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HCM City's doctors separate conjoined twins

Around 100 doctors and nurses at the HCMC Children’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital 1 and 2, Cho Ray Hospital and others in HCM City on July 15 took part in a successful operation to separate conjoined twins.

“Resuscitation Coffee” program – a venue for enthusiastic doctors

Every Sunday morning, in a coffee shop in District 10, HCM City, nearly 40 doctors and technicians, nurses, and medical students gather together to share specialized knowledge of resuscitation.


Vietnam promotes genome decoding for better healthcare

The recently held conference Genetica Talk has clearly demonstrated the current international trend of using genetic information to personalize medical treatments, which is quite new in Vietnam.


Rise in eye diseases in Vietnam because of weather changes: doctors warn

There has been a rise in cases of eye diseases lately because of weather changes along with air pollution; worse, some of them have had complications if self-medicating.


Vietnam's Central Highlands hospitals face personnel shortage

Many public hospitals in the Central Highlands is struggling to deal with doctor shortages.


Vietnam's top ten medical events in 2015 announced

 The Ministry of Health on January 5 released the most notable medical events in 2015 which have contributed to giving a facelift to the sector.

Vietnam to train health workers for ASEAN

 Viet Nam has been asked to set up a training model for volunteer health workers and assistant doctors in the use of traditional medicine in primary health care in the ASEAN Community.

Dengue fever to continue as threat in Vietnam

El Nino is likely to be one of the strongest on record this winter, posing a risk of outbreak of dengue fever and other diseases in Southeast Asian countries including Viet Nam.