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Alcohol-related harm equivalent to 1.3-3.3% of GDP

Alcohol-related harm equivalent to 1.3-3.3% of GDP

The cost of the harm done to society by alcohol consumption in Vietnam is valued at 1.3-3.3% of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP), the World Health Organization (WHO) reported at a recent group meeting of the Ministry of Health in Hanoi.

Use of traditional Vietnamese medicine expanded nationwide

Use of traditional Vietnamese medicine expanded nationwide

The health care system of traditional Vietnamese medicine has been expanded, with 58 out of 63 provinces and cities nationwide having traditional medicine hospitals, participants heard at a workshop in Hanoi on July 17.

Experts: Local clinics in need of revamp

Experts: Local clinics in need of revamp

People require medical care even before they fall sick, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien at the opening of a training programme to improve the quality of local clinics and the country’s grass-roots level health care system, in Hanoi’s Dan Phuong district.

Vietnam, France look to foster health link

Vietnam, France look to foster health link

Vietnam and France signed many cooperation agreements in health during a working visit to France by Vietnamese Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien from June 13-17 at the invitation of French Minister of Solidarities and Health Agnès Buzyn.

Tobacco causes socio-economic burden: Minister

Tobacco causes socio-economic burden: Minister

Smoking has created an economic burden to not only smokers and their families but also society, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien at a meeting held in response to the World No Tobacco Day in Hanoi on May 31.

Vietnam Medi-Pharm 2018 attracts 430 firms

Vietnam Medi-Pharm 2018 attracts 430 firms

Around 430 firms from 30 countries and territories are displaying their best at the 25th Vietnam International Exhibitions on Products, Equipment, Supplies for Pharmaceutical, Medical, Hospital and Rehabilitation – Vietnam Medi-Pharm 2018 which opened in Hanoi on May 9.

Healthcare service prices to be adjusted

Healthcare service prices to be adjusted

Beginning on July 1, the Health Ministry and Vietnam Social Security (VSS) will adjust the prices of some health care services to better manage health insurance funds, said Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.

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.

Prices of herbal medicines to be standardised

Prices of herbal medicines to be standardised

The supply, price and use of herbal medicines will be tightened by strengthening policies on quality assessment at medical facilities, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has stressed.

Seven-year-old donates cornea, thousands touched

Seven-year-old donates cornea, thousands touched

Nguyen Hai An, 7, from Hanoi’s Nam Tu Liem district, took her last breath on February 22. But before she passed away in her K Hospital sickbed, she and her mother agreed that she would give her cornea to people who could use it.

Vietnam increases grassroots health care services

Vietnam increases grassroots health care services

Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said it is a must to improve the quality and operational efficiency of grassroots-level health care centres in order to attract more patients.

Stronger action needed to combat antimicrobial resistance

Stronger action needed to combat antimicrobial resistance

The health sector called for efforts to be stepped up to combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR) at a workshop on September 21 to review the first-phase implementation of the National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance in Vietnam.