An HIV-positive Vietnamese woman who was named an "Asian Hero" by Time Magazine has been active in helping fellow patients combat their illness and social stigmas in the past 14 years.
The world is doing far too little to combat the misuse of antibiotics which is fueling drug resistance and allowing long-treatable diseases to become killers, the World Health Organization said on April 29.
(VOV) - According to a World Health Organization (WHO) comparison of per capita consumption in litres of pure alcohol, Vietnamese—at 8.7 litres per year—out-drink residents of all other Southeast Asian nations.
The Governing Council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) adopted resolutions on human rights of parliamentarians during the ongoing 132nd IPU Assembly in Hanoi on April 1.
The interaction between UN country teams and national parliaments as seen via outcomes of IPU field missions was the main topic of the March 31 session of the Office of the Standing Committee for UN Affairs as part of the 132nd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-132) in Hanoi.
(VOV) - On March 31, 132nd Inter-Parliament Assembly (IPU 132) delegates debated key challenges to the provision of better healthcare services for mothers and children.
(VOV) - The 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly (IPU- 132) opened in Hanoi on the evening of March 28, bringing together representatives from 166 IPU members, observers and international organizations.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has asked the Global Fund to continue assisting Vietnam in researching methadone detoxification methods as well as dealing with difficulties in rehabilitation and preventing the spread of HIV.
(VOV) - The 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly (IPU 132) is an important milestone in the history of Vietnam's diplomacy since the country became an official member of the IPU more than 35 years ago, said National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung at a media briefing in Hanoi on March 26.
(VOV) - A seminar was held in Hanoi on March 17 discussing the role of parliaments in carrying out millennium development goals for 2000- 2015 and post-2015 sustainable development goals.
An official from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has rejected a rumour surfacing in the social media that Chinese chicken eggs sold in Vietnam have been injected with blood contaminated with Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV).
Two rehab centres using the methadone treatment method were opened at the HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Centre and Hospital 09 in Hanoi on January 27.
Volunteers localities nationwide gathered at a seminar in Hanoi on January 27 to share their experience in operating communal-level voluntary social work teams.
(VOV) - This year, we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the normalization of relations between Vietnam and the United States. This still-young relationship was significantly strengthened, broadened and deepened by the Comprehensive Partnership jointly declared by President Sang and President Obama in July 2013.
A delegation of foreign journalists held talk with their Vietnamese counterparts on January 16 in Hanoi on issues related to media coverage of health care after their field trip to some medical units in Vietnam and the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien.