Public health

Hospitals and clinics

More and more old people suffer from dementia in Việt Nam

Up to 1.3 million people in Việt Nam suffer from dementia and it is forecast that number will rise in the future.Keep reading   ...

VNS Reporter

Vietnam develops vaccines for human diseases

Vietnam is striving towards producing its own vaccines that can rival foreign ones both in terms of quality and costs by 2020, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

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

Hospital-infection control work key task of health sector

Hospitals and clinics in Việt Nam have started implementing surveillance of nosocomial infections and monitoring the hospital-infection control process, Deputy Minister of Health, Nguyễn Viết Tiến said at Tuesday meeting.Keep reading    ...

VNS 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

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