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Mekong countries bolster cooperation in traditional medicine

The ninth meeting on traditional medicine and folk medicine in the greater Mekong basin began in Hanoi on September 5, with the participation of nearly 500 international delegates.Vietnam is currently home to 65 public hospitals and 12,000 private clinics of traditional medicine. Each year, about ...

Foreign doctors learn from Vietnamese

While previously many Vietnamese doctors lacked the expertise in comparison with foreign ones, nowadays Vietnamese medicine impresses the world with three branches including in vitro fertilization, cardiology, and endoscopy, with foreign doctors coming to Vietnam to learn about these procedures.Vietnamese techniques usually stand out thanks to ...

Record-breaking Vietnamese organ transplants from a single donor

Vietnamese doctors have successfully transplanted six organs from one donor to four patients for the first time.Tran Binh Giang, head of Hanoi-based Vietnam-Germany Hospital announced on December 24 that the donor was a 40-year-old brain dead patient. According to his family, he had expressed the ...

Hoang Hai

Health Ministry seeks more time to compile data

The Ministry of Health has asked Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc for more time to issue circulation numbers for certain medical equipment (categories B, C, D) by January 1.Keep reading ...

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