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.
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.
Hanoi man’s organ donation saves patients with fatal diseases Health

Hanoi man’s organ donation saves patients with fatal diseases

The family of a 27-year-old man in Hanoi, who was declared brain dead in a traffic accident, has voluntarily donated all of his internal organs as well as his corneas and tissues to patients needing replacement, according to the Vietnam National Coordinating Centre for Human Organ Transplantation.
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.