Infectious diseases a major cancer factor Health

Infectious diseases a major cancer factor

Vietnam’s national cancer control strategy needed to address the serious problem of infectious agents, which cause more than 20 percent of malignancies in the world, said Prof Nguyen Chan Hung, Chairman of the Vietnam Cancer Society.
Insurance profiteering a plague Health

Insurance profiteering a plague

Health insurance profiteering is still common in private hospitals and health clinics, with medicine improperly prescribed and purchased, leading to an imbalance of the health care fund.
French professor receives Vietnam’s Friendship Order Society

French professor receives Vietnam’s Friendship Order

French Professor Joel Leroy has been awarded the Friendship Order, the highest distinction of the State of Vietnam for foreign individuals or organisations, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to Hanoi’s health sector.
Hanoi to focus on developing hospitals Health

Hanoi to focus on developing hospitals

The capital city of Hanoi will spend big on hospital development, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung said at a meeting to celebrate the 62nd anniversary of the Vietnamese Doctors’ Day (February 27) in Hanoi on February 23.