HCM City to test 5 million people for COVID-19 Health

HCM City to test 5 million people for COVID-19

Ho Chi Minh City aims to take samples from five million people by July 5 for COVID-19 screening as more and more people are found to be infected thanks to screening at hospitals, according to its People’s Committee.
Day surgery increasingly performed at public hospitals Health

Day surgery increasingly performed at public hospitals

Less invasive surgery procedures are being performed during one-day stays at many public hospitals in HCM City, resulting in lower costs, reduced incidences of infections contracted during hospital stays, and reduction in patient overcrowding.
New technique for cervical myelopathy patients Health

New technique for cervical myelopathy patients

A minimally invasive technique called Tateru Shiraishi cervical laminoplasty is the best choice for treating patients with cervical myelopathy as it reduces the need for long postoperative care, according to doctors.
HCM City develops specialised hospitals Health

HCM City develops specialised hospitals

The Department of Health of Ho Chi Minh City plans to develop specialised hospitals with advanced techniques to meet increased demand for health examination and treatment of local residents and foreigners.
Vietnam eyes more health care PPPs Health

Vietnam eyes more health care PPPs

More public-private partnerships (PPPs) are needed in the private health care sector as public hospitals and clinics cannot meet the demand across the country, experts have said.