Some 3,500 people register to donate organs Health

Some 3,500 people register to donate organs

Up to 3,542 people nationwide have registered to donate their organs and tissue after they die as by December 31, 2015, according to the National Centre for Coordinating Human Organ Transplants.
Health Ministry calls for organ donation Health

Health Ministry calls for organ donation

The Health Ministry and the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee has launched an organ donation campaign to meet high patient demand for organ transplants.
Minister calls for better health care Health

Minister calls for better health care

Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien called for mobilising more investments in the healthcare sector to ensure that people receive better diagnosis and treatment in hospitals.
Satellite hospital network enhanced in Dong Nai Health

Satellite hospital network enhanced in Dong Nai

Representatives of Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City and Dong Nai General Hospital in the southern province of Dong Nai gathered to discuss ways to expand the network of satellite hospitals.
Donor's organs used to save four patients Health

Donor's organs used to save four patients

Doctors at hospitals in HCM City and Hue this week conducted six successful organ transplant operations, saving the lives of four people and restoring the sight of two severely visually-impaired patients.
HCM City asked to strengthen measures against MERS-CoV Health

HCM City asked to strengthen measures against MERS-CoV

A Health Ministry delegation led by Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien inspected the prevention efforts for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the Ho Chi Minh City Hospital for Tropical Diseases and Tan Son Nhat International Airport .
HCM City acts to ward off threat of MERS epidemic Health

HCM City acts to ward off threat of MERS epidemic

The HCM City Centre for International Health Quarantine has put in place all preventive measures to keep out Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, a top city health official said.