Vietnam strives to expand family doctor model by 2020

Vietnam strives to expand family doctor model by 2020

An average of at least 80 percent cities and provinces in Vietnam will implement family practitioners by 2020, said Associate Professor Luong Ngoc Khue, head of the Health Ministry's Department of Medical Examination and Treatment at a conference on family healthcare on November 9.

Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan gives French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe HCMC Municipal Theatre model (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC, French localities expand cooperation

Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan yesterday met for an exchange of views with French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe during an official visit to Vietnam by the PM and a French high ranking delegation.
 Illustrative photo (Photo: VNA)

CPTPP – opportunity for Vietnam to join global value chain

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), to be submitted to the 14th National Assembly for approval on November 2, is expected to help Vietnam expand exports and join the global value chain more deeply.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) receives Vice Chairman of Samsung Group Lee Jae-yong in Hanoi on October 30 (Photo: VNA)

PM asks Samsung to turn Vietnam into its biggest hub

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Vice Chairman of Samsung Group Lee Jae-yong in Hanoi on October 30, asking the Republic of Korea-based firm to expand investment and turn Vietnam into its largest production hub.

At a wood processing factory (Source: VNA)

Vietnam’s wood export expands nearly 16 pct in 9 months

Vietnam raked in more than $6.7 billion from exporting its main forestry products in the first nine months of 2018, up 15.91 percent year-on-year, accounting for 23.17 percent of the total export turnover of the agricultural sector.

The farmer is harvesting dragon fruits  (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam optimizes dragon fruit exports

Confirming information about China’s plan to expand dragon fruit growing area to 30,000 hectares by 2020, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong yesterday said that Vietnam is not too concerned about that.
Expansion of Tan Son Nhat Airport needs over $1 billion

Expansion of Tan Son Nhat Airport needs over $1 billion

According to the Airport Design and Construction Consultancy One Member Company (ADCC), VND25,000 billion (over $1 billion) is needed to expand Tan Son Nhat Airport excluding site clearance cost.

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan poses for a photo with Hungarian Chief Prosecutor Peter Polt on September 17. (Photo: VNA)

NA Chairwoman welcomes Hungarian chief prosecutor

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan hosted a reception on September 17 for Hungarian Chief Prosecutor Peter Polt who is on a visit to Vietnam to expand cooperation with the country’s Supreme People’s Procuracy.
Supply shortage of Quinvaxem results in kids not being fully immunized

Supply shortage of Quinvaxem results in kids not being fully immunized

Many medical clinics in Ho Chi Minh City run out of children's five-in-one vaccine Quinvaxem against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, hepatitis B, and Haemophilus influenza type B in the National Expanded Immunization Program whereas the replacing vaccine ComBe Five has not been supplied yet.