Hospital in HCM City opens new ward Health

Hospital in HCM City opens new ward

Binh Dan Hospital, the first hospital in the country to offer dialysis, has opened a nephrology and hemodialysis ward to meet the treatment demand of patients with chronic kidney disease.
Donor's organs used to save four patients Health

Donor's organs used to save four patients

Doctors at hospitals in HCM City and Hue this week conducted six successful organ transplant operations, saving the lives of four people and restoring the sight of two severely visually-impaired patients.
Organ donations could save thousands Health

Organ donations could save thousands

Demand for body organs for life-saving transplants in Vietnam is high but supplies are low. This is because hundreds of people with terminal ailments - or their relatives - refuse to agree to donate vital body parts, such as heart, kidneys or liver.
Health

Death toll from A/H1N1 flu rises to 37

The Health Ministry’s Department for Preventive Medicine and the Environment, on November 3 confirmed one more A/H1N1 flu-related fatality in Hanoi, bringing the total number of deaths from the disease in Vietnam so far to 37.
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Tenth death from A/H1N1 awaits confirmation

Vietnam ’s Health Ministry has not yet confirmed a tenth death from the A/H1N1 flu although the Ho Chi Minh City Pasteur Institute’s test has shown the victim was positive to the virus.