Nationwide campaign assists rural residents Health

Nationwide campaign assists rural residents

A campaign to offer free check-ups and basic treatment for 1 million low-income people in rural areas has proven beneficial, improving community awareness and helping medical staff sympathise with natives’ difficulties, said Director of the Hanoi-based Bach Mai Hospital Nguyen Quoc Anh.
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National project helps prevent respiratory diseases

A national project on bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) implemented in 30 provinces and cities across the country in 2014 has helped spread knowledge about the diseases in the community, it was reported at a conference in Hanoi on December 25.
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US medical expert honoured with insignia

Kyle.B. Bond, Director of the Laboratory Programme at the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Vietnam has been honoured with the insignia “For the Health of the People” of the Vietnamese Ministry of Health.
One measles-related death reported on May 3 Health

One measles-related death reported on May 3

One death related to measles was reported on May 3, bringing the total fatalities caused either directly or indirectly by the disease to 133, the Health Ministry reported on the same day.
Number of new measles cases drops Health

Number of new measles cases drops

The measles situation is reported to ease across the country as only 38 new cases were recorded in 25 provinces on April 25 and the vaccination campaign is being accelerated nationwide.
Measles cases continue to fall Health

Measles cases continue to fall

A conference will be held on April 22 for 33 northern and northern central provinces being hit by measles to publicise the ministry’s updated guidelines on measles treatment issued on April 18.
Hanoi hospitals equipped to combat measles Health

Hanoi hospitals equipped to combat measles

The Ministry of Public Health will provide 12 medical ventilators for three hospitals in Hanoi in the face of measles outbreak that has claimed 25 lives so far, mostly in children aged below 10 years.
NA Chairman extols Bach Mai hospital staff Health

NA Chairman extols Bach Mai hospital staff

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung commended the dedicated efforts of the medical sector and Bach Mai hospital in particular while visiting the Hanoi-based hospital on February 25.
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NA Chairman extols Bach Mai hospital staff

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung commended the dedicated efforts of the medical sector and Bach Mai hospital in particular while visiting the Hanoi-based hospital on February 25, with the 59th anniversary of Vietnamese Doctors’ Day (February 27) approaching.
Health

Medical establishments ready for coming Tet holiday

Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has inspected two large hospitals in Hanoi to ensure they are adequately prepared for the coming Tet (Lunar New Year), the longest and most important annual holiday in the country.
Health

Hanoi hospital completes landmark kidney transplant

The Hanoi-based Saint Paul Hospital has become the first hospital of the local level to successfully perform a kidney transplant, according to Pham Manh Than, head of the hospital's Planning and General Affairs Ward.