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Improving people's health is the top priority task

The issue of "comprehensive human development" in the documents of the XII Party Congress was identified by the Party as one of the general tasks of national development in 2016-2020.

Healthcare sounds clarion call to start digital transformation

Vietnamese pharma firms are increasingly investing in technological innovations to shore up sustainable growth, while international health technology groups are racing to seize the gains from these trends.

VN ensures every citizen’s right to be protected and access to healthcare

The health sector’s concern for many years is to basically solve the overcrowding of medical examination and treatment at some central-level hospitals by 2020.


Dengue cases are surging in localities with 49 deaths

The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health, the number of reported dengue cases has surged to 250,000 and 49 people succumbed to the disease as of November.

Russian enterprises set sights on healthcare and high tech in Vietnam

Vietnam and Russia are expanding bilateral co-operation to new sectors with an emphasis on healthcare and high tech, in addition to energy.

Deadly dengue outbreak overwhelms central Vietnam

More than 62,000 people in the central provinces of Vietnam have infected with deadly dengue fever in ten months of the year, a threefold increase compared to the same period last year. Worse, eight people died of the disease.

The first time: Korean company acquires local pharmaceutical

JW Pharmaceutical Corporation acquired Euvipharm, becoming the first Korean company to take over a Vietnamese pharmaceutical company and operate it directly.

Healthcare levels up via tech groups

Technological disruption is expected to make vast changes in the healthcare sector, with huge opportunities for tech firms to venture deeper.

Nielsen: Health becomes top concern among Vietnamese in Q2

Vietnam remains among Top 4 most optimistic countries globally, according to latest "Global Consumer Confidence" Survey.

Prices of over 1,900 medical services increase slightly

The prices of about 1,900 different services offered at public hospitals have increased, according to the Ministry of Health.


National forum encourages children to raise their voice

As many as 169 children engaged in a dialogue with representatives from the Government, sectors and organisations in Hanoi on August 17 as part of the sixth national children’s forum.

Vietnamese, Japanese Prime Ministers hold talks

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on July 1 as part of his attendance at the G20 Summit and visit to Japan.

Vietnamese citizens to have electronic medical records by the end of this year

By the end of 2019, all Vietnamese people will have electronic medical records, the Vietnam News Agency has reported.


Gel bandage made of deer antler stem cells helps heal wounds

VietNamNet Bridge - The gel creates a bandage that contains tissue regeneration stimulants that help heal the wounds naturally.

Vietnam’s nuclear medicine makes big leaps within short time

Vietnam has been quick to grasp trends and effectively use radiation and radioisotopes in the healthcare sector, according to Tran Duc Thiep, a member of the National Council for the Development and Application of Atomic Energy. 

Healthcare of older people a growing concern in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – Like many other countries in the region, Viet Nam faces the question of how to care for its ageing citizens, most essentially when it comes to providing health care.

Social News 28/2

 Investment to health infrastructure effective: minister; HCM City working to supply safe water; Health Ministry urges to prevent food poisons; Social network members reject false rumors; Border patrol discovers marijuana plants in Ha Giang

Vietnamese healing arts can help cure serious disease

Thousands of patients from hundreds of countries have survived their illnesses after receiving treatment at Tho Xuan Duong, a Vietnamese clinic that combines Vietnamese traditional and western medicine.

The poor still miss out on healthcare in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – A doctor working at Bach Mai Hospital in Ha Noi said one of her patients committed suicide last year because he did not have enough money to pay for daily treatment for his kidney disease.

Social News 22/1

 Hanoi increases treatment for mental health patients; Hotline helps to restore public trust in local healthcare sector; Budget cuts puts Thang Long Bridge at risk; Transport Ministry to tighten control over transport fees