The number of diabetes cases in Vietnam has increased over the past decade, with the disease growing especially quickly among young people, doctors are warning.
VOV.VN - Driven by a desire to serve the poor and needy, Vietnamese medical doctors on Sunday, August 20, provided free medical check-ups and other care to residents of Cambodia.
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.
Health experts and doctors met in Hanoi on August 3 to discuss the updated and amended guiding document on palliative care.
As an anti-vaccine movement spreads amongst Vietnamese parents, local doctors have warned that not having their children vaccinated will harm not only the kids but the whole community.
More doctors at hospitals in provinces and districts throughout the country will receive training courses on treatment of dengue fever, as the number of cases has increased since the end of May and overcrowding continues at city and central-level hospitals.
A humanitarian health care programme will be held from July 1-31 across the nation, aiming to provide free check-ups and treatment for at least 1 million people.
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.
As many as 500 policy beneficiaries and poor people in the central province of Quang Nam received free cataract surgeries at the provincial General Hospital on June 18.
The Thai Binh University of Medicine and Pharmacy in the Red River Delta province of Thai Binh hosted a ceremony on June 16 to receive Friendship Orders bestowed by the Kingdom of Cambodia on the university staff and 12 lecturers.
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.
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.
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.
The central province of Quang Nam is struggling to recruit doctors for public hospitals and clinics because of low pay and tough working conditions.
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.
The Vietnamese Doctors’ Association in Cambodia was established at a ceremony in celebration of Vietnamese Doctors’ Day (February 27) in Phnom Penh on February 26.
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.
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.
Vietnamese doctors are going to perform the country’s first lung transplant on a 6-year-old boy later this month, with help from Japanese colleagues.
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.