Hospitals seek to improve workers' behaviour Health

Hospitals seek to improve workers' behaviour

Five more southern hospitals – Cho Ray, Thong Nhat, Nhan Dan 115 and Paediatrics 1, besides Can Tho General – have committed to improve health workers' behaviour towards patients.
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.
Organ donations could save thousands Health

Organ donations could save thousands

Demand for body organs for life-saving transplants in Vietnam is high but supplies are low. This is because hundreds of people with terminal ailments - or their relatives - refuse to agree to donate vital body parts, such as heart, kidneys or liver.
45,000 individuals screened for MERS symptoms Health

45,000 individuals screened for MERS symptoms

Nearly 45,000 individuals arriving in Vietnam by air, sea and land from countries affected by the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) have been screened by body-temperature scanners, a health official said.
Business

BIDV offers cheap health sector loans

Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) has became the first join stock commercial bank to offer a preferential credit programme worth 20 trillion VND (921.65 million USD) to the healthcare sector.
Traditional house inaugurated to honour healthcare staff Health

Traditional house inaugurated to honour healthcare staff

Vietnam’s healthcare sector history has been chronicled and featured in a respected space established within the Hanoi University of Pharmacy, which was inaugurated on February 27, marking the 60th ceremony of the Vietnamese Doctors’ Day (February 27, 1955-2015).
Politics

Party official visits health ministry

Politburo member Dinh The Huynh visited the Ministry of Public Health in Hanoi on February 25 on the occasion of the 60 th anniversary of Vietnam Doctors’ Day (February 27).
Health

Health sector braces for disease outbreaks during Tet

The health sector will take drastic measures to prevent disease and ensure food safety and access to healthcare during the lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said at a teleconference on February 5.
Health

National human vaccine programme commences

The national human vaccine programme got off the ground with the signing of contracts between the programme office and four vaccine makers at a ceremony in Hanoi on January 28.
Health

Efforts needed to improve health care in Central Highlands

Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has urged Central Highlands provinces to accelerate the completion of construction on a regional general hospital and continue improving the grassroots health system to ensure proper health checks and treatment for locals.
Students respond to blood donation campaign Society

Students respond to blood donation campaign

Thousands of students from various universities in Hanoi participated in a voluntary blood donation campaign at the Hanoi University of Technology on January 25 as part of the ongoing ‘Red Sunday’ festival nationwide.