A smart healthcare system allows patients to register for medical appointments very quickly.— VNA/VNS Photo Viet Nam News HCM CITY — A smart healthcare system will save time for patients and increase the efficiency of treatment, medical experts said yesterday at a seminar on “Smart Healthcare in the 4.0 Industrial Revolution”. The event was held as part of a four-day Pharmed & Healthcare Vietnam expo that featured the latest cancer treatments and smart advances in healthcare systems. Trần Quý Tường, head of the Electronic Health Administration, said that only 30 seconds were needed for patients to register for a medical appointment using a smart healthcare system, instead of waiting a long time at hospitals. Patients can schedule a suitable date and time for appointments on a hospital’s website. The system is based on three main pillars: smart clinic, smart medical services and smart medical management. If all pillars work well, they can improve healthcare services. … [Read more...] about Smart healthcare system, new cancer treatments featured at expo
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Trần Hồng Hà Viet Nam News Trần Hồng Hà, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, speaks to Việt Nam News Agency about his commitments to assure Việt Nam will be wealthy and clean Will you please tell us key achievements that the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment recorded in 2017? In 2017, we focused efforts to achieve four major goals, such as to settle all major problems that had been left over in 2016; to solve policies that had prevented the utilisation of natural resources in production and business, in the course of national economic development; to further reform our administrative procedures; and to draw lessons learned in the course of implementing our policies regarding land, environment, mineral resources and the sea. In summary, I’m proud to say that most of the targets set for 2017 had been achieved. In short, what we had achieved last year was to aim to turn our country into an industrial nation and be pro-active towards climate change, … [Read more...] about Natural resources and environmental protection high on agenda
Relevant ministries and sectors should channel their focus on drawing up measures in response to natural disasters, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyễn Xuân Cường at a meeting held in Hà Nội yesterday. — Photo nld.com.vn HÀ NỘI — Relevant ministries and sectors should channel their focus on drawing up measures in response to natural disasters, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyễn Xuân Cường at a meeting held in Hà Nội yesterday. There is a huge risk of landslides and floods in the upcoming raining season, so Cường ordered the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF) to keep a close watch on weather developments to provide up-to-date forecasts and warnings so that ministries and localities could make thorough preparations to respond to natural calamities. Cường asked the Việt Nam Meteorological and Hydrological Administration under the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, in collaboration with the … [Read more...] about Việt Nam stays vigilant in response to natural disasters
Bình Thuận gears up to develop ocean economy, ensure sovereignty protection Debunking China's baseless and illogical 'Four Shas' claim Việt Nam rejects China’s statement on sovereignty over Trường Sa islands Korean scholar says states should not resort to force China asked to withdraw ships from Việt Nam’s territorial waters The eastern region of Cà Mau is under serious threat from coastal erosion. - VNA/VNS Photo Trọng Đạt Viet Nam News CÀ MAU — Natural disasters have cost the northern province of Cà Mau VNĐ1.427 trillion (US$63 million) this year, according to the provincial People’s Committee. As much as 99 per cent of the loss Cà Mau incurred was on account of drought and saltwater intrusion, the committee stated in a report released this week. Natural disasters damaged 53,000 hectares of paddy fields and 158,000 hectares of aquaculture land, Lâm Văn Bi, vice chairman of the committee, said. It caused landslides and subsidence on … [Read more...] about Natural disasters cost Cà Mau Province $63m
Farmers harvest white-legged shrimp in the Mekong Delta province of Bạc Liêu. – VNA/VNS Photo Huỳnh Sử Viet Nam News HCM CITY — The potential of large quantities of shrimp by-products from which high-value products can be made has not been exploited since neither State-owned agencies nor private players have bothered to invest enough in research or processing, experts have said. Shrimp output was more than 720,000 tonnes last year, and the processing industry produced 320,000 tonnes of by-products from them, mostly in the form of heads and shells. Shrimp heads and shells can be used as raw materials for producing high-value products like chitosan, which is widely used in food, agriculture, bio-technology, cosmetics, medicines, and waste treatment. Speaking at a seminar held in Cần Thơ City on Wednesday, Trang Sỹ Trung, principal of Nha Trang University, said the quantity of shrimp by-products would continue to increase in the coming years and reach an estimated 500,000 … [Read more...] about Experts lament waste of shrimp by-products, call for making high-value items
Vietnamese firms urged to join global expo in U.S. By Le Hoang Duc Le, chairman of the board of directors at Grand Aster USA Company, discusses the upcoming Global Expo and opportunities for Vietnamese firms to ship local products to the U.S. at a meeting on April 26 in HCMC – PHOTO: LE HOANG HCMC – Many Vietnamese firms will have the opportunity to introduce their made-in-Vietnam products and services at the first international exhibition, called Global Expo 2019, which is scheduled to be held in September. Grand Aster USA Company and the HCMC branch of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry jointly held a meeting on April 26 in HCMC to announce the coming expo. Coorganized by the Grand Aster USA firm and non-profit organization We Care for Humanity, Global Expo 2019 will take place from September 20 to 22 at Anaheim Convention Center in California. Covering some 10,000 square meters of floor space, the expo is expected to gather over 400 exhibitors from … [Read more...] about Vietnamese firms urged to join global expo in U.S.