Top leader requests prompt settlement of serious corruption cases Politics

Top leader requests prompt settlement of serious corruption cases

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong urged relevant agencies to complete dealing with serious corruption cases on schedule, while addressing a meeting of the standing board of the Central Steering Committee for Anti-Corruption in Hanoi on November 18.
Digital literacy helps improve access to healthcare Health

Digital literacy helps improve access to healthcare

Health literacy can contribute to reducing disparities among different groups of people in accessing universal healthcare services, Professor Dianne Levin-Zamir from Israel's University of Haifa said at an international conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 11.
No nutrition labels leads to poor choices Society

No nutrition labels leads to poor choices

Due to a lack of regulations on nutrition labels, Vietnamese consumers are often in the dark about the true nutritional value of what they're eating, according to experts.
PrEP HIV-prevention med makes progress in Thailand World

PrEP HIV-prevention med makes progress in Thailand

The Thai Red Cross Society has held a seminar following up on PrEP pre-exposure HIV prevention medicine services in Thailand, where the drugs are offered to persons in risk groups, helping them prevent becoming infected.
New policies needed for radiation technology development Sci-Tech

New policies needed for radiation technology development

Better cooperation is needed between domestic and international agencies, organisations and enterprises in the development of advanced radiation technologies, Hoang Anh Tuan, Director of the Vietnam Atomic Energy Agency said at a conference on atomic energy held in HCM City on October 17.
Digitisation of health care sector, a double-edged sword Health

Digitisation of health care sector, a double-edged sword

The development of technologies such as 4G, 5G, internet of things and artificial intelligence has rapidly changed the healthcare sector’s landscape globally, including in Vietnam, with more organisations adopting digitisation, according to experts.