The Ministry of Labour, War Invalid and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) in Vietnam jointly held a conference in Hanoi on March 29 discussing the root cause behind child abandonment in Vietnam.
(VOV) - Vietnam is lagging behind many other countries, including most of its neighbours, in occupational safety and health.
(VOV) - Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has hailed the opening of the Da Nang Cancer Hospital as offering thousands of poor cancer patients the opportunity for monitoring and treatment.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide US$212 million to continue a project improving water service delivery to more than three million Vietnamese people.
The Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Nguyen Van Binh has taken the floor to discuss the monetary market, capital for production and business activities, and the settlement of bad debts.
Nearly 300 delegates from health agencies, hospitals, and food and hygiene facilities gathered along with scientists at a seminar in Hanoi on October 27 to discuss the role and management of dietary supplements.
President Truong Tan Sang praised the contributions made by the Vietnam Association of the Elderly to national defence and construction, while paying a working visit to the association on July 2.
The Ministry of Health has brought out a new therapy to treat the bizarre and mysterious skin disease that is affecting residents in the central province of Quang Ngai, along with issuing warnings of further complications.
Delegates from Vietnam and France attended a seminar in Hue on April 27 to learn about the latest health information and technology.
Around 200 representatives from relevant agencies, businesses in Hanoi as well as media agencies gathered at a seminar in Hanoi on April 26 to promote labour safety and health in a green economy.
Hanoi has asked the French city of Marseille for help in the supply of advanced, modern medical equipment and human resources training.
A seminar was held in Hanoi on April 21 on fighting hand-foot-mouth (HFM) disease, which has broken out in many provinces and cities across the country.
The South Australian Institute of Ophthalmology (SAIO) and the Sight for All (SFA) Foundation have presented ophthalmic equipment worth nearly US$52,000 to the Vietnam National Institute of Ophthalmology (VNIO).
A French sociologist has presided over a forum held in France to discuss ethnic minorities in central Vietnam, in which he highlighted the serious effects of Agent Orange/dioxin on the health of local people.
With nine fatalities confirmed so far this year, the Health Ministry has launched a national campaign to prevent and combat hand-foot-mouth disease.
By 2020, Hanoi aims to have a high-quality, international standard, medical complex at each of its five gateways, according to a master plan to develop the local medical system.
The central province of Binh Dinh and the Belgian Development Agency started construction of a water supply plant in Phu Cat district on February 24.
There were more occupational accidents but fewer related deaths in 2011, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
The Vietnam Food Administration (VFA) has announced that Red Bull energy drink products available on the Vietnamese market are safe for consumers.
The Vietnam Preventive Medicine Department has announced the first case of human infection with the pig-related A/H3N2 flu virus based on the results of tests by the national flu centre under the Ho Chi Minh City Pasteur Institute.