HCM City develops specialised hospitals Health

HCM City develops specialised hospitals

The Department of Health of Ho Chi Minh City plans to develop specialised hospitals with advanced techniques to meet increased demand for health examination and treatment of local residents and foreigners.
Vietnam Medi Pharm Expo opens in HCM City Business

Vietnam Medi Pharm Expo opens in HCM City

Latest medical and laboratory equipment, healthcare products, food supplements, cosmetics and pharmaceutical packaging machines are on display at an exhibition in Ho Chi Minh City.
Stem cell transplant heals chemo impacts Health

Stem cell transplant heals chemo impacts

The country’s first patient transplanted with his own stem cells, frozen for preservation, to replace stem cells destroyed by chemotherapy or radiation is well on the way to full recovery from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, local doctors have said.
HCM City eyes share of Asian medical tourism pie Travel

HCM City eyes share of Asian medical tourism pie

With a growing number of medical tourists who combine travel with medical care coming to HCM City in recent years, lucrative medical tourism needs concerted efforts by various official agencies and travel firms to realise its huge potential, experts have said.
Rehabilitation improves heart patients’ lives Health

Rehabilitation improves heart patients’ lives

Cardiac rehabilitation, a medically supervised programme including exercises, should be provided to patients with heart problems for them to recover after surgery, a Japanese physical therapist said.
Provincial hospitals improve cardiac treatment Health

Provincial hospitals improve cardiac treatment

The training provided by leading central-level hospitals in HCM City has helped doctors at provincial facilities apply latest techniques and advances to treat heart patients, reducing the need for emergency transfers.