Combined treatment lifts TB/HIV patient burdens Health

Combined treatment lifts TB/HIV patient burdens

A Ministry of Health (MoH) pilot programme to combine tuberculosis and HIV treatments for TB/HIV co-infected patients in medical centres at district and commune levels has yielded positive results, experts said.
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.
Pre-marital health tests not a hit in Vietnam Health

Pre-marital health tests not a hit in Vietnam

Many young Vietnamese couples seem to deliberately avoid pre-marital health screenings for fear that these will find health problems and ruin their budding marriages, a survey found.
Kien Giang builds five new hospitals Health

Kien Giang builds five new hospitals

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang is building five provincial-level hospitals, with a total investment capital of over 5.5 trillion VND (250 million USD).
Public urged for early detection of diabetes Health

Public urged for early detection of diabetes

ietnam has responded to World Diabetes Day (November 14) with a ceremony focusing on the importance of the early detection and timely treatment to prevent dangerous complications.