Vietnam adopts latest technologies in cardiovascular surgery Health

Vietnam adopts latest technologies in cardiovascular surgery

The adoption of the latest advancements in cardiovascular surgery such as robot-assisted surgery and three-dimensional (3D) laparoscopic surgery has resulted in better treatment of cardiovascular diseases in Vietnam, leading cardiologists have said.
Digital literacy helps improve access to healthcare Health

Digital literacy helps improve access to healthcare

Health literacy can contribute to reducing disparities among different groups of people in accessing universal healthcare services, Professor Dianne Levin-Zamir from Israel's University of Haifa said at an international conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 11.
Digitisation of health care sector, a double-edged sword Health

Digitisation of health care sector, a double-edged sword

The development of technologies such as 4G, 5G, internet of things and artificial intelligence has rapidly changed the healthcare sector’s landscape globally, including in Vietnam, with more organisations adopting digitisation, according to experts.
Patient safety comes under spotlight in Hanoi meeting Health

Patient safety comes under spotlight in Hanoi meeting

Health experts called for improving patient safety at medical facilities at a meeting held in Hanoi on September 17 by the Medical Services under the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation on the occasion of World Patient Safety Day (September 17).