Vietnam joins int’l efforts to build resilient health systems Health

Vietnam joins int’l efforts to build resilient health systems

Vietnamese health experts joined former world leaders, current health ministers across the world, and business leaders on January 30 in an appeal for the adoption of a global assessment framework to strengthen healthcare system resilience in the face of future crises.
Hanoi city’s air quality remains poor Environment

Hanoi city’s air quality remains poor

The air quality index (AQI) taken from 10 different air monitoring stations in Hanoi from February 11-12 showed air quality at a bad level, according to the Hanoi Environment Protection Sub-department.
NA Vice Chairwoman receives Japanese health experts Health

NA Vice Chairwoman receives Japanese health experts

Politburo member and Permanent Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong on October 24 received a delegation of Japanese health experts led by Doctor Satoshi Nagasaka, head of the Thoracic Surgery Department of the Centre Hospital of Japan's National Center for Global Health and Medicine.
Vaccination is key to outbreak prevention: experts Health

Vaccination is key to outbreak prevention: experts

Health experts have urged parents to have their babies fully vaccinated in order to create a barrier of immunisation for the whole community as several infectious diseases are raging across the country.
Vietnam faces shortage of qualified geriatric nurses Health

Vietnam faces shortage of qualified geriatric nurses

Vietnam is facing an alarming shortage of qualified nursing care workers for the elderly. Most elderly people are cared for by their relatives or domestic helpers with little medical expertise, health experts said.
Experts slam Vietnam’s air pollution Health

Experts slam Vietnam’s air pollution

Vietnam has an increasing incidence of respiratory diseases, with the World Health Organisation (WHO) repeatedly issuing warnings that it is among the most air-polluted countries in the Asia-Pacific region, according to health experts.
Ministry warns about hand-foot-mouth disease rise Health

Ministry warns about hand-foot-mouth disease rise

The Ministry of Health has issued a warning that the current season, when students gather for the new school year, is the time when the number of hand-foot-mouth disease cases among children is on the rise.
Hanoi takes steps to improve healthcare services Health

Hanoi takes steps to improve healthcare services

Hanoi’s healthcare system needs thorough plans for infrastructure and human resources, or it will lag behind other modernised cities, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Chung said.