HCM City’s health sector to resume immunisations Health

HCM City’s health sector to resume immunisations

The Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Health has ordered healthcare facilities that offer vaccination services to set up plans to return to normal with strict implementation of infection prevention measures amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Highlights of health sector’s 65-year achievements Health

Highlights of health sector’s 65-year achievements

On February 27, 1955, late President Ho Chi Minh sent a letter to a conference of health care workers across the country. The 368-word letter asked for three things: to stay honest and united, love patients, and devoted to developing the country’s healthcare sector. Since then February 27 has been known as Vietnamese Doctors’ Day.
Domestic, global focus needed to address public health issues Health

Domestic, global focus needed to address public health issues

A combination of various public health and preventive medicine specialties should be paid attention to at the domestic and international levels to protect people’s health amid emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases globally, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son told a recent conference at the Pasteur Institute in HCM City.
Philippines declares polio "outbreak" World

Philippines declares polio "outbreak"

The Department of Health (DoH) of the Philippines announced on September 19 that polio is re-emerging in the country, 19 years after the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the Southeast Asian country free of the infectious disease.
Indonesia focuses budget on numerous fields in 2020     World

Indonesia focuses budget on numerous fields in 2020

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on August 5 chaired a plenary cabinet meeting to discuss the draft 2020 state budget and its financial notes, during which he affirmed that the budget will prioritise the promotion of human resources through education, healthcare and training.