Health ministry launches online public services Health

Health ministry launches online public services

The Ministry of Health introduced on-line public services level 4 to help food production and trading companies in applying for certifications on meeting food safety regulations and conditions.
Vietnam to investigate bribery case involving US firm: Spokesperson Politics

Vietnam to investigate bribery case involving US firm: Spokesperson

Vietnamese authorities are working hard to verify information on the reported bribery case involving US firm Bio-Rad Laboratories paying 2.2 million USD to Vietnamese officials to secure health equipment trade deals, Foreign Ministry’s Deputy Spokesperson Pham Thu Hang said.
Health

Water checks key to fighting diarrhoea

The Ministry of Health has ordered localities to supervise water quality at water supply stations to prevent outbreaks of acute diarrhoea, particularly in poor areas.
Health ministry to buy extra measles vaccines Health

Health ministry to buy extra measles vaccines

The Ministry of Public Health has proposed buying an extra 1.2 million doses of measles vaccines as the outbreak has so far claimed 133 lives across the nation through both direct infection and complications linked to the disease.
Politics

Cabinet debates medicine price controls

Issues related to medicine price management, said to be a key feature of the upcoming revised Pharmaceuticals Law, became a hot topic during a cabinet session chaired by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on March 21.

Health

Medical establishments ready for coming Tet holiday

Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has inspected two large hospitals in Hanoi to ensure they are adequately prepared for the coming Tet (Lunar New Year), the longest and most important annual holiday in the country.
Health

Workshop seeks ways to improve healthcare services

Easing the nation's overworked hospitals remains a top priority for the health sector, Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said at a workshop on improving medical examination and treatment in Hanoi on January 8.
Deputy PM requests more food safety inspections Health

Deputy PM requests more food safety inspections

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has requested relevant ministries and localities to intensify food safety inspections, from the communal level up, especially when the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, the country’s largest festive season, is approaching.