The Stroke International Services (SIS) Hospital, the first of its kind in the Mekong Delta, was put into official operation in Can Tho city on February 20.
The Health Ministry held a ceremony in Phu Ly city of northern Ha Nam province on October 21 to inaugurate outpatient departments of the new branches of Hanoi-based Bach Mai and Viet Duc hospitals.
Early diagnosis, treatment and management of non-communicable diseases like hypertension and diabetes at communal medical stations were updated at a training course workshop for lecturers major in the field held in Hanoi on June 11.
VOV.VN - The 12th Pharmed & Healthcare Vietnam (Pharmedi Vietnam) opened at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on September 20.
The Nhi Dong 1 Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City is working with the city’s Paediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease Society and several lower-level hospitals to establish a network for treatment and management of congenital heart diseases across southern Vietnam.
(VOV) - Twenty percent of Vietnam’s population might contract cardiovascular diseases by 2017, particularly younger people.
(VOV) - American pharmacologist Louis J.Ignarro, who was co-recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, attended a seminar on Nitric Oxide’s role in cardiovascular treatment, held in HCM City on April 27.
Temperatures of around 10 Celsius degrees have been associated with a higher-than-usual number of elderly people and children requiring treatment for respiratory and cardiovascular-related diseases in recent days, doctors say.
The Ministry of Health will upgrade overcrowded hospitals and build new ones in an effort to ease the overload on centrally-run hospitals and those in Hanoi and HCM City.
Prof. Peter Singer, Chairman of the US Foundation East Meets West (EMW) has been presented with an insignia, for his significant contributions to developing Vietnam’s healthcare sector.
Bach Mai hospital in Hanoi began construction on a tumour and cardiovascular centre for children on July 2, in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan.