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Mobile hospital delivers medical services to forest communities

Mobile hospital delivers medical services to forest communities

Medical staff, from Sangkhla Buri Hospital in Kanchanaburi, have set up a mobile hospital unit in Thungyai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary, bringing medical services closer to remote communities, while promoting COVID-19 precautionary measures among villagers.

Medical checkup fees down up to 20% from mid-July

Medical checkup fees down up to 20% from mid-July

Medical checkup fees will decrease by 15%-20% as from July 15 when a circular issued by the Ministry of Health regulating uniform prices for medical checkup and treatment services for insurance card holders in hospitals across the country takes effect.

Treatment, surgery, medical service fees drop

Treatment, surgery, medical service fees drop

In addition to fall of cost of treatment by 15%-20%, some medical services such as MRI, X-ray, and testing services will decrease, as per the Ministry of Health’s latest circular.

France helps Can Tho improve medical services

France helps Can Tho improve medical services

French experts are willing to assist the General Hospital of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho in applying advanced medical techniques, Jean-Patrick Lajonchere, France’s export coordinator for healthcare products and services, affirmed on October 4.

WHO-funded cooperation project approved

WHO-funded cooperation project approved

The Prime Minister has approved the portfolio of a health cooperation programme sponsored by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in the 2016-2017 fiscal years.

A big challenge to elderly care services

A big challenge to elderly care services

(VOV) - Rapid population aging is posing a big challenge to Vietnam’s social security system, especially when Vietnamese people’s incomes remain low and medical services have yet to meet the elderly’s needs.

Hospital overload not addressed overnight

Hospital overload not addressed overnight

(VOV) - The Ministry of Health needs more time to ease the heavy overload at centrally-run hospitals despite recent improvements, says Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.

High hopes for medical services

High hopes for medical services

Vietnam is paying little attention to investing in its medical sector, although it has great potential for further development.