At least 15 million of the country’s 52-million workforce is suffering the consequences of severe noise levels, the Institute of Occupational Health and Environment, said on July 20.
The central province of Quang Ngai has asked for State support to improve the health centre in Ly Son island district.
The Ministry of Health’s Medical Examination and Treatment Department and Vietnam Initiatives at Indiana University, will pilot a patient satisfaction telephone survey. Similar surveys conducted previously were done online.
VOV.VN - A crisis is rapidly unfolding in Vietnam as the number of people killed by the dengue outbreak in the Southeast Asian country has now reached 15, says the Ministry of Health.
National Control Laboratory for Biological Products is Thailand's laboratory for the quality control of vaccines and bio-pharmaceuticals, recognized as a World Health Organization (WHO)'s Vaccine Quality Assurance Laboratory.
VOV.VN - Hanoi has reported an additional 1,200 cases of dengue fever from July 10 to 17, reported the City Department of Health.
Coordination between domestic and foreign organisations will be promoted to reduce health risks posed by diseases that are transmitted from animals to humans.
A new report reveals that widespread frauds by both healthcare institutions and patients have cost health insurance funds some VND3 trillion (US$132 million) in the first four months of the year.
More resources should be channeled into grassroots and preventive medicine, which is considered as the root of the health sector, focusing on extremely disadvantaged areas, said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.
Keeping average inflation below 4 percent is achievable this year, said Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue during a meeting of the Steering Committee on Price Management last weekend.
Increasing health insurance coverage among people is an important solution that helps build a democratic, equal, prosperous and happy society, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
VOV.VN - Ho Chi Minh City officials have declared a health emergency following reports of a spike in the number of reported cases of dengue and three deaths year-to-date from of the mosquito-borne disease.
A humanitarian health care programme will be held from July 1-31 across the nation, aiming to provide free check-ups and treatment for at least 1 million people.
The consumer price index (CPI) in the first half of 2017 rose 4.15 percent compared to the same period last year, head of the Price Statistics Department under the General Statistics Office Vu Thi Thu Thuy reported at a press conference in Hanoi on June 29.
The Health Ministry discussed a strategy to develop the pharmaceutical industry at a seminar it jointly held with the Party Central Committee's Commission for Economic Affairs and the Australian Embassy in Vietnam in Hanoi on June 27.
Nguyen Thi Lua, 54, a homemaker in Hanoi, was detected with leukaemia at Saint Paul Hospital where she had registered for a check-up, funded by health insurance.
VOV.VN - Japan officially agreed to import processed chicken from Vietnam as of June 22, according to the Animal Health Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Officials of Can Tho city on June 23 met with a delegation from the Republic of Korea (RoK) which came to the Mekong Delta locality to enhance cooperation in health care and construction.
As many as 78 young doctors have been recruited for a pilot project on sending doctors to disadvantaged areas including mountainous and border areas and islands as of June, the Health Ministry said at a press conference in Hanoi on June 22.
The northern mountainous province of Yen Bai has carried out a lot of measures to protect and care for children affected by HIV/AIDS.