The US news website Politico has ranked Vietnam the best performer worldwide in the fight against COVID-19.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 25 sent a letter to staff of the health care sector lauding their contributions to the prevention and control of the COVID-19 pandemic.
VOV.VN - Social networks have become popular among people of every age and gender. Using social networks in a socially responsible way, however, is somewhat less popular.
Urban heat islands in Ho Chi Minh City and other large cities in Vietnam are causing heat waves with some of the highest recorded temperatures ever in the country, affecting public health.
The annual Olympic Run Day for Public Health and the 46th Ha Noi Moi Newspaper Run for peace were launched simultaneously at a ceremony in Hanoi on March 24.
The Ministry of Health in collaboration with the US Consulate General in Vietnam inaugurated a Public Health Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) in the central province of Khanh Hoa on March 15.
The Olympic Run Day for Public Health 2019 will take place on March 24 morning, the Vietnam Sports Administration announced on March 6.
The General Office for Population and Family Planning under the Ministry of Health on December 20 held a consultation workshop on a Vietnamese Population Strategy until 2030, drawing representatives from ministries, sectors, localities, and international organisations.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently approved a target programme on tackling seriously-polluting public welfare facilities for 2016-2020.
Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long laid stress on the importance of immunisation for public health and calling parents to get their children fully and properly vaccinated at a meeting held in Buon Ma Thuot city, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on June 15.
VOV.VN - One of the most urgent requirements of public health is to protect people from the risks of smoking as tobacco-related diseases claim more than 40,000 lives in Vietnam every year.
The Vietnamese Ministry of Public Health and the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety of the Republic of Korea (RoK) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in food safety, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and medical equipment.
Vietnamese Cambodians held a get-together to celebrate Vietnamese Doctors’ Day in Phnom Penh on February 27.
A ceremony was held in Hanoi on January 31 to launch the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement in Vietnam and the implementation of the Prime Minister’s directive on nutrition enhancement.
The Prime Minister has approved investment policy for a health cooperation programme with the World Health Organisation (WHO) in the fiscal year 2018-2019.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recently assigned socio-economic development targets to the ministries of Planning and Investment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Industry and Trade, Public Health, and Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
Experts recommended solutions to protect Ho Chi Minh City’s groundwater sources and public health at a dialogue on December 7.
Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and US Secretary of Health and Human Services Thomas E. Price signed a memorandum of understanding on August 23 on developing a national reference medical laboratory for Vietnam.
More resources should be channeled into grassroots and preventive medicine, which is considered as the root of the health sector, focusing on extremely disadvantaged areas, said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.
The Medical Examination and Treatment Management Department under the Ministry of Health has called on centrally-run hospitals and provincial health departments to organise training courses on dengue fever diagnosis and treatment at both private and public health centres.