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First photo contest on elderly people launched

First photo contest on elderly people launched

The Health Ministry and General Office for Population- Family Planning have launched an online photo competition on the role of senior citizens in response to International Day for Old Persons (October 1) and the Action Month for the Vietnamese Elderly.

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.

Health Ministry to treat 500 drug users with buprenorphine

Health Ministry to treat 500 drug users with buprenorphine

The Health Ministry’s Vietnam Authority of HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC) has announced that it will use buprenorphine to treat nearly 500 drug users in the mountainous provinces of Dien Bien, Nghe An and Son La this year.

Pilot project sends doctors to poor districts

Pilot project sends doctors to poor districts

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.

Vietnam health ministry to inspect Masan Food

Vietnam health ministry to inspect Masan Food

The Vietnamese Ministry of Health is poised to put two major fish sauce makers, Masan Food and Khai Hoan JSC, through a complete inspection next month, not long after a ‘toxic fish sauce’ scandal unnerved local consumers.