EU leaders pledge rescue for migrants, but no fix for problem

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Thanh Niên English 1 day(s) ago

An emergency summit among European Union leaders to prevent migrant deaths in the Mediterranean will do little beyond laying out options, as EU states remain divided over solutions.

Keywords: 

Exercise 'not key to obesity fight'

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamNet English 2 day(s) ago

Exercise 'not key to obesity fight'

Physical activity has little role in tackling obesity - and instead public health messages should squarely focus on unhealthy eating, doctors say.

Keywords: 

‘The right to die’ should be included in Civil Code: Vietnam lawmaker

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 day(s) ago

‘The right to die’ should be included in Civil Code: Vietnam lawmaker

The Civil Code should include “the right to die” to be applied to hopeless patients who wish to die gently to end their sufferings, a lawmaker has suggested.

Keywords: 

More than 300 workers hospitalized after food poisoning

0 vote(s)Comment

VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

More than 300 workers at a handbag factory in the southern province of Long An were hospitalised this morning due to food poisoning, said an official.

Keywords: 

Health workers must improve behavior toward patients: Vietnam health minister

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 day(s) ago

Health workers must improve behavior toward patients: Vietnam health minister

Health workers in Vietnam should cultivate a habit to send greetings to their patients, smile at them, give them regards, and offer them help when necessary, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has said.

Keywords: 

Film aims to raise public awareness about discrimination against HIV/AIDS patients

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Dân Trí English 2 day(s) ago

Film aims to raise public awareness about discrimination against HIV/AIDS patients

A 30-minute film based on real people who have HIV and face discrimination will be shown at the Adora Premium Wedding Reception and Convention Centre in HCM City on April 23.

Keywords: 

Affordable bird flu vaccine made in Vietnam passes first human trial

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Thanh Niên English 2 day(s) ago

Affordable bird flu vaccine made in Vietnam passes first human trial

Vietnam’s national vaccine institute has successfully tested a low-cost bird flu vaccine on humans, saying it will be valuable in case of a global pandemic, should it come.

Keywords: 

Ebola drug cures monkeys infected with West African virus strain

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamNet English 2 day(s) ago

Ebola drug cures monkeys infected with West African virus strain

An experimental drug has cured monkeys infected with the Ebola virus, US-based scientists have said.

Keywords: 

Conjoined twins in Peru to be separated

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Thanh Niên English 2 day(s) ago

Doctors in Peru plan to separate a pair of conjoined twin girls in the coming days.

Keywords: 

Districts asked to strictly conduct prevention mission to dengue fever

0 vote(s)Comment

SaiGon GP English 2 day(s) ago

As the dengue fever is plaguing in Ho Chi Minh City, the Department of Health yesterday convened an urgent meeting with the city’s Preventive Medicine Center (PMC) and hospitals in districts.

Keywords: 

IVAC succeeds in producing vaccine against H5N1 virus

0 vote(s)Comment

SaiGon GP English 2 day(s) ago

Institute of Vaccine and Medical Biologicals (IVAC) in the central province of Khanh Hoa yesterday announced its vaccine against H5N1 flu viruses is qualified after clinical tests.

Keywords: 

Ministry calls on medical staff to behave kindly toward patients

0 vote(s)Comment

SaiGon GP English 2 day(s) ago

Ministry calls on medical staff to behave kindly toward patients

The Ministry of Health will honor devoted medical workers for patients but the sector will be determined to eliminate corrupted and unethical doctors and nurses, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien during teleconference with 715 hospitals yesterday.

Keywords: 

Surgeons succeed in saving heart newborn baby

0 vote(s)Comment

SaiGon GP English 2 day(s) ago

Surgeons succeed in saving heart newborn baby

Surgeons of two hospitals namely Tu Du Maternity hospital and the Children's hospital No. 2 worked together to save a newborn baby with severe heart problems on April 22.

Keywords: 

Greater push for local medicines

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamPlus English 2 day(s) ago

Thirty pharmaceutical businesses and 62 medicine products were awarded the prize "Vietnamese Medicine Star" by the Ministry of Health April 22.

Keywords: 

Clinical trial says new vaccine ‘safe'

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamPlus English 2 day(s) ago

Clinical trial says new vaccine ‘safe'

A phase 1 clinical trial of an inactivated influenza A/H5N1 pandemic vaccine candidate (IVACFLU-H5N1), involving 75 participants in southern Long An province's Ben Luc district, has so far proven to safely induce immune responses at various dosage levels in healthy adults.

Keywords: 

Top page