Vietnam to import inexpensive US hepatitis drugs

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Vietnamese citizens, especially the underprivileged, will have access to inexpensive drugs produced by US biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences to treat hepatitis C infections.

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Combination of lutein, natural vitamin E and DHA power up children’s brain

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 day(s) ago

Adolesence is a critical stage of development that forms the foundation for a child's future health, well-being and learning.

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Insurance company pays for insured patients with Lupus

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The Vietnam Social Insurance Company has sent its document to its sub-division in Ho Chi Minh City asking to continue paying for the medications for people with Lupus.

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Proposal to make alcohol firms pay health tax

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Báo Đầu Tư English 5 day(s) ago

It has been proposed that companies which produce and import alcohol and beer products should pay VND360 billion (USD16.36 million) annually for health services.

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High rate of cancer cases leads to poverty

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

75,000 people are dying from cancer every year and their families often face huge debts after their deaths.

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Ho Chi Minh City schoolchildren to get free milk from this year

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City schoolchildren up to second grade will from this year be given a free carton of milk every day as part of a scheme to improve children’s health.

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SVCC’s Singaporean slant on cancer care

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnamese families will have better access to cancer services and treatment following the grand opening of the Singapore-Vietnam Cancer Centre in Ho Chi Minh City. Eng Aik Meng, chairman of Vietnam Integrated Medical Services, told VIR’s Thanh Van how the new facility will transform cancer care in Vietnam.

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Abbott cares for parents’ health, inspires their dreams

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

In the early morning of May 13, 2017, over 200 adults accompanied their senior parents to a comprehensive health check event at Cho Ray hospital, the starting point to help their parents realize unfulfilled dreams.

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Fifty-three e-survey systems installed in city hospitals

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

Fifty-three hospitals in HCM City, including 30 city hospitals and 23 district hospitals, installed e-survey systems to receive patient’s feebacks, according to the city’s Department of Health.

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Singapore-Vietnam Cancer Centre opens in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

The Singapore-Vietnam Cancer Centre (SVCC) opened its doors officially to serve the community from Vietnam on May 6.

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Ho Chi Minh City set to welcome more medical tourists

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 day(s) ago

Travelers seeking both leisure and medical procedures during their trip to Vietnam will be the target of a plan by Ho Chi Minh City authorities to promote this type of tourism.

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Thousands join 10,000-step walk to promote healthy lifestyle in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

More than 5,000 students, office workers and city officials gathered in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City early Sunday morning for a 10,000-step walk aimed at launching an exercise movement to improve public health.

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Expensive medicines expire because of cumbersome procedures

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

The Vietnam Drug Administration has asked the HCM City Department of Health to report on a case in which 20,000 tablets for leukaemia treatment expired because of cumbersome procedures.

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88 year old woman placed stent after infarction

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Doctors of Xuyen A Hospital in Ho Chi Minh has placed a coronary stent to save an 88 year old woman from heart attack.

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Workers faint during suspected gas poisoning in Ho Chi Minh City factory

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Workers at a textile factory in Ho Chi Minh City fainted en masse on Monday in what authorities suspect was a gas poisoning.

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