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 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.
District-level hospitals use advanced medical techniques Health

District-level hospitals use advanced medical techniques

Hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City districts have shared knowledge about advanced medical techniques in an aim to offer treatment normally provided to patients admitted to city-level or central-level hospitals, under requirements of the city’s Department of Health.
First Vietnamese doctor awarded 2018 Nikkei Asia Prize Society

First Vietnamese doctor awarded 2018 Nikkei Asia Prize

Nguyen Thanh Liem, Director of the Stem Cell and Gene Technology Institute at Vinmec Times City International Hospital, has become the first Vietnamese doctor to receive the 2018 Nikkei Asia Prize in the science and technology category.
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Paediatrician raises Vietnam's profile worldwide

Leading Vietnamese paediatrician Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thanh Liem has impressed surgeons worldwide with his huge advancements in endoscopic surgery, applying techniques he invented himself. Report by Radio the Voice of Vietnam (VOV).
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Vietnam, France mark fruitful medical cooperation

Ho Chi Minh City-based Tu Du Obstetrics Hospital on October 12 held a ceremony to mark the first laparoscopic surgery that local gynaecological doctors conducted with French assistance 20 years ago.