Việt Nam faces serious shortage of qualified nursing care workers for elderly

Việt Nam is facing an alarming shortage of qualified nursing care workers for the elderly. Most elderly people are cared for by their relatives or domestic helpers with little medical expertise, health experts say.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

18 reportedly die of rabies in January-April

At least 18 people died of rabies in the last four months, mostly because of ignorance about rabies control and prevention, reported the Preventive Medicines Department under the health ministry.Keep reading   ...

VNS Reporter

Vietnam faces shortage of skilled midwives in mountainous areas: reports

Vietnam is facing a significant shortage of skilled birth attendants in hard-to-reach areas and a significant difference in the competency of birth attendants in regions, according to midwifery, maternal, family planning reports.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Over 45 percent of Vietnamese males smoke

More than 45 percent of Vietnamese males smoke tobacco, as heard at an anti-smoking conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on April 19.Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Ministry proposes tobacco tax increase to VNĐ2,000

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Thursday proposed to raise the tax on tobacco at a press conference on tobacco prevention hosted by the Ministry of Information and Communication.Keep reading   ...

VNS Reporter

Indian vaccine to replace 5-in-1 Quinvaxem: Health ministry

The Ministry of Health said it would add three new types of vaccines for infants under the national expanded immunisation programme this year.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Healthcare service prices to be adjusted: Health Ministry

Beginning on July 1, the Health Ministry and Việt Nam Social Security will adjust the unreasonable prices of some healthcare services to better manage health insurance funds, said Health Minister Nguyễn Thị Kim Tiến.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

MoH smart healthcare system uses AI, Big Data

A smart healthcare system that exploits Big Data and artificial intelligence (AI) has been set up by the Ministry of Health to improve the quality of health examinations and medical treatment.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

VN hospitals fall short of infection control targets

Hospital infection control is a major concern for health care providers and patients all over the world. Preventing such infections is a critical aspect of improving hospital safety, heard a recent conference in Hanoi.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Vietnamese salt consumption doubles WHO-recommended level

Most of Vietnamese people have been eating too much salt, nearly double the World Health Organisation (WHO)-recommend level of 5g per day, heard a workshop in Hanoi on March 27.Keep reading ...

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