Society

Nationwide drug safety action urged

Vietnam's health care system needs a national co-ordination network to ensure the safety of medications at all levels, Deputy Minister of Health Cao Minh Quang has said.
11th Party Congress announces CPVCC members Politics

11th Party Congress announces CPVCC members

The 11th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) on January 18 elected 175 official members and 25 alternate members to CPV Central Committee (CPVCC) for the 11th tenure.
World

Cuba, France re-establish cooperative ties

An agreement was signed by the Cuban and French governments on November 30 to re-establish official ties between the two nations, which have been on hold since 2003.
HIV/AIDS now seen through a museum prism Society

HIV/AIDS now seen through a museum prism

The deadly disease HIV/AIDS has been viewed through the prism of museum and culture for the first time in an exhibition that opened at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology (VME) in Hanoi on Nov. 22.
Vietnam attends East Asia forum on families Society

Vietnam attends East Asia forum on families

The 4 th East Asian Ministerial Forum on Families (EAMFF) took place in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia from Nov. 8-10 with the participation of over 100 delegates from 14 regional countries.
Business

Law firm advises Vietnamese traders on US market

Vietnam is not a certified meat-exporting nation to the US , but an exception may apply to products with small amounts of meat and poultry produced in the country, says Mark Oakley, an attorney with the US-based law firm Duane Morris.
Health

Medical sector active in international scene

The medical sector has diversified its international cooperation to attract various foreign aid sources and receive advanced science and technology, said Health Minister Nguyen Quoc Trieu.
Health

UNFPA deputy representative honoured

The Ministry of Public Health on August 30 presented its minister’s certificate of merit and an insignia for the cause of population health to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) deputy representative Urmila Singh.
International Pharmaceutical Exhibition opens Health

International Pharmaceutical Exhibition opens

The 10th International Medicine and Pharmaceutical Exhibition opened in Ho Chi Minh City on August 18 with 220 companies from 20 countries and territories all over the world taking part.
Vietnam: a world leader on MDGs Society

Vietnam: a world leader on MDGs

Vietnam leads the field in its efforts to reach the UN’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), to cut poverty and increase public health care.
Society

WHO experts attend regional tobacco workshop

WHO medical experts and delegates from 10 regional countries are gathering in Hanoi for a three-day workshop on building a fund for tobacco harm prevention and control, and health improvement.
US House of Representatives to hold AO hearing Society

US House of Representatives to hold AO hearing

A hearing on Agent Orange (AO) in Vietnam will be held in Washington D.C. on July 15 by the US House of Representatives to examine how to meet the needs of Vietnam’s AO victims who have been exposed to the toxic dioxin contained in the Agent Orange used by the US during the Vietnam War.
Hue Festival hosts many diverse unique events Culture - Sports

Hue Festival hosts many diverse unique events

The 2010 Hue Festival has stepped into its fifth day with a range of diverse and unique activities, including a science festival, street performances, a “Royal Palace by Night” event and a fashion show of “Ao dai”, Vietnam’s traditional long dress.