(VOV) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung will be the guest of honour at a national conference exploring health and assistive technology issues to be held on March 24-25 in Thua Thien-Hue province.
Vietnam has not detected any new influenza strains or mutations that increase toxicity or are drug resistant, said the Ministry of Health’s Preventive Medicine Department (PMD) on March 5.
The Vietnamese Government looks to achieve 75% health insurance coverage in 2015 and 80% by 2020, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said on March 4.
The Ministry of Public Health has requested People’s Committees in provinces and cities across the country to intensify disease prevention efforts after the Lunar New Year (Tet) and during the 2015 festival season in response to a recent Government directive.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has called on businesses to take the lead in e-health investment with its high potential as a large and sustainable market.
The Central Commission of Health Care for Senior Officials has dismissed rumours surrounding the health of Nguyen Ba Thanh, Head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Internal Affairs.
Hospitals from the grassroots and central level have become less overcrowded, which is due in part to a 2011-2016 scheme pursued by the Ministry of Public Health.
The National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) under the Health Ministry launched the Micronutrient Day on December 1, with the aim of preventing micronutrient deficiencies.
Hanoi People's Committee has urged authorities to increase supervision over the operation of private health clinics.
The Health Ministry has asked all local health departments and hospitals under its management to report the procurement of testing and diagnostics equipment supplied by US-based Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc. from January 1, 2005 to November 5, 2014.
A humanitarian campaign launched by the Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) and the Ministry of Health aims to provide free health check-ups and treatment for over one million poor people each year in Vietnam , VRC Chairman Nguyen Hai Duong said on October 30.
(VOV) - On the occasion of World Heart Day (September 29), the World Health Organization (WHO) reminds Vietnamese citizens to curb salt use to prevent heart disease and stroke.
(VOV) - Former US President Bill Clinton is due to return to Vietnam on July 18 as part of his Asia-Pacific trip to inspect Clinton Foundation operations in five regional countries.
Scientists from Vietnam, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Bangladesh and Laos joined together in an workshop held in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue from December 15-16 to discuss issues related to water supply in urban areas and the effects of water quality on health.
(VOV) -The international event has been held in the central province Thua Thien-Hue on December 15-16 by Hue University of Sciences, the University of Tokyo, and Japanese Research Institute.
A project financed by the Asia Development Bank (ADB) has helped improve health and nutrition for under-3-year-old children of ethnic minorities and poor migrant workers in central Quang Binh and Quang Tri provinces and southern Binh Duong province.
No cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) and avian influenza H7N9 have been reported so far in Vietnam, a health official has said.
(VOV) - The Vietnamese and Mongolian Ministries of Health will increase cooperation in training, scientific research, pharmaceutical manufacturing, preventive medicine, and traditional medicine.
(VOV) - The Vietnamese health and agricultural sectors will need more than US$120 million to prevent and cope with an A/H7N9 epidemic.
A solemn meeting was held in Hai Duong province on April 27 in response to “Immunisation Week” launched by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in the Western Pacific Region.