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Workshop discusses mental healthcare for elderly

Health

Workshop discusses mental healthcare for elderly

New global initiatives in combining mental healthcare with primary healthcare for the elderly were the focus of a workshop held by the Central Geriatric Hospital under the Ministry of Public Health in Hanoi on June 30.

Teacher reserves love for disabled students

Society

Teacher reserves love for disabled students

After graduating Hue University's Teachers' Training College, Nguyen Duy Quy was assigned to teach at a high-school in Quang Nam province. But instead, his fate lead him down a 16 year path teaching visually impaired students at the Nguyen Dinh Chieu School – a school for blind students – in Da Nang city.

Master plan to improve mental health needed: ministry

Health

Master plan to improve mental health needed: ministry

A national strategy on mental health with orientations to develop a comprehensive caring system is needed for Vietnam as nearly 15 percent of the country’s population are suffering from different forms of mental illnesses with depression as the most common.

Vietnam's mental health sector lags behind

Health

Vietnam's mental health sector lags behind

The number of people suffering from mental diseases tends to increase due to the pressures of modern life. However, the country has so few doctors specialising in the field, according to director of the Hanoi Mental Hospital Ly Tran Tinh.

More kids suffer mental illness

Health

More kids suffer mental illness

More and more children and teenagers are being brought to hospitals in HCM City with mental disorders caused by parental pressure to perform well at school and other family-related stress factors, according to doctors.