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.
Hanoi Oncology Hospital signs deal with Korean partners Health

Hanoi Oncology Hospital signs deal with Korean partners

The Hanoi Oncology Hospital, the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Seongnam city and Bundang Jesaeng hospital under the Daejin Medical Fund will work together in training international medical experts following a memorandum of understanding signed in Hanoi on July 17.
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.
NA Vice Chairwoman receives Japanese health experts Health

NA Vice Chairwoman receives Japanese health experts

Politburo member and Permanent Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong on October 24 received a delegation of Japanese health experts led by Doctor Satoshi Nagasaka, head of the Thoracic Surgery Department of the Centre Hospital of Japan's National Center for Global Health and Medicine.
Insurance profiteering a plague Health

Insurance profiteering a plague

Health insurance profiteering is still common in private hospitals and health clinics, with medicine improperly prescribed and purchased, leading to an imbalance of the health care fund.
Ministry to revamp family medicine model Health

Ministry to revamp family medicine model

The Ministry of Health will soon spell out what medicines and medical techniques should be used by ward- and commune-level health centres around the country to make the family medicine model more efficient and reassure patients.