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Hospitals take steps to reduce maternal, child mortality rates

Hospitals take steps to reduce maternal, child mortality rates

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.

Hospitals told to update guidelines

Hospitals told to update guidelines

Experts have urged hospitals to update their treatment guidelines in obstetrics and paediatrics to help reduce the number of maternal deaths and medical errors.

Vietnam hospitals need to reduce error rate

Vietnam hospitals need to reduce error rate

Improving the quality of health treatment and examination as well as patient safety is a critical task for hospitals, as medical errors and hospital infections still occur at healthcare facilities in Vietnam, especially provincial- and grassroots-level hospitals.