Nearly 20,000 Vietnamese register for organ donation Health

Nearly 20,000 Vietnamese register for organ donation

Nearly 20,000 people have registered to donor their organs after death so far, a surge compared with that of five years ago, heard an international conference on human organ transplant coordination held by the National Coordinating Centree for Human Organ Transplants in Hanoi on March 18.
Kids to be prioritised for kidney transplant Health

Kids to be prioritised for kidney transplant

Child patients will be given priority in kidney transplants when there is a brain-dead or non-heart-beating donor under a new agreement on organ transplantation between three major hospitals in HCM City.
HCM City medical tourism guide released Health

HCM City medical tourism guide released

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism and Department of Health on May 23 released a bilingual Medical Tourism Guide with basic information about travel and healthcare in the city.
HCM City develops specialised hospitals Health

HCM City develops specialised hospitals

The Department of Health of Ho Chi Minh City plans to develop specialised hospitals with advanced techniques to meet increased demand for health examination and treatment of local residents and foreigners.
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.