Common medicines, uncommon reactions

A photo taken in 2012 shows Tran Xuan Bach, then 7, being treated at Nghe An Province Pediatrics Hospital with life-threatening skin disorder Steven Johnson after he took a Paracetamol tablet for cold. Photo courtesy of Nghe An Newspaper A 5-month-old baby in Ho Chi Minh City was rushed to hospital last January with fluid erupting from hives all over the body. Doctors at … [Read more...]

US helps Vietnam further care for people living with HIV/AID

PANO - With support from the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention partnered with the Government of Vietnam, Vietnamese partners, and other international stakeholders to improve the quality of care for people living with HIV/AIDS. "Since 2010, the initiative, known as HIVQUAL, establishes a performance data system to … [Read more...]

Improving quality of care for people living with HIV/AIDS

(CPV) - With support from the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention partnered with the Government of Vietnam, Vietnamese partners, and other international stakeholders to improve the quality of care for people living with HIV/AIDS. Quality improvement programs are the cornerstone of sustainable, high quality health … [Read more...]

Lesbian lamentation 

Hanoi researchers find Vietnamese lesbians victims of social isolation A visitor at an exhibition displaying photos of female homosexuals at Ho Chi Minh City's Youth Cultural House in November 2009. Gay children suffer emotional persecution from parents who were themselves the victims of community prejudice, the first institutional study on the lesbian community in Vietnam … [Read more...]

Long days at the nursery

Children at a kindergarten in Binh Duong Province. They usually have to stay until midnight to wait for their worker parents.to pick them up Photo by Bao Thien "Ms. Thuy's Kindergarten," as it is known around the neighborhood, was crowded with children before the first light of day. Some cried, some were still asleep and few expressed any excitement for a new school day. … [Read more...]

49th Conference of Archaeological Announcements

On 25/9/2014, the 49th Conference of Archaeological Announcements was held at the Head Office of Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (1 Lieu Giai street, Ba Dinh district, Hanoi). Before the opening time It is an annual activity organized by the Institute of Archaeology (VASS) in order to announce new archaeological studies and discoveries at nationwide. There have been 500 … [Read more...]

Dong Son Culture in Vietnam 90 years of discovery and study (part 3)

Dong Son Culture is one of three well-known archaeological cultures that contributed to form the first administrative state of Vietnam. The first site was accidentally discovered in 1924 at Dong Son village (Thanh Hoa province). In 1934, R. Heine-Geldern, an archaeologist, proposed to take a name of Dong Son Culture. 4. The social structure of Dong Son culture The social … [Read more...]

Dong Son Culture in Vietnam 90 years of discovery and study (Part 2)

Dong Son Culture is one of three well-known archaeological cultures that contributed to form the first administrative state of Vietnam. The first site was accidentally discovered in 1924 at Dong Son village (Thanh Hoa province). In 1934, R. Heine-Geldern, an archaeologist, proposed to take a name of Dong Son Culture. 3. The life of Dong Son people 3.1. Inhabitance and housing … [Read more...]

Dong Son Culture in Vietnam 90 years of discovery and study (part 1)

Dong Son Culture is one of three well-known archaeological cultures that contributed to form the first administrative state of Vietnam. The first site was accidentally discovered in 1924 at Dong Son village (Thanh Hoa province). In 1934, R. Heine-Geldern, an archaeologist, proposed to take a name of Dong Son Culture. So far, 90 years since the first discovery and through a … [Read more...]

Results on the excavations on Phu Truong ceramics firing kiln relic (Ham Thuan Bac – Binh Thuan province)

Since 2005, on the construction site of Phu Truong (Ham Thuan Bac - Binh Thuan), people have found a number of pieces of ceramic and terra-cotta tiles. Later, the Binh Thuan Museum has made a test and analysis to show that this site used to be an area for ceramics kiln dating back 10th -11th centuries and of Champa people. Realizing the feasibility of the relic, the Museum of … [Read more...]

The VNMH Museum hold a talk entitled “The current security situation on the East Sea”

In the morning of June 20, 2014, the VNMH Museum held a talk to discuss about the current security situation on the East Sea. It was attended by many people: Major General Le Van Cuong, former head of the Strategy and Science Institute under the Ministry of Public Security (speaker), Dr. Nguyen Van Doan - Deputy Director of VNMH Museum, Hanoi war veterans, students, … [Read more...]

The VNMH Communist Party Unit, Cell 3, learns and follows the Ho Chi Minh’s moral example.

To celebrate the 124th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh, on 19/5/2012, the VNMH Communist Party Unit, Cell 3 organized a meeting to discuss on the topic "Learn and follow the Ho Chi Minh's moral example". The meeting was attended by Dr. Nguyen Van Doan, Standing Party Member, Secretary of Cell 2 and Deputy Director; Dr. Vu Manh Ha, Secretary Cell 3 and Deputy Director; and … [Read more...]

VNMH organized a talk focused on “Strengthening and renovating the mass mobilization”

In order to implement the Resolution no.25 issued by the Seventh Conference of Central Executive Committee XI on "Strengthening and renovating the Vietnamese Communist Party's leadership to the mass mobilization in the current situation" and respond to the "Year of Mass Mobilization, 2014". On 15/5/2014, VNMH held a talk with subject "Strengthening and renovating the mass … [Read more...]

Assessment review: Collecting Bronze items under Le – Nguyen dynasty, XV-XX century at VNMH

On 04/12/3013, an assessment review at academic level on a scientific study entitled "Collecting Bronze items under Le - Nguyen dynasty, XV-XX century at VNMH" was held at VNMH. The study has been undertaken by B.A. Nguyen Phuong Cham, Collection Management Division, VNMH.The Assessment Council was led by Dr. Nguyen Dinh Chien - Deputy Director of VNMH (Chairman of Assessment … [Read more...]

Visiting German Archaeological Institute

Following the invitation of the Commission for the Archaeology of Non-European Cultures (German Archaeological Institute), VNMH sent his Deputy Director Nguyen Van Doan to visit Germany during Oct 24 to Nov 7, 2013.We received a warm welcome from the host and started the visit with the following schedule: - Oct 25 - 26: participated a seminar on "Golden wares and structure of … [Read more...]

Hanoi museum to host Silk Road on East Sea exhibition

A three-month exhibition titled Con duong to lua tren bien Dong, or Silk Road on East Sea, will be held at the Vietnam National Museum of History in Hanoi. Dr. Nguyen Van Doan, head of the museum's exhibition department, said the exhibition would showcase Vietnam's role in and dominion over the East Sea as part of the route. The Silk Road was a network of … [Read more...]

Archaeology talkfest seeks to bury the myths

  Link to the past: Ancient temples in My Son where devotees worship Linga and images of God Siva, the protector of Cham Pa kings. — VNA/VNS Photo The Duyet Drumming up debate: Visitors inspect an ancient Dong Son bronze drum. These drumsdate back to 2000-2500 BC. — VNA/VNS Photo Phuong Hoa Fire power: Bronze arrows of the Dong Son civilisation. — VNS Photo Doan Tung … [Read more...]

Treasures under East Sea to be showcased

A lively exhibition, "Silk Road at the East Sea", to be held early this May by the National History Museum in Hanoi, will reveal a series of treasures under the East Sea. Dr. Nguyen Van Doan, from the Museum, said that on display will be selected items recovered from wrecked ships, objects collected in other studies, illustrative documents, maps, drawings on commercial ports … [Read more...]