More efforts taken to push back tuberculosis Health

More efforts taken to push back tuberculosis

Delegates at a conference in Hanoi on August 15 discussed measures to complete tuberculosis (TB) treatment facilities in 15 provinces that have yet to build special hospitals for this disease.
Text campaign launched to support TB patients Health

Text campaign launched to support TB patients

The National Lung Hospital, the National Programme against Tuberculosis (TB) and the Patients Support Foundation to End Tuberculosis (PASTB) and the National Humanitarian Portal 1400 have launched a text message campaign to support TB patients.
French lung experts visit Vietnam Health

French lung experts visit Vietnam

Ten doctors and technicians from the French-Vietnamese Association of Pneumology visited the National Lung Hospital in Hanoi from November 5-9.
Press contest pushes for free-TB Vietnam Health

Press contest pushes for free-TB Vietnam

A press competition aiming to increase public engagement in eradicating tuberculosis (TB) in Vietnam has been launched in response to the upcoming World TB Day (March 24).
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Work-related lung diseases affect workers

Nearly 28,000 people suffer from occupational diseases in Vietnam, reports released at a recent scientific conference on lung cancer and work-related lung diseases in Hanoi.
Hanoi: US doctor recognised for TB-prevention mission Health

Hanoi: US doctor recognised for TB-prevention mission

Dr Payam Nahid, a world expert on pulmonary diseases, was awarded Honorary Citizenship by the Hanoi People’s Committee on March 18, in recognition of his tireless work to develop Vietnam’s National Tuberculosis (TB) Control Programme.
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Project helps TB diagnosis improve

The National Tuberculosis Control Programme, the Ministry of Health, and the World Health Organisation on May 14 jointly organised a conference to review the project themed “Coordination in TB management in general hospitals”.
Vietnam launches national TB action month Health

Vietnam launches national TB action month

A national anti-TB action month has been launched in response to World Tuberculosis Day (March 24), Director of the National Lung Hospital Dr Dinh Ngoc Sy said on March 6.