The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has published 32 textbooks for eight subjects and experience activities, but these do not include textbooks for English. According to Tien Phong, at the workshop titled ‘Vietnam Education Publishing House and the task of renovating general education program and textbooks’, in the North, the publisher introduced four sets of sample textbooks which have been approved by the Appraisal Council. Article 5 of Circular No 33 on standards, process of compiling and editing textbooks, says that textbooks must properly and fully present the content of learning subject curricula or educational activities; and they must be basic, scientific, practical and consistent with the reality of Vietnam. Therefore, there must be specific regulations and standards on using foreign textbooks for Vietnam’s schools. If using foreign books, publishing houses only cooperate with foreign publishers to make a profit. Meanwhile, the textbook … [Read more...] about English textbooks not yet approved by Education Ministry, why?
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Oncology hospitals and centres are using new techniques and medicine for cancer treatment amid a rise in cancer incidences in the country, Dr Pham Xuan Dung, head of the HCM City Oncology Hospital, said. 'Virtual tumour' new way to see cancer Doctors at Da Nang Oncology Hospital perform surgery on a cancer patient. — VNA/VNS Photo In HCM City, the rate of new cancer incidences each year rose to nearly 9,000 in 2016 from 6,800 in 2010. Dung said that at his hospital the number of cancer patients has been increasing by 10 per cent each year. The hospital is now treating more than 23,000 in-patients and out-patients. Liver cancer has become the most common among cancers, he said, claiming the spot that lung cancer has held for many years. More oncology hospitals in Vietnam have been using advanced technologies in diagnosis, including biological character of tumours, new tests of immunisation, and cancer genome sequencing, according to experts. This month, Dung’s … [Read more...] about VN hospitals use new techniques, medicine for cancer treatment
The latest modern techniques in scoliosis orthopaedic surgery have been applied for the first time in Vietnam by the Hanoi-based Bach Mai Hospital, with support from a world leading expert in spinal pathology. Professor Arun Ranganathan (C) and doctors from the Orthopaedic Trauma Department under the Hanoi-based Bach Mai Hospital examine a child patient with scoliosis. Accordingly, doctors from the Orthopaedic Trauma Department under the hospital have collaborated with Professor Arun Ranganathan from the Royal London Hospital (the UK) to apply the O-arm three-dimensional surgical imaging system and the Streamline sliding screw system to successfully perform scoliosis surgeries for three patients. The first three patients to have the new techniques applied on for orthopaedic spinal surgery include Ngo Phuong Th. (17 years old, from Vinh Phuc province), Vu Thi Minh H. (14 years old, from Hai Phong city) and Phan Thanh Quang N. (16 years old, from Hanoi). They are patients who have … [Read more...] about Vietnam applies new techniques in scoliosis surgery
Students drink milk at a kindergarten in Tu Mơ Rông District, the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum. — VNA/VNS Photo Dương Ngọc HÀ NỘI — Milk drunk in schools must be sterilised and contains 21 micronutrients, according to the latest decision of the Ministry of Health. It will come into play in January. The sterilised milk must ensure the national technology norms based on the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s regulations, the decision said. The 21 micronutrients must follow regulated amount, including vitamin A, E, C, acid folic and magnesium. The school milk programme was approved by Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc in July 2016. Two months later, the Ministry of Health issued a temporary regulation for the programme, but did not mention clearly the amount of micronutrients. At present, 15 provinces and cities are conducting the programme including Hà Nội, Đà Nẵng, HCM … [Read more...] about New regulation for school milk programme
Vietjet's passengers pose for photo before boarding a flight. Photo courtesy of Vietjet HCM CITY — Budget airline Vietjet will provide passengers with millions of promotional tickets priced only from zero đồng between December 10 and 12 to celebrate its four international routes. These airfares, available from noon to 2pm, will be applied for all Vietjet's international routes to Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar and Cambodia, besides other routes operated by Vietjet Thailand. The flight period is from January 3, 2020 to October 24, 2020 (excluding national public holidays), the airline announced on Friday. The airline's four newest international routes will be Đà Lạt and Cần Thơ-Seoul, Cần Thơ-Taipei and Hà Nội-Bali. The Đà Lạt-Seoul route will operate four return flights per … [Read more...] about Vietjet offers promotional tickets to celebrate new routes