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Disease season peaks in southern region

Health

Disease season peaks in southern region

Hospitals in the southern region have admitted many patients diagnosed with hand-foot-mouth disease, measles or upper respiratory infections as the peak season for contagious diseases has arrived.

Hospitals urged to ensure quality after fees drop

Health

Hospitals urged to ensure quality after fees drop

Hospitals in the country have been instructed to ensure health exams and treatment for insured patients as fees for 70 healthcare services will fall on July 15 under a newly issued circular, according to Deputy Minister of Health Pham Le Tuan.

Overloaded central hospitals in need of support

Health

Overloaded central hospitals in need of support

Local-level health care facilities are expected to increase their capacity and provide better services to help reduce pressure at central hospitals by “gaining public trust”, said Nguyen Nam Lien, Director of the Health Ministry's Planning and Finance Department, at a press conference in Hanoi on June 29.

Vietnam slips in childhood index

Society

Vietnam slips in childhood index

Vietnam has outperformed some ASEAN neighbours including Cambodia, Indonesia and the Philippines in keeping children safe and happy, but inequality is holding its poorest children back, a report revealed.

HCM City medical tourism guide released

Health

HCM City medical tourism guide released

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism and Department of Health on May 23 released a bilingual Medical Tourism Guide with basic information about travel and healthcare in the city.

HCM City urged to improve mental health facilities

Health

HCM City urged to improve mental health facilities

Ho Chi Minh City needs a special mechanism for psychiatric hospitals, including infrastructure upgrade and support for medical workers amid the increase of patients, said Le Truong Giang, Chairman of the city’s Public Health Association.

MoH to improve quality of grassroots health establishments

Health

MoH to improve quality of grassroots health establishments

Officials from the Ministry of Health (MoH) is conducting field trips to 29 health stations in 10 provinces and cities’ communes and wards to survey activities, facilities, personnel and finance in an aim to improve the quality of health care services for local residents.