Vietnam looks to boost health cooperation with Argentina Health

Vietnam looks to boost health cooperation with Argentina

Vietnam wants to learn from Argentina’s experience in campaigns to prevent harm from tobacco, alcohol and non-contagious diseases, as well as in providing initial healthcare and improving public health, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.
Vietnam faces shortage of qualified geriatric nurses Health

Vietnam faces shortage of qualified geriatric nurses

Vietnam is facing an alarming shortage of qualified nursing care workers for the elderly. Most elderly people are cared for by their relatives or domestic helpers with little medical expertise, health experts said.
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.
Provinces revamp disease control Health

Provinces revamp disease control

Almost half the country’s provinces have set up a centre for disease control by merging their centres for preventive health, prevention of HIV/AIDS, malaria and others, and the Ministry of Health wants the rest to follow suit.
Family medical clinics needed: officials Health

Family medical clinics needed: officials

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health plans to create the best conditions for the private sector to open more family medical clinics to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services.