Swine flu causes another death in HCM City Health

Swine flu causes another death in HCM City

A person with the influenza virus A/H1N1 recently died after two days of treatment at the Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, becoming the second fatality of swine flu at the hospital.
Vietnam Medi Pharm Expo to return to HCM City in August Business

Vietnam Medi Pharm Expo to return to HCM City in August

About 350 domestic and foreign exhibitors will gather at the Saigon Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) in Ho Chi Minh City for the 18th Vietnam International Hospital, Medical and Pharmaceutical Exhibition (Vietnam Medi Pharm Expo 2018) from August 2-4.
Patients get on well with organs from brain dead donor  Health

Patients get on well with organs from brain dead donor

The two patients transplanted with a heart and a kidney donated by a brain dead person in Hanoi are in sound condition and ready to be discharged from the hospital, Dr. Pham Thi Ngoc Thao, Deputy Director of the HCM City-based Cho Ray Hospital said on March 19.
Vietnamese French doctor dedicated to patients in homeland Health

Vietnamese French doctor dedicated to patients in homeland

Over the past three years, Rene D.Esser, a Vietnamese French doctor, travelled thousands of kilometres to Thong Nhat General Hospital in the southern province of Dong Nai every three months to provide free check-ups and treatment for patients with bone and joint diseases.
Prime Minister hails Cho Ray Hospital’s achievements Health

Prime Minister hails Cho Ray Hospital’s achievements

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has applauded Cho Ray Hospital for its efforts to apply technical advancements in medical check-up and treatment, as well as its renovations in management, especially self-finance mechanism.
HCM City hospitals open for Tet Health

HCM City hospitals open for Tet

The Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City has instructed all hospitals in the city not to refuse emergency aid to patients during the Tet (Lunar New Year) period.
 Health facilities call for blood donations for Tet Health

Health facilities call for blood donations for Tet

HCM City’s Blood Bank, Blood Donation Centre and hospitals organised blood donation programmes throughout the city for Tet holiday to prepare for a possible shortage as more accidents occur during the period.
Prime Minister receives new Austrian Ambassador Politics

Prime Minister receives new Austrian Ambassador

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has assured new Austrian Ambassador to Vietnam Thomas Schuller Gotzburg that Vietnam always values and wishes to foster the bilateral friendship and multifaceted ties.
HCM City hospitals use IT to regulate antibiotic use Health

HCM City hospitals use IT to regulate antibiotic use

Many hospitals in HCM City use software to monitor the prescription of antibiotics to ensure they are not abused causing bacteria to mutate to become antibiotic-resistant, a major global health problem, including in Vietnam.