An estimated 800,000 people in Vietnam suffer from obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), which requires expensive polysomnography and respiratory polygraphy screening tests.
Vietnam has been put on high alert over its consumption of sugary drinks, which has skyrocketed over the last 15 years, experts said at a recent conference.
Vietnam’s infertility rate currently stands at about 8% of couples, experts say, indicating that infertility is a major task for the obstetrics and gynecology sector in the country.
The 6,000th child with heart diseases has just received free surgery under a programme funded by VinaCapital Foundation, said CEO of the foundation Robin King Austin on January 16.
More than 800 local and international cardiologists exchanged notes about the latest advances, new trends and innovative therapies for cardiovascular diseases at a congress on “New Trends in Management of Cardiovascular Diseases” in Ho Chi Minh City.
The VinaCapital Foundation’s Heartbeat Vietnam, a charity meant to help children with cardiovascular diseases, has recently marked its 5,000th surgeries after the program was initiated in 2006.
Nearly 500 domestic and international cardiologists and experts in cardiology will exchange notes at the scientific congress "New Trends in Management of Cardiovascular Diseases" from October 12-13 in HCM City.
Vietnam exported 57,927 tonnes of cashew worth US$409.18 million in the first quarter.