Wealthy Vietnamese tend to use services provided by ‘international schools’ and ‘international hospitals’ as they believe ‘international’ means ‘high quality’. But in fact, the service quality there is not ‘international’.
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.
Hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City are seeing more patients with dengue fever one month before the peak season for the disease.
The scorching heat in HCM City over the recent days has sickened many local people, particularly children and elderly people.
Parents have delayed taking their nine-month-old children to healthcare facilities for measles vaccinations because of insufficient counselling from hospitals and doctors at vaccination centres.
First-grade hospitals in the country are undertaking many activities for standardisation and quality control of medical laboratories to be able to share medical test results with each other.
Shing Mark Medical University Hospital in Dong Nai province on November 23 inked cooperation documents with several hospitals of Taiwan (China) to enhance medical examination and treatment in the southern locality.
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.
Maternal and child mortality rates could be reduced in Vietnam if hospitals actively seek solutions to prevent medically adverse events and medical errors, the Maternal and Child Health Department of the Ministry of Health has recommended.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has sent a warning to provincial and city-level health departments, hospitals and health centres about the need to strengthen the monitoring of weather forecasts from the National Meteorological and Hydrological Forecast Centre and the implementation of medical examinations for people.
Local-level health care facilities are expected to increase their capacity and provide better services to help reduce pressure at central hospitals by “gaining public trust”, said Nguyen Nam Lien, Director of the Health Ministry's Planning and Finance Department, at a recent press conference in Hanoi.
VOV.VN -Vietnamese hospital patients, who are avid football fans and not in critical condition, are spending most of their time watching the World Cup on hospital televisions.
The Health Ministry has instructed hospitals under its control and specialised clinics to establish gerontology faculties with a view to improving health care services for elderly people.
The Ministry of Health has synchronously implemented measures to ease patient overload in hospitals over the past five years, contributing to improving the quality of health check-ups and treatment, said Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.
Vingroup will cooperate with Siemens in applying innovative technologies and solutions for projects in three fields - automobile manufacturing, building and residential development, and hospitals.
VietMedical organised a training course on safe practices in the operating room for nearly 100 nurses working at major hospitals in Hanoi.
VOV.VN - Thousands of residents of Hanoi have been struck by dengue fever over recent weeks, putting medical services under strain as they struggle to combat the potentially lethal disease.
VOV.VN - The capital city of Hanoi is reporting a dengue fever fatality in a man who lived in the district of Ha Dong, according to a statement by the city department of health on Wednesday, August 2.
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.
Nguyen Thi Lua, 54, a homemaker in Hanoi, was detected with leukaemia at Saint Paul Hospital where she had registered for a check-up, funded by health insurance.