Zika virus infection cases escalate with average 10 cases per week in HCMC

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The Department of Preventive Medicine in Ho Chi Minh City said that Zika virus infection cases escalate with average 10 cases per week in the city. As of December 14, the city has recorded 127 cases in 22 districts.

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Managers to inspect medical workers’ behavior to patients

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Deputy Director of the Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City Dr. Tang Chi Thuong said that from now to January 12, 2017, inspectors from four inspection groups will call on 100 state-run and private hospitals to check patients’ satisfaction to healthcare service and medical workers’ behaviors.

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City reports 119 positive cases for Zika virus

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

14 pregnant women among 119 people are positive for the Zika virus in the city, reported the Ho Chi Minh City Preventative Health Center yesterday.

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Child malnutrition at 'all time high' in Yemen: U.N. agency

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Hunger among Yemen's children has reached an "all time high", with nearly 2.2 million in need of urgent care, the U.N. children's agency UNICEF said on Monday.

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GSK and Save the Children help improve maternal and newborn healthcare services in Yen Bai

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in partnership with Save the Children announced the joint healthcare project of $356,000 over three years in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai.

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Vietnam strives to provide primary health care to all people

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Because the grassroots medical systems are unable to meet people’s treatment demand, the Prime Minister has approved the project to improve the system’s quality in districts in an effort to provide primary health care to all people.

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Man loses eyesight in bear attack

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

A H’Mong ethnic minority man from the northern mountainous province of Son La who lost his eyesight after being attacked by a bear is calling for help from the public to pay hospital fees.

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Boston Scientific’s vision advances cardiology care

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Boston Scientific, a US medical device company, showcased its latest interventional cardiology devices at the National Angioplasty Summit in Ho Chi Minh City last week.

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Binh Dan Hospital opens country’s first robot-assisted surgery service

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Health Minister is trying the new rbot-assisted sugery system (Photo: SGGP)
Heal Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien, city leaders and managers yesterday attended the inauguration of the robot-assisted surgery ward in Binh Dan Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, the only hospital ever to offer robot-assisted surgeries for adult patients.

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Vietnam removes four cosmetic products with wrong labels

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The Drug Administration of Vietnam under the Ministry of Health yesterday decided to remove four cosmetic products from shelves.

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Inguinal hernia surgery reveals Vietnam man has uterus, ovaries

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

A man in southern Vietnam has lived 26 years without knowing he has a uterus and a pair of ovaries.

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City reports 106 cases of Zika virus

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The Ho Chi Minh City Preventative Health Center reported that the city recorded 106 people who are positive for the Zika virus in 21 districts on December 9.

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Ho Chi Minh City hospital becomes country’s first to offer robot-assisted surgery

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

A Ho Chi Minh City-based hospital has become the first of its kind in Vietnam to offer robotic surgeries for adult patients with the state-of-the-art robotic surgical equipment da Vinci Surgical System.

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PM asks health ministry to clarify news on antibiotic-resistant infections

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked Ministry of Health to check the veracity of a newspaper report stating that Vietnam ranks the top in the world in antibiotic-resistant infections.

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Minister of Health inspects hospitals

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien received lots of complaints from patients when visiting several large public hospitals in Hanoi on December 8.

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