Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien presents Vietnam’s Friendship Order to Dr. Shin Young-soo, WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific (Photo: Coutersy of WHO)

Vietnam awards Friendship Order to WHO Regional Director

By the order of the President of Vietnam, Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien presented to Dr. Shin Young-soo, World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for the Western Pacific, the Friendship Order of Vietnam yesterday, during an awarding ceremony at the Ministry of Health in Hanoi.

Ninety cancer kid patients gifted

Ninety cancer kid patients gifted

Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and director of Cancer Hospital in Hanoi Tran Van Thuan who is also director of Ngay mai tuoi sang ( Bright Tomorrow) fund yesterday presented gifts to 90 cancer kid patients in the Oncology Pediatric Department of the hospital.

Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services Thomas Price at the ribbon-cutting ceremony (Photo: SGGP)

Third emergency operations center set up

The third emergency operations center (EOC) for the Southern region was set up in Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City this morning.