Grassroots healthcare clinics to be upgraded Health

Grassroots healthcare clinics to be upgraded

Vietnam is one of the few countries with a complete healthcare network which had been widely expanded to villages to provide primary treatment to local people, Deputy Minister of Health Do Xuan Tuyen has said.
Thousands join walk to convey health messages Health

Thousands join walk to convey health messages

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh and thousands of people joined in a walk to launch the “Walk for your health” competition, part of activities to mark the 10th founding anniversary of the Vietnam Young Physicians Association (VYPA).
Grassroots healthcare plays key role: Ministry Health

Grassroots healthcare plays key role: Ministry

Medical services at the grassroots level help save costs and ensure sustainability in healthcare, contributing to the improvement of medical service quality, according to the Ministry of Health.
Nearly 1 in 6 TB patients undetected: expert Health

Nearly 1 in 6 TB patients undetected: expert

About 126,000 people have tuberculosis (TB) in Vietnam, but fewer than 106,000 have received treatment, while the others are undetected and sometimes unaware of their status, said Director of the Hanoi-based Central Pulmonology Hospital Nguyen Viet Nhung.
Vietnam works to improve healthcare network Health

Vietnam works to improve healthcare network

Efforts made by Vietnam to renovate its health care system were highlighted during a speech delivered by Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien at the opening ceremony of the 68th session of the World Health Assembly in Geneva taking place from May 18-26.
64 percent of diabetics in Vietnam undetected Health

64 percent of diabetics in Vietnam undetected

An estimated 5.4 percent of adults in Vietnam suffer from diabetes yet 64 percent of these go undetected, an alarming rate for a 90-million-strong population like Vietnam, said Director of the Ministry of Health’s Department of Medical Examination and Treatment Management Luong Ngoc Khue.