VOV.VN - On February 27, Voice of Vietnam (VOV) officially launched the health and food safety channel on FM 89 MHz in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam and Public Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.
The Ministry of Health will build a endocrinology hospital with 1,000 beds in Ho Chi Minh City to meet the increasing demand.
The health insurance coverage will reach around 79% by the end of this year compared to the set target of 76 percent, Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien reported at a meeting of the National Assembly’s Committee on Social Affairs on October 8.
About 1,000 people have attended a festival entitled “Joining Hands for Life” to honor those who have donated organs and raise community awareness of organ transplant and donation.
Permanent deputy head of the Steering Committee for the Northwestern Region Hau A Lenh and Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien signed a cooperation agreement in Hanoi on September 23, with a view to improving health care and preventive medicine in the region between now and 2020.
Vietnamese health experts and those from the World Health Organisation and universities in the US, China and Thailand shared experiences in medical education and training trends in the world at a workshop in Hanoi on September 23.
Local governments play a key role in implementing health care programmes and coordinating the cooperation of stakeholders to help people easily access high-quality, reasonable-cost health care services, stated Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien
VOV.VN - On September 19, health ministers from ASEAN member countries gathered for a teleconference to look for ways to combat Zika virus, which has stricken many parts of Southeast Asia.
Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh visited children cancer patients receiving treatment at the K Hospital in Hanoi, bringing them gifts on the occasion of the Mid-Autumn Festival.
A seminar discussing how to improve hospital quality management took place in Ho Chi Minh City on September 12-13.
VOV.VN - On September 7,the 15th annual Hospital Management Asia 2016 conference opened in Ho Chi Minh City, drawing the participation of 1,000 representatives, including 700 foreign guests from 35 countries.
Hospitals quality management plays a very important role and if it’s not done in a proper way, incidents can happen and repeat, Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said at a two-day conference on hospitals quality in Hanoi.
The Vietnam-France Friendship and Cooperation Association (VFFCA) set the goal of reinforcing solidarity and friendship between the two peoples between now and 2021 during its sixth Congress held in Hanoi on July 24.
The Ministry of Health sought to expand the family doctor model across the country during a video conference in Hanoi on July 15.
A medical technique building was unveiled at the Thai Nguyen National General Hospital in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on July 3.
Vietnamese Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has called on the World Health Organisation (WHO) and international partners to help ASEAN member states, including Vietnam, achieve national goals and enhance national capacity for fulfilling the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Developing traditional medicine in combination with modern health care practices is the top priority of the Vietnamese Party, State and the Ministry of Health.
The Health Ministry had a working session with the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City on addressing the spread of Zika virus on April 5 in the city.
The World Bank (WB) is committed to supporting Vietnam in completing its goals set in the national strategy on medical development from 2016-2020.
A conference was held in Hanoi on March 9 to improve the efficiency of blood donation, humanitarian medical examination and treatment campaigns in 2016.