Vietnam, Germany cooperate in preventing future pandemics Health

Vietnam, Germany cooperate in preventing future pandemics

An environmental microbiology laboratory, which is capable of detecting pandemic viruses through testing wastewater samples, will be set up at Vietnamese - German University (VGU) with the support of the World University Service (WUS) of Germany.
Ministry preparing response plans for monkeypox Health

Ministry preparing response plans for monkeypox

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on August 1 held an online training session to guide medical facilities nationwide on the diagnosis and treatment of monkeypox in the context that the number of the cases worldwide is topping 22,000.
Partnership agreement on breast cancer treatment signed Health

Partnership agreement on breast cancer treatment signed

The Ministry of Health and Vietnam Medical Association will work together on improving access to innovative therapies for high-risk breast cancer patients in Vietnam during 2020-25 as part of a Memorandum of Understanding signed on January 19.
545 mln USD spent on bomb and mine detection, clearance over last decade Society

545 mln USD spent on bomb and mine detection, clearance over last decade

Vietnam spent a total of 12.6 trillion VND (545 million USD) on bomb and mine detection and clearance during the 2010-2020 period, the Standing Office of the National Steering Committee on the Settlement of Post-war Unexploded Ordnance and Toxic Chemicals revealed at its conference in Hanoi on January 8.
Japan provides non-refundable aid for seven projects Society

Japan provides non-refundable aid for seven projects

The Japanese embassy in Vietnam on December 17 signed contracts to provide non-refundable aid worth over 1.14 million USD for seven small-scale projects in 2020, which are under a non-refundable programme for Vietnam at grassroots levels.
Australia provides new tech platform to transform breast cancer detection Health

Australia provides new tech platform to transform breast cancer detection

VIETRAD, an online platform developed over the last year that uses machine learning technology to test, monitor and improve radiologic diagnosis of breast cancer, was launched on November 12. The VIETRAD project was developed thanks to the funding of more than 340,000 AUD by the Australian Government through its Aus4Innovation programme.
Preventive measures needed to respond to COVID-19: expert Health

Preventive measures needed to respond to COVID-19: expert

The health sector needs to well prepare preventive measures with focus on early detection, epidemic fencing and quarantine although Vietnam has recorded no new SARS-CoV-2 infection cases since February 13, said Director of the Health Ministry’s Department for Medical Examination and Treatment Luong Ngoc Khue.
Hanoi tightens supervision for timely detection of COVID-19 cases Health

Hanoi tightens supervision for timely detection of COVID-19 cases

The Disease Control Centre of Hanoi capital city on February 18 issued a document requiring healthcare centres in the city’s districts to intensify their supervision in order to timely detect any cases of novel coronavirus-caused acute respiratory disease (COVID-19).