Project improves hypertension, diabetes treatment quality Health

Project improves hypertension, diabetes treatment quality

The Ministry of Health’s Medical Examination and Treatment Management Department and Servier Vietnam Pharmaceutical Company on June 18 signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the implementation of “The First Day” project during 2019-2020.
Vietnam welcomes Swedish investment: PM Business

Vietnam welcomes Swedish investment: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 27 pledged further favourable conditions for Swedish enterprises, including pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca, to land long-term investment in Vietnam for sustainable development.
Meeting responds to World No Tobacco Day Health

Meeting responds to World No Tobacco Day

A meting was held in Hanoi on May 26 in response to the World No Tobacco Day (May 31) and the National No Tobacco Week (May 25-31) following the theme “tobacco and lung diseases”.
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.
Changes needed in health sector: experts Health

Changes needed in health sector: experts

Global trends in health policies and practical access in the context of the rapidly aging population were topics of discussion at a forum on health care on November 13 in Hanoi.
Vietnam enhances diabetes screening Health

Vietnam enhances diabetes screening

Vietnam has instituted many screening programmes for diabetes and pre-diabetes as part of efforts to reduce the rate of undiagnosed diabetics and protect people from cardiometabolic disorders which are intrinsically linked with diabetes and a major cause of morbidity and mortality world-wide, according to experts.