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MoLISA, UNICEF talk children abandonment

MoLISA, UNICEF talk children abandonment

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.

It’s time to improve work safety

It’s time to improve work safety

(VOV) - Vietnam is lagging behind many other countries, including most of its neighbours, in occupational safety and health.

Monetary market, bad debts, health prove hot

Monetary market, bad debts, health prove hot

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.

Hanoi seminar discusses dietary supplements

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 urges better care for the elderly

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.

New treatment for bizarre skin disease

New treatment for bizarre skin disease

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.

Seminar promotes labour safety, health

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.

Combating hand-foot-mouth disease

Combating hand-foot-mouth disease

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.

Australia presents ophthalmic equipment to Vietnam

Australia presents ophthalmic equipment to Vietnam

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).

Hanoi invests intensively in medical development

Hanoi invests intensively in medical development

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.

Health watchdog confirms first swine-related case of A/H3N2

Health watchdog confirms first swine-related case of A/H3N2

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.