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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...

Int’l health care expo opens in HCM City Int’l health care expo opens in HCM City
Sep 21 2017

About 400 businesses from 25 countries and territories are showcasing their products at the 12th Pharmed & Health Care Vietnam (Pharmedi 2017), which opened in HCM City on September 20.

PM okays UNICEF-funded comprehensive childcare project PM okays UNICEF-funded comprehensive childcare project
Sep 12 2017

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a UNICEF-funded project on childcare development and renovating the healthcare system in Vietnam.

Dengue prevention efforts to continue Dengue prevention efforts to continue
Sep 07 2017

The number of dengue patients in the capital city continues to decline, but preventive efforts must continue, said Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung of the Hanoi People’s Committee.

Vietnam takes preventive measures against bird flu Vietnam takes preventive measures against bird flu
Sep 07 2017

The Department of Preventive Medicine requested the healthcare sector and relevant agencies to conduct measures to tackle avian viruses, with the likelihood of outbreaks in the country still high.

Traditional medicine methods treat autism in HCM City Traditional medicine methods treat autism in HCM City
Sep 01 2017

Parents of autistic children in Ho Chi Minh City now have another option to save their children from autism: traditional medicine.

Vietnam-made drug reduces cancer treatment costs by 60 percent Vietnam-made drug reduces cancer treatment costs by 60 percent
Aug 31 2017

The made-in-Vietnam drug pegfilgrastim is expected to be available in the first quarter of 2018, helping reduce cancer treatment costs by up to 60 percent compared with imported drugs, according to...

APEC officials hail High-Level Meeting on Health and Economy APEC officials hail High-Level Meeting on Health and Economy
Aug 30 2017

Delegates attending the 7th High-Level Meeting on Health and the Economy which took place in Ho Chi Minh City on August 23-24 held that the event is important to member economies of the Asia-Pacific...

Project enhances equality in reproductive health in Vietnam Project enhances equality in reproductive health in Vietnam
Aug 29 2017

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently approved a project on enhancing equality in sexual and reproductive health, family planning and medical response in Vietnam.

US helps Vietnam build national reference medical lab US helps Vietnam build national reference medical lab
Aug 25 2017

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...

APEC officials discuss health care for elderly APEC officials discuss health care for elderly
Aug 23 2017

The Health Working Group (HWG) hosted a policy dialogue on promoting healthy aging and non-communicable diseases (NCD) control for a healthy Asia - Pacific region.

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