Conference talks cancer control plans Health

Conference talks cancer control plans

National Cancer Control Plans (NCCPs) must be comprehensive and funded since the global cancer burden is huge and would increase, Dr Alexandru Eniu of the European Society For Medical Oncology’s executive board has warned.
French lung experts visit Vietnam Health

French lung experts visit Vietnam

Ten doctors and technicians from the French-Vietnamese Association of Pneumology visited the National Lung Hospital in Hanoi from November 5-9.
NA Vice Chairwoman receives Japanese health experts Health

NA Vice Chairwoman receives Japanese health experts

Politburo member and Permanent Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong on October 24 received a delegation of Japanese health experts led by Doctor Satoshi Nagasaka, head of the Thoracic Surgery Department of the Centre Hospital of Japan's National Center for Global Health and Medicine.
Conference discusses legal framework to protect transgender people Society

Conference discusses legal framework to protect transgender people

The lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer (LGBTQ) community in Vietnam has faced legal barriers as the law currently only recognises two genders, without any acknowledgement of other gender identifications or of same-sex marriage, said Dinh Thi Thu Thuy, head of the Department of Law under the Ministry of Health.
Concerns over new cancer circular Health

Concerns over new cancer circular

New Ministry of Health (MoH) regulations on cancer treatment for outpatients from other provinces is causing problems to hospitals and thousands of sufferers.