Health

Health minister lobbied over genital warts scandal

Tuesday, 25 July 2017 09:57

Health minister lobbied over genital warts scandal The families of 37 children, who have genital warts after undergoing circumcisions at an unlicensed clinic in Hung Yen Province, have sent a letter to the health minister of health.
 

VN wins int’l award for laparoscopic liver surgery video

Friday, 21 July 2017 14:54

VN wins int’l award for laparoscopic liver surgery video A research team from the HCM City University Medical Centre won the award for the best laparoscopic liver surgery video at the  1st World Congress of the International Laparoscopic Liver Society held in Paris earlier this month.
 
 

Competition in upscale lodging industry heats up

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 08:31

Competition in upscale lodging industry heats up With an expanding room inventory and more on the development schedule, the competition in the upscale lodging industry in Vietnam will likely heat up over the next two-three years, says Grant Thornton.
 
 

Some hospitals in HCM City to increase fees

Thursday, 13 July 2017 09:04

Some hospitals in HCM City to increase fees Public hospitals in HCM City which do not receive city funds for regular expenditures will increase fees for non-insured patients by 30 per cent from August 1, according to the city’s Department of Health.
 
 

Organ transplants: hope and anxiety

Wednesday, 12 July 2017 09:12

Organ transplants: hope and anxiety Vietnam is preparing for lung transplant operations for adults as well as transplantation of limbs, intestines and face with organs from brain-dead donors.
 
 

Baby suspected of being smothered by sleeping father

Friday, 23 June 2017 12:47

Baby suspected of being smothered by sleeping father A two-month-old baby in the southern city of Binh Duong has been allegedly smothered to death by its sleeping father who had gone to bed after drinking.
 
 

VN to import inexpensive US hepatitis drugs

Monday, 29 May 2017 10:30

VN to import inexpensive US hepatitis drugs Vietnamese citizens, especially the underprivileged, will have access to inexpensive drugs produced by US biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences to treat hepatitis C infections.
 
 

HCM City develops ward-level health centres

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 09:59

HCM City develops ward-level health centres Developing ward-level health centres is one of leading priorities of the HCM City Department of Health in order to help local residents get better primary healthcare services.
 
 

Project’s second phase to boost “VN-made” drugs launched

Monday, 15 May 2017 09:57

Project’s second phase to boost “VN-made” drugs launched The Ministry of Health has launched the second phase of a project on encouraging Vietnamese people to use locally manufactured drugs at a conference today in Hanoi.
 
 

Developing dental tourism in Vietnam

Thursday, 27 April 2017 09:50

Developing dental tourism in Vietnam VietNamNet Bridge - Aware of the great potential of dental tourism, HCMC has decided that the field will be a key development sector in the city. 
 
 

Nghe An: 5,000 health insurance cards issued with incorrect information

Thursday, 30 March 2017 10:05

Nghe An: 5,000 health insurance cards issued with incorrect information Local health insurance authorities of the central province of Nghe An have issued some 5,000 health insurance cards with wrong personal information, the provincial authority has said.
 
 

Health coverage improves as Vietnam experiences demographic changes

Monday, 27 March 2017 09:53

Health coverage improves as Vietnam experiences demographic changes Vietnam is working to expand health insurance coverage and improve health care delivery, with demand expected to increase as the country’s elderly population grows.
 
 

Hanoi authorities search for bootleg alcohol source

Monday, 06 March 2017 10:48

Hanoi authorities search for bootleg alcohol source Health authorities in Hanoi have urged an investigation into a locally-brewed spirit containing high levels of methanol which have caused a rash of poisoning cases.
 
 

Vietnam’s pharmacy industry attractive to foreign investors

Wednesday, 28 December 2016 09:45

Vietnam’s pharmacy industry attractive to foreign investors Pharmacy firms are making good profits, with the market expecting a stable growth rate of 10-15 percent.
 
 

Robot-assisted surgery launches at Binh Dan Hospital

Monday, 12 December 2016 09:33

Robot-assisted surgery launches at Binh Dan Hospital On December 10, the Binh Dan Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City inaugurated the first robot-assisted surgery centre in Vietnam, allowing doctors to introduce and apply advanced technologies in minimal-access surgery to benefit patients.
 
 

13.5 million Vietnamese suffer from common mental disorders

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 11:06

13.5 million Vietnamese suffer from common mental disorders Around 15 per cent of Viet Nam’s population – approximately 13.5 million ­people – suffer from 10 of the more common mental disorders, reveal statistics released yesterday.
 
 

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