MoH plans to digitise all VN medical records

The Ministry of Health is drafting a circular on a pilot programme for electronic medical records in a bid to save time and money for both doctors and patients.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

HCV patients fail to access drugs

The Ministry of Health has reported that nearly one million Vietnamese people are infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV).Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Vietnam needs 1.2 million doses of rabies vaccine

The Drug Administration under the Ministry of Health has asked rabies vaccine suppliers and importers to ensure stockpiles are built up to meet increasing demand.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Patients burdened with viral hepatitis

As per the Preventive Medicine Department’s statistic, Vietnam has up to 10 million infected patients with hepatitis B, and one million are living with hepatitis C; worse, the number of these patients is escalating.Keep reading ...

VOV Reporter

Vietnam listed among 19 iodine-deficient countries

The Iodine Global Network has ranked Vietnam among the top 19 iodine-deficient countries, according to the Vietnamese Health Ministry’s National Institute of Nutrition (NIN).Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Vietnam moves to control non-communicable diseases

Diagnosis and management of outpatient treatment of non-communicable diseases like hypertension at commune-level health stations will be the focus of the Project on Strengthening Management of Hypertension and Diabetes at Commune Health Station and Communication on Salt Use Reduction.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Healthcare service fee cuts put pressure on hospitals

Costs have been cut for 70 healthcare services at hospitals and clinics nationwide following a circular that took effect on Sunday. Patients will now pay anything from 5 to 50 per cent less for dozens of services.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Minister outlines measures to improve primary health care services

Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien announced a set of measures to enhance the quality of health care services at commune-level medical stations during an event on July 16.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Việt Nam still in dire need of organ donors

The number of people registered for tissue and organ donation has remained very small and fails to meet the nation’s demand for organ transplants, said Nguyễn Hoàng Phúc, deputy director of the National Co-ordinating Centre for Human Organ Transplantation.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Hospitals urged to ensure quality after fees drop on July 15

Hospitals in the country have been instructed to ensure health exams and treatment for insured patients as fees for 70 healthcare services will fall on July 15 under a newly issued circular, according to Deputy Minister of Health Phạm Lê Tuấn.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

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