Dr. McKay McKinnon has removed facial tumors for dozens of Vietnamese.
A 64-year-old woman from District 12, who suffered from obstruction of the flow of urine, is one of the first ten adult patients benefiting from robotic surgery at Binh Dan Hospital in HCM City’s District 3.
PSNews-The 18th satellite emergency station was officially launched. This satellite emergency station is located in Binh Thanh District Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City, to better meet need of people for health care.
A Save the Children project helped improve knowledge on maternal and newborn care for thousands of mothers and health workers in Yen Bai Dak Lak and Ca Mau provinces from mid 2012 to December 2016.
It is estimated that about a fifth of the city’s population will benefit from the program.
Vu Duc Kham, 43, was just coming out of anaesthesia after seven hours of having his lungs washed at the Coal and Mineral Hospital in Hanoi.
Mental health issues are widespread and increasing in Vietnam, particularly among young people, experts said.
Vietnam’s Health Ministry and the Fund for the Prevention of Tobacco Harms on June 26 held a meeting of the tobacco control working group, gathering representatives from key tobacco control organisations in Vietnam and its development partners.
The death toll from smoking-related diseases in Vietnam has amounted to 40,000 per year, according to statistics of the World Health Organization (WHO).
The Hue Central Hospital has attached much importance to its cooperation with the health sector of Lao border provinces, said vice director of the hospital Hoang Thi Lan Huong.
PSNews – The first lung transplant from a brain-dead donor has ever been conducted successfully in Vietnam.
More than 2,500 poor people in the central province of Quang Tri on March 12 received free medical checkups, medicine and gifts from the Project Vietnam Foundation organisation of the American Academy of Paediatrics.
Ho Chi Minh City has set a target of having 18 doctors and 42 hospital beds per 10,000 residents in 2018 so as to increase the quality of health check-ups and treatment.
Mosquitoes infected with Wolbachia – a type of bacteria with the potential to prevent the spread of dengue fever –were released in Vinh Luong commune in the central province of Khanh Hoa’s Nha Trang city on March 6.
Beginning this month, doctors must write the identification number of a parent or supervisor on all prescriptions for outpatients under 72 months old, according to a new decree issued by Ministry of Health (MoH).
Hanoi plans to stop the use of beehive-shaped coal bricks by 2020 as part of measures to improve air quality and living conditions, according to the municipal Department of Natural Resources and Environment.
The Ministry of Health has synchronously implemented measures to ease patient overload in hospitals over the past five years, contributing to improving the quality of health check-ups and treatment, said Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.
The Prime Minister has approved investment policy for a health cooperation programme with the World Health Organisation (WHO) in the fiscal year 2018-2019.
PSNews – In recent days, a strong cold wave has led to a record low temperature in Northern provinces, causing health problems to people and killing cattle.
PSNews - A Vietel-newly-developed methadone management system will help the Ministry of Health (MoH) to eliminate the paper-based management way in methadone treatment from June 2018.