President visits pandemic-hit Binh Duong province Politics

President visits pandemic-hit Binh Duong province

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 30 asked the southern province of Binh Duong, one of the localities hardest hit by the ongoing fourth wave of COVID-19 infections, to ensure food and medical services for local people during the period of social distancing and lockdown.
HCM City focuses on treatment to mitigate COVID-19 deaths Health

HCM City focuses on treatment to mitigate COVID-19 deaths

The Ho Chi Minh City’s Health Department on July 27 asked medical establishments to focus on treatment for COVID-19 patients, especially those with serious symptoms and high-risk factors such as being over 65 years old, having underlying diseases, in an effort to mitigate deaths cause by the disease.
Five national COVID-19 ICUs to be established Health

Five national COVID-19 ICUs to be established

Five national COVID-19 intensive care units (ICUs) will be set up in hospitals in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and the central province of Thua Thien-Hue under a project discussed at a meeting in Hanoi on July 21.
HCM City’s health sector to resume immunisations Health

HCM City’s health sector to resume immunisations

The Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Health has ordered healthcare facilities that offer vaccination services to set up plans to return to normal with strict implementation of infection prevention measures amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Private hospitals urged to stay alert to COVID-19 Health

Private hospitals urged to stay alert to COVID-19

Private medical establishments should stay alert to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as the country has entered the second phase of disease prevention and control, said an official from the Ministry of Health (MoH).
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.