HCM City hospitals use IT to regulate antibiotic use Health

HCM City hospitals use IT to regulate antibiotic use

Many hospitals in HCM City use software to monitor the prescription of antibiotics to ensure they are not abused causing bacteria to mutate to become antibiotic-resistant, a major global health problem, including in Vietnam.
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.
Workshop supports LGBT in accessing health care services Society

Workshop supports LGBT in accessing health care services

The Center for Supporting Community Development Initiative (SCDI) held a workshop on November 23 in the south central coastal province of Binh Dinh to seek ways to support the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community’s access to health care services.
Programme launched to support lung disease treatment Health

Programme launched to support lung disease treatment

As many as 150 outpatient centres treating chronic asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) will be built at total investment of 1 million USD by AstraZeneca multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company under the “Health lung” programme.
Khanh Hoa in need of HIV health workers Health

Khanh Hoa in need of HIV health workers

Health authorities in Nha Trang city – the famous beach tourism destination hit hard by HIV/AIDS – have made progress against the epidemic. Their efforts are threatened by a lack of human resources.