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Stay current with the latest updates on Vietnam's news, stories and upcoming events. Furthermore, when assignments are finished, foreign reporters are asked for their favorite stories to share. Here they are...

Robotic surgeries save 222 cancer patients Robotic surgeries save 222 cancer patients
Nov 02 2017

The Ho Chi Minh City-based Binh Dan Hospital successfully carried out robotic operations for 222 cancer patients in its first year of applying the technology for adults.

APEC 2017: Medical work prepared thoroughly APEC 2017: Medical work prepared thoroughly
Oct 26 2017

The health sector has been ready to serve the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week scheduled to take place in the central city of Da Nang from November 6-11.

HCM City hospital wins ASEAN award HCM City hospital wins ASEAN award
Oct 16 2017

The time-saving and accuracy-improving electronic medical records system of Thu Duc Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City has been recognised by the ASEAN CIO/CSO Awards 2017, and has become a model for...

Breast cancer screening campaign launched Breast cancer screening campaign launched
Oct 16 2017

A ceremony was held in Ho Chi Minh City on October 15 to launch the campaign entitled “Screening for breast cancer at the age of 40”.

Can Tho steps up measures to prevent dengue fever Can Tho steps up measures to prevent dengue fever
Oct 05 2017

Authorities of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho have asked the local health sector and relevant agencies to work to prevent the spread of dengue fever in the locality.

Expert: Health literacy investment needed Expert: Health literacy investment needed
Oct 04 2017

Investment in health literacy would be a useful initiative in Vietnam and other ASEAN countries to help reach health goals, according to Asian Health Literacy Association.

Int’l-standard medical-tourism network opens in HCM City Int’l-standard medical-tourism network opens in HCM City
Oct 03 2017

The Ho Chi Minh City University Medical Centre on September 28 opened an international clinic with two examination rooms to serve foreigners, as part of a pilot programme to develop a medical...

Japan provides aid to VN grassroots projects Japan provides aid to VN grassroots projects
Oct 02 2017

Japan has provided US$727,400 to two grassroots social projects in central Việt Nam: optical coherence tomography (OCT) equipment for the Huế Eye Hospital and a mine clearance project, managed by...

VOV-developed apps give online health consultations VOV-developed apps give online health consultations
Sep 29 2017

The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) on September 28 launched new smartphone and computer applications to give online health care services, with the aim of improving the health care quality for the community.

Vietnam applies gene therapy to cancer treatment Vietnam applies gene therapy to cancer treatment
Sep 27 2017

Vietnam has begun implementing gene and immune cell therapies, with the goal of tailoring cancer treatments to individual patients.

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