Thailand develops COVID boxes to protect health workers World

Thailand develops COVID boxes to protect health workers

The Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (DES) of Thailand is turning the TOT Public Company’s phone booths into coronavirus test kiosks to ward off infection risks among health care workers and address the shortage of personal protective equipment.
UNDP supports Vietnam in COVID-19 fight Health

UNDP supports Vietnam in COVID-19 fight

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on April 12 donated 20,000 high-quality surgical masks to Vietnam’s Ministry of Health (MoH) to help protect health care workers on the frontlines of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
World Bank helps Philippines fight COVID-19 World

World Bank helps Philippines fight COVID-19

The World Bank has earmarked a 100-million-USD loan to help the Philippines fight the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), the Philippine Department of Finance said on March 18.
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.
Vietnam, WHO enjoy fruitful ties in over four decades Health

Vietnam, WHO enjoy fruitful ties in over four decades

Since Vietnam and the World Health Organisation (WHO) set up their partnership in 1976, the WHO, as the world leading technical consultation body in health care, has helped Vietnam’s greatly improve its health sector.
Innovation in medical education highlighted Society

Innovation in medical education highlighted

As Vietnam and its Southeast Asian neighbours integrate into the ASEAN bloc, which will require the free movement of health care workers and patients, there is an urgent need to update the country’s system of medical education including university curricula and approaches to teaching and learning, according to medical professors.
Hospitals becoming financially independent Health

Hospitals becoming financially independent

Many public hospitals nationwide have gradually wiped out fully-subsidised mechanisms and shifted to self-independent financial models, according to Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.
IT application boosts hospital treatment Health

IT application boosts hospital treatment

The Ministry of Health has urged all hospitals to boost their application of information technology to improve medical examinations, treatment and management, ministry officials said.