VOV.VN - Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and her entourage met with representatives of the Danang People's Committee on September 17 to discuss how the ongoing situation of outbreaks of dengue fever is affecting the central-coastal city.
A Vietnamese delegation led by Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien attended the 14th ASEAN Health Ministers’ Meeting that opened in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on August 29.
The Ministry of Health and Japan’s International University of Health and Welfare (IUHW) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on human resources development for the sector in Hanoi on August 13.
VOV.VN - Localities across the country have been called upon to take necessary preventive measures to combat the spread of dengue fever and reduce the number of fatalities caused by the disease, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien during a conference in HCM City on July 19.
Disease prevention and control is the main duty of the health sector this year, thus the sector will actively conduct preventive measures and provide vaccinations in high-risk areas.
The Ministry of Health plans to provide free biochemical tests and X-rays once every year, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said during a visit to Tan Quy ward health station in Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Phu district on April 23.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam urged medical facilities nationwide to step up preventive health care services and ensure adequate vaccines to prevent the spread of epidemics such as measles and dengue fever.
Vietnamese Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and Korean Minister of Health and Welfare Park Neung-hoo held talks and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on bilateral cooperation in Seoul on March 14.
Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien on March 9 inspected the prevention of measles in Ho Chi Minh City as there has been an unusually high number of cases recorded in the southern city since the end of 2018.
Vietnam’s medical facilities have recorded an increasing number of foreign patients in recent years.
National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan extended her best wishes to the staff of medical sector on the occasion of the 64th anniversary of Vietnamese Doctors’ Day (February 27) during a ceremony at the National Hospital of Traditional Medicine in Hanoi.
The Ministry of Health has warned local people about possible diseases if they do not exercise enough.
VOV.VN - Annually, 8,000 new cases of HIV infections are discovered in Vietnam with approximately 3,000 to 4,000 deaths caused by HIV/AIDS being reported. HIV is one of the leading causes of death in the country.
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on November 4 attended a ceremony to inaugurate the French medical centre in Ho Chi Minh City as part of his official visit to Vietnam from November 2-4.
Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has asked hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City to detect, classify and isolate patients with measles, dengue fever or hand-foot-mouth (HFM) disease to avoid cross-contamination.
Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has committed to wiping out tuberculosis (TB) in Vietnam by 2030 while addressing the High-Level TB Meeting, held on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly in New York.
The quality of grassroots-level healthcare facilities nationwide has yet to meet expectation and patients’ demand, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.
The Ministry of Health has signed an agreement with FPT Group on the use and development of information technology in the health sector for 2018-2028.
VOV.VN - Hanoi’s K Hospital held an unveiling ceremony for a new statue of Marie Curie on August 9, in recognition of the groundbreaking work of the Polish-born French physicist and chemist.
The grassroots-level health care network has been expanded nationwide, basically meeting public demand for health care, said Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.