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Health ministry launches online public services
18/12/2014 | 15:45:00
The Ministry of Health introduced on-line public services level 4 to help food production and trading companies in applying for certifications on meeting food safety regulations and conditions.
Ninh Binh keen to develop sea-health care services
The northern province of Ninh Binh has spent 11.17 billion VND (532,000 USD) on a sea and island health care development programme with the aim of ensuring coastal and island residents to access health care services.
Healthcare centres to commercialise
The Government has agreed that public healthcare centres and medical schools can cooperate with individuals or organisations to upgrade or build healthcare facilities, reports vneconomy.vn.
Ban on asbestos use in Vietnam is urgent: workshop
27/11/2014 | 16:33:33
The Non-governmental Organisations-Information Centre (NGO-IC) held a workshop in Hanoi on November 27 to call for joining hands with Vietnamese agencies in a bid to draw a roadmap for the ban of white asbestos use in the country.
Over 9.5 million children get free measles-rubella shots
26/11/2014 | 20:23:55
All 63 provinces and cities across Vietnam completed the first phase of the national measles-rubella vaccination campaign with more than 9.5 million children safely receiving free shots, preliminary reports from the localities show.
Japanese technology brings hope for cancer patients in Vietnam
26/11/2014 | 19:59:00
The Japanese Grandsoul Nara group and the Hanoi Medical University (HMU) have signed a research collaboration agreement, said Vietnam News Agency’s correspondent in Japan.
Bac Giang steps up HIV/AIDS prevention efforts
25/11/2014 | 10:05:07
The health sector in the northern province Bac Giang has implemented a number of HIV/AIDS prevention and control measures, with a particular focus on interventions for high-risk groups.
Difficulties in expanding methadone treatment programme
25/11/2014 | 09:59:49
Challenges still lie ahead in the expansion of the methadone treatment programme, since only 27 percent of the 80,000 drug users targeted until 2015 received access to this form of therapy.
VN-Venezuela diplomatic ties marked
A meeting was held in Hanoi on Dec.16 to mark the 25th anniversary of VN-Venezuela diplomatic ties.
Vietnam, RoK conclude FTA talks
Vietnam and the RoK signed a minutes to conclude negotiations of their FTA in Busan on Dec 10.
Stronger measures urged to protect children
Vietnam should build regulations to promote organisations' role in combating violence against children.
Self-service petrol stations open in Hanoi
Car drivers can now fuel their vehicles themselves at two filling stations in Hanoi.
President meets voters in HCM City
President Truong Tan Sang met with voters in District 4, HCM City on Dec. 2.
Vietnam, Russia cement legislative relations
Vietnam and Russia agreed to deepen friendship and cooperation between the two legislative bodies.
PM asks for tighter price, market control
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has urged for tighter control of price and market.
Confidence vote - highlight of NA session
A number of deputies considered Q&A sessions and the confidence vote as highlights of the 13th NA’s eighth session.
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