The ninth conference on traditional medicine of countries in the Greater Mekong Sub-region will take place in Hanoi on September 5 and 6, according to the Ministry of Health.
The first national trade fair on traditional medicine will be held in Hanoi from March 20-25, heard a press briefing on March 4.
The use of herbal medicine is on the rise among Vietnamese in recent years, but concerns about management and arbitrary pricing are growing, too.
The prevalence of malnutrition in hospitalised patients in Vietnam remains high, ranging from 20-50 percent as many hospitals fail to pay appropriate attention to ensuring nutrition for inpatients, health officials said.
With a growing number of medical tourists who combine travel with medical care coming to HCM City in recent years, lucrative medical tourism needs concerted efforts by various official agencies and travel firms to realise its huge potential, experts have said.
Various shortcomings still exist in traditional medicine in terms of healthcare and paying health insurance fees.
Using traditional medicine in tandem with local knowledge as well as alternative treatments was evaluated at an international conference held in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on May 4-5.
The Ministry of Health will work to increase medical examinations and treatment using oriental medicine, as well as meet demand for herbal medicine.
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.
The Ministry of Health and the Nhan Dan (People) Newspaper jointly organised a workshop on the management of herbal materials for traditional medicine in Hanoi on June 8.
Developing traditional medicine in combination with modern health care practices is the top priority of the Vietnamese Party, State and the Ministry of Health.
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Authorities in southern Tay Ninh province handed down the decision made by the Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee to deliver three facilities to the Cao Dai Tay Ninh Church in Hoa Thanh district on February 25.
A Vietnamese-American doctor of traditional medicine has never forgotten what he missed most after his family left Vietnam to move to the US 22 years ago.
A project approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung will see upgrades to more than 70 traditional medicine hospitals across the country, from now until 2020.
(VOV) - Vietnam and Angola will increase cooperation in various areas and create conditions for their businesses to explore opportunities for cooperation and investment in each other’s markets.
Two Chinese traditional medical clinics in Ho Chi Minh City have been fined VND270 million (US$12,857) for breaking environmental regulations.