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.
Society

Nationwide drug safety action urged

Vietnam's health care system needs a national co-ordination network to ensure the safety of medications at all levels, Deputy Minister of Health Cao Minh Quang has said.
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Parliament gets hot with healthcare issues

Building more hospitals and training sufficient personnel are basic and long-term solutions to deal with current overloads at hospitals, said Minister of Health Nguyen Quoc Trieu.
Society

Sectors coordinate in A/H1N1 flu control

Representatives from 15 cities and provinces in the central region and Central Highlands on Sept. 11 gathered at a seminar in Nha Trang city, in the central coast province of Khanh Hoa to discuss measures to coordinate the control of the A/H1N1 flu.
Health

Charity funds clinics in Khanh Hoa

Humanitarian organisation Atlantic Philanthropies (AP) has funded the construction and equipping of 62 communal medical stations in central Khanh Hoa province.