Thang Long - Hanoi

Liver cancer treatment prolongs life
02/07/2015 | 21:28:00
The Bach Mai and Military 108 hospitals in Hanoi have successfully used a new method called selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) Spheres Y-90, to treat liver tumour.
Northern, central provinces increase watch on MERS-CoV
Central Thua Thien-Hue and northern Nam Dinh provinces have been proactively conducting dozens of precautionary measures against the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).
Organ donations could save thousands
Demand for body organs for life-saving transplants in Vietnam is high but supplies are low. This is because hundreds of people with terminal ailments - or their relatives - refuse to agree to donate vital body parts, such as heart, kidneys or liver.
Vietnam warned of increasing anti-biotic resistance
06/08/2014 | 16:50:00
Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Thi Xuyen has raised her worry about the increasing antibiotic resistance caused by inappropriate use in treatment of anti-bacterial contamination in Vietnam.
Pre-natal care lowers maternal mortality rate
06/08/2014 | 16:07:21
Vietnam's maternal death rate is decreasing, according to reports from 63 provinces and cities.
Drug-resistant malaria a growing threat
06/08/2014 | 16:05:22
Although Vietnam has seen a downward trend of malaria cases, elimination of the disease faces challenges, including the emergence of a strain that has become more drug-resistant, thus, requiring a longer period of recovery, and an increasing number of cases caused by a less dangerous strain that is, however, more difficult to treat.
Hundreds of children to receive free eye surgery
06/08/2014 | 11:08:00
Two hundred poor children with eye defects from several northern and central provinces will get free eye surgery thanks to donations from Prudential Life Insurance Company.
Master plan to improve mental health needed: ministry
05/08/2014 | 16:52:49
A national strategy on mental health with orientations to develop a comprehensive caring system is needed for Vietnam as nearly 15 percent of the country’s population are suffering from different forms of mental illnesses with depression as the most common.
Vietnam’s GDP growth in Q2 reaches 5-year record
Vietnam’s gross domestic product growth hit 6.44 percent in Q2.
Disbursement of FDI up 9.6% in first half
FDI disbursement in the first half of 2015 reached 6.3 billion USD, up 9.6 percent year on year.
NA’s ninth session closes after 30 days
The 13th National Assembly closed its month-long ninth session in Hanoi on June 26.
Six-month GDP growth rate estimated at 6.11%
GDP growth rate was estimated at 6.11 percent in the first half of 2015.
PM proposes solutions to boost CLMV cooperation
Measures were proposed to bolster cooperation between Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam.
VN-China cooperation committee meets
The 8th meeting of the Vietnam - China Steering Committee on Bilateral Cooperation took place.
Visa exemption granted to 5 European countries
Citizens from the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy will now be able enjoy visa exemptions.
Trade deficit recorded in first five months of 2015
Vietnam recorded a 3-billion-USD trade deficit, despite a rise in exports in the first 5 months.
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