Vietnam, Cuba promote trade, investment cooperation Business

Vietnam, Cuba promote trade, investment cooperation

Vietnam and Cuba have huge potential to boost partnership in trade and investment, heard a conference held by the Vietnamese Ministry of Construction and the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Trade and Investment in Ho Chi Minh City on September 13.
Hospitals honoured for breastfeeding Health

Hospitals honoured for breastfeeding

The Ministry of Health in collaboration with Alive & Thrive on August 26 announced two hospitals as Centres of Excellence for Breastfeeding, including Tran Van Thoi Hospital in southern Ca Mau province and Can Tho Gynaecology and Obstetrics Hospital in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.
HCM City’s satellite emergency service to get more stations Health

HCM City’s satellite emergency service to get more stations

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Health plans to set up more satellite emergency stations at public and private hospitals around the city to meet the increasing need for emergency assistance at people’s homes and other locations outside medical facilities.
Thailand tightens control of eight products World

Thailand tightens control of eight products

The Thai Government has tightened its grip on the movement of eight products on the new price control list to curb smuggling from neighbouring countries, shore up domestic prices and prevent a spread of crop diseases.
Conference talks cancer control plans Health

Conference talks cancer control plans

National Cancer Control Plans (NCCPs) must be comprehensive and funded since the global cancer burden is huge and would increase, Dr Alexandru Eniu of the European Society For Medical Oncology’s executive board has warned.
VinaCapital splash out on Tam Tri Medical Group Business

VinaCapital splash out on Tam Tri Medical Group

The Vietnam Opportunity Fund (VOF), managed by VinaCapital Group, on August 31 announced its 25-million-USD investment in the Tam Tri Medical Group, which owns four private hospitals in Da Nang, Nha Trang city, Ho Chi Minh City and Dong Thap province.
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 uses high-tech to treat hazardous waste Environment

HCM City uses high-tech to treat hazardous waste

Ho Chi Minh City is now treating hazardous medical and industrial waste by high-tech methods at two plants, but by 2020 the city will need additional plant capacity as well as more private investment when public funding runs out.
Ministry of Health clarifies health insurance Health

Ministry of Health clarifies health insurance

Private hospitals that have signed health-insurance contracts with the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) will continue the contracts next year. However, private healthcare facilities must now have their classifications authorised by the Ministry of Health.
HCM City promotes medical tourism Travel

HCM City promotes medical tourism

Nguyen M., a 61 year-old overseas Vietnamese from Sweden, has decided to schedule a coronary intervention at University Medical Hospital HCM City (UMH).