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Institute celebrates 100 successful stem cell transplants
23/04/2014 | 17:01:33
The National Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion (NIHBT) held a ceremony on April 23 to mark over 100 successful haematopoietic stem cell transplants (HSCTs) conducted by its experts.
Hanoi conference tackles measles crisis
Vaccination is the most effective way to prevent measles, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Xuyen emphasised at a Hanoi conference on April 22 evaluating the ongoing outbreak of the disease.
Measles cases continue to fall
A conference will be held on April 22 for 33 northern and northern central provinces being hit by measles to publicise the ministry’s updated guidelines on measles treatment issued on April 18.
New family-doctor clinics to be established
19/02/2013 | 11:49:37
About 130 family-doctor clinics will be set up over the next three years in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Can Tho, Hai Phong and the provinces of Thai Nguyen, Thua Thien- Hue, Khanh Hoa and Tien Giang.
Ministry to send over 100 doctors to rural areas
19/02/2013 | 11:36:44
The Ministry of Health will send young volunteer doctors to rural, mountainous, remote and island areas under a trial programme this year.
Border provinces asked to watch for avian flu
05/02/2013 | 14:10:41
The Ministry of Health's Preventive Medicine Department has warned eight provinces near the border with Cambodia to step up their prevention and control measures against avian influenza H5N1.
Child vaccination programme success
02/02/2013 | 15:32:49
A combined measles-rubella vaccine is expected to be available for children aged nine months to 14 years within a year or two, according to the Ho Chi Minh City Pasteur Institute.
Incidence of cancer on the rise
31/01/2013 | 17:05:54
The latest figures from the Vietnam Cancer Association show that 150,000 new cases of cancer are reported in the country every year and 75,000 die of the disease.
Hue Festival a big feast of art, music
The nine-day Festival Hue was a big feast of art and music.
Vietnam-Brazil trade surges in Q1
Two-way trade between Vietnam and Brazil reached 675.158 million USD in Q1.
Festival honours Goddess Ponagar
The annual Ponagar Festival opened in Nha Trang city on April 20.
Localities urged to work harder against measles
Local healthcare departments have been urged to keep a close eye on measles.
Hue Festival offers feast of traditional music
The Hue Festival offered visitors a feast of traditional music in the evening of April 16.
Deputy PM undertakes productive UK visit
Vietnam and the UK have committed to fostering trade and investment cooperation.
PM orders anti-measles measures
The PM has urged ministries and local authorities nationwide to intensify measures against measles.
Thua Thien-Hue full of festive atmosphere
Hue is in a festive atmosphere as numerous activities are being held as part of the 2014 Hue Festival.
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