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Poor OVs, Cambodians get free medical check-ups
25/01/2015 | 16:36:00
The Association of Vietnamese in Cambodia, the Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs (COVA)’s HCM City branch and Pham Ngoc Thach University of Medicine on January 24 provided free medical check-ups and gifts for 500 poor OVs and Cambodian people living in Phnom Penh.
Animal health sector works to avert epidemics this year A key task of the animal health sector this year is to avert disease epidemics among livestock, poultry and aquatic products, especially bird flu, blue-ear, foot-and-mouth, and other animal-to-human diseases, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Vu Van Tam announced at a conference reviewing the Department of Animal Health’s 2014 performance and determining its tasks for 2015 in Hanoi on January 23.
Vietnam consults international partners about pharmacy
The Ministry of Health and its medical partners met with international organisations to consult on current pharmaceutical best practices and recommendations on January 22, as the ministry prepares to revise the law on pharmacy.
Vietnam to host regional neuroradiology summit
14/01/2014 | 11:23:31
Vietnam will host for the first time a congress of the Asian Australian Federation of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology from March 25 to 28 in central Da Nang city.
Health ministry discusses avian flu prevention
14/01/2014 | 11:19:02
The Ministry of Health (MoH) recently issued an action plan in preparation for a strain of avian flu virus H7N9 which is spreading across neighbouring China.
Village-based midwives help improve ethnic women’s health
14/01/2014 | 10:12:27
Village-based midwives have proven efficient in protecting and improving the health of ethnic women living in mountainous, hard-to-reach and border areas.
Hanoi to become major healthcare hub by 2020
10/01/2014 | 21:33:00
Hanoi will pour 120 billion VND (5.7 million USD) into upgrading its medical facilities in 2014 in order to become the country’s healthcare hub by 2020.
Canada funds Vietnam’s first mental health project
10/01/2014 | 20:56:59
The Canadian fund Grand Challenges Canada (GCC) on January 10 announced a primary 7.7 million CAD (7.2 million USD) aid to 22 mental healthcare projects worldwide, including one in Vietnam.
Deputy PM at WEF 2015
Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh attended several key sessions during the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos.
VN, US hold 7th political, defence dialogue
The 7th VN-US Political, Security and Defence Dialogue took place in Hanoi on January 22-23.
Vatican Cardinal visits Vietnam
Vatican Cardinal Fernando Filoni's visit is hoped to help him understand more about VN's religious policies.
VN, Uruguay top legislators hold talks
NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung held talks with his Uruguayan counterpart Anibal Pereyra in Hanoi on Jan. 19.
Work begins on Phan Thiet airport
A ground-breaking ceremony was held on January 18 for Phan Thiet airport in Binh Thuan province.
Vietnam, India hold ninth defence dialogue
The ninth Vietnam-India defence dialogue was held in New Delhi on January 16.
Party Central Committee wraps up 10th meeting
The Party Central Committee wrapped up its 10th meeting in Hanoi on January 12.
Long Bien Bridge in need of work
Vietnam Railway Corporation has proposed the transport ministry renovate 112-year-old Long Bien Bridge.
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