The Ministry of Health has issued a warning to not sell or use nitrous oxide N2O, a colourless and sweet tasting gas, for recreational purposes.
A training programme on management of health for workers at workplaces is underway in the central city of Da Nang from May 5-7, attracting medical workers from preventive medical centres in 24 provinces and cities.
The Ministry of Health and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on March 7 inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on efficient natural disaster, calamity and emergency response.
As many as 22 people were killed and 19 others injured in 22 traffic accidents that occurred nationwide on February 10 (the sixth day of the Lunar New Year).
VOV.VN - Vietnam will rotate doctors for working at medical stations which have no doctors while further training by 2020 would help avoid the situation in which commune health stations do not have doctors, a senior Health Ministry official said.
The Health Ministry held a ceremony in Phu Ly city of northern Ha Nam province on October 21 to inaugurate outpatient departments of the new branches of Hanoi-based Bach Mai and Viet Duc hospitals.
The Health Ministry is keeping a close watch on the developments of the Middle East respiratory syndrome-related corona virus (MERS-CoV) and giving recommendations on preventive measures to the public, following the information that the Republic of Korea recently reported the first case in 2018.
The Ministry of Health has reported that nearly one million Vietnamese people are infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV).
The grassroots-level health care network has been expanded nationwide, basically meeting public demand for health care, said Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.
The Iodine Global Network has ranked Vietnam among the top 19 iodine-deficient countries, according to the Vietnamese Health Ministry’s National Institute of Nutrition (NIN).
Each Vietnamese currently consumes about 46.5 grammes of free sugar every day, which is close to the maximum daily intake of 50 grammes and almost doubles the recommended daily intake of under 25 grammes.
The Health Ministry on June 2 recommended the public some measures to prevent A/H1N1 influenza after 16 people catch the virus from a patient at Ho Chi Minh City’s Tu Du Hospital.
Recent surveys amongst 1 million correspondents show inpatients’ satisfaction with hospital services in Vietnam reached 75.6%, while the figure for outpatients stands at 66.3%.
Rabies vaccine is sufficient to meet people’s demand, affirmed the Drug Administration of Vietnam (DAV).
The 25th Vietnam International Exhibitions on Products, Equipment, Supplies for Pharmaceutical, Medical, Hospital and Rehabilitation – Vietnam Medi-Pharm 2018 will take place in Hanoi from May 9-12.
The Health Ministry has instructed hospitals under its control and specialised clinics to establish gerontology faculties with a view to improving health care services for elderly people.
More than 45% of Vietnamese males smoke tobacco, as heard at an anti-smoking conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on April 19.
A smart healthcare system that exploits Big Data and artificial intelligence (AI) has been set up by the Ministry of Health to improve the quality of health examinations and medical treatment.
Medical services at the grassroots level help save costs and ensure sustainability in healthcare, contributing to the improvement of medical service quality, according to the Ministry of Health.
The Ministry of Health has proposed Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc give it more time to issue circulation numbers for certain medical equipment (categories B, C, D) by January 1.