Vietnam to train health workers for ASEAN Health

Vietnam to train health workers for ASEAN

Vietnam has been asked to set up a training model for volunteer health workers and assistant doctors in the use of traditional medicine in primary health care in the ASEAN Community.
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.
Hospitals seek to improve workers' behaviour Health

Hospitals seek to improve workers' behaviour

Five more southern hospitals – Cho Ray, Thong Nhat, Nhan Dan 115 and Paediatrics 1, besides Can Tho General – have committed to improve health workers' behaviour towards patients.
HCM City holds MERS-CoV drill Health

HCM City holds MERS-CoV drill

A drill was organised at Children’s Hospital 1 in Ho Chi Minh City to build the capacity of health workers to cope with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).
Multinational online meeting to cope with MERS-CoV Health

Multinational online meeting to cope with MERS-CoV

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health organised an online meeting on June 23 with ASEAN member states, the Republic of Korea, Japan and China to share information on coping with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV).
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.
Medical experts gather in gynaecology conference Health

Medical experts gather in gynaecology conference

The 15th Vietnam-France-Asia-Pacific Conference on Obstetrics and Gynaecology took place in Ho Chi Minh City on May 14-15, focusing on a number of specialised issues such as prenatal diagnosis and newborn screenings.
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.