Vietnam is suffering from a shortage of 23,866 preventive medicine workers, including nearly 8,000 doctors and around 4,000 workers with a Bachelor’s in public health, according to the anti-Covid steering committee’s report released on January 20.
HCM City authorities have recently asked the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Finance to consider permitting private healthcare facilities to provide Covid-19 treatment services to patients on demand.
On August 17, when hearing from a volunteer that two members of a family with four Covid patients were getting worse, Nguyen Van Chanh of the ‘Thay thuoc dong hanh’ network (Companion Physicians) immediately picked up the phone.
The government has asked 40 provinces and cities to urgently mobilize health workers to send to Ho Chi Minh City and southern provinces to fight the Covid-19 epidemic.
PM Pham Minh Chinh on Tuesday asked Binh Duong province to investigate a case in which a man died at home after five medical facilities in the province reportedly refused to provide him with emergency care last Friday night.
If the patient had been hospitalized later, the larvae would have burrowed deep into the girl's middle ear, causing injury and perforating the eardrum, seriously affecting her hearing.
The ‘Thay thuoc dong hanh’ (Companion physicians) network has mobilized 2,500 doctors and nurses nationwide to give advice to Covid-19 patients who cannot go to medical units.
In the last 11 years of his hemophilia treatment, Phan Huu Nghiem experienced 26 surgeries. His medical file has at least 65 medical records.
Electronic medical record data will be connected among hospitals and health facilities across the country from July 1.
At just 32-years-old, Dr Tran Anh Tu is one of the youngest members of a special team of the National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
Over the past 20 years, after finishing work Mau Van Phi usually drives his old motorbike to offer medical check-ups and treatment to impoverished people, mostly of the Raglai ethnicity, in Khanh Vinh District in the central province of Khanh Hoa.
A shortage of stroke rehabilitation facilities nationwide is affecting recovery for many patients, doctors have said.
Doctor Mai Hong Son, who works at the 108 Military Central Hospital in Hanoi, did not choose nuclear medicine in the first place yet 10 years of hard work and diligent learning have turned him into an award-winning expert and researcher in the field.
Vietnamese doctors have successfully completed the country’s first-ever pelvis transplant on a patient suffering from bone cancer.
Former vice-chairman of National Assembly’s Committee for Culture, Education, Youth and Children Le Nhu Tien talked about problems that occur when public hospitals and medical centres are allowed to attract non-State investment.
Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long said from July 2021 the health sector will carry out medical examinations and treatment while reducing paper usage.