Da Nang begins lockdown of COVID-19 hotspots Society

Da Nang begins lockdown of COVID-19 hotspots

Barriers and guards were deployed to lock down four sections of streets surrounding three hospitals - General Hospital, C Hospital and Rehabilitation and Orthopaedics Hospital - which are quarantine and treatment centres for COVID-19 patients in the central city on July 28.
Twenty-one more COVID-19 patients recover Health

Twenty-one more COVID-19 patients recover

The National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control has announced that 21 more patients were given the all-clear on April 17 after testing negative for the coronavirus at least twice.
Two more patients recover from COVID-19 Health

Two more patients recover from COVID-19

Two more COVID-19 patients in Vietnam were declared as having fully recovered on April 15, bringing the total to 171, according to the Treatment Subcommittee under the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
TB prevention needs joint efforts: meeting Health

TB prevention needs joint efforts: meeting

Detecting tuberculosis (TB) cases at an early date requires efforts of not only the health sector but also the entire community, heard a meeting of the National Steering Committee for TB Prevention and Control in Hanoi on March 9.
Da Nang quarantines two persons from coronavirus-hit areas Health

Da Nang quarantines two persons from coronavirus-hit areas

The central city of Da Nang has quarantined two Vietnamese people as they showed signs of fever after returning from the Republic of Korea (RoK) and northern Vinh Phuc province, which reported many cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infections.
Meeting responds to World No Tobacco Day Health

Meeting responds to World No Tobacco Day

A meting was held in Hanoi on May 26 in response to the World No Tobacco Day (May 31) and the National No Tobacco Week (May 25-31) following the theme “tobacco and lung diseases”.
Health ministry launches “Healthy Lung” portal Health

Health ministry launches “Healthy Lung” portal

The Medical Examination and Treatment Department under the Ministry of Health, in coordination with the AstraZeneca multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company, launched the “Healthy Lung” portal in Hanoi on August 16.
Lack of knowledge behind organ donor shortage Health

Lack of knowledge behind organ donor shortage

​Hanoi, December 28 (VNA) - The lack of knowledge about organ donation is one of the main reasons leading to the shortage of organ donation sources, according to medical experts.
Mekong Delta lacks specialised medical staff Health

Mekong Delta lacks specialised medical staff

The Mekong Delta region is facing a serious shortage of medical staff in five rare specialities including tuberculosis, leprosy, psychiatry, surgery and forensic science, a seminar heard on August 15.
Khanh Hoa province needs more doctors Health

Khanh Hoa province needs more doctors

Khanh Hoa Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Hospital is struggling to employ specialist doctors despite priority support from the local health care sector.