Books about autism launched Society

Books about autism launched

A series of books about autism has been launched in Hanoi by the Women’s Publishing House in response to the World Autism Awareness Day April 2.
Disadvantaged people assisted to return home for Tet Society

Disadvantaged people assisted to return home for Tet

Businesses, industrial zones and hospitals nationwide have been getting into the Tet (Lunar New Year) spirit and providing free transport to allow workers and patients travel home to spend the holiday with their families.
Hospital admissions up during heat Health

Hospital admissions up during heat

The first hot spell of summer, with temperatures reaching up to 40 degrees Celsius, is sending more people, especially children and the elderly to hospital.
Experts warn public of potential flu risks Health

Experts warn public of potential flu risks

Warm, wet weather creates a conducive environment for different kinds of viruses - including the flu - to develop, so people should remain vigilant in order to allow for timely and proper treatment.
Paediatrics hospital faces overcrowding Health

Paediatrics hospital faces overcrowding

Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Viet Tien on April 4 asked other hospitals in the capital city and neighbouring provinces to support the National Hospital of Paediatrics, which has been strained by overcrowding over the last two months.
Health

Satellite hospitals reduce hospital overload

Heath Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has affirmed that a project on building satellite hospitals, designated to ease hospital overcrowding, is one of the key tasks for the health sector.
Society

Vice President visits children in hospitals

On the occasion of the Action Month for Children, Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan visited and presented gifts to 157 child patients under treatment at the National Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion (NIHBT) on May 28.
Health

Low temperatures can rescue choking babies

Paediatrics Hospital No 1 in Ho Chi Minh City has become the first hospital in the country to successfully apply the techniques of reducing body temperature to cure a choking newborn.
Society

Hospitals told to end queue jumping

Overloaded central hospitals have been asked to stop illegal brokers assisting patients to jump the queue for examinations and treatment in exchange for cash payments.
Health

Hospitals brace for flu season

Paediatricians are warning that children are at greater risk of picking up viruses when the weather changes in autumn.