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Concerns over new cancer circular

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Concerns over new cancer circular

New Ministry of Health (MoH) regulations on cancer treatment for outpatients from other provinces is causing problems to hospitals and thousands of sufferers.

Vietnam looks to boost health cooperation with Argentina

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Vietnam looks to boost health cooperation with Argentina

Vietnam wants to learn from Argentina’s experience in campaigns to prevent harm from tobacco, alcohol and non-contagious diseases, as well as in providing initial healthcare and improving public health, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.

Overloaded central hospitals in need of support

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Overloaded central hospitals in need of support

Local-level health care facilities are expected to increase their capacity and provide better services to help reduce pressure at central hospitals by “gaining public trust”, said Nguyen Nam Lien, Director of the Health Ministry's Planning and Finance Department, at a press conference in Hanoi on June 29.

Satellite hospitals save lives in remote areas

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Satellite hospitals save lives in remote areas

The mostly publicly financed health care system in Vietnam has only been able to afford to pour resources into a handful of central level hospitals in big cities, forcing patients living in remote areas with serious diseases to go to Hanoi or HCM City for treatment.

Provincial hospitals improve cardiac treatment

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Provincial hospitals improve cardiac treatment

The training provided by leading central-level hospitals in HCM City has helped doctors at provincial facilities apply latest techniques and advances to treat heart patients, reducing the need for emergency transfers.