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Vietnam still in need of tissue, organ donation

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Vietnam still in need of tissue, organ donation

The number of people registered for tissue and organ donation has remained very small and fails to meet the nation’s demand for organ transplants, said Nguyen Hoang Phuc, Deputy Director of the National Coordinating Centre for Human Organ Transplantation.

Experts: Local clinics in need of revamp

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Experts: Local clinics in need of revamp

People require medical care even before they fall sick, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien at the opening of a training programme to improve the quality of local clinics and the country’s grass-roots level health care system, in Hanoi’s Dan Phuong district.

Hanoi warns about rise in measles cases

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Hanoi warns about rise in measles cases

More than 200 cases of measles have been reported in the capital city of Hanoi since the start of the year compared to just 60 cases that were recorded for the whole of last year, the municipal Department of Health has said.

Vinh Long: A/H1N1 influenza kills one woman

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Vinh Long: A/H1N1 influenza kills one woman

The swine flu virus A/H1N1 has left a female dead in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long after a male patient died at a medical centre in Tran Van Thoi district of Ca Mau province earlier this month.

Hospitals urged to ensure quality after fees drop

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Hospitals urged to ensure quality after fees drop

Hospitals in the country have been instructed to ensure health exams and treatment for insured patients as fees for 70 healthcare services will fall on July 15 under a newly issued circular, according to Deputy Minister of Health Pham Le Tuan.

Experts: Cancer can be controlled

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Experts: Cancer can be controlled

The development of new generation sequencing along with artificial intelligence help doctors quickly identify the best drugs for their patients, said doctor Phan Minh Liem.