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 VietNamNet Bridge – In 2013, a project to address understaffing and overcrowding at central hospitals in Vietnam was approved, highlighting ‘telemedicine’ as a key measure to solve the problems.

Satellite hospitals save lives in remote areas

Historically, the mostly publicly financed health care system in Vietnam has only been able to afford to pour resources into a handful of central level hospitals in big cities, forcing patients living in remote areas with serious diseases

Dr Linh fights off sorcerers

During 30 years’ work on Phu Quy Island in the East Sea in the central province of Binh Thuan, Dr Bui Dinh Linh has treated so many serious cases and saved so many lives that he is referred to affectionately as "Uncle Linh”.

American physical therapist volunteers to save lives in Viet Nam

Many people call her, with affection, the ‘strange’ American woman as she sold her house in the US to move to Viet Nam 10 years ago to help ill Vietnamese people.

Another kind of bank: stem cell deposits save lives

 VietNamNet Bridge – Three years ago, Hoang Thi Thuy Linh, 29, from the central province of Quang Binh Province, was diagnosed with leukemia (blood cancer).  She was told her best chances lay in getting her damaged stem cells replaced.

India train derails, at least 119 killed, more than 150 injured

 At least 119 people were killed and more than 150 injured when an Indian express train derailed in northern state of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, with the toll set to rise amid a scramble to locate survivors.

Blood test 'detects cancer relapse'

 A blood test may be able to save lives by finding cancers that have started to grow again after treatment, a study suggests.