Ministry issues preventive measures against diphtheria

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SaiGon GP English 3 day(s) ago

As diphtheria is identified as the cause of two deaths among a series of recent deaths and infections at a poor mountainous village in the central province of Quang Nam, the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health yesterday issued preventive measures against the disease.

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Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City’s pollution readings alarming: expert

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 day(s) ago

Alarming pollution readings have been recorded in both of Vietnam’s largest cities Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City during 2016, raising health concerns amongst locals.

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China turns deaf ear to Vietnam’s concern over border nuclear plants

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 day(s) ago

China is yet to reply to Vietnam’s request to establish an information exchange after the former put three nuclear power plants into operation near the two countries' border, potentially compromising the environment and health of local residents.

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E-waste rising dangerously in Asia: UN study

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 day(s) ago

Electronic waste is rising sharply across Asia as higher incomes allow hundreds of millions of people to buy smartphones and other gadgets, with serious consequences for human health and the environment, according to a UN study released Sunday.

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Son Doong Cave tours increase in popularity

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

The Quang Binh People’s Committee has approved bumping up the sales of tours to Son Doong cave in 2017, one of the world’s largest caves, from 500 top 800 due to increased demand.

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Deputy PM underlines environmental safety at alumina plant

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Environmental protection and community health must be given priority during the operation of the Nhan Co alumina plant in the Central Highland province of Dak Nong, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung said.

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Samsung heir returns home after marathon bribery questioning

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

SEOUL: Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong returned home Friday (Jan 13) after marathon questioning by South Korean prosecutors as a suspect in a massive corruption scandal involving impeached President Park Geun-Hye.

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U.S. House votes to begin repealing Obamacare

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

WASHINGTON, Jan 13 - U.S. House Republicans on Friday won passage of a measure starting the process of dismantling Obamacare, despite concerns about not having a ready replacement and the potential financial cost of repealing Democratic President Barack Obama's landmark health insurance law.

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Ministry publicizes hospital rating for patients to select

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said that the Ministry of Health must publicize hospital rating on which patients can select the hospital of their choice.

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Ministry warns of seasonal diseases

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health has warned public of streptococcus, acute diarrhea, poisoning and upward trend of diseases such as flu, measles, mumps, dengue and hand-foot-mouth during the winter-spring season of the year.

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Vietnam, China ink 15 cooperation agreements on diverse areas

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam and China on January 12 signed 15 cooperation agreements in various fields from economy, transportation and defence to health care, tourism and training, on the occasion of Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s ongoing visit to China.

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Smoking costs $1 trillion, soon to kill 8 million a year: WHO/NCI study

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

Smoking costs the global economy more than $1 trillion a year, and will kill one third more people by 2030 than it does now, according to a study by the World Health Organization and the U.S. National Cancer Institute published on Tuesday.

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Medical facilities must be ready for emergency during Tet holidays

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

The Ministry of Health’s Department of Medical Examination and Treatment yesterday asked hospital managers and directors of departments of health and related agencies to be ready for emergency for Tet holidays ( the Lunar New Year).

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Substandard drug removed from shelves

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

The Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday sent its document to the Drug Administration of Vietnam and medical clinics across the country about the withdrawal of drug Androdin.

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VN joins regional financial cooperation enhancement initiative

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Báo điện tử CP English 1 week(s) ago

VGP - `Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam has approved Viet Nam's joining of the Initiative on enhancement of financial and regional financial cooperation to improve regional health security and respond to pandemic, which is sponsored by the World Bank Group and the Australian Government.

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