Hospital admissions up during heat Health

Hospital admissions up during heat

The first hot spell of summer, with temperatures reaching up to 40 degrees Celsius, is sending more people, especially children and the elderly to hospital.
Hospital visits peak in winter Society

Hospital visits peak in winter

The record cold spell with temperatures below 10 degrees Celsius over the past four days led to an increase in hospitalisations among children and the elderly for respiratory-related sicknesses.
IT application boosts hospital treatment Health

IT application boosts hospital treatment

The Ministry of Health has urged all hospitals to boost their application of information technology to improve medical examinations, treatment and management, ministry officials said.
Liver cancer treatment prolongs life Health

Liver cancer treatment prolongs life

The Bach Mai and Military 108 hospitals in Hanoi have successfully used a new method called selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) Spheres Y-90, to treat liver tumour.
Workshop talks NCD prevention, control Health

Workshop talks NCD prevention, control

Representatives of ministries, sectors, hospitals and international organisations gathered at a workshop held in Hanoi on May 14 to seek methods to prevent and control non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
Cooperation in health technology enhanced Health

Cooperation in health technology enhanced

A workshop on cooperation in health technology was held in Hanoi on March 21 by Japan’s Nagoya University, the Japanese daily Nikkei in collaboration with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and Vietnam’s Ministry of Health and Bach Mai Hospital.
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Vietnam responds to World Kidney Day

Bach Mai, a major hospital in Hanoi, held a public meeting on March 12 as part of efforts to raise local awareness on kidney failure and mobilise community support for patients.