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Hospitals struggling for autonomyicon
SOCIETY09/04/20210

Hospitals struggling for autonomy

Adding to the challenges brought forward last year, a lack of hospital fee increases in 2021 could put top-tier public hospitals in a war of nerves as they attempt to obtain autonomy.

 
Platelet donors help save the lives of many peopleicon

Platelet donors help save the lives of many people

SOCIETY
01/01/2021

Nguyen Thi N, 39, had to be rushed to hospital when she was 36 weeks pregnant because her platelet level was just 5 grams per litre of blood (G/L) while the normal human platelet count ranges from 150-400 G/L.

Digital health development: More thumb-ups for businesses readyicon

Digital health development: More thumb-ups for businesses ready

SOCIETY
31/12/2020

Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son talked about future orientations for the health sector's development.

Abbott - A trusted partner in transforming Vietnam’s healthcareicon

Abbott - A trusted partner in transforming Vietnam’s healthcare

BUSINESS
23/12/2020

For 25 years expanding in Vietnam, Abbott has continuously offered Vietnam with breakthroughs in nutrition, medicines, diagnostics and medical devices.

Vietnam selected as only Asian pilot country in UK’s new global healthcare partnershipicon

Vietnam selected as only Asian pilot country in UK’s new global healthcare partnership

SOCIETY
19/11/2020

Vietnam has been selected as the only Asian pilot country in a new global healthcare partnership founded by the World Economic Forum (WEF), the UK-based London School of Economics (LSE) and British pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca.

Frontline doctor nominated as outstanding citizen of Hanoiicon

Frontline doctor nominated as outstanding citizen of Hanoi

SOCIETY
18/10/2020

During the crucial time when the COVID-19 pandemic was developing in a complex and unpredictable manner, the sacrifice and dedication of medical staff throughout the country were widely acknowledged and admired. 

Vietnamese consume double recommended salt intake level daily: health officialicon

Vietnamese consume double recommended salt intake level daily: health official

SOCIETY
13/10/2020

Tran Quoc Bao, head of the Non-communicable Diseases Control Division under the Ministry of Health's General Department of Preventive Medicine, talks to local media on the health risks of eating too much salt.

Vietnamese healthcare marks important digital milestone of 1,000 telehealth facilitiesicon

Vietnamese healthcare marks important digital milestone of 1,000 telehealth facilities

SOCIETY
26/09/2020

The Ministry of Health (MoH) announced the launch of 1,000 healthcare facilities equipped with telehealth centres, marking another milestone in the sector’s digital transformation.

More young people suffering from kidney failureicon

More young people suffering from kidney failure

SOCIETY
25/09/2020

The number of people suffering from kidney problems was increasing in Vietnam, and kidney failure had begun to harm more and more young people, doctors have said.

Vietnam poised to enter peak season for dengue fever in October and Novembericon

Vietnam poised to enter peak season for dengue fever in October and November

SOCIETY
24/09/2020

Due to the nation’s location in the tropical region of Southeast Asia, Vietnam typically sees cases of dengue fever throughout the year, 

Hanoi strengthens hand, foot and mouth disease and diphtheria preventionicon

Hanoi strengthens hand, foot and mouth disease and diphtheria prevention

SOCIETY
15/07/2020

Hanoi’s Department of Health has asked preventive medicine units and facilities in the city to strengthen diseases prevention.

VN Medical Services Administration partners with eight NGOs in improving rehabilitation activitiesicon

VN Medical Services Administration partners with eight NGOs in improving rehabilitation activities

SOCIETY
03/06/2020

The health ministry’s Medical Services Administration will partner with eight local and international NGOs in rehabilitation activities to improve life quality and community integration of the disabled in Vietnam

New tech heading up healthcare industryicon

New tech heading up healthcare industry

FEATURE
04/05/2020

Digital transformation in the healthcare sector is expected to move faster than ever on the back of new milestones and upcoming legal foundations, illustrating bright future prospects for ventures.

Thriving health apps conquer local marketicon

Thriving health apps conquer local market

BUSINESS
20/04/2020

The international health emergency currently plaguing the world has initiated a surging demand in digital healthcare in Vietnam, opening doors for telemedicine startups offering solutions that go well with social distancing efforts. 

Technology changes VN healthcare servicesicon

Technology changes VN healthcare services

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
13/04/2020

The technology of a Vietnamese startup is helping hundreds of thousands of people to
have access to online medical examinations with doctors via video calls.

Vietnam offers little unmet demand for medical mask importsicon

Vietnam offers little unmet demand for medical mask imports

BUSINESS
23/03/2020

Chinese firms will begin exporting medical face masks, but their choice starting point, Vietnam, has little demand that goes unsatisfied by local producers.

German businesses keen on Viet Nam's healthcare sectoricon

German businesses keen on Viet Nam's healthcare sector

BUSINESS
02/03/2020

 German healthcare enterprises are increasingly interested in the Vietnamese market, particularly with the EU-Viet Nam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) expected to come into effect this summer, a survey has revealed.

Online road to recoveryicon

Online road to recovery

FEATURE
20/02/2020

Healthtech startups are keen to make a difference in moving Vietnam's struggling healthcare and medical services sector forward.