Domestic, global focus needed to address public health issues Health

Domestic, global focus needed to address public health issues

A combination of various public health and preventive medicine specialties should be paid attention to at the domestic and international levels to protect people’s health amid emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases globally, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son told a recent conference at the Pasteur Institute in HCM City.
Vietnam adopts latest technologies in cardiovascular surgery Health

Vietnam adopts latest technologies in cardiovascular surgery

The adoption of the latest advancements in cardiovascular surgery such as robot-assisted surgery and three-dimensional (3D) laparoscopic surgery has resulted in better treatment of cardiovascular diseases in Vietnam, leading cardiologists have said.
NA committee chairman, health minister relieved Politics

NA committee chairman, health minister relieved

Member of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee and Chairman of its Committee for Legal Affairs Nguyen Khac Dinh and Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien were relieved from their posts to assume new duties on November 22.
Malaysia considers total e-cigarette ban World

Malaysia considers total e-cigarette ban

Malaysia is considering banning the sale of electronic cigarettes following reports of deaths in the US linked to e-cigarettes, said the country’s Minister of Health Dzulkefly Ahmad on October 14.
Patient safety comes under spotlight in Hanoi meeting Health

Patient safety comes under spotlight in Hanoi meeting

Health experts called for improving patient safety at medical facilities at a meeting held in Hanoi on September 17 by the Medical Services under the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation on the occasion of World Patient Safety Day (September 17).
Pharmed and Healthcare Vietnam 2019 opens in HCM City Health

Pharmed and Healthcare Vietnam 2019 opens in HCM City

The 14th International Exhibition on Products and Supplies for Medical, Pharmaceutical, Hospital and Rehabilitation (Pharmed and Healthcare Vietnam 2019) opened in Ho Chi Minh City on September 11, featuring more than 600 booths by exhibitors from 25 countries and territories worldwide.