Strange disease identified as hepatitis
A strange disease that has affected 45 residents in the Central Highland province of Kon Tum's Ia Chiem and Dak Nang communes since May this year has been identified as hepatitis A, according to the provincial Health Department.
Nearly 2,000 people hospitalised for alcohol poisoning
Nearly 2,000 people suffered alcohol poisoning during the first three days of New Year celebrations, of which half suffered brain injuries caused by drink-driving, the health ministry has said.
Project to treat eye diseases in Mekong Delta
Standard Chartered Bank and Orbis International in Viet Nam yesterday started a project to treat eye diseases among children and the elderly in the Mekong River Delta region.
Doctors highlight new research at medical symposium
The use of advanced technology in medical examination and treatment would be a top priority of the health sector in the coming years.
Health ministry launches photo contest promoting health workers
 A photo contest focused on health workers' activities was launched by the Ministry of Health at a ceremony today in Ha Noi.
Baby dies after receiving Quinvaxem vaccine
A two-month old baby girl in the northern Bac Ninh province, who received a dose of Quinvaxem on Sunday, died due to anaphylactic shock.
Health ministry advises public against unauthorised vaccine
The Ministry of Health today issued a public warning regarding the so-called imported vaccine, whose origin and quality it was not able to verify.
Son La urged to tackle bird flu outbreak
The health ministry today asked Son La Province Health Department to take active measures to prevent bird flu A/H5N6 from spreading to humans in three of the affected areas.
Doctors save baby's life following vaccination side-effects
Doctors at the Medicine Centre in Quang Nam Province yesterday saved the life of a child whose heart stopped beating after it suffered shocking side-effects of the five-in-one vaccine.
Da Nang co-operates on spinal cord injury treatment
Da Nang General Hospital has agreed to conduct joint research on and treatment of spinal cord injuries in the Central and Central Highlands regions.
Doctors conduct 3D laparoscopic surgery to remove tumour
Doctors at Hue Central Hospital yesterday successfully conducted the first 3D laparoscopic surgery on a gastric cancer patient.


Teacher's long fight for justice pays off Teacher's long fight for justice pays off

Nguyen Than spent years trying to prove the innocence of his former student, wrongfully convicted on a murder charge 18 years ago.

Passion motivates circus artists to take risks Passion motivates circus artists to take risks

The circus has always been about performers attempting precarious and daring acts in exchange for the intangible reward of the roar of the crowd.

New flowers grown for Tet New flowers grown for Tet

Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta will offer new varieties of flowers for the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, which falls on February 8 this year.

VN strives to reform customs ahead of FTAs VN strives to reform customs ahead of FTAs

The World Trade Organisation's Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) would boost customs reforms to facilitate trade across borders in line with international standards, an official has said.