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Health officials call on people to get COVID-19 booster doses

07/05/2022 20:53

VTV.vn - Vietnam is at risk of COVID-19 resurgence if people don’t get booster shots and local authorities stay negligent and do not accelerate vaccine advocacy.


Health Ministry to begin issuing vaccine passports from April 15

04/04/2022 18:37

VTV.vn - Localities across the country will confirm vaccination information by digital signatures from April 8 and the Ministry of Health is scheduled to begin issuing vaccine passports for people from April 15, 2022.


National conference seeks health professionals education and standards

12/20/2021 12:37

VTV.vn - The fifth Medical Education Conference was held in both online and in-person formats at the Thai Binh University of Medicine and Pharmacy in the northern province of Thai Binh on December 18-19.

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Cooperation to strengthen children’s immune systems

09/16/2019 15:53

VTV.vn - Colostrum is the first form of milk produced by the mammary glands after giving birth.

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Vietnamese-French scientists discuss the effects of dioxin on human health and the environment

05/19/2019 13:59

VTV.vn - "The dioxin pollution situation in Vietnam and the effects of dioxin on human's endocrine system and overall health" was the topic of a scientific conference that took place on May 16 in Hanoi.

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More focus on elderly health care needed

09/27/2017 19:25

VTV.vn - Vietnam has one of the fastest ageing populations in the world, but the health of elderly people in the country still requires a lot of improvement, especially for the 65% of whom live in the countryside.

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VOV health and food safety channel debuts

02/27/2017 21:00

VTV.vn - On February 27, Voice of Vietnam (VOV) officially launched the health and food safety channel on FM 89 MHz in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam and Public Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.

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Most health clinics in Vietnam don’t test their tests

12/24/2016 17:12

VTV.vn - Some 448 million medical tests are done in the country each year, but only a third of the country’s health facilities subject their tests to external quality assessments (EQAs).

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Improving Health Sector

07/19/2016 16:18

VTV.vn - Improved patient satisfaction was made the central point at a conference held by the Ministry of Health today.


Health insurance patients get wider choice

01/27/2016 05:00

VTV.vn - Some 77% of Vietnam's population are taking part in the country’s health insurance system.

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Over 10,000 people to attend “Joint hand for life 2015”

12/20/2015 10:44

VTV.vn - The “Joint hand for life Forum 2015” kicked off in Hanoi on Dec 19.

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Virtual reality screens could soon be tailored to glass prescription

11/14/2015 19:28

VTV.vn - Digital health start-up EyeNetra could revolutionize Virtual reality (VR).

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Healthcare costs to rise

10/27/2015 11:21

VTV.vn - The Vietnam Social Insurance Agency has announced more rises in health services prices on Monday as part of moves to ratchet up prices by 5 to 7 times their current rate.

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France seeks to boost beef exports to Vietnam after ban lifted

07/31/2015 14:32

VTV.vn - French beef will once again be available in Vietnamese markets after a ban on this product was removed on May 1st.

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Prime Minister endorses FAO-sponsored health project

07/28/2015 13:10

VTV.vn - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a US$2.1 million project on controlling human health threats funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).

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Northern, central provinces increase watch on MERS-CoV

07/02/2015 16:45

VTV.vn - Central Thua Thien-Hue and northern Nam Dinh provinces have been proactively conducting dozens of precautionary measures against the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).

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Six-year record heat increases encephalitis cases

05/28/2015 14:14

VTV.vn - Health authorities warn of a sharp rise in encephalitis across the country due to the unseasonably hot summer, with temperatures at hit six-year highs in northern regions.

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