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Some HCM City-based hospitals to increase fees

Health

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.

UNHRC passes climate change resolution co-created by Vietnam

World

UNHRC passes climate change resolution co-created by Vietnam

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) carried out final discussions of its 35th session in Geneva, Switzerland, on June 22-23, adopting 36 resolutions and a presidential statement, including a draft resolution on climate change and human rights co-created by Vietnam.

Mekong Delta faces urgent lack of doctors

Health

Mekong Delta faces urgent lack of doctors

The Mekong Delta region faces a severe shortage of medical specialists in five specialised departments of tuberculosis, leprosy, mental diseases, anatomical pathology and forensic medicine.

Mekong Delta lacks specialised medical staff

Health

Mekong Delta lacks specialised medical staff

The Mekong Delta region is facing a serious shortage of medical staff in five rare specialities including tuberculosis, leprosy, psychiatry, surgery and forensic science, a seminar heard on August 15.

Efforts needed to eliminate leprosy by year-end

Health

Efforts needed to eliminate leprosy by year-end

Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Thi Xuyen has urged the five remaining localities where leprosy still exists to carry out more drastic measures towards a Vietnam free from leprosy-related issues by the end of 2015.

Nelson Mandela int’l day marked in Vietnam

Society

Nelson Mandela int’l day marked in Vietnam

Representatives from the South African Embassy in Vietnam and philanthropists on July 18 visited and presented gifts to Van Mon leprosy hospital in the northern province of Thai Binh, in response to Nelson Mandela International Day.