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Standard set helps lift hospital qualityicon
SOCIETY25/01/20200

Standard set helps lift hospital quality

Dr Luong Ngoc Khue, director general of the Administration of Medical Service, Ministry of Health, talks to Vietnam News Agency about how hospital quality standards improved healthcare after being introduced in 2012.

 
The one who makes the world a better placeicon

The one who makes the world a better place

FEATURE
01/01/2020

Quynh Hoa recently spent the day at the Central Military Hospital 108’s Centre for Craniofacial and Plastic Surgery to understand more about the army doctors’ intelligence and devotion.

Mothers banking on the success of volunteer schemeicon

Mothers banking on the success of volunteer scheme

SOCIETY
28/12/2019

Le Thi Thanh Huong is on her way to the bank to make a withdrawal.

E-prescriptions to replace written versions nationwideicon

E-prescriptions to replace written versions nationwide

SOCIETY
25/12/2019

Written medical records could be on their way out, as pilot software will allow patients to use codes to access their e-prescriptions on a national online prescription system.

Health ministry attempts to calm flu fearsicon

Health ministry attempts to calm flu fears

SOCIETY
25/12/2019

The Ministry of Health has announced there are no new mutations of influenza viruses or drug-resistant strains in Vietnam.

Vietnam gets new generation vaccine technology from UKicon

Vietnam gets new generation vaccine technology from UK

SOCIETY
18/12/2019

New vaccine production technology from a British university has been transferred to Vietnam which may help lower the cost and shorten production times.

Despite overall optimism, health remains top concern of VN consumersicon

Despite overall optimism, health remains top concern of VN consumers

BUSINESS
13/12/2019

It's understandable that Vietnamese are increasingly concerned about health issues as air and water pollution has become palpable in large cities.

Woman in Kon Tum dies of H1N1 fluicon

Woman in Kon Tum dies of H1N1 flu

SOCIETY
12/11/2019

Nguyen Thi Thom, a 37-year-old woman, has died of H1N1 bird flu in Kon Tum Province, while 44 others who made physical contact with her have been isolated for testing.

HCM City to seek upgrade of Food Safety Management Boardicon

HCM City to seek upgrade of Food Safety Management Board

SOCIETY
04/11/2019

HCM City wants to upgrade its Food Safety Management Board into a department and plans to seek Government approval for it.

Experts quash rumours of deadly virusicon

Experts quash rumours of deadly virus

SOCIETY
30/10/2019

Medical experts have denied the existence of a deadly virus which causes myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscles.

Joining Marrakesh Treaty will help the blind: expertsicon

Joining Marrakesh Treaty will help the blind: experts

SOCIETY
30/10/2019

The lack of documents in Braille and audio books, as well as few sign language speakers limits blind people's development, according to Pham Viet Thu, President of Việt Nam Blind Association.

Common drug could prevent thousands of head injury deathsicon

Common drug could prevent thousands of head injury deaths

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
15/10/2019

Researchers say tranexamic acid treatment has potential to save tens of thousands of lives

Laughing yoga helps improve health for practitionersicon

Laughing yoga helps improve health for practitioners

VIDEO
15/08/2019

Laughing yoga is gradually becoming popular in the world, attracting more people to practice.