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Mekong Delta struggles with shortage of specialist doctors

Mekong Delta struggles with shortage of specialist doctors

he Mekong Delta region lacks doctors to treat major ailments like tuberculosis, leprosy and mental illnesses, as also surgeons and forensic experts, health department representatives said at a conference in Can Tho city this week.

Pilot project sends doctors to poor districts

Pilot project sends doctors to poor districts

As many as 78 young doctors have been recruited for a pilot project on sending doctors to disadvantaged areas including mountainous and border areas and islands as of June, the Health Ministry said at a press conference in Hanoi on June 22.

HCM City doctors raise fund to support Cambodian child

HCM City doctors raise fund to support Cambodian child

The staff of the Children Hospital 1 in Ho Chi Minh City have raised about VND100 million (US$4,409) to cover the treatment for Sock Ly Hua, a six-year-old Cambodian from a poor family, who is suffering from acute renal failure.

Can Tho doctors provide Cambodians free medical care

Can Tho doctors provide Cambodians free medical care

VOV.VN - Volunteer doctors and health workers from the Mekong Delta City of Can Tho have once again provided free medical exams, treatment and medicine for needy residents of the Cambodian province of Kom Phong Spu.

Cuban doctors to work in Vietnam

Cuban doctors to work in Vietnam

The Thu Cuc International General Hospital and the Cuban Ministry of Health’s SMC Company signed a contract on March 16 on sending Cuban doctors to work in Vietnam.

Quang Nam struggles to hire doctors

Quang Nam struggles to hire doctors

The central province of Quang Nam is struggling to recruit doctors for public hospitals and clinics because of low pay and tough working conditions.

Military doctors in Truong Sa Island District

Military doctors in Truong Sa Island District

VOV.VN - Military doctors and nurses in Truong Sa Island District, Khanh Hoa province, must fulfill two missions at the same time: provide health care to islanders and soldiers living there and provide first aid and emergency medical treatment to fishermen engaged in offshore fishing.

Hanoi to focus on developing hospitals

Hanoi to focus on developing hospitals

The capital city of Hanoi will spend big on hospital development, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung said at a meeting to celebrate the 62nd anniversary of the Vietnamese Doctors’ Day (February 27) in Hanoi on February 23.

Vietnam's first living donor lung transplant succeeds

Vietnam's first living donor lung transplant succeeds

For the first time Vietnamese doctors successfully performed a lung transplant from two living donors. The transplant was conducted at the Military Hospital 103, in co-ordination with doctors from the Vietnam Military Medical Academy and Japanese experts.

Family medical clinics needed: officials

Family medical clinics needed: officials

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health plans to create the best conditions for the private sector to open more family medical clinics to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to residents.