District-level hospitals use advanced medical techniques

District-level hospitals use advanced medical techniques

Hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City's districts have shared knowledge about advanced medical techniques in an aim to offer treatment normally provided to patients admitted to city-level or central-level hospitals, under requirements of the city’s Department of Health.

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Regional forum discusses career development ideas in Industry 4.0 era

As many as 250 delegates from 22 countries and territories discussed career development in the era of Industry 4.0 at the 7th Asia Pacific Career Development Association (APCDA) conference that opened in Ho Chi Minh City on May 22.

Project BOM launches eye healthcare program in Thai Nguyen

PANO – A program themed “Comprehensive Community Eye Health through Utilization of the EYELIKE Platform” was launched in Thai Nguyen province on May 23.

Mobile money to promote financial inclusion in VN: workshop

An international workshop on mobile money to promote financial inclusion was held by the Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC) in Hanoi on May 23.

US grants 1.4 million USD for gas-to-power development in southern Vietnam

Vietnam Electricity (EVN) and the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) on May 22 finalised a grant agreement on technical assistance for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal and gas-to-power project in southern Vietnam.
HCM City aims to have no poor households by end of 2020

Local authorities need to learn more about the multi-dimensional aspects of poverty and offer solutions to reduce the poverty rate in Ho Chi Minh City, Deputy Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Vo Thi Dung said at a workshop on sustainable poverty reduction held on May 22.

National Steering Committee on IUU Fishing Prevention set up

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the establishment of the National Steering Committee on Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing Prevention and Control.

Vietnam sees just 2 percent decrease in smokers after 6 years

Vietnam has seen a marginal 2 percent decline in the number of cigarette smokers since the Law on Tobacco Harm Prevention and Control took effects six years ago, heard a conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 10 to seek measures to improve the efficiency of the law’s implementation.

Vietnam to host int’l workshop on management of marine debris

Regional cooperation to preserve the marine environment and ensure sustainable fisheries management and food security in the ASEAN region will be the focus of discussion at an international workshop to be held in Nha Trang in the central province of Khanh Hoa from May 13-15.
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