Emergency surgeries in central hospitals increased during the six-day Reunification Day and Labour Day holiday due to traffic accidents and fights.
A drill on response measures, quarantine and treatment for suspected Ebola patients was jointly organised by the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the National Hospital for Tropical Disease in Hanoi on November 7.
(VOV) -The Ministry of Health hosted a meeting themed “You Can Control Your Asthma” at Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi on May 8 in response to World Asthma Day.
(VOV) -Another measles-linked death was reported at the National Hospital of Paediatrics on May 3, bringing the fatalities from measles and its complications to 25 out of 133 severe cases so far this year.
(VOV) - The HCM City Hospital for Tropical Diseases on April 22 admitted 91 patients all of them are suspected cases of measles, including 40 adults.
The Health Ministry said on April 18 that it has set up five inspection teams to scrutinise measles treatment and prevention in the country’s two major cities of Hanoi and HCM City, with the aim to reduce fatalities.
The prolonged heat wave over the last few days in HCM City and other southern provinces has resulted in a dramatic increase in the number of patients at hospitals.
More than 240 people have tested positive for measles in 24 provinces since the beginning of the year, including three child fatalities, according to statistics from the Ministry of Health (MoH).
A Vietnam-Japan cultural week has been held by the Hue Medical and Pharmacy University in the former imperial city of Hue to celebrate the 40 years of friendship between Vietnam and Japan.
(VOV) -69 of 73 people were discharged from Dak Ha District Medical Center in Central Highland Kon Tum province on August 4.
(VOV) -The number of dengue infections is increasing nationwide, especially in the Central and Central Highland provinces, reported the Health Ministry’s Preventative Medicine Department.
More than 2,500 poor people in the two central provinces of Quang Nam and Quang Ngai enjoy free health care and medicine from a charity programme run by the Korean Doosan Vina Inc. and the Hospital of Chung Ang University.
(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.
(VOV) -The Vietnam Medical Association and the Medical Association of Southeast Asian Nations (MASEAN) have held the 15th MASEAN mid-term meeting on April 26 in the northern Vietnamese province of Quang Ninh.
(VOV) -Seven patients have died of dengue fever, and six others of hand-foot-mouth disease in Ho Chi Minh City over the past week.
(VOV) - The rate of malnutrition is about 14 percent among Vietnamese people, but 50 percent among patients admitted to hospital.
(VOV) - Nearly 1,300 patients in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang have been infected by hand-foot-mouth disease since the beginning of 2012, trebling last year‘s figure.
A child in My Tho city, Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang, has died of dengue fever, making him the first fatal case of the disease in the province this year.
A group of young people in Hanoi has opened a restaurant in front of the National Hospital of Pediatrics to offer lunch to child patients and relatives every Saturday.
A seminar was held in Hanoi on April 21 on fighting hand-foot-mouth (HFM) disease, which has broken out in many provinces and cities across the country.