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Sustainable environment project for coastal cities launched Sustainable environment project for coastal cities launched
Jan 17 2018

A conference was held in Phan Rang – Thap Cham city in the south central province of Ninh Thuan on January 12 to launch the Vietnam Coastal Cities Sustainable Environment Project (CCSEP) funded by...

6,000 children get free heart surgery 6,000 children get free heart surgery
Jan 17 2018

The 6,000th child with heart diseases has just received free surgery under a programme funded by VinaCapital Foundation, said CEO of the foundation Robin King Austin on January 16.

Vietnam cooperates with WHO to address health priority issues Vietnam cooperates with WHO to address health priority issues
Jan 15 2018

The Prime Minister has approved investment policy for a health cooperation programme with the World Health Organisation (WHO) in the fiscal year 2018-2019.

Volunteer medics help rural poor Volunteer medics help rural poor
Jan 12 2018

Sixty two poor districts across the country lack a total of almost 600 doctors with specialisations in 15 different areas, including obstetrics, paediatrics, emergencies and infectious diseases.

Project enhances community’s involvement in HIV/AIDS prevention Project enhances community’s involvement in HIV/AIDS prevention
Jan 11 2018

The Prime Minister has approved investment policies for a project to enhance participation of social and community organisations in preventing and controlling HIV/AIDS.

HCM City enhances use of IT for disease surveillance HCM City enhances use of IT for disease surveillance
Jan 03 2018

Ho Chi Minh City will expand the use of geographic information system (GIS) technology this year for surveillance of infectious diseases, such as hand-foot-mouth, throughout the city after...

Innovation in medical education highlighted Innovation in medical education highlighted
Dec 04 2017

As Vietnam and its Southeast Asian neighbours integrate into the ASEAN bloc, which will require the free movement of health care workers and patients, there is an urgent need to update the country’s...

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...

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