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USAID helps Vietnam phase out TB by 2030

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) will continue support for the Vietnamese Government to eradicate tuberculosis (TB) by 2030, with new cases cut by 90% and deaths reduced by 95%, USAID’s Mission Director for Vietnam Aler Grubbs said on October 27.The USAID project, carried out in ...

Downgrading COVID-19 to Group-B infectious disease to change healthcare system

On Saturday (3/6), the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control approved the downgrade in the classification of COVID-19. Downgrading COVID-19 from a Group-A infectious disease (very dangerous infectious disease) to Group B (dangerous infectious disease) will usher in a number of changes to ...

UNDP helps Vietnam develop grassroots telemedicine

Grassroots telemedicine solution using 4.0 technology has helped address geographical distance, enabling commune health staff in mountainous areas to seek consultation from their colleagues at the district and higher levels.This enhances people’s access to quality health diagnosis and treatment right at the commune health station ...

Global programme delivers health benefits for Vietnamese youth

More than 49,300 young Vietnamese have learned about risky behaviours and preventive measures associated with non-communicable diseases (NCDs), thanks to three years of instruction from the Young Health Programme (YHP).YHP is AstraZeneca’s global disease prevention programme, focusing on young people aged 10 to 24 living ...

Air pollution cuts Hanoian lifespan by 2.5 years: study

Life expectancy among Hanoians is reduced by 2.49 years on average due to exposure to fine particulate matter (PM2.5), a recent study indicates.“Research on the impact of air pollution caused by PM2.5 dust on public health in Hanoi in 2019” by the Hanoi-based non-profit organization ...

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ADB project helps boost climate resilience in Vietnam’s health system

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced on July 19 its assessment of a six-year project helping boost the capacity of health systems in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam to climate-induced health threats.The project, Strengthening Resilience to Climate Change in the Health Sector in the Greater Mekong ...

UNFPA helping Vietnam ensure safety, happiness for ethnic minority mothers, children

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has been working closely with relevant ministries and sectors to identify the most effective strategies to assist Vietnam in creating a safe and happy environment for mothers and children, including those in ethnic minority and disadvantaged areas.In efforts to ...

UNFPA, Norwegian Government support Vietnam in ending gender biased sex selection

The Norwegian Government and the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) have reaffirmed their strong commitment to cooperating with and supporting Vietnam at the national and sub-national levels in ending gender-biased sex selection (GBSS), for a brighter future for the next generation of Vietnamese.The joint affirmation was ...

E-medical records’ data to be connected among hospitals from July 1

Electronic medical record data will be connected among hospitals and health facilities across the country from July 1.When the electronic medical records are connected among health facilities in the country from July 1, patients would not have to bring printed medical records with them for ...

"Vietnam Healthy Lung" programme to be expanded for three years

Vietnamese patients with respiratory problems, especially lung cancer, will benefit from the second phase of the “Vietnam Healthy Lung” programme in 2021-23 that was signed between the health ministry’s Medical Services Administration (MSA) and AstraZeneca on November 16.In the next three years, the programme will ...

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