The Health Ministry held a press conference on January 31 to provide latest information on the acute respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus (nCoV) in the country and the world.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked ministries, agencies and localities to stay vigilant to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (nCoV).
VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam paid a visit to the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases in Hanoi on January 23 in order to directly guide the prevention and control of the spread of the acute pneumonia epidemic caused by a novel coronavirus (nCoV) in Vietnam.
No cases of acute pneumonia, caused by a novel coronavirus (nCoV), have been reported in Vietnam by January 19, according to the Preventive Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health (MoH).
Vietnam's Health Ministry has listed several steps for people to protect themselves from a new pneumonia virus that had killed one in China.
With new drunk driving laws doubling fines and revoking driving licenses for up to two years, beer sales in Vietnam are expected to take a hit.
Vietnam hopes to receive further assistance from the World Health Organisation (WHO) to improve the country’s healthcare system, including disease prevention, primary health care and building healthcare law, said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.
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.
Vietnamese hospitals are teeming with antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and the chances of infection rise with a patient’s length of stay, a study found.
Though air pollution has worsened in Hanoi and HCM City, air quality forecasts are insufficient because of a lack of monitoring stations.
Diabetes, as a major public health issue, will be addressed across multiple fronts, from prevention and disease management to patient care and engagement, health experts have said.
VOV.VN -The Administration for Food Safety and Hygiene have carried out activities alongside GrabFood in response to World Food Safety Day, the first time that the country has marked such an event.
Permanent Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong lauded the World Health Organisation (WHO) for partnering with Vietnam to improve public health care quality during a reception in Hanoi on April 26 for WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific Takeshi Kasai.
Vietnam is expected to put an end to Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasite by 2025, towards eliminating all species of malaria by 2030 as recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) covers 12 infectious children’s diseases. Smallpox, polio, and neonatal tetanus have been eradicated in Vietnam. Immunization programs have effectively prevented dangerous infectious diseases.
Government officials are divided over the need for a law requiring all accommodation providers to get a license to sell liquor.
The rate of alcohol use in Vietnam is at an alarming level with the average Vietnamese consuming approximately 6.6 litres of alcoholic drinks on an annual basis, according to Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son.
Over 90 percent of the population in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue is expected to be given access to clean water by 2020.
The UN Development Programme (UNDP), the World Health Organisation (WHO) and HR Wallingford company on March 19 launched a pioneering dengue forecasting system in Vietnam, hoping to curb the spread of this disease in the country.
Hanoi stood second in Southeast Asia in terms of air pollution just behind Jakarta, according to a 2018 World Air Quality Report jointly conducted by Greenpeace and IQAir AirVisual.