Nguyen Truong Son, Deputy Minister of Health, addresses the workshop. The HPET project was partly funded by the World Bank (WB) and the European Union (EU). During a two-day workshop held in Hanoi on March 6-7 which reviewed the implementation of the HPET project, Nguyen Truong Son, Deputy Minister of Health, affirmed that after nearly two years of implementation, the HPET project has made considerable contributions to the realization of the “building and developing grass-root health care network” project approved by the Prime Minister, particularly mainstreaming family medicine principles. The ministry highly appreciates the valuable support given by the EU to the local health sector in recent years through technical assistance projects and funding programs, Son stressed. “We hope to receive additional support from the EU and the WB in the future with a hope of further upgrading the grass-root health care network and securing the provision of quality … [Read more...] about Foreign-funded project benefits thousands of health workers
Delaware health information network
The Việt Nam National Heart Association and Merck Export GMBH Việt Nam operate the website www.01Minh.com, which provides health education about cardiovascular diseases such as hypertension, coronary artery disease and chronic heart failure. — VNS Photo Ngọc Diệp Viet Nam News Gia Lộc HCM CITY — The Ministry of Health, hospitals and medical associations are trying to fight fake medical information spread on the internet by launching public awareness campaigns and programmes. Late last month, the National Hospital of Endocrinology admitted a 82-year-old patient with diabetes for serious burns and numbness in arms and legs. The man’s brother had bought a stone recommended for treating numbness and improving blood circulation after seeing an advertisement on the internet. Doctors at the hospital said that patients with diabetes should never apply heat to areas of numbness on the body. “We … [Read more...] about Health Ministry fights fake information spread on internet
Illustrative image (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Department of Animal Health announced that the Vietnam Animal Health Information System has opened online, during a press conference in Hanoi on August 28. The system received financial support from the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and technical support from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), aiming to simplify procedures and apply information technology to animal disease reporting to meet the World Organisation for Animal Health’s (OIE) standards. VAHIS is an online system that connects computers, can promptly transmit data to animal health agencies from central to provincial levels, and collect data on animal diseases as requested by concerned Vietnamese agencies and the OIE. It will also monitor and offer early warnings on animal epidemics based on monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual reports. Deputy … [Read more...] about Online animal health information system announced
Dr. Đỗ Văn Quân from the Việt Nam Academy of Social Sciences talks to Khoa học & Đời sống (Science & Life) newspaper on how to utilise social network properly. Trương Quang Nghĩa, Secretary of the Đà Nẵng City Party Committee has recently said that nowadays many Government officials have shied away from social networks, especially Facebook. As a researcher on the role of social counter-arguments on the mass media, how do you respond to this? I highly appreciated what Nghĩa has said. This is an indication that he has acknowledged the role of social networks in our society nowadays. It is undisputable that social network nowadays is a fruit of the civilisation of mankind. And that trend will become more and more popular in the fourth industrial revolution. All rank and file people have opportunities to approach the trend and be influenced by it. In my opinion, in our society, a group of … [Read more...] about Should Government officials use the social network?
At the working session. (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The grassroots-level health care network has been expanded nationwide, basically meeting public demand for health care, said Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien. Speaking at a working session of the National Assembly’s Committee for Social Affairs in Hanoi on August 7, Minister Tien highlighted achievements in vaccination, maternal and child health care, and the prevention of non-communicable diseases at the ward/commune level. She cited the inpatient satisfaction index towards medical check-up and treatment of 79.6 percent between September 2016 and December 2017, along with the 2016 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) Report announced in April 2017 which showed that the quality of hospitals, especially those at the district level, has been improved significantly and people have satisfied more with medical services. Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Van Hieu said … [Read more...] about Grassroots health care network expanded nationwide: minister