Int'l spine conference opens in Nha Trang

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VietNam News English 5 hour(s) ago

As many as 100 international and domestic specialists came together at the sixth International Spine Meeting held in the central province of Khanh Hoa's Nha Trang city on Saturday.

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Putting hospital-based nutrition on the radar

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 day(s) ago

Putting hospital-based nutrition on the radar

“Though the benefits of healthy eating are now becoming common knowledge, not many people perceive it a routine concern when it comes to adults, elderly and especially hospitalized patients. Low awareness of community towards nutrition-based care and lack of nutritional experts, clinicians in the hospitals can be considered two major reasons which leave malnutrition an overwhelming issue with wide-reaching consequences”, said Dr. Nguyen Quoc Anh, MD, Director of Bach Mai hospital.

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Hospital autonomy and experience for Vietnam

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VietnamPlus English 6 day(s) ago

A consultative workshop on hospital autonomy, the quality of hospital services and management took place in Hanoi on December 16, with both domestic and international experts in attendance.

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Construction starts on new branches of central hospitals

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 2 related news

The construction of two hospitals worth VND10 trillion (US$470 million) began on Saturday in Phu Ly city in northern Ha Nam Province.

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Hidden cost of malnutrition

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Hidden cost of malnutrition

VietNamNet Bridge – Malnutrition can occur in people of all ages. Yet awareness of malnutrition is low among the general public, leaving the hidden epidemic under-recognized and under-treated when it comes to adults, elderly people and even patients. The consequences are not only poor health outcomes but also a rising cost of healthcare.

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Construction starts on new hospital branches

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago 2 related news

Construction starts on new hospital branches

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung attended a ceremony on December 13 to launch the construction of two new hospitals in Phu Ly city of northern Ha Nam province.

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US medical expert receives insignia

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago 2 related news

(VOV) - Director of the Laboratory Programme at the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Vietnam Kyle.B. Bond was honoured with the insignia “For the Health of the People” of the Vietnam Ministry of Health at a ceremony in Hanoi on December 12.

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US medical expert honoured with insignia

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago 2 related news

Kyle.B. Bond, Director of the Laboratory Programme at the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Vietnam has been honoured with the insignia “For the Health of the People” of the Vietnamese Ministry of Health.

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Construction starts on new branches of central hospitals

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Construction starts on new branches of central hospitals

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung attended a ceremony on December 13 to launch the construction of two new hospitals in Phu Ly city of northern Ha Nam province.

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HCM City charities donate unhealthy food to patients

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

HCM City charities donate unhealthy food to patients

Doctors and patients at Cho Ray Hospital in HCM City have called for tighter controls over charity groups that provide food to poor patients after an incident in which rotten meals were served.

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Men suffer horrific 'prank' in Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Men suffer horrific 'prank' in Vietnam

A doctor at Can Tho General Hospital checks the condition of Nguyen Truong V., who was hospitalized after his friends allegedly inserted the nozzle of an air pump into his anus and filled his body with air. Photo courtesy of T.Luy/Tuoi Tre

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Cho Ray Hospital doctors save more foreign patients

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

At a press conference held yesterday, representative of Cho Ray Hospital said that doctors have performed many surgeries to save patients in critical condition.

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Doctors in Vietnam pull 80 maggots from man’s ear

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Doctors in Vietnam pull 80 maggots from man’s ear

Doctors in central Vietnam have removed 80 live maggots from the left ear of a patient who was diagnosed with aural myasis, a condition caused when a person's nose or ears are infested with fly larvae.

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Rapid response teams needed to curb violence at Vietnam hospitals

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Rapid response teams needed to curb violence at Vietnam hospitals

Rapid response teams should be set up in hospitals to prevent increasing waves of violence against health workers, while doctors should improve their medical ethics, a senior health official at the Vietnamese Ministry of Health has suggested.

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Miracle baby grows well

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Miracle baby grows well

Doctors of Children Hospital No. 1 said baby Quoc Huy grew well when he was taken back to the hospital for re-examination, on December 9.

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