Hospitals honoured for breastfeeding Health

Hospitals honoured for breastfeeding

The Ministry of Health in collaboration with Alive & Thrive on August 26 announced two hospitals as Centres of Excellence for Breastfeeding, including Tran Van Thoi Hospital in southern Ca Mau province and Can Tho Gynaecology and Obstetrics Hospital in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.
Drug administration launches pharmaceuticals databank Health

Drug administration launches pharmaceuticals databank

Information of medicines as well as their producers and distributers is now available on the website drugbank.vn - the first drug and medicine databank in Vietnam, which was launched by the Ministry of Health’s Drug Administration of Vietnam (DAV) in Hanoi on August 12.
Northern Vietnam reports highest number of death from rabies Health

Northern Vietnam reports highest number of death from rabies

Northern Vietnam remains the region with the highest number of death from rabies, accounting for 80 percent of the country’s mortality, deputy director of the Health Ministry’s Department of Preventive Medicine Dang Quang Tan told a meeting in Hanoi on August 6.
Saigon Co.op funds surgery for kids with cleft palate, lips Health

Saigon Co.op funds surgery for kids with cleft palate, lips

The Saigon Union of Trading Cooperatives (Saigon Co.op), the Ho Chi Minh City Hospital of Odonto-Stomatology and the Seoul Medical Service Foundation on August 5 signed a memorandum of understanding to fund free medical operations on children born with cleft lips and palates.