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.
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Work-related lung diseases affect workers

Nearly 28,000 people suffer from occupational diseases in Vietnam, reports released at a recent scientific conference on lung cancer and work-related lung diseases in Hanoi.
Health

Hospitals struggle to apply higher fees

Hospitals in Hanoi have run into problems applying new hospital fees due to unclear regulations on fee calculation and staffing shortages, according to hospital representatives.
Seeking an end to tuberculosis Health

Seeking an end to tuberculosis

Health experts have called for greater political and financial support to improve the medical system and strengthen community awareness activities to prevent tuberculosis in Vietnam.
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Tobacco tax aims to reduce smokers

An increase in the tobacco tax will help reduce the number of smokers in Vietnam , according to an overview survey on tobacco tax in Vietnam conducted by the Public Health University on March 9 in Hanoi.