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Health Ministry

Experts: Local clinics in need of revamp

Health

Experts: Local clinics in need of revamp

People require medical care even before they fall sick, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien at the opening of a training programme to improve the quality of local clinics and the country’s grass-roots level health care system, in Hanoi’s Dan Phuong district.

Thailand begins third mission to rescue all left in flooded cave

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Thailand begins third mission to rescue all left in flooded cave

Rescuers on July 10 headed back to flooded Tham Luang cave in northern Thailand’s Chieng Rai province to begin the third phase of the rescue of the trapped youth soccer team, aiming to bring out the last four boys and their coach, rescue mission chief Narongsak Osottanakorn said.

Overloaded central hospitals in need of support

Health

Overloaded central hospitals in need of support

Local-level health care facilities are expected to increase their capacity and provide better services to help reduce pressure at central hospitals by “gaining public trust”, said Nguyen Nam Lien, Director of the Health Ministry's Planning and Finance Department, at a press conference in Hanoi on June 29.

Medical checkup fees down up to 20 percent from mid-July

Health

Medical checkup fees down up to 20 percent from mid-July

Medical checkup fees will decrease by 15-20 percent as from July 15 when a circular issued by the Ministry of Health regulating uniform prices for medical checkup and treatment services for insurance card holders in hospitals across the country takes effect.

Dengue outbreak risks remain despite fall in new cases

Health

Dengue outbreak risks remain despite fall in new cases

Although the number of dengue fever cases in Vietnam in the first months of this year posted a year-on-year decrease of 41.4 percent, there remain numerous latent risks of the disease to break out, according to the Department of Preventive Medicine.