HCM City provides free health checks for children Health

HCM City provides free health checks for children

Ho Chi Minh City’s annual two-day Children's Health Care programme providing free medical screening for nearly 10,000 kindergarten and primary school children will begin on International Children’s Day (June 1).
HCM City wants to cooperate with Cuba in health care Health

HCM City wants to cooperate with Cuba in health care

Vietnam’s southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City is keen to implement health care cooperation programmes with Cuba, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee said at a reception for visiting Cuban Deputy Minister of Health Marcia Cobas Riuz on May 16.
NA Vice Chairwoman lauds WHO’s efforts in public health care Politics

NA Vice Chairwoman lauds WHO’s efforts in public health care

Permanent Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong lauded the World Health Organisation (WHO) for partnering with Vietnam to improve public health care quality during a reception in Hanoi on April 26 for WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific Takeshi Kasai.
Free tests and X-rays to be offered yearly Health

Free tests and X-rays to be offered yearly

The Ministry of Health plans to provide free biochemical tests and X-rays once every year, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said during a visit to Tan Quy ward health station in Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Phu district on April 23.
More cases of measles reported nationwide Health

More cases of measles reported nationwide

As many as 2,000 cases of measles, including two deaths, have been recorded nationwide so far this year, according to the Preventive Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health.
Vietnam, German state intensify cooperation Politics

Vietnam, German state intensify cooperation

Vietnamese Ambassador to Germany Nguyen Minh Vu on March 22 made a working visit to Erfurt city in German state of Thuringen within the framework of the programmed aimed at intensifying the relations between the country and the state.
Vietnam, RoK enhance cooperation in health care Health

Vietnam, RoK enhance cooperation in health care

Vietnamese Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and Korean Minister of Health and Welfare Park Neung-hoo held talks and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on bilateral cooperation in Seoul on March 14.
Future bright for Vietnamese pharmaceutical market Health

Future bright for Vietnamese pharmaceutical market

Vietnam’s medical equipment and pharmaceutical markets have seen double-digit growth in recent years and that momentum would continue, making the country increasingly attractive to foreign investors, experts have said.
NA Chairwoman greets medical sector on doctors’ day Health

NA Chairwoman greets medical sector on doctors’ day

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan extended her best wishes to the staff of medical sector on the occasion of the 64th anniversary of Vietnamese Doctors’ Day (February 27) during a ceremony at the National Hospital of Traditional Medicine in Hanoi.
Former Politburo member Nguyen Duc Binh passes away Politics

Former Politburo member Nguyen Duc Binh passes away

Former member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Duc Binh, who is also former Chairman of the Central Theoretical Council and former Director of the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics, has passed away at the age of 92.