Lung transplant patient discharged from hospital after ten months in extensive care

Lung transplant patient discharged from hospital after ten months in extensive care

NDO – Miracle happens as the first lung transplant patient at Hanoi-based Viet Duc Friendship Hospital was discharged from hospital on October 18, marking a milestone in organ transplantation in Vietnam. (Oct 18, 2019 16:04:24)


Hospital Management Asia conference draws over 2,500 participants

  Sep 11, 2019 21:33:38
NDO/VNA – The 18th Hospital Management Asia conference opened in Hanoi on September 11 with the participation of over 2,500 delegates from 28 countries. 

Pharmed and Healthcare Vietnam 2019 opens in Ho Chi Minh City

  Sep 11, 2019 16:26:32
NDO – The 14th International Exhibition on Products and Supplies for Medical, Pharmaceutical, Hospital and Rehabilitation (Pharmed and Healthcare Vietnam 2019) opened in Ho Chi Minh City on September 11, featuring more than 600 booths by exhibitors from 25 countries worldwide. 

Japan supports Vietnam in developing antimicrobial resistance monitoring system

  Sep 10, 2019 09:25:53
NDO – Japan will assist Vietnam in developing an antimicrobial resistance monitoring system, with an aim to help creating a national report on antibiotic resistance and providing feedback on Vietnam’s infection control. 

Enhancing the education and training renewal in a positive manner

  Sep 05, 2019 16:46:43
NDO – On the occasion of the new academic year 2019-2020 that officially opened on September 5, Prof. Dr. Phung Xuan Nha, member of the Party Central Committee (PCC) and Minister of Education and Training (MoET), granted an interview with Nhan Dan (People) Newspaper on breakthrough solutions for the basic and comprehensive education and training renewal. 

ASEAN Health Ministers Meeting kicks off

  Aug 29, 2019 17:44:15
NDO – The 14th ASEAN Health Ministers Meeting, with the theme ‘Promoting Health of ASEAN People’, officially opened in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on August 29. 

Hanoi hosts International Dental Exposition and Congress

  Aug 21, 2019 16:52:30
NDO – The 12th Vietnam International Dental Exposition and Congress (VIDEC 12) is taking place in the capital city of Hanoi from August 21-23.  

New miracles in 15 record-setting organ transplants within a week

  Aug 20, 2019 10:03:54
NDO – Over 300 health workers at Viet Duc (Vietnam - German) Friendship Hospital have worked through the night to perform a total of 15 organ transplants in less than a week, setting a new record for the leading medical facility in multi-organ transplantation in Vietnam. 

Hanoi hosts inl’t cardiovascular symposium

  Aug 18, 2019 14:58:37
NDO – The third Thang Long International Conference on Cardiology opened in Hanoi on August 17, gathering nearly 2,500 domestic and foreign experts and physicians specialising in cardiology. 

Vietnam, Japan collaborate in health personnel training

  Aug 13, 2019 17:59:38
NDO – The Ministry of Health (MoH) and Japan’s International University of Health and Welfare (IUHW) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in training and developing human resources for the sector in Hanoi on August 13. 

Vietnam's first online drug bank launched

  Aug 13, 2019 09:44:35
NDO – Vietnam’s first online drug bank was officially launched on August 12 by the Drug Administration of Vietnam under the Ministry of Health at, with the goal of offering a database to support drug management in the country. 

Valuable anti-diabetic compounds found in Quang Tri organic white rice

  Aug 09, 2019 14:07:54
NDO/VNA – Two chemical compounds, Momilactone A and Momilactone B (MA and MB), that can prevent diabetes, obesity and gout through their ability to inhibit enzymes relating to the diseases, have been found in white rice grown in the central province of Quang Tri, scientists have announced. 

Most children in Hanoi’s kindergartens and primary schools join school milk programme

  Aug 07, 2019 17:21:32
NDO – More than one million children in kindergartens and primary schools in the capital city of Hanoi have joined the school milk programme up to now, equivalent to 87.7%. 

JICA, World Bank support Vietnam to meet aging population’s needs

  Aug 07, 2019 17:17:24
NDO - The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the World Bank have jointly launched a knowledge-sharing programme to assist Vietnam to develop new models of elderly care services. 

Over 650 Buddhist monks, followers register for blood, organ donation

  Aug 04, 2019 21:11:25
NDO/VNA – More than 500 Buddhist monks, nuns and followers registered for blood donation while 150 people put their names on the list of organ donors at a festival in Hanoi on August 4.