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Patient satisfaction phone survey planned

Patient satisfaction phone survey planned

The Ministry of Health’s Medical Examination and Treatment Department and Vietnam Initiatives at Indiana University, will pilot a patient satisfaction telephone survey. Similar surveys conducted previously were done online.

Patients, clinics defraud health insurance funds

Patients, clinics defraud health insurance funds

A new report reveals that widespread frauds by both healthcare institutions and patients have cost health insurance funds some VND3 trillion (US$132 million) in the first four months of the year.

HCM City declares health emergency over dengue fever

HCM City declares health emergency over dengue fever

VOV.VN - Ho Chi Minh City officials have declared a health emergency following reports of a spike in the number of reported cases of dengue and three deaths year-to-date from of the mosquito-borne disease.

CPI up 4.15 percent in six months

CPI up 4.15 percent in six months

The consumer price index (CPI) in the first half of 2017 rose 4.15 percent compared to the same period last year, head of the Price Statistics Department under the General Statistics Office Vu Thi Thu Thuy reported at a press conference in Hanoi on June 29.

Japan allows chicken import from Vietnam

 Japan allows chicken import from Vietnam

VOV.VN - Japan officially agreed to import processed chicken from Vietnam as of June 22, according to the Animal Health Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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.