Category Archives: Medical & Health Care

Retail chain applies measures to go green

VinGroup-run VinMart and VinMart+ supermarket system on Friday launched a program to protect the environment by a three-green solution: green supermarkets, green customers and green suppliers.

Single-use pla…

Retail chain applies measures to go green

VinGroup-run VinMart and VinMart+ supermarket system on Friday launched a program to protect the environment by a three-green solution: green supermarkets, green customers and green suppliers.

Single-use pla…

ASEAN flag hoisting ceremony celebrates grouping’s 52nd anniversary

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held an Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) flag hoisting ceremony in Hanoi on Thursday to mark the 52nd anniversary of the grouping.

The event drew Deputy Foreign Minist…

UNFPA, US pharma firm partner to roll out HPV vaccination in Vietnam

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the US-based pharmaceutical company Merc Sharp & Dohme (MSD) will join hands to support the Ministry of Health to roll out the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination …

Prime Minister applauds cancer hospital’s achievements

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked health workers at the Vietnam National Cancer Hospital to not only wholeheartedly treat patients but also give them spiritual support as the hospital's slogan Give Hope-R…

Mobility aids to be installed in Hanoi for people with disabilities

Chair and wheelchair lifts will be installed at several public places in Hanoi under a 5-month pilot scheme starting in November.

The equipment will be made available at the Hanoi Rehabilitation Hospital, the Hano…

Vietnam National Hospital of Pediatrics asked to become a leading medical hub

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged the Vietnam National Hospital of Pediatrics to become a leading medical hub in pediatrics in the region and the world.

Speaking at a ceremony to mark the hospital's 50th foun…

Vietnamese hospital achieves ISO certification

The Dialysis Department of Thong Nhat Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday became the first Vietnamese facility to achieve the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 certification…

Pentagon: China Missile Test in South China Sea ‘Disturbing’

WASHINGTON - The Pentagon said on Tuesday a recent Chinese missile launch in the disputed South China Sea was "disturbing" and contrary to Chinese pledges that it would not militarize the disputed waterway.

The Sou…

EU countries react to differences over EU’s top jobs

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said she hopes that EU leaders will agree on who should lead the European Union.

Speaking to the media after an EU summit in Brussels was suspended after a failure to reach con…