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.
Largest beauty trade show opens in HCM City Business

Largest beauty trade show opens in HCM City

Latest beauty trends and technologies are being introduced at the Vietnam’s largest beauty trade show, which opened at the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on August 22.
Books about autism launched Society

Books about autism launched

A series of books about autism has been launched in Hanoi by the Women’s Publishing House in response to the World Autism Awareness Day April 2.
Hospitals urged to ensure quality after fees drop Health

Hospitals urged to ensure quality after fees drop

Hospitals in the country have been instructed to ensure health exams and treatment for insured patients as fees for 70 healthcare services will fall on July 15 under a newly issued circular, according to Deputy Minister of Health Pham Le Tuan.
First Vietnamese doctor awarded 2018 Nikkei Asia Prize Society

First Vietnamese doctor awarded 2018 Nikkei Asia Prize

Nguyen Thanh Liem, Director of the Stem Cell and Gene Technology Institute at Vinmec Times City International Hospital, has become the first Vietnamese doctor to receive the 2018 Nikkei Asia Prize in the science and technology category.
Project on Bio-technology Institute gets PM’s approval Sci-Tech

Project on Bio-technology Institute gets PM’s approval

The Bio-technology Institute under the Hue University in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue will be developed into one of the three national bio-technology centres on a par with ASEAN level under a project just approved by the Prime Minister.
Vietnam, US universities enhance cooperation Society

Vietnam, US universities enhance cooperation

The Vietnam National University - Ho Chi Minh City and the University of California Los Angeles inked an MoU on December 16 (local time), towards promoting scientific research cooperation.
Stem cell transplant heals chemo impacts Health

Stem cell transplant heals chemo impacts

The country’s first patient transplanted with his own stem cells, frozen for preservation, to replace stem cells destroyed by chemotherapy or radiation is well on the way to full recovery from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, local doctors have said.