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In the past three days, Nguyen Dinh Hung, living in Binh Chanh District in HCMC, had to visit many hospitals around the city to find a place to take PET/CT scans for his mother, a patient suspected of having stomach cancer.

Temporary blockade imposed on HCMC Hospital for Tropical Diseases

The municipal Department of Health decided to impose a temporary blockade on the HCMC Hospital for Tropical Diseases in the evening of June 12 after some healthcare workers in the hospital tested positive for Covid-19.


Hospitals struggling to gain full self-autonomy to prevent brain drain

Hospitals and medical workers have been so far struggling to achieve full self- autonomy.

Traffic accidents kill 19, injure 24 on fourth day of Lunar New Year

As many as 31 road traffic accidents were recorded on February 15, or the fourth day of the Lunar New Year

Abnormally tall 11-year-old boy diagnosed with Marfan syndrome

An 11-year-old boy from Thanh Hoa province was taken recently to E Hospital in Hanoi because his family was concerned about his abnormal height and long fingers and toes, as well as a protruding chest.

First case of new coronavirus variant detected in Vietnam

Vietnam detects first COVID-19 case carrying the newly found, highly contagious variant of coronavirus on Saturday.

Rooftop helipad opens at HCM City Military Hospital

A rooftop helipad for emergency air services opened on Saturday at the Military Hospital 175 in HCM City under the Ministry of National Defense.

Robots given to hospital to help protect frontline health workers from COVID-19

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Thursday donated three Ohmni Robots to the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases to help protect frontline doctors and nurses from COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.

Vietnam’s 32nd COVID-19 patient discharged, confirms will lead charity fund

Vietnam's 32nd COVID-19 patient, who returned to Vietnam from London by private jet, was given the all clear on Tuesday.


Bach Mai hospital after disinfection

Hanoi’s Bach Mai hospital was disinfected on March 28 after it was linked to novel coronavirus infections. Currently, no one gets in or out of the hospital, except for special cases.

27 more COVID-19 patients released from Hanoi's hospital

27 more COVID-19 patients had successfully recovered, the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases confirmed on Monday.


nCoV patients in Vietnam released from hospital

Li Zichao, a 28-year-old Chinese patient who had been infected by the novel coronavirus (nCoV), was discharged from Cho Ray Hospital on the morning of February 4.

Doctors, nurses welcome Tet in hospital

Tet (Lunar New Year) is a time for families to get together and celebrate up and down Vietnam, but not for medical workers.

Vietnam cracks down on prescription drug management

People can only buy antibiotics when showing a prescription from 2020, according to a new regulation from the Ministry of Health.


Vietnam opens first smart integrated operating room

In the case of modern surgery procedures, an ‘integrated’ approach is in demand.

Man in hospital after eating world's hottest chilli

 A man who ate the world's hottest chilli pepper in a chilli-eating contest ended up in hospital after experiencing "thunderclap" headaches.

Healthcare sector attracts more investments

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam has been witnessing a new wave of investments in hospitals since 2015 after the government called for different sources of funding in the healthcare sector.

Hospitals: new target for investors

VietNamNet Bridge - The ongoing patient overload at state-owned hospitals and the $2 billion that Vietnamese spend on overseas healthcare services are drawing more investors to hospital projects. 

Cycling: Hoskins taken to hospital after Aussie crash

 Australian track cyclist Melissa Hoskins said she hopes to compete in the women's team pursuit after escaping serious injury following a high speed crash in training at the Olympic velodrome on Monday.

Patients need hearty care, not lame apologies

VietNamNet Bridge – A joke about a customer going to a tattoo shop to get tattoos all over her body to clarify the various body parts has gone viral after a series of medical errors involving wrong-site surgeries have recently occurred in Viet Nam.