New innovative tools to advance the dengue early warning system in Viet Nam

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Health Organization (WHO), in partnership with a consortium led by HR Wallingford announce a joint project tilted “Dengue Model forecasting Satellite-based System” (D-MOSS), funded the UK Space Agency’s International Partnership Programme. The project aims to develop tools ...

UNDP Vietnam

Nearly 20,000 Vietnamese register for organ donation

Nearly 20,000 people have registered to donor their organs after death so far, a surge compared with that of five years ago. Currently, Vietnam has 19 organ transplantation centres with almost 3,700 cases conducted, of which 3,514 were kidney transplant.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Health insurance card holders reach 82.7 million

The number of health insurance card holders in Vietnam reached 82.7 million as of February 28, 2019, according to the Vietnam Social Security. Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Vietnam seeks to raise effectiveness of methadone therapy

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has instructed relevant ministries and agencies to improve the efficiency of a programme to treat drug addiction by methadone therapy.[]According to the MoLISA, there are about 222,580 drug addicts nationwide, most of them under 35. Of that, 8 percent started ...

VNA Reporter

Nearly 90 percent of measles cases related to lack of vaccination

Nearly 90 percent of measles cases reported in Vietnam can be traced to people who were either not vaccinated against the highly contagious virus, received no full vaccinations or had unknown vaccination status.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Electronic medical records to be applied nationwide from March

First-class health care facilities nationwide under the management of the health ministry are required to apply electronic health care records starting from March 1, according to a circular issued by the ministry. Other health care facilities are required to apply the records before 2028.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Measles reported in 43 localities, prompting preventive measures

Measles has been reported in 43 out of 64 provinces and cities nationwide with 664 patients since early this month, particularly in the south, according to the Ministry of Health. The ministry noted that up to 90 per cent of infected children had not received ...

VNS Reporter

Vietnam-made seasonal influenza vaccines available on market

The IVACFLU-S vaccines, which have been produced in Vietnam to protect against seasonal flu such as A/H1N1, A/H3N2, and B, are now available on the market, according to the Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals under the Ministry of Health.[] The institute is capable of ...

VNA Reporter

70 percent of rural Vietnam community carries superbugs

Antibiotics-resistant bacteria have been found in the intestines of 70 percent of citizens in a Vietnamese rural community. This alarming fact was reported Wednesday by the bi-annual medical publication Infectious Disease Special Edition.Keep reading ...

Phan Anh

More hospitals set to share medical test results

First-grade hospitals in the country are undertaking many activities for standardisation and quality control of medical laboratories to be able to share medical test results with each other. Hospitals are classified into grades based on their scale, labour structure and staff capabilities, treatment quality, facilities, ...

VNA Reporter

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