Thang Long - Hanoi

Hanoi shines in health care provision
22/10/2014 | 11:33:00
Hanoi is taking the lead in meeting the population’s healthcare needs, a conference to review the implementation of the 2011-2015 health programme heard in Hanoi on October 21.
Vietnam, Switzerland work on low-cost medicines
The Vietnam Ministry of Health and Switzerland’s Novartis Group have signed a memorandum of understanding on low-cost with the aim of increasing Vietnamese people’s access to essential generic drugs that they can afford.
Vietnam to enhance Ebola prevention measures at medical units
The Ebola emergency operations centre (EOC) under the Health Ministry held a meeting on October 19 in a bid to early address Ebola prevention measures concerning Vietnamese current situation.
Vinh Phuc provides health care help for disadvantaged
30/09/2014 | 15:55:16
The northern province of Vinh Phuc is providing financial assistance to financially disadvantaged members of the community to access medical care services from October onwards, according to the provincial People’s Committee.
Over 12,500 kids face HIV risk in Son La
29/09/2014 | 16:55:18
Around 12,500 children in the northwestern mountainous province of Son La are at risk of contracting HIV, according to the provincial Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
Vietnam vows multi-sectoral efforts in outbreak fighting
29/09/2014 | 11:41:00
Vietnam will launch multi-sectoral efforts in combating epidemic diseases and join with countries worldwide in this endeavour, Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien told the Global Health Security Conference in the US on Sept. 26.
Campaign calls for joint efforts to end gender imbalance at birth
29/09/2014 | 11:12:42
A campaign was launched in Hanoi on September 28 to call for more efforts from the Government and relevant agencies to stop the gender imbalance at birth, one of the forms of discrimination.
Meeting responds to World Rabies Day
28/09/2014 | 18:10:00
Rabies is one of the world’s oldest animal diseases which causes the deaths of 55,000-60,000 people annually, mostly in Asia and Africa, heard a September 27 meeting in northern Hoa Binh province in response to the World Rabies Day 2014 (September 28).
Vietnam, Finland sign air transport agreement
Vietnam and Finland signed an aviation agreement in Hanoi on October 20.
Institutional reform high on development agenda
Institutional reform is a priority in Vietnam’s socio-economic development strategy for 2011-2020.
Imported brews, grub at Hanoi's Oktoberfest
A celebration of Germany's Oktoberfest will be held in Hanoi on October 23-24.
Prime Minister’s Europe trip deemed a success
PM Nguyen Tan Dung’s Europe visit and his participation in the ASEM-10 are successful.
NA convenes 8th session
The 13th National Assembly's 8th session opened in Hanoi on October 20.
Vietnam puts forth initiatives at ASEM-10
The PM proposed strengthening mechanisms on dialogue and cooperation at ASEM-10 in Milan.
Germany to bring East Sea issue to ASEM-10
Germany and other EU countries will raise the East Sea issue at the 10th ASEM in Milan on October 16-17.
PM calls for investment from Germany
Vietnam is accelerating the equitisation of SOEs, offering opportunities for foreign investors.
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