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 VietNamNet Bridge - Six people were killed and five others injured in a tragic car accident in  on May 11.

Tien Giang: Newborn baby alive, midwives say dead

Midwives required the parents to purchase plastic bags, paper and clothes to wrap the newborn baby for burial. When the parents took the baby home, they discovered that the baby was alive but she died later.

Ninh Thuan: Many people die of alcohol poisoning

VietNamNet Bridge – On May 2, several residents of Phuoc Vinh commune in the central province of Ninh Thuan got poisoning from alcohol. One was reported dead and three others were treated at a local hospital.

Hospital, factory sewage flows into Hai Phong rivers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Biggest rivers of Da Do, Gia and Re of northern port Hai Phong City, as the city's main water source, are getting seriously polluted.

Thanh Hoa: 12-year-old girl died of swine flu

A little girl from the central province of Thanh Hoa died of the H1N1 influenza strain known as swine flu at the Hanoi-based Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases this morning, April 23, reported the hospital’s deputy director Nguyen Hong Ha.


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Swine flu kills another man in Yen Bai

 A 23-year-old man from the northern mountain province of Yen Bai has been confirmed dead at Bach Mai hospital in Hanoi after contracting swine flu.

Rate of incorrect diagnosis is very high

More than half of the patients who should be treated at the district level hospitals and more than one third of those only needing treatment at the provincial level hospitals go to central level hospitals for treatment. Why?

Health sector faces a workforce crisis

VietNamNet Bridge - The gap in the level of expertise among physicians is increasingly widening, breaking the structure of the current health care system in Vietnam, which is divided by levels.

Human resources training for healthcare in trouble

VietNamNet Bridge - The structure of the health sector is disturbed and it no longer fits the current situation (the half-subsidized health sector operating in the market economy).

Hospital overload still stressful

VietNamNet Bridge – As many as 14,000 hospital beds were additionally arranged in the local hospital system last year but the overload at local hospitals has still remained a headache, heard a conference in Hanoi last Friday.

Woman attempts suicide after cutting her husband’s penis

VietNamNet Bridge – Knowing that her husband has a child with another woman, Hong was very angry. She cut his penis to throw to the river.

Vietnam to have three hospitals for transgender surgery

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Health will officially name the three hospitals in Vietnam that are permitted to perform transgender surgery in early May.

Bond allocation plan approved

 VietNamNet Bridge – Lawmakers backed the Government’s proposal to allocate more than VND5.524 trillion (US$263 million) in Government bonds to important projects

Diagnosed as near death, old man suddenly revives

VietNamNet Bridge – Being diagnosed to be dying, the family prepared for the funeral, but the old man suddenly woke up.

Go to "healthy market" in Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge – The wretched life of patients and their relatives at hospitals is revealed at a photo exhibition named “Health Market” at No. 45 Trang Tien, Ha Noi.

Bao Long: From a pharmacy to a big brand of Vietnam

The Bao Long Medical Group is one of the two businesses in Vietnam that are honored as the most successful firms in building trademarks by the Vietnam Intellectual Property Office and the World Intellectual Property Organization.

Cancer patients increase quickly in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - Patients with cancer are increasing rapidly in Vietnam. The sad thing is that most patients are in the later stage when they see doctors, so the cancer cure rate in Vietnam is not as high as desired.