Nearly 1 in 6 TB patients undetected: expert Health

Nearly 1 in 6 TB patients undetected: expert

About 126,000 people have tuberculosis (TB) in Vietnam, but fewer than 106,000 have received treatment, while the others are undetected and sometimes unaware of their status, said Director of the Hanoi-based Central Pulmonology Hospital Nguyen Viet Nhung.
TB elimination faces hurdles Health

TB elimination faces hurdles

Shortage of funding and trained personnel, as well as social discrimination, are undermining Vietnam’s hard-won success in combating the scourge of tuberculosis.
President honours outstanding physicians Health

President honours outstanding physicians

President Truong Tan Sang on February 27 presented the title of People's Doctor to 67 outstanding physicians at a ceremony to celebrate the 59th year of Viet Nam Physicians' Day.