Health insurance key to tackle child malnutrition Society

Health insurance key to tackle child malnutrition

Vietnam reported about 700,000 cases of acute malnutrition each year, of which about 230,000 were severe and required medical treatment, according to Huynh Nam Phuong, deputy director of the Food and Nutrition Training Centre under the National Institute of Nutrition.
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.
New hospital opens to serve IP workers in Vinh Long Health

New hospital opens to serve IP workers in Vinh Long

The Health Department of the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long on February 23 inaugurated the Hoa Phu general hospital in Long Ho district to provide healthcare services for local people and workers at Hoa Phu Industrial Park.
HIV/AIDS treatment costs to spike Health

HIV/AIDS treatment costs to spike

People with HIV and AIDS are expecting medical costs to soar when international health aid is cut off next year, participants at a policy dialogue said on June 27.
Healthcare costs to be standardised Health

Healthcare costs to be standardised

Examination and treatment costs at hospitals ranked the same in terms of facility quality and services provided will be standardised, under a joint circular soon to be released by the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Finance.