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Health Ministry

Healthcare service prices to be adjusted

Health

Healthcare service prices to be adjusted

Beginning on July 1, the Health Ministry and Vietnam Social Security (VSS) will adjust the prices of some health care services to better manage health insurance funds, said Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.

Seven-year-old donates cornea, thousands touched

Society

Seven-year-old donates cornea, thousands touched

Nguyen Hai An, 7, from Hanoi’s Nam Tu Liem district, took her last breath on February 22. But before she passed away in her K Hospital sickbed, she and her mother agreed that she would give her cornea to people who could use it.

Satellite hospitals save lives in remote areas

Health

Satellite hospitals save lives in remote areas

The mostly publicly financed health care system in Vietnam has only been able to afford to pour resources into a handful of central level hospitals in big cities, forcing patients living in remote areas with serious diseases to go to Hanoi or HCM City for treatment.