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Vietnam records first COVID-19 death with end-stage renal failure

Vietnam records first COVID-19 death with end-stage renal failure

VOV.VN - The first death from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been recorded in Vietnam since the outbreak of the respiratory illness hit the nation in January, adding to fears regarding the spread of the virus due to the number of locally-transmitted infections continuing to rise among the community in recent days.

Several COVID-19 cases in Da Nang in ‘critical condition’

Several COVID-19 cases in Da Nang in ‘critical condition’

VOV.VN - A number of patients in Da Nang who have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) are confirmed to be in a critical condition, including a patient who is currently connected to an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) machine.

Ceremony honours role of nurses, midwives in pandemic combat

Ceremony honours role of nurses, midwives in pandemic combat

The Ministry of Health held a ceremony in Hanoi on May 12 to mark the International Nurses Day and affirm the role of nurses and midwives in public health care, especially when the COVID-19 pandemic is still raging around the world.

Private hospitals urged to stay alert to COVID-19

Private hospitals urged to stay alert to COVID-19

Private medical establishments should stay alert to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as the country has entered the second phase of disease prevention and control, said an official from the Ministry of Health (MoH).

Preventive measures needed to respond to COVID-19: expert

Preventive measures needed to respond to COVID-19: expert

The health sector needs to well prepare preventive measures with focus on early detection, epidemic fencing and quarantine although Vietnam has recorded no new SARS-CoV-2 infection cases since February 13, said Director of the Health Ministry’s Department for Medical Examination and Treatment Luong Ngoc Khue.

Health insurance suggested to cover assistive tools for the disabled

Health insurance suggested to cover assistive tools for the disabled

Health insurance policies for people with disabilities were discussed at a workshop in Hanoi on August 23 to attract policymakers’ attention to the neccessity for the health insurance to also cover payment for assistive tools and devices for the disabled.

Ministry provides training to improve hospital management

Ministry provides training to improve hospital management

The Vietnam Administration of Medical Services under the Ministry of Health (MoH) opened a training course on hospital management in Hanoi on March 12 to help improve health care services and patients’ satisfaction.

Nutrition for hospitalised patients falls into neglect

Nutrition for hospitalised patients falls into neglect

The prevalence of malnutrition in hospitalised patients in Vietnam remains high, ranging from 20-50 percent as many hospitals fail to pay appropriate attention to ensuring nutrition for inpatients, health officials said.