Twelfth Province declares bird flu pandemic

13:21 01/03/2012

The central province of Quang Nam became the twelfth province declaring H5N1 bird flu as pandemic in two communes, after provincial authorities were compelled to destroy hundreds of

Advanced technology application has improved healthcare in HCMC

16:28 28/02/2012

The health sector in Ho Chi Minh City has made great achievements by applying advanced technology in medical treatment to improve healthcare.

Vietnam creates indigenous bird flu vaccine

15:04 28/02/2012

Vietnamese scientists at the Company for Vaccine and Biological Production (Vabiotech), under the Ministry of Health, have succeeded in producing a vaccine against bird flu, after eight

City hospitals celebrate Vietnam Doctor’s Day

14:29 28/02/2012

Hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City organised a commemorative meeting on the occasion of the 57th anniversary of Vietnam Doctor’s Day on February 27.

VietinBank organises blood donation day in Mekong Delta

14:34 27/02/2012

Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank) organised a blood donation day for all its employees in the Mekong Delta Provinces on February 26, on occasion of

Central mountainous district faces shortage of medical workers

14:34 27/02/2012

Several medical workers have quit their jobs in the mountainous district of Khanh Son in the central province of Khanh Hoa, because of very poor pay scale.

Nation develops vaccine to minimise risks of bird flu

22:46 25/02/2012

Illustrative image (Source: VNA) Vietnam may begin producing bird flu vaccines for humans next year, according to the National Institute of Hygiene

Vietnam takes urgent measures to tackle bird flu

14:57 25/02/2012

The National Steering Committee for Bird Flu Prevention held an urgent meeting with local authorities nationwide on February 23 to discuss possible solutions to tackle the re-occurrence of

First swine flu hits Mekong

22:55 24/02/2012

Health officials have reported the first case of H3N2 swine flu contracted from pigs after a two-year-old girl in Long An Province in the Mekong Delta was diagnosed with the disease.

Vietnam develops bird flu vaccine

18:00 24/02/2012

Illustrative image (Source: Internet) A Vietnamese company has succeeded in creating effective human vaccines against both avian influenza A/H5N1 and A/H1N1 viruses.

HCMC implements tighter measures to curb spread of bird flu

15:48 24/02/2012

After an online meeting with the National Steering Committee for Bird Flu Prevention, the People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City organised another meeting with local authorities and related

Doctors conduct simultaneous surgeries on pregnant woman

15:48 24/02/2012

Doctors at the General Hospital in the central province of Khanh Hoa succeeded in saving the lives of a pregnant mother and her unborn child, with two successive operations.

Prime Minister calls for better healthcare services

15:48 24/02/2012

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has urged the health sector to re-organise and improve the healthcare system, especially in districts and preventative medicine centers, so as to provide

Ministry of Health steps up epidemic control measures

12:04 24/02/2012

Responding to the Prime Minister’s urgent dispatch to step up measures to control the spread of bird flu, the Ministry of Health intends to focus on curbing bird flu, hand-foot-mouth

220 health services set for price hikes: Health Minister

16:05 23/02/2012

The Ministry of Health will sign an interministerial circular with the ministries of Finance, and Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs to hike prices of 220 health services, instead of

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