Not long after receiving a kidney transplant four years ago, famous cai luong (reformed opera) singer Minh Vuong was able to return to the stage to perform.
A general hospital officially opened to patients in the southern province of Dong Nai’s Long Khánh town on May 16 after receiving investment of VND750 billion (US$33.6 million).
Although the family doctor model has been implemented in many district and communal medical centres in Ho Chi Minh City, it is still an unpopular service among patients.
A great song should lift your heart, warm your soul and make you feel good. Aware of this fact, artists have joined hands to organise musical performances at hospitals.
Vietnam is striving to reduce the rate of tuberculosis (TB) patients to 131 cases/100,000 people and the fatality rate from the disease to lower than 10/100,000 people by 2020, according to Nguyen Binh Hoa, Secretary of the National Tuberculosis Programme (NTP).
Doctors at the cardiac surgery ward in Ho Chi Minh City’s Cho Ray Hospital have begun using a less invasive surgical technique to treat patients with aortic disease.
The shenanigans of illegal brokers in front of large hospitals in Hà Nội remains a big concern to patients and hospital authorities, according to the Lao Động (Labour) newspaper.
VOV.VN - On March 1, prices of health care services were increased in order to provide better services for patients.
The Project Vietnam Foundation's Ket Noi Yeu Thuong (Connecting to Love) programme on February 27 kicked off to provide free healthcare to patients in Ho Chi Minh City, the central province of Nghe An and the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.
No cases of the Zika virus have been recorded in Vietnam so far, the Preventive Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health said on February 27.
Binh Dan Hospital, the first hospital in the country to offer dialysis, has opened a nephrology and hemodialysis ward to meet the treatment demand of patients with chronic kidney disease.
Hospital rankings will be publicised for the first time this year in an effort by the Ministry of Health to improve healthcare services, the Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper reported.
The National Hospital for Tropical Diseases is struggling to cope with a flood of dengue fever patients who insist on getting treated there, instead of local hospitals and clinics.
Stores of blood-type-A at the Hanoi-based National Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion are almost exhausted with only 160 units of 250ml left.
Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), a contagious viral illness, is surging in Ho Chi Minh City, with the number of hospitalized patients in a recent week being over 30% higher than the average of the four preceding weeks, according to health authorities.
Vietnamese hospitals are losing a large number of patients who prefer the bedside manner and abilities of foreign doctors.
Representatives of Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City and Dong Nai General Hospital in the southern province of Dong Nai gathered on August 27 to discuss ways to expand the network of satellite hospitals.
The first national conference on epilepsy was held in Ho Chi Minh City on August 15 to discuss the treatment of the disease in Vietnam and other related issues, attracting over 400 scientists and doctors working in the field.
A project run by the Australia-based Brien Holden Vision Institute benefited thousands of people in the Tan Thanh and Chau Duc districts of southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province.
Two patients suspected of contracting the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome – Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) tested negative for the deadly virus, announced Dr. Nguyen Quang Tap, Director of the Vietnam-Czech Friendship Hospital in the northern city of Haiphong on June 17.