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HCM City is the first locality in the country giving first aid to depressed patients amid the increased number of people suffering from mental disorders after the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Ministry of Health has proposed to upgrade five tertiary referral hospitals to modern hospitals to attract foreigners to come for medical examinations and treatment.
The cancer incidence in Vietnam is estimated to triple after 30 years and the current urgent situation is that more and more young patients have been suffering from cancer.
Ignoring the risks, more unlicensed establishments have been opened and are still carrying out mass production of fake cosmetic surgery.
The HCM City Centre for Disease Control has put into operation a serum bank that aims to provide a toolkit to assess the burden of infectious disease in the community and guide medical decisions in public healthcare centres in the future.
Doctors in hospitals in Vietnam have mastered advanced techniques to save premature babies weighing only 400 grams.
Vietnam is among the countries with the highest incidence rate of stroke, 200,000 cases reported each year, according to Dr Nguyen Huy Thang, deputy chair of the Vietnam Stroke Association.
About 33 per cent of new HIV infections in VN occurred among key young populations, higher than the global average of 27 per cent and the Asia Pacific average of 26 per cent, according to the latest data from UNAIDS 2023 HIV Estimates.
Drug Administration of Vietnam under the Ministry of Health (MoH) has imported 6,000 bottles of Plasma-derived Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) to Vietnam to supply local hospitals for treatment of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD).
After researching on the Internet, the patient decided to pursue treatment utilizing traditional medicine and selected Vietnam as the location for treatment.
Abbott, Real Madrid and the Real Madrid Foundation have launched 'Beat Malnutrition' campaign during Real Madrid's final match weekend of the 2022/2023 LaLiga season.
According to the Director of the Can Tho Hematology and Blood Transfusion Hospital, the cause of the blood shortage is difficulties in procurement, purchasing supplies, screening reagents, and blood testing.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has been working on a plan to establish three to six centres for storing rare medicines and drugs in limited supply in accordance with the Prime Minister’s direction.
Cho Ray Hospital has sent an urgent document to the HCM City Health Department and Ministry of Health, reporting an urgent need for a botulinum antidote (BAT). The supply of the medicine is rare and unstable.
Vietnam seeks assistance from the World Health Organization (WHO) as its leading hospital is short of botulism antitoxin.
Of 460 new drugs introduced in the world market in the last 10 years, only 9 percent of them are available in Vietnam.
Specific priority mechanisms will be given to combined vaccines and vaccines that have not been rolled out in the national expanded vaccination programme during the 2023-25 period.