More efforts taken to push back tuberculosis Health

More efforts taken to push back tuberculosis

Delegates at a conference in Hanoi on August 15 discussed measures to complete tuberculosis (TB) treatment facilities in 15 provinces that have yet to build special hospitals for this disease.
Vietnam Medi-PharmExpo 2018 opens Business

Vietnam Medi-PharmExpo 2018 opens

The 25th Vietnam Medi-PharmExpo 2018 opened in Hanoi on December 6, offering a productive bridge and an important trade promotion channel for local and foreign medical enterprises to share experience and expand their markets.
Satellite hospitals save lives in remote areas Health

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.
Surge in HCM City’s insured AIDS patients Health

Surge in HCM City’s insured AIDS patients

The proportion of people with HIV/AIDS in HCM City who have health insurance surged to 70 percent last February from 20 percent in April last year, according to the city HIV/AIDS Prevention Centre.
 Free health checks-up for poor in HCM City Society

Free health checks-up for poor in HCM City

HCM City doctors have been offering free health exams to residents in the city and neighbouring provinces of Binh Phuoc, Dong Nai and Tay Ninh as well as to soldiers stationed at border areas.