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Vietnam set for last national consultation before British pilot returns to UK

Groups of leading Vietnamese health specialists are poised to meet for the sixth national consultation this week to check on the progress of a British pilot to determine if he is healthy enough to be discharged from hospital 

COVID-19: British pilot to be discharged from hospital

Vietnam’s most critically ill COVID-19 patient, a British pilot with Vietnam Airlines named Stephen Cameron, is expected to be discharged from hospital and return to his homeland in the UK soon, doctors at Cho Ray Hospital have said.

British pilot keen to return home through early hospital release

Vietnam’s most severe novel coronavirus (COVID-19) patient, a British pilot known as patient 91, continued on the pathway towards a miraculous recovery after undergoing three months of treatment

US citizen in distress on Saigon River rescued

Border guards of Ho Chi Minh City on May 2 morning rescued a US citizen in distress on the Saigon River.

The lab where the first coronavirus sample was examined in Vietnam

Laboratory workers at the Southern National Influenza Center of the HCM City Pasteur Institute are busy working with thousands of specimen lots from 22 provinces.

Vietnamese scientists actively share information about nCoV

The measures Vietnam is taking to cope with the nCoV epidemic are based on the experience and scientific research results that have been accumulated for many years, since the time it faced SARS epidemic in 2002-2003.

Vietnam is well controlling nCoV: Deputy PM

Vietnam is well controlling the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (nCoV), said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam on January 28.

Deputy PM requests greater efforts to prevent nCoV outbreak

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam chaired an urgent meeting in Hanoi on January 24 in response to the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (nCoV) strain.

Hospitals create a joyous Tet for patients

Many hospitals in HCM City are carrying out programmes to help their patients enjoy the Lunar New Year season, or Tet, which falls on January 25.

Cho Ray Hospital doctor devotes self to the poor

Le Minh Hien, head of Community Service Office in HCM City’s Cho Ray Hospital, wakes up early every weekend and goes to nearby provinces to give free screenings to poor and underprivileged children.

Stem cell banks face shortage as demand rises rapidly

The clinical application of stem cell therapy in Vietnam remains modest because of a shortage of stem cell products and high costs for research and application.

Surgical robots used in more hospitals in Vietnam

Only one hospital in Vietnam was equipped with surgical robots in 2014, but the figure had increased to four by the end of 2017.

Stents for cardiovascular intervention now made in Vietnam

After 20 years of distributing medical equipment, Vo Xuan Boi Lam decided to open a factory to make hi-tech medical equipment, because she ‘wants to do something for the fatherland’.

Cross-kidney transplant opens up opportunities for organ sourcing

VietNamNet Bridge - The success of the first cross kidney transplant case has brought more hope to patients as the sources of organs for transplant will be expanded.

Bugs vs drugs: A solution is now a problem

 VietNamNet Bridge – There are times when there’s bad news and even worse news.One such time is dealing with the problem of drug-resistant diseases in Viet Nam and elsewhere.

HCM City hospital to perform more thoracoscopic surgeries

Doctors at HCM City’s Cho Ray Hospital are set to routinely use the video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery technique after perfecting it by performing a few dozen surgeries over the past year.

JICA supports improving hospital management

 VietNamNet Bridge – The HCM City-based Cho Ray Hospital and the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) has signed a Record of Discussion for a project to improve hospital management competency in southern Viet Nam.

Satellite hospitals now capable of heart surgery

VietNamNet Bridge – Advanced medical techniques in cardiovascular surgery and interventions have been successfully transferred to provincial hospitals, saving the lives of hundreds of patients every year,

Healthcare sector needs to win people’s trust again

 VietNamNet Bridge – Last week, a young girl in Dak Lak Province in Viet Nam’s Central Highlands had her leg amputated due to onset of caseation after she was treated in a hospital in the province.

Doctors save patient with huge tumour

 VietNamNet Bridge – Doctors at Cho Ray Hospital in HCM City were able to remove a huge mediastinal tumour from a 47-year-old woman last month. It was the first such operation in the country.