Nutritional deficiency badly affects Vietnamese children: UNICEF Health

Nutritional deficiency badly affects Vietnamese children: UNICEF

One in every three Vietnamese children under the age of five is either malnourished or overweight as a result of poor diets and a food system that is failing them, heard a ceremony in Hanoi on October 16 to release the UNICEF’s State of the World’s Children 2019 report.
Digitisation of health care sector, a double-edged sword Health

Digitisation of health care sector, a double-edged sword

The development of technologies such as 4G, 5G, internet of things and artificial intelligence has rapidly changed the healthcare sector’s landscape globally, including in Vietnam, with more organisations adopting digitisation, according to experts.
Smart city challenges Gov’t, localities Society

Smart city challenges Gov’t, localities

In efforts to embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution, cities and provinces in Vietnam are pushing smart city programmes, combining technology with internet-connected devices to enhance municipal management and economy.
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.