Health

Vietnam to manufacture vaccines on industrial scale

Monday, 28 November 2016 09:06

Vietnam to manufacture vaccines on industrial scale The Prime Minister has agreed to invest in the core technology to manufacture vaccines in Vietnam and has called for more private endeavors in the field in the future.
 

Primary school students try to act as scientists

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 13:39

Primary school students try to act as scientists Students from the first to the fifth grades of some primary schools in HCMC have a new extracurricular subject – Scientific Experiments for Fun. The new learning subject has raised controversy.
 
 

Medical fees to hike in 16 cities, provinces

Friday, 14 October 2016 09:40

Medical fees to hike in 16 cities, provinces The Ministry of Health said that from October 12 medical fees will hike in five northern cities and provinces including Ha Nam, Hai Duong, Quang Ninh, Bac Ninh, Hanoi; four central provinces: Quang Binh, Phu Yen, Quang Tri, Quang Ngai, the central highlands provinces of Gia Lai, Kon Tum, Dak Nong, Dak Lak and southern province of Long An, Binh Duong and Tra Vinh.
 
 

Poor quality herbal medicines flood market

Tuesday, 20 September 2016 11:37

Poor quality herbal medicines flood market Traditional herbal medicines of poor quality dominate the domestic market, a drug control agency top official admitted.
 
 

Gap remains in hospital quality

Friday, 16 September 2016 10:59

Gap remains in hospital quality A pilot programme on national hospital quality assessment has resulted in positive results, but a gap between policy objectives and operations still exists, hospital officials have said.
 
 

22,000 Vietnamese diagnosed with lung cancer each year

Thursday, 15 September 2016 10:45

22,000 Vietnamese diagnosed with lung cancer each year Around 22,000 new cases of lung cancer are recorded every year in Viet Nam, with the disease being ranked among the top causes of death, doctors have said.
 
 

New painkiller could replace morphine

Friday, 19 August 2016 09:25

A synthetic drug that appears to neutralize pain as effectively as morphine but without the side-effects.
 
 

HCM City hospital gets high-tech dialysis centre

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 10:59

Nguyễn Tri Phương Hospital in HCM City has opened a dialysis centre in collaboration with the Japanese Society for Dialysis Therapy.
 
 

Biggest chicken legs in Vietnam weigh 1kg/leg

Wednesday, 03 August 2016 10:57

Biggest chicken legs in Vietnam weigh 1kg/leg A man named Giang Tuan Truong from Tan Tien village in Khoai Chau district of the northern province of Hung Yen owns the biggest pair of Dong Tao chicken legs in Vietnam.
 
 

Medical fee not hike from August

Wednesday, 03 August 2016 10:52

Medical fee not hike from August The Ministry of Health yesterday said that the inter-ministries of Finance and Health decided not to increase medical fee from August 1 as a road map.
 
 

Switched at birth: parents demand more compensation for hospital’s mistake

Monday, 01 August 2016 11:00

Switched at birth: parents demand more compensation for hospital’s mistake Two girls switched at birth three years ago returned to their rightful parents last Monday, but the families said they first wanted more compensation from the hospital that made the mistake.
 
 

Zika mystery widens as Utah caregiver contracts virus

Friday, 22 July 2016 10:57

Zika mystery widens as Utah caregiver contracts virus U.S. health officials are investigating the mysterious case of a person in Utah who contracted Zika while caring for an elderly man infected with the virus who died last month.
 
 

Health Minister orders supervision of privatised services in hospitals

Friday, 15 July 2016 12:00

Health Minister orders supervision of privatised services in hospitals Health minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has asked central and local medical facilities nationwide to review hospital services offered by private organisations and individuals.
 
 

Spain records first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus

Tuesday, 05 July 2016 14:24

Spain records first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus Spain has recorded its first known case of the Zika virus being sexually transmitted, after a woman contracted it from her partner after he returned from a Latin American country, health authorities in Madrid said on Friday.
 
 

Pharmacy firms invest in functional food production lines

Monday, 04 July 2016 09:48

Pharmacy firms invest in functional food production lines
 
 

Organ donors sought as transplant demand rises

Thursday, 23 June 2016 10:35

Organ donors sought as transplant demand rises Not long after receiving a kidney transplant four years ago, famous cai luong (reformed opera) singer Minh Vuong was able to return to the stage to perform.
 
 

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