA – The National Traffic Safety Committee and the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee on November 17 held an annual requiem for the victims who lost their life to traffic accidents in Vietnam this year. 

Special experience area launched at Temple of Literature

  Nov 16, 2019 17:43:50
NDO – A special experience area was officilaly launched at the Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature) in Hanoi on November 15, providing visitors, particularly students, with a chance to learn more about the country’s heritages. 

Vietnam becomes first choice of Australian students

  Nov 16, 2019 16:35:46
NDO - As many as 677 students from 22 Australia’s Universities will come to Vietnam to study and practice through 47 different projects in 2020, as announced by the Australian Embassy in Vietnam on November 15. 

Ministry of Health launches public service portal

  Nov 13, 2019 10:25:48
NDO – The Ministry of Health (MoH) officially opened its official portal at on November 13, with the participation of representatives of Ministry of Information and Communications, Government Office; Department of Health of provinces and cities across the country. 

Report: 521 organ transplants performed in 2019

  Nov 09, 2019 11:27:29
NDO – Vietnam successfully performed over 4,200 organ transplants as of August 31, 2019, while the total number for this year so far being 521 cases. 

HCM City-based military hospital launches direct emergency airlift service

  Nov 08, 2019 16:58:30
NDO – The Military Hospital 175 (under the Ministry of Defence) officially launched its direct emergency airlift service on November 8, as it put into use a new apron for air emergency to shorten the travel time for transferring patients from Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago to the hospital. 

Measures to develop smart healthcare in Vietnam

  Nov 07, 2019 13:44:24
NDO – The Information Technology Development Project for Smart Healthcare in the 2019-2025 period has been approved by the Minister of Health Care to apply and develop digital and smart technologies in the health sector, contributing to building a modern, high-quality, equal, effective and integrated healthcare system in Vietnam.