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Vietnam saw close to 10,000 health workers quitting their jobs from the start of 2021 to June this year, with the highest resignation rates reported in HCMC, Hanoi, Dong Nai, Binh Duong, An Giang and Danang.

Ministry asks for detailed reports on health worker resignations

The Ministry of Health has just asked health departments in localities to report on the rising number of resignations among health workers.

Hundreds of health workers in HCM City quit due to low pay

In the first three months of the year, around 400 health workers at State-owned hospitals and health facilities in HCM City quit their jobs for many different reasons, mainly low pay.

Free haircuts provided to 500 Hanoi doctors

Understanding the hardships of frontline forces, Andre Lecharoux, owner of a hair salon on Nha Chung Street, Hanoi, asked his students and colleagues to give free haircuts to 500 doctors and nurses at Bach Mai Hospital.

Hanoi sends medical workers to support HCM City in COVID-19 fight

A delegation of the Ministry of Health led by Minister Nguyen Thanh Long arrived in Ho Chi Minh City on August 15 afternoon to work with the city's authorities in COVID-19 prevention and control.

Over 2,000 volunteers to help HCM City fight Covid-19 epidemic

According to the Ministry of Health, by 6pm on July 26, the number of volunteers registered to assist HCM City's fight against the pandemic was over 2,000, including nearly 1,900 people in HCM City and over 200 people from other provinces.

The unsung heroes on the frontline

Sleeping three or four hours a day, being ready to work regardless of the time, or spending hours sweltering inside a protective suit.

Health workers in Covid-19 hotspot exhausted in heat wave

The intense heat in northern Vietnam in the past few days has made the job of Vietnamese health workers in hospitals and quarantine sites more difficult.

Health workers face toughest pandemic battle yet

The fourth wave of COVID-19 infections, starting from April 27, is considered the most severe in Vietnam since the pandemic began.

377 health workers getting Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine in stable condition

Some 377 health workers who got the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine yesterday are in stable condition now.

Healthcare warriors head to pandemic hotspot

As thousands of tourists fled Da Nang after the COVID-19 outbreak in the central city, dozens of leading doctors headed in the opposite direction, towards the danger.

Silent trips in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic

Since the coronavirus outbreak began in HCM City, every day has been a busy one for health workers at Emergency Centre 115.

Silent trips in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic

Since the coronavirus outbreak began in HCM City, every day has been a busy one for health workers at Emergency Centre 115.

Truong Sa soldiers perform in COVID-19 music video

Some 200 people, including soldiers stationed on Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, health workers and artists have performed together in a music video entitled Tu Hao Viet Nam (Proud of Vietnam).

Doctors and coronavirus: ‘How can we not be afraid?’

Health workers are paying a heavy cost in the coronavirus pandemic - here are some of their stories.

Frontline doctors in Covid-19 combat

National Hospital of Tropical Diseases No. 2 in Dong Anh district in Hanoi is home to the largest number of COVID-19 patients.

Youth pioneers taking social responsibilities seriously

It has been a week since Tran Diem My, a student of Hanoi Medical University, began volunteering.


VN health workers’ sacrifices mark COVID-19 fight


Personnel working in quarantines, hospitals and centres for diseases prevention and control across the country have been working hard as thousands of Vietnamese return home from abroad amid the COVID-19 epidemic.


Healthcare fee hike delay likely

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Government might delay the healthcare fee hike, which is originally set for November and December, for fear that it could rekindle inflationary concerns.

Violence against Vietnam's health workers seen growing

 VietNamNet Bridge – Violence against health workers by patients or patients' families in hospitals has seemed to increase recently, the online Voice of Vietnam (VoV) reported.