The first national trade fair on traditional medicine will be held in Hanoi from March 20-25, heard a press briefing on March 4.
The Ministry of Health has announced nine outstanding events of the health sector in 2018.
Leading officials of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho met on January 16 with a delegation from the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Vietnam to discuss a campaign to raise awareness of the impact of air pollution on the climate and public health.
VOV.VN - Traphaco Joint Stock company has been listed among Vietnam’s top 10 sustainable enterprises in 2018, beating out 500 other applicants.
A workshop to review the effectiveness of the project “Helmet for children” in the academic year 2018-2019 was held in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai on December 19.
A seminar was held in Ho Chi Minh City on December 11 to help local businesses gain an insight into the Republic of Korea’s (RoK) regulations on plant protection product residues on farm produce exported to this market.
Solutions to lessen worsening noise levels at airports were discussed at a workshop held by the Ministry of Transport (MoT) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Hanoi on November 29.
VOV.VN - The Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DONRE) of Hanoi in collaboration with the German Development Cooperation Agency GIZ and the Center for Living and Learning for Environment(Live & Learn) organized the workshop"Enhancing the engagement of stakeholders in air quality management of Hanoi" on November 27.
A ceremony was held in Hanoi on November 21 to present the Friendship Order to Dr. Shin Young-soo, World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for the Western Pacific, for his contributions to Vietnam’s healthcare sector.
Vietnam will promote education on tobacco prevention at schools, propose a higher tax rate on cigarettes, raise serious reports on smoking-related diseases and impose strict punishments on violations in smoke-free areas.
Vietnam has got rid of lymphatic filariasis (LF) thanks to the Government’s drastic efforts and international support, stressed US RTI International - an independent and non-profit institute that provides research, development and technical services to government and commercial clients worldwide.
The Ministry of Transport (MoT) plans to tighten control of emissions of vehicles in circulation as well as used vehicles imported to curb air pollution.
Healthcare policy makers and leading intellectuals from the healthcare sector across Asia gathered at the Future Trends Forum held in Hanoi on November 12-13.
A festival to raise public awareness of the importance of early diabetes prevention and control was organised in Hanoi on November 11 as part of activities in response to World Diabetes Day (November 14).
VOV.VN - Looking back on Vietnam-UN cooperation over the past four decades, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has applauded UN agencies’ support, which has delivered practical benefits to Vietnam.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced that Vietnam has eliminated lymphatic filariasis as a public health problem.
The WHO has named Vietnam among countries that have successfully eliminated elephantiasis as a public health problem.
On average, 23 people per 100,000 die of liver cancer in Vietnam, among the highest rates in the world.
A three-month social media campaign against smoking was launched by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Vietnam in partnership with key tobacco control partners in Hanoi on September 27.
Two influenza vaccines IVACFLU-S and IVACFLY, which were successfully produced in Vietnam, were introduced at a workshop held by the Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC) and the Programme for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH) in the central province of Khanh Hoa on September 25.