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Many athletes, coaches and people involved in sport have joined the ‘Thank you’ charity drive to support medical staff who are fighting the COVID-19 outbreak.

Japanese doctor brings light to visually-impaired

Over the past 17 years, Japanese doctor Tadashi Hattori has become a friend to many visually-impaired patients in remote and disadvantaged areas of Vietnam.

Software detecting autism to be introduced

Software helping parents, caretakers and medical staff to detect early developmental and autism spectrum disorders, provide information and give advice on early intervention in order to build appropriate intervention programmes

VN lacks cash for satellite hospitals

 VietNamNet Bridge – A Ministry of Health plan to build additional satellite hospitals across the nation and upgrade existing ones lacks money and qualified personnel,

Viet Nam among top nations for early HIV treatment

Viet Nam ranks among the top nations in the world in the early diagnosis and treatment of HIV infections.

Conference concludes on UN peacekeeping role

Viet Nam's first international workshop on building a UN peacekeeping force wrapped up July 31 in Ha Noi after five intensive working days.

Up to 30,000 'eligible for Ebola drugs'

 Up to 30,000 people could have been eligible for drugs in the current Ebola outbreak - if they had been available, a report in Nature suggests.

Ministry trains health workers in Ebola preventive measures

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Health Ministry organised in Hanoi on August 13 a training course on preventive measures against the deadly virus Ebola which is raging through West Africa for health workers in the north.

Hotline records irresponsible doctor conduct

 VietNamNet Bridge – More than 140 out of 894 calls to the hotline service of the Ministry of Health were related to reporting bribery instances and irresponsible or high-handed behaviour by doctors.

Patients hope for peace of mind through hospital CCTV

 VietNamNet Bridge – Last week, Viet Nam News asked readers for their opinions about Ha Noi's recent plan to install cameras in large hospitals to supervise their operations. Most of the readers supported the idea.

Security at hospitals placed on high alert

 VietNamNet Bridge – Security at hospitals have never seen such alarming situations, with a series of violent assaults on medical staff, causing anxiety and fear for both doctors and patients, police have said.

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).