Siemens donates equipment to hospital Health

Siemens donates equipment to hospital

Siemens Vietnam on February 20 donated a 400,000 USD syngo.phaza Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) solution to Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City.
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Hospitals boost staff capacity

Hundreds of doctors, nurses and medical students at hospitals in HCM City and neighbouring provinces attended a lecture on emergency aid and nursing at Binh Dan Hospital on Feb. 7.
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Famous Italian surgeon returns to help children

Italian surgeon Roberto DeCastro, who successfully performed genital organ regeneration surgery on a Vietnamese boy who lost his penis and a leg in an attack by a wild animal, was on a working visit to Vietnam.
Capsized party boat claims 16 lives Society

Capsized party boat claims 16 lives

Rescue forces, by 16hrs on May 21, found 15 bodies of 16 victims from a boat that capsized on May 20 night on the Saigon river in the southern province of Binh Duong.
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Country to lure more organ donors

Vietnam should come up with an effective awareness strategy to increase understanding of all aspects of organ donation in order to have more people become donors, experts say.
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Organ transplants discussed in HCM City

Vietnamese organ transplant experts joined their colleagues from the US, Japan, Australia and India in discussing solutions to further develop organ transplantation in Vietnam at a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City’s Cho Ray Hospital on Dec. 3.
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Work starts on Vietnam-Cambodia joint hospital

Construction work was started on May 15 for the Cho Ray – Phnom Penh multiclinic hospital, a joint project between Vietnam ’s Saigon Medical Investment Joint Stock company and Sokimex company of Cambodia.
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Thousands of students donate blood

Over 2,000 young people in Ho Chi Minh City ’s 24 districts gathered at Tao Dan Cultural Park on April 11 to donate blood during an event organised by the HCM City ’s Youth League and Cho Ray Hospital.
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HCM City pioneers hospital wastewater treatment

The Cho Ray hospital in Ho Chi Minh City has become the first medical institution in Vietnam to install a wastewater treatment station using the AAO technology after a transfer of technology on November 29.
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Tenth death from A/H1N1 awaits confirmation

Vietnam ’s Health Ministry has not yet confirmed a tenth death from the A/H1N1 flu although the Ho Chi Minh City Pasteur Institute’s test has shown the victim was positive to the virus.