Only 68 per cent of infants in the country receive hepatitis B vaccination within the specified two days of birth, according to the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology.
Measures to improve the efficiency of medical check-ups and treatment, along with the State management of drug prices and provisions at medical facilities and investment in grassroots healthcare to reduce the overload at central-run hospitals were among issues addressed by Minister of Health, Nguyễn Thị Kim Tiến at a Q&A session yesterday.
The number of dengue fever cases in Hà Nội has increased since the beginning of this year, even though it is not yet high season for the disease.
Around 115 experts from Việt Nam and France are attending a three-day conference on breast cancer, which began on Wednesday in Hà Nội.
Assaulting other people is cruel and unacceptable, particularly when it comes to doctors who are trying to save people’s lives.
It has been three years but Ngô Văn Long still remembers exactly the day he had an accident on the Highway 6 as one of his most fearful memories in his life.
The head of the Ministry of Public Health’s Department of Preventive Medicine, Trần Đắc Phu, speaks to the online VietnamPlus newspaper about the latest wave of whooping cough, which has killed five children.
Iraqi forces have battled jihadists in west Mosul, aiming to build a floating bridge across the Tigris to establish an important supply route linked to the recaptured east bank.
Nguyễn Tài Thành, a medical worker at Quốc Oai High School in Hà Nội feels put under great pressure at work.
State healthcare workers are not allowed to register as heads of private hospitals or medical facilities established and operated following the enactment of the Enterprise Law and Co-operative Law, according to a newly-issued Government decree.