A total of 1,000 hearing aids have been presented to deaf patients in the central region as part of a programme co-organised by the VinaCapital Fund, Starkey Hearing Foundation, Da Nang Volunteer, and Hoan My hospital.
A recent study published by the Hanoi-based Bach Mai Hospital has revealed that nearly 100 people in Vietnam commit suicide due to depression on a daily basis, shedding light on the devastating role mental illness can play in local communities.
More than 26,000 people receive regular dialysis treatment in the country, which helps prolong their life.
The Singapore National Heart Centre will help the Military Hospital 175 in Ho Chi Minh City build a cardiac rehabilitation clinic, according to a pact signed between the sides in Ho Chi Minh City on March 8.
The Preventive Medicine Department in the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau has established and trained working groups to deal with dengue fever and hand-foot-mouth disease across localities since the beginning of 2017.
Doctors from Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi have reported at least one patient everyday hospitalised due to herbicide poisoning, popularly known as paraquat poisoning.
VOV.VN - Vinh Hung made many brave kids at the Oncology Hospital wishes come true when he made a surprise visit on February 17 in Ho Chi Minh City.
Devotion from doctors and hospital staff is good medicine for patients, who have to spend their Lunar New Year festival (Tet) in hospital, said Vo Van Thuong, head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education.
The Becamex International Hospital was launched on December 30 in Thuan An town, the southern province of Binh Duong, which is expected to provide locals with health care service meeting international standards.
Dr Ngo Thi Anh Dong is so devoted to her job and patients, and so well-loved, that when she’s absent from the health clinic on any given day, people tend to panic.
VOV.VN - On December 10, the Binh Dan Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City inaugurated the first robot-assisted surgery centre in Vietnam, allowing doctors to introduce and apply advanced technologies in minimal-access surgery to benefit patients.
VOV.VN - Most people generally don’t think of hospitals as money makers, and sometimes they’re right — most hospitals around the globe are not considered businesses operating with the overarching goal to make money.
More than 1,500 children with autism come to the National Hospital of Acupuncture for treatment every year, said head of the hospital Associate Prof Dr Nguyen Ba Quang at a recent conference on Vietnamese high-tech acupuncture therapy for paediatric disease sand cerebrovascular diseases.
Tran Thi Tuyet Nhung, 55, had suffered pain for two months earlier this year before she decided to visit Binh Chanh District Hospital for treatment.
VOV.VN -It has been unveiled that construction of the 1,000-bed Ho Chi Minh City Paediatrics Hospital, the city’s third children’s hospital, is on track with the grand opening set to be held later this year.
Compulsory drug detoxification facilities will be gradually closed, to be replaced by voluntary treatment under a plan freshly approved by the Prime Minister.
Public hospital services and products in 16 provinces and cities have become 18% more expensive since the middle of August, as patients pay for health staff’s basic salaries.
For the past 40 years, the Kim Bang Center for War Invalids in Ba Sao commune, Kim Bang district, Ha Nam province has welcomed and treated more than 500 war invalids.
Heart disease, one of the top killers in Vietnam, is affecting more young people as the industrial, urban lifestyle of unhealthy diets and little physical activity increases risk factors for cardiological problems, doctors say.
Vietnam’s national action plan for prevention and control of hospital infections between 2016 and 2020 will focus on improving effectiveness at health facilities to ensure patient and staff safety.