HCM City steps up surveillance of COVID-19 transmission sources Health

HCM City steps up surveillance of COVID-19 transmission sources

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Health should continue to thoroughly check transmission sources and risks in the community, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong said at a meeting with the Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
PM: Testing key to containing spread of coronavirus Society

PM: Testing key to containing spread of coronavirus

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a virtual meeting on August 7 between Cabinet members and leaders of 12 cities and provinces that have reported COVID-19 cases over the past three weeks, to discuss measures aimed at containing the spread of the outbreak.
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.
NGOs to work together in rehabilitation of disabled Society

NGOs to work together in rehabilitation of disabled

The Ministry of Health’s Agency of Health Examination and Treatment (AHET) and eight domestic and foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have signed a memorandum of understanding on rehabilitation activities for the disabled.
Lawmakers discuss law, ordinance building programmes Politics

Lawmakers discuss law, ordinance building programmes

The law and ordinance building programme for 2021 and revisions to this year’s law and ordinance building programme were debated on the morning of May 22 as part of the ongoing ninth session of the 14th National Assembly (NA).
Highlights of health sector’s 65-year achievements Health

Highlights of health sector’s 65-year achievements

On February 27, 1955, late President Ho Chi Minh sent a letter to a conference of health care workers across the country. The 368-word letter asked for three things: to stay honest and united, love patients, and devoted to developing the country’s healthcare sector. Since then February 27 has been known as Vietnamese Doctors’ Day.