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Healthcare sounds clarion call to start digital transformation

Healthcare sounds clarion call to start digital transformation

Driven by strong digital transformation in the local healthcare sector, Vietnamese pharma firms are increasingly investing in technological innovations to shore up sustainable growth, while international health technology groups are racing to seize the gains from these trends.

Digital literacy helps improve access to healthcare

Digital literacy helps improve access to healthcare

Health literacy can contribute to reducing disparities among different groups of people in accessing universal healthcare services, Professor Dianne Levin-Zamir from Israel's University of Haifa said at an international conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 11.

Project to support physically impaired people in Thua Thien-Hue

Project to support physically impaired people in Thua Thien-Hue

The People’s Committee of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue and Germany’s Christoffel Blindenmission (CBM) organisation held a conference on November 7 to launch a project to support people with physical impairments access support tools and relevant services.

HCM City holds great potential for medical tourism

HCM City holds great potential for medical tourism

Aside from cultural and historical tourism, Ho Chi Minh City also boasts potential for medical tourism thanks to the concentration of many leading hospitals of Vietnam, heard a workshop held on September 4.

Friendship Order bestowed upon WHO official

Friendship Order bestowed upon WHO official

A ceremony was held in Hanoi on November 21 to present the Friendship Order to Dr. Shin Young-soo, World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for the Western Pacific, for his contributions to Vietnam’s healthcare sector.

Catholic solidarity committee reviews 2017 work

Catholic solidarity committee reviews 2017 work

The Committee for Solidarity of Vietnamese Catholics held the fifth conference of the 2013 – 2018 tenure and hosted Christmas celebration in Ho Chi Minh City on December 14.

Local investors want health care to be fully privatised

Local investors want health care to be fully privatised

The Vietnam Association of Financial Investors (VAFI) has proposed that the Prime Minister privatise State-owned hospitals to reform the healthcare system and improve the quality of health care services.

Vingroup offers free medical care at Vinmec Hospitals

Vingroup offers free medical care at Vinmec Hospitals

VOV.VN - An estimated 1,500 people will receive free or partially funded medical care from Vingroup through a program targeting helping the underprivileged at its Vinmec Hospitals across the country.

PM urges better healthcare and administrative services

PM urges better healthcare and administrative services

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged the health sector to continue improving the quality of human resources and focusing on improving medical ethics, while enhancing the quality of the country’s population.

About 12 mln Vietnamese suffer from hypertension

About 12 mln Vietnamese suffer from hypertension

Approximately 12 million Vietnamese adults, or about one of every 5 people, suffer from high blood pressure, said Deputy Director of the General Department of Preventive Medicine Truong Dinh Bac on April 25.

Celebrities join stand up to cancer Vietnam

Celebrities join stand up to cancer Vietnam

VOV.VN - An extraordinary line-up of actors, musicians, athletes and journalists joined the launch of a stand up to cancer Vietnam fundraising event in the province of Bac Ninh.