VOV.VN -Doctors working at Viet Duc hospital in Hanoi announced on September 1 that they successfully conducted a fifth lung transplant from a brain-dead donor on a patient who been suffering from interstitial lung disease.
VOV.VN - All people entering hospitals throughout Hanoi must complete a brief health check and fill out a medical declaration form outlining details of their travel history since March as medical centres step up efforts to fight the COVID-19 epidemic.
The surgery on a 55-year-old patient in Quang Binh was jointly conducted by Professor Dong Van He, head of the Department of Neurosurgery on March 22 at Viet Duc Hospital.
VOV.VN - Youth volunteers from the Voice of Vietnam (VOV) and other agencies in Hanoi participated in a blood donation campaign on March 13, which aims to help resolve the shortage of blood supplies in many of the country’s hospitals.
The Ministry of Health has announced nine outstanding events of the health sector in 2018.
The family of a 27-year-old man in Hanoi, who was declared brain dead in a traffic accident, has voluntarily donated all of his internal organs as well as his corneas and tissues to patients needing replacement, according to the Vietnam National Coordinating Centre for Human Organ Transplantation.
Doctors from the Hanoi-based Viet Duc Hospital have announced to successfully conduct the first transplant of two lungs from a brain-dead donor on a cancer patient.
Organ transplantation in Vietnam, despite difficulties, has recorded numerous achievements this year, giving hope to thousands of patients nationwide.
A Vietnamese airline has decided to have one of its flights depart from Hanoi to the central city of Hue later than scheduled, so it could help transport a donated heart to its new owner.
Doctors in Ho Chi Minh City’s Cho Ray Hospital successfully performed organ transplants for five persons using organs from a brain-dead donor on April 20.
Hanoi will request ride-hailing application providers Uber and Grab to publicise their fares like traditional taxi brands.
Viet Duc Hospital's Centre for Neurosurgery, in collaboration with Hitachi and Japan-Vietnam Medical Instrument Company (JVC), have organised the workshop on “Updating Intraoperative MRI applications in neurosurgery.”
More than 6,500 people were admitted to hospitals in HCM City over the recent four-day holiday because of traffic accidents, physical fights, and food poisoning, among other reasons, according to the city’s Health Department.
Sixty six liver transplants have so far been performed across the country, with 34 donors being alive and 32 brain dead, according to the Vietnam Society of Organ Transplantation.
Dr. McKay McKinnon has removed facial tumors for dozens of Vietnamese.
VOV.VN - Miss Vietnam 2010 Ngoc Han on September 11 joined children at the Hanoi-based Viet Duc Hospital in celebration of the Mid-Autumn (Full Moon) Festival as part of her charitable activities.
A pair of twin boys who were conjoined at chest and abdomen died on July 21, around one week after they were born in the northern province of Ha Giang, local media have reported.
The first national simulation training lab for anesthesia and intensive care has been inaugurated in Hanoi.
Some 70-80 Vietnamese children with facial disfigurements are expected to receive checkups and treatment from “Facing the World”- a United Kingdom-based charity from April 6-16 in Viet Duc and Hong Ngoc hospitals in Hanoi.
The centre for anesthesiology and surgical recovery at the Viet Duc (Vietnam – Germany) Friendship Hospital in Hanoi has been awarded with the title “Labour Hero” for its significant attainments during the past decades.