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Dengue prevention measures discussed

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Dengue prevention measures discussed

A dengue patient who was recently brought from the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap to the Ho Chi Minh City Hospital of Tropical Diseases went into shock in the ambulance.

Patient satisfaction phone survey planned

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Patient satisfaction phone survey planned

The Ministry of Health’s Medical Examination and Treatment Department and Vietnam Initiatives at Indiana University, will pilot a patient satisfaction telephone survey. Similar surveys conducted previously were done online.

Stem cell transplant heals chemo impacts

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Stem cell transplant heals chemo impacts

The country’s first patient transplanted with his own stem cells, frozen for preservation, to replace stem cells destroyed by chemotherapy or radiation is well on the way to full recovery from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, local doctors have said.

Dengue fever booms in summer

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Dengue fever booms in summer

Over 50,000 dengue fever cases have been reported nationwide, with 15 deaths so far this year,according to the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases

Some HCM City-based hospitals to increase fees

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Some HCM City-based hospitals to increase fees

Public hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City which do not receive local funds for regular expenditures will increase fees for non-insured patients by 30 percent from August 1, according to the city’s Department of Health.