Family-doctor model brings mixed results Society

Family-doctor model brings mixed results

The family doctor model has been implemented for two years around the country with uneven results, particularly at grassroots medical stations, healthcare officials have said.
Hospitals seek to improve workers' behaviour Health

Hospitals seek to improve workers' behaviour

Five more southern hospitals – Cho Ray, Thong Nhat, Nhan Dan 115 and Paediatrics 1, besides Can Tho General – have committed to improve health workers' behaviour towards patients.
Satellite hospitals stem the tide Health

Satellite hospitals stem the tide

Nearly 40 percent of provincial satellite hospitals have reported a decrease in the number of patients being transferred to higher-level hospitals for treatment, helping to lift the burden on central hospitals that has been weighing them down for decades.
Vietnam works to improve healthcare network Health

Vietnam works to improve healthcare network

Efforts made by Vietnam to renovate its health care system were highlighted during a speech delivered by Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien at the opening ceremony of the 68th session of the World Health Assembly in Geneva taking place from May 18-26.
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Overloading lifted in hospitals

Overloading at hospitals in Vietnam was reduced significantly in 2014, health officials said at an online conference on January 20.
Orbis funds eye care projects in central Vietnam Health

Orbis funds eye care projects in central Vietnam

Orbis flying eye hospital is among projects on eye care funded the non-governmental organisation in the central province of Thua Thien Hue
Bệnh viện Bay Orbis phẫu thuật mắt miễn phí cho 150 bệnh nhân tại Đà Nẵng.
PM kickstarts construction on HCM City Children Hospital Health

PM kickstarts construction on HCM City Children Hospital

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on December 6 attended a ceremony to commence construction on the Ho Chi Minh City Children Hospital in Binh Chanh district, which has a total investment of 4.5 trillion VND (roughly 211.5 million USD).
Number of new measles cases drops Health

Number of new measles cases drops

The measles situation is reported to ease across the country as only 38 new cases were recorded in 25 provinces on April 25 and the vaccination campaign is being accelerated nationwide.
Health ministry to buy extra measles vaccines Health

Health ministry to buy extra measles vaccines

The Ministry of Public Health has proposed buying an extra 1.2 million doses of measles vaccines as the outbreak has so far claimed 133 lives across the nation through both direct infection and complications linked to the disease.