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.
The Medical Examination and Treatment Management Department under the Ministry of Health has called on centrally-run hospitals and provincial health departments to organise training courses on dengue fever diagnosis and treatment at both private and public health centres.
There are 18 hospitals qualified for organ transplantation in Vietnam at present, 25 years since the first successful kidney transplant in the country.
Experts have urged hospitals to update their treatment guidelines in obstetrics and paediatrics to help reduce the number of maternal deaths and medical errors.
The ongoing patient overload at state-owned hospitals and the US$2 billion that Vietnamese spend on overseas healthcare services are drawing more investors to hospital projects.
The capital city of Hanoi will spend big on hospital development, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung said at a meeting to celebrate the 62nd anniversary of the Vietnamese Doctors’ Day (February 27) in Hanoi on February 23.
A new application at several hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City has allowed patients to arrange for their health check via a single text message, meaning they no longer have to wait hours before seeing a doctor.
The Syrian army said it had taken control of an important district in rebel-held eastern Aleppo on November 26 after fierce fighting, with rebels blaming intense air strikes and lack of hospitals for their collapsing frontline.
Hospitals in southern Vietnam have recorded a surge in the number of children being admitted over respiratory diseases, most prominently pneumonia, in recent months.
The Ministry of Health and the US-based Abbott Company on September 21 signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in two projects to improve the quality of clinical nutrition at hospitals and among pregnant and nursing women.
Hospitals quality management plays a very important role and if it’s not done in a proper way, incidents can happen and repeat, Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said at a two-day conference on hospitals quality in Hanoi.
Vietnam condemns the killing of and violence against children, including sexual violence, the recruitment and use of child soldiers, acts of abduction and attacks targeting schools and hospitals.
Pediatric patients of respiratory diseases have packed hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City while doctors are concerned about the large number of kids infected at the beginning of this year’s outbreak.
The Vietnam Information and Communication Technologies Outlook (VIO 2016) to be held in HCM City on June 24 will discuss the application of IT in health care and the latest trends in IT solutions in the sector and feature an overview of smart healthcare.
District and provincial-level hospitals, in an attempt to receive more patients, are seeking additional training in advanced techniques from leading hospitals in an aim to improve service quality.
VOV.VN - A study conducted last year by the Bertelsmann Foundation indicates the nursing care segment of the health care industry in Germany is experiencing great difficulties finding qualified staff.
Vietnamese artist groups in two major cities of Vietnam have showcased their work in two art exhibitions to fundraise for children receiving cancer treatment in local hospitals.
A great song should lift your heart, warm your soul and make you feel good. Aware of this fact, artists have joined hands to organise musical performances at hospitals.