Vietnam begins manufacturing vaccines against foot-and-mouth disease

VN manufactures vaccines against foot-and-mouth disease

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) yesterday announced and transferred the virus of foot and mouth disease (MFD) to businesses with a target of manufacturing vaccines against foot-and-mouth susceptible animals and cattle disease.
Many Vietnamese men still smoke a lot (Photo: SGGP)

NCDs leading cause of death in Vietnam

As per the Vietnam Medical Association's latest study, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are still heavy burden for the health sector. Moreover, they are by far the leading cause of death in the country.
Professor David Gordon, president of the World Federation for Medical Education, speaks about training programmes including basic science, clinical medicine, ethics and medical law at a two-day conference ended on December 3 (Photo VNA)

Innovation in medical education highlighted

As Vietnam and its Southeast Asian neighbours integrate into the ASEAN bloc, which will require the free movement of health care workers and patients, there is an urgent need to update the country’s system of medical education including university curricula and approaches to teaching and learning, according to medical professors.
More young cancer patients reported in Vietnam

More young cancer patients reported in Vietnam

Director of Tumor Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City Dr. Pham Xuan Dung said at a seminar that more young Vietnamese people have cancer in comparison to in the world.
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Free examination provided to kids suffering child abuse

Under the guideline of People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City’s district 12, 18 kids who suffered child abuse in Mam Xanh daycare center in the district have been gratis examined in local infirmary.
No discrimination to HIV carriers: Deputy PM

No discrimination to HIV carriers: Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam yesterday called for people not to discriminate against people living with HIV at a meeting held by Vietnamese Ministry of Health and the People’s Committee in the northern province of Hai Duong.
Comeback of malaria frets medical workers

Comeback of malaria frets medical workers

Lately, the Pediatrics Hospital No.1 and No.2 in Ho Chi Minh City have received many children suffering serious malaria from different districts. It is worth mentioning that malaria comeback is an abnormality because it has disappeared for years in Vietnam.
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Taiwanese doctors offer free check-ups in Lam Dong

Doctors from Rong Min hospital of Taiwan, on November 24, offered free check-ups and medicines to local people in Lac Duong district’s Dung K No commune, in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.