Thang Long - Hanoi
Hanoi, Lao Cai ready to tackle Ebola virus
Hanoi’s health sector and relevant authorities have implemented a number of Ebola response measures, from preparing healthcare facilities and equipment to training personnel and organising drills.
Hanoi shines in health care provision
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 sees high mortality rate of non-communicable diseases
The mortality rate of non-communicable diseases in Vietnam is four times higher than that of infectious diseases, accounting for 67.34 percent of deaths from diseases, according to the Ministry of Health.
Free check-ups for poor people in Khanh Hoa
Nearly 1,000 poor people, mostly from Raglai and Ede ethnic communities in the mountainous district of Khanh Vinh in the central Khanh Hoa province, were given free health check-ups, treatment and medicine on October 9.
Nutrition week aims to enhance nutrition security
A “Nutrition and Development” week, carrying the message of ensuring nutrition security and food safety for public health, will be launched by the Ministry of Health from October 16-23.
Quang Nam moves to fight dengue fever
The Preventive Medicine Centre of the central province of Quang Nam is working hard to stamp out dengue fever outbreaks in the locality.
Vaccination key to achieving MDGs
The National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology's director, Nguyen Tran Hien, spoke to Suc khoe & Doi song (Health and Life) newspaper about the National Expanded Programme on Immunisation.
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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.
Ebola response plan and drill prepared
Appropriate calculation techniques for rice export price needed: expert
Conference highlights wooden architecture preservation in Hue
Business with Vietnam Forum held in Canada
Vietnam’s Top Brands 2014 announced
Construction begins on second made-in-Vietnam offshore oilrig
NA leader welcomes UN Under-Secretary-General
Ethnic minority fabrics add to ao dai designs
Badminton: Vietnamese player back in world top 20
Thanh Hoa province prepares for tourism year
Shares keep falling on both bourses
Law to ease real estate restrictions
Russia’s leading nuclear corporation chairman visits Vietnam
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