VOV.VN - Two more Zika cases have been reported in Ho Chi Minh City, bringing the total number of confirmed cases this year to seven as of October 15, the Ministry of Health has reported.
The Philippine Ministry of Health has confirmed three new cases of Zika virus, bringing the number of locally-transmitted Zika virus to 12 cases this year, including a pregnant woman.
Health cooperation will be promoted by 40 Vietnamese and French provinces and cities in 2016-2020, participants said at a seminar within the framework of the 10th conference on cooperation between the two countries’ localities in southern Can Tho city on September 14.
The Prime Minister has issued Decree No 118/2016/ND-CP to adjust or supplement some articles of Decree No 56/2008/ND-CP on the organisation and operation of tissue banks and the National Coordination Centre for Human Organ Transplantation.
HCM City plans to launch a pilot programme on using technology to control and trace the origin of pork in an effort to ensure consumer health and benefits.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on June 26 attended the groundbreaking ceremonies of two big projects relating to flood control and health in HCM City.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) and National Environment Agency (NEA) of Singapore reported the first imported case of Zika virus on May 13.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has included a number of new vaccines in the National Expanded Programme on Immunisation as part of efforts to improve the efficiency of disease prevention, the Preventive Health Department reported on May 6.
Representatives from hospitals, pharmaceutical and medical equipment firms, and health research and training establishments of the US joined their Vietnamese counterparts at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on April 14.
The National Week for Occupational Safety and Health – Fire and Explosion Prevention began in the northern province of Hung Yen on March 20.
Vietnam spends about US$3.4 billion on medication every year, officials of the Ministry of Health said on March 16.
Reducing hospital overloads was a focal point at a working session between the Ministry of Health and the Ho Chi Minh City’s People’s Committee on March 5.
Head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the UN and other international organisations Nguyen Trung Thanh moderated a panel discussion on climate change and the right to health at the 31st regular session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, on March 3.
Vietnam’s population has remained stable and yet to surpass 92 million people, heard a conference held on January 14 reviewing last year’s outcomes related to population and family planning.
(VOV) - Opening day of the Vietnam Medi-Pharm Expo, December 2-6, found more than 150 exhibitors from 16 countries displaying their wares at the Hanoi International Centre for Exhibition (ICE) at 91 Tran Hung Dao Street in the Hoan Kiem District.
HCM City’s People’s Committee Chairman Le Hoang Quan said that the city welcomes more investment and tourists from the United Kingdom (UK) in his meeting with Prince Andrew on November 16.
Over 4,500 workers from garment and textile factories in Binh Duong and surrounding provinces participated in a run in support of workplace safety and health on May 17 in southern Binh Duong province.
The Haiphong health department on April 16 reported a serious case of avian influenza A/H1N1 at the Viet Tiep General Hospital.
(VOV) - According to a World Health Organization (WHO) comparison of per capita consumption in litres of pure alcohol, Vietnamese—at 8.7 litres per year—out-drink residents of all other Southeast Asian nations.
Tran Dac Phu, Director of the Preventive Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health, speaks to VietnamPlus about the scarcity of some vaccines under the national immunisation programme.