Health experts called for increasing community awareness on oral health and prevention of dental diseases at a meeting organised by the National Hospital of Odonto and Stomalogy (NHOS) on March 20.
The Thu Cuc International General Hospital and the Cuban Ministry of Health’s SMC Company signed a contract on March 16 on sending Cuban doctors to work in Vietnam.
Ho Chi Minh City has recorded three deaths caused by dengue fever in Districts 5 and 12 since the beginning of the year.
The Ministry of Health has asked 122 hospitals to interlink their medical exam results with each other in an effort to eliminate redundant examinations.
The central province of Quang Nam is struggling to recruit doctors for public hospitals and clinics because of low pay and tough working conditions.
Tran Dac Phu, head of the Ministry of Health’s Department of Preventive Medicine, speaks to the online VietnamPlus newspaper about the latest wave of whooping cough, which has killed five children.
HCM City will publish air and water quality indexes on 48 electronic screens across the city, starting later this month, according to the municipal Department of Natural Resources and Environment.
Nearly 200 deprived children in the northern province of Ninh Binh were provided free cardiac examinations and consultancies on March 12.
The Ministry of Health launched a national pharmaceutical trading centre at a ceremony in Hanoi on March 10.
The health ministry has asked Hanoi and HCM City to expand specialised inspection on food safety to 100 percent of its districts and communes after successful trial implementation of this model.
Physical education is considered as important as academic education, but the role of physical education is limited in many schools, showing the need for more investment in infrastructure and manpower in the field.
The A/H5N1 avian influenza has been detected at fowl farms of some households in Hoa Long Commune, the northern province of Bac Ninh.
Central Da Nang city has launched a series of preventive measures to prevent the outbreaks of H7N9 avian influenza in the city.
The rate of children suffering from gastric disease is growing due to schooling pressure and inappropriate food, health experts have said.
A 70-year-old Japanese tourist was admitted to Cho Ray Hospital in HCM City on Lunar New Year’s Eve with a sudden onset of severe chest pain.
An increase in the number of serious methanol poisoning cases reported in Hanoi in the past several days has raised concerns among the city’s drinkers and health authorities.
A five-year-old boy from HCM City’s District 10 died recently from choking on jelly cubes, sold in Vietnam in small plastic containers with a peel-off top.
The Singapore National Heart Centre will help the Military Hospital 175 build a cardiac rehabilitation clinic, according to a pact signed between the sides in Ho Chi Minh City on March 8.