Digital literacy helps improve access to healthcare Health

Digital literacy helps improve access to healthcare

Health literacy can contribute to reducing disparities among different groups of people in accessing universal healthcare services, Professor Dianne Levin-Zamir from Israel's University of Haifa said at an international conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 11.
Changes needed in health sector: experts Health

Changes needed in health sector: experts

Global trends in health policies and practical access in the context of the rapidly aging population were topics of discussion at a forum on health care on November 13 in Hanoi.
Grassroots healthcare plays key role: Ministry Health

Grassroots healthcare plays key role: Ministry

Medical services at the grassroots level help save costs and ensure sustainability in healthcare, contributing to the improvement of medical service quality, according to the Ministry of Health.
ADB, JICA jointly work to improve health security in Asia-Pacific World

ADB, JICA jointly work to improve health security in Asia-Pacific

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on May 4 agreed to coordinate with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to help Asia – Pacific countries better cope with epidemics and have access to quality and affordable medical services, Japanese Kyodo News Agency reported.
Risk of diabetic eye diseases rising: experts Health

Risk of diabetic eye diseases rising: experts

Experts have warned that HCM City and the Mekong Delta region are witnessing a worrying uptick in the number of diabetic patients, and with this, a heightened risk of diabetic eye diseases.
Health

Conference looks to improve local-level health network

An international conference will be held in Hanoi on March 24 by the Ministry of Health in conjunction with the World Health Organisation, the World Bank and the European Union, with the aim to seek ways to improve primary healthcare at local-level health establishments.
WB pledges 2 billion USD for Myanmar World

WB pledges 2 billion USD for Myanmar

The World Bank (WB) has announced a 2 billion USD development programme for Myanmar to help the country implement energy and healthcare projects.
ASEAN

Thai, Cambodian hospitals to be paired up for better care

The health ministries of Thailand and Cambodia have agreed to jointly care for people who reside along the two countries' border area, while Thailand has also proposed it will support Cambodia in establishing a universal healthcare system.