A symposium was held in Hanoi on July 7 to launch a programme to improve the health of Vietnamese migrants.
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong chaired the national cadres conference in Hanoi on April 23 to discuss the COVID-19 fight, measures for socio-economic stabilisation and developments, and others.
Vietnam and the World Health Organisation are in common on treatment regimens for COVID-19 patients. However, the country has its own innovative features when applied in practice.
A meeting was held in Hanoi on September 25 to respond to World Rabies Day 2019, which falls on September 28.
People who are found to be drunk while driving would have their driving licences revoked permanently under a new proposal by the Ministry of Public Security, said a senior police officer.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met many world leaders on the fringes of the ongoing G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 28.
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).
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.
Air pollution in Hanoi in recent days has been so severe that health experts have warned people to stay indoors.
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.
First-grade hospitals in the country are undertaking many activities for standardisation and quality control of medical laboratories to be able to share medical test results with each other.
About 3 million young Vietnamese are affected by mental and psychological problems but only 20% of them receive medical treatment, while the rest resort to alcohol, tobacco, and drug, said a doctor in Ho Chi Minh City.
The National Hospital of Tropical Diseases is offering 6,500 free hepatitis B virus (HBV) tests for people living in Hanoi and neighbouring provinces.
Seatbelts save lives, so laws mandating they be worn in cars must be obeyed, said experts.
Many hospitals and clinics in Vietnam are taking measures to prevent and reduce the number of hospital-acquired infections.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the Vietnam Health Programme to improve the well-being, stature, longevity and life quality of Vietnamese people.
The Drug Administration under the Ministry of Health has asked rabies vaccine suppliers and importers to ensure stockpiles are built up to meet increasing demand.
The Health Ministry’s Department of Preventive Medicine on August 1 warned citizens to apply drastic measures to prevent dengue fever spreading, after a person reportedly died of the disease in Ho Chi Minh recently.