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Thua Thien-Hue to host national heath conference

Thua Thien-Hue to host national heath conference

(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.

No new flu strains in Vietnam: health ministry

No new flu strains in Vietnam: health ministry

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.

Localities urged to enhance disease prevention

Localities urged to enhance disease prevention

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.

Businesses called to invest in telemedicine

Businesses called to invest in telemedicine

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.

At least 1 million poor people to receive free health check-ups

At least 1 million poor people to receive free health check-ups

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.

Vietnam urged to reduce salt consumption

Vietnam urged to reduce salt consumption

(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.

Bill Clinton to visit Vietnam again

Bill Clinton to visit Vietnam again

(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.

Int’l workshop focuses on water, health

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.

ADB-funded project improves health of ethnic, migrant children

ADB-funded project improves health of ethnic, migrant children

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 MERS-CoV, H7N9 cases reported in Vietnam

No MERS-CoV, H7N9 cases reported in Vietnam

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.

Vietnam, Mongolia sign healthcare agreement

Vietnam, Mongolia sign healthcare agreement

(VOV) - The Vietnamese and Mongolian Ministries of Health will increase cooperation in training, scientific research, pharmaceutical manufacturing, preventive medicine, and traditional medicine.

Meeting responds to “Immunisation Week”

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.