The Health Ministry and AstraZeneca have signed a cooperation pact to implement the “Healthy Lung” programme in Vietnam, funded by the multinational biopharmaceutical company.
The Ministry of Health has launched a project wherein by 2020, all pharmacies will be required to sell antibiotics only to patients carrying doctors’ prescriptions.
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.
More than 70 hospitals nationwide that conduct kidney dialysis fail to follow proper procedures for liquid quality management and testing regulations, according to the Health Ministry.
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.
The PM urges inspectors to take the issue 'seriously' as it has chipped away at public trust in the health care sector.
The Ministry of Health is maximising efforts to prevent the spread of dengue fever, heard a meeting in Hanoi on August 17.
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.
A working team from the Ministry of Health led by Vice Director of the Preventive Medicine Department Dang Quang Tan inspected the prevention and control of dengue fever in the central city of Da Nang on August 4.
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.
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.
VOV.VN - A meeting was held on April 7 in Hanoi to respond the World Health Day 2017 themed “Depression: Let’s Talk”.
The health ministry has asked Hanoi and HCM City to expand specialised inspection on food safety to 100 percent of its districts and communes after successful trial implementation of this model.
Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long on March 6 sent an urgent official dispatch asking local authorities to step up preventive measures against whooping cough.
The Ministry of Health will work to increase medical examinations and treatment using oriental medicine, as well as meet demand for herbal medicine.
The National Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health under the Health Ministry has conducted a health examination on Vietnamese people who are highly exposed to lead.
The Ministry of Health said it will step up administrative reform and improve public services to increase the satisfaction of people and businesses in 2017.
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.
The Ministry of Health has denied the existence of 10 so-called cancer villages, as their rates of cancer were found to be no higher than the national average.
The Ministry of Health on December 22 announced the top ten notable events of the sector in 2016.