HCM City wants to cooperate with Cuba in health care Health

HCM City wants to cooperate with Cuba in health care

Vietnam’s southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City is keen to implement health care cooperation programmes with Cuba, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee said at a reception for visiting Cuban Deputy Minister of Health Marcia Cobas Riuz on May 16.
Policies needed to improve health care for the elderly Health

Policies needed to improve health care for the elderly

Vietnam is advised to quickly develop the model of family doctors, as well as improve the capability of hospitals and medical centres that specialise in taking care of the elderly, in order to meet increasing demand from senior citizens.
Prime Minister meets WHO leader in Hanoi Health

Prime Minister meets WHO leader in Hanoi

Director-General of the WHO Margaret Chan suggested that Vietnam should pay more attention to working together with WHO in preventive medicine to prevent diseases and accidents.
Family medical clinics needed: officials Health

Family medical clinics needed: officials

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health plans to create the best conditions for the private sector to open more family medical clinics to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services.
Family healthcare needs more time in Vietnam Health

Family healthcare needs more time in Vietnam

General family medical practices have seen some positive results after 25 years of implementation, but there is still a long way to go for this model to become popular in Vietnam.
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.
Healthcare outreach a success story Health

Healthcare outreach a success story

Grassroots health care is the foundation of Vietnam's health system, said Nguyen Thi Kim Tien, Minister of Health at a meeting in Hue imperial city, central Thua Thien-Hue province, on March 24.