HEALTH
Tuesday, Feb 09,2016, Posted at 11:03 (GMT+7)
Despite the increase in blood-donation drives and awareness efforts, only 60% of Viet Nam's demand for potentially life-saving blood is being met. Gia Loc reports.
Tuesday, Feb 09,2016, Posted at 10:59 (GMT+7)
Although Vietnam has successfully performed organ transplant operations half a century later than much of the rest of the world, it has now caught up with other countries in this field.
Monday, Feb 08,2016, Posted at 08:47 (GMT+7)
A thousand times, Dr. Trinh Minh Tri who has been working in a medical facility in suburban Cu Chi District for over 10 years asked himself whether he should leave the hospital in an outlying district of Ho Chi Minh City for a bigger and better one in metropolis district but he has not yet carried out because most of his patients in an outlying district are poor farmers. They are as lovely as honest people and he is feeling the effects of these residents.
Monday, Feb 08,2016, Posted at 09:21 (GMT+7)
Vietnamese Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien yesterday led an inspection group to observe Zika virus prevention measures at Tan Son Nhat Airport in Ho Chi Minh City as she warned that the country faces the risk of travellers bringing the virus into the country.
Wednesday, Feb 03,2016, Posted at 12:41 (GMT+7)
Nguyen Nhat Cam, director of Hanoi Center of Preventive Medicine yesterday said that the center opened the second online registration of Pentaxim vaccine starting at 9AM.
Tuesday, Feb 02,2016, Posted at 15:01 (GMT+7)
Director of Humanity Blood Donation Center in Ho Chi Minh City Tran Thi To Nhu yesterday said that the center is continuing to collect blood from volunteers until February 5 (or 27 December as per Lunar Calendar) and then re-starting on February 13 ( or January 6 as per Lunar Calendar ).
Monday, Feb 01,2016, Posted at 12:14 (GMT+7)
Since the MERS-CoV, the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome caused by the Corona virus, that has spread to over a dozen countries in the world and may penetrate into Vietnam, the Ministry of Health yesterday sent an urgent dispatch to Pasteur Institute and medical facilities asking to increase prevention.