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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
More than 1 million volunteer youngsters joined the three-month 2017 Summer Youth Volunteer Campaign, according to the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union’s Central Committee.
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.
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.
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.
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.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam government issued new a new law effective July 1, 2017 that dramatically alters foreign sector involvement in activities of the pharmaceutical segment of the country’s economy.
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).
The northern mountainous province of Dien Bien has received more than US$189,157 sponsored by the Save the Children International (SCI) organisation to improve educational quality and equality for ethnic minority children.
The PM urges inspectors to take the issue 'seriously' as it has chipped away at public trust in the health care sector.
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.
Franchise opportunities in healthcare and wellness are emerging in Vietnam as locals increase spending to improve their health and overall wellbeing.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently approved a project on enhancing equality in sexual and reproductive health, family planning and medical response in Vietnam.
The Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation, along with several other APEC committees and groups will meet on August 25 as part of the third SOM Meeting.
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.
Bridging gap in economic development and integration of remote areas for sustainable growth in the APEC region is one of the topics to be discussed by APEC senior officials in HCM City on August 24.