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Respiratory diseases health conference opens in Danang

Respiratory diseases health conference opens in Danang

VOV.VN - An estimated 1,000 healthcare professionals gathered Friday, September 22, in Danang for a respiratory disease conference on the latest diagnosis and treatment to improve their competency in treating patients.

Health ministry under scrutiny

Health ministry under scrutiny

The Government Inspectorate of Vietnam on September 21 announced that it will launch a special inspection of the Ministry of Health (MOH), following revelations of fraud within the ministry’s pharmaceutical licensing process.

Programme launched to support lung disease treatment

Programme launched to support lung disease treatment

As many as 150 outpatient centres treating chronic asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) will be built at total investment of US$1 million by AstraZeneca multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company under the “Health lung” programme.

Stronger action needed to combat antimicrobial resistance

Stronger action needed to combat antimicrobial resistance

The health sector called for efforts to be stepped up to combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR) at a workshop on September 21 to review the first-phase implementation of the National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance in Vietnam.

Dengue outbreak in Danang is worse than previous years

Dengue outbreak in Danang is worse than previous years

VOV.VN - Danang is facing an unprecedented outbreak of dengue fever, which has resulted in nearly 5,000 cases since the beginning of the year, say local health officials, overwhelming the health system.

Vietnam prepares to support aging population

Vietnam prepares to support aging population

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), Vietnam is among the countries with the fastest aging rate in the world, which has widespread and long-term impacts on the country, requiring comprehensive proactive policies for the elderly.

Students who join health insurance to get life-long code

Students who join health insurance to get life-long code

Each student who joins the medical insurance programme would be provided with a social insurance code which could be used for all their lives, according to a new regulation for medical insurance, social insurance and unemployment insurance.

Vietnam takes preventive measures against bird flu

Vietnam takes preventive measures against bird flu

The Department of Preventive Medicine requested the healthcare sector and relevant agencies to conduct measures to tackle avian viruses, with the likelihood of outbreaks in the country still high.

Moon cake inspections begin ahead of mid-autumn fest

Moon cake inspections begin ahead of mid-autumn fest

Inspections of moon cakes, jams, candies and other foods for the Mid-Autumn Festival will be enhanced nationwide at the request of the Ministry of Health’s Food Safety and Hygiene Department.

Health insurance fund in deficit

Health insurance fund in deficit

Vietnam’s health insurance fund is forecast to struggle with an enormous deficit of more than VND10 trillion (US$434.8 million) this year, according to a newly released information from the Vietnam Social Insurance (VSI).

Global food safety forum opens in Ho Chi Minh City

Global food safety forum opens in Ho Chi Minh City

Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien told the global food safety forum in Ho Chi Minh City on August 28 that Vietnam attaches importance to fine-tuning regulations on goods quality as the issue directly impacts human health and consumers’ interests.

Health franchises see growth spurt

Health franchises see growth spurt

Franchise opportunities in healthcare and wellness are emerging in Vietnam as locals increase spending to improve their health and overall wellbeing.

PM Phuc greets US Secretary of Health and Human Services

PM Phuc greets US Secretary of Health and Human Services

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has appreciated the US government’s role in medical fields such as the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), influenza, and the global medical security program.