HCMC leaders greet senior doctors on Vietnam Doctor’s Day

14:34 23/02/2012

Leaders from various departments in Ho Chi Minh City called on many senior doctors and medical administrators in the city yesterday, to wish then for Vietnam Doctor’s Day, held every year

HCMC leaders greet former doctor on Vietnam Doctor’s Day

14:00 22/02/2012

A delegation of leaders from the People’s Committee and Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City  on Feb.

PM wants tighter control over spread of bird flu

12:33 22/02/2012

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has sent an urgent message asking local authorities to double efforts to control outbreaks of bird flu in 11 provinces across the country.

PM calls for urgent measures to prevent spread of bird flu

12:00 22/02/2012

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on February 20 sent an urgent dispatch to all provincial authorities to step up measures and tighten supervision so as to prevent the spread of bird flu

Hand-foot-mouth disease threatens Vietnam again

14:47 21/02/2012

At a conference held in Hanoi on February 20, to discuss urgent ways to curb spread of hand-foot-mouth disease in Vietnam, Dr.

City doctors save young girl with dengue fever, organ failure

14:26 20/02/2012

The Children Hospital No.1 in Ho Chi Minh City on February 19 announced that doctors at the hospital had been successful in saving a child patient suffering from a severe attack of dengue

Urgent measures to curb bird flu in Vietnam: Ministry

16:26 19/02/2012

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is concerned with the spread of bird flu in 11 provinces and cities across the country, with fear of it spreading even further in the near

City seeks measures to reduce overloading in hospitals

16:34 15/02/2012

The Ministry of Health and the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City held a meeting on February 14 to discuss ways and measures to adopt so as to reduce pressure and overloading in city hospitals.

Bird flu virus spreads to nine provinces in Vietnam

15:10 15/02/2012

The Department of Animal Health under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, on February 14 announced that the H5N1 bird flu virus had spread across nine provinces in Vietnam.

VN, India step up quarantine cooperation

16:22 14/02/2012

Vietnam and India have agreed to strengthen quarantine regulations on plants including conducting joint quarantines for agricultural products and animal feed in the near future.

Ministry offers free consultation, tests for Hepatitis B patients

15:02 13/02/2012

The Institute of Hygiene and Public Health under the Ministry of Health, announced on February 12 that it will be providing free consultation and tests for 250 patients suffering from Hepatitis B

New technology for disposal of solid medical waste

14:12 13/02/2012

The Vietnamese government has just approved of a new medical waste treatment and recycling system to reduce and dispose of toxic solid medical waste by 2025.

Medical experts link pesticides to undiagnosed skin disease

13:55 13/02/2012

The Scientific Council of the Ministry of Health announced on Feb.

Bird flu claims two deaths this month

22:51 11/02/2012

Illustrative image (Source:VNA) The Ministry of Health"s Preventive Medicine Department has confirmed the second bird flu fatality of this year.

First case of brain inflammatory disease in 2012

13:55 10/02/2012

Le Thi Da Ha, director of the Dong Nai Children’s Hospital in the southern province of Dong Nai, on February 9 reported the province’s first brain inflammatory disease case this year, of a

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