Scared to stay inside, Nepal quake victims treated in car park

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Scared to stay inside, Nepal quake victims treated in car park

Nepalese doctors set up makeshift operating theatres in a hospital car park Sunday as they worked round the clock to treat the wounded from a monster quake that has also left morgues overflowing with bodies.

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Dong Nai inaugurates PPP hospital

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VietnamPlus English 1 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Dong Nai General Hospital, the country’s first public private partnership (PPP) model, was inaugurated on April 25 in the southern province of Dong Nai.

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HCM City expands health care network

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Thanh An is the only island commune in Ho Chi Minh City, where boats are the only means of transport to the mainland, but local residents say they feel secure about health care service at the island’s medical station.

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Vietnam records 387 cases of stem cell transplant to date

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VietnamPlus English 2 day(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Since the first stem cell transplant (SCT) was successfully performed in 1995 at the Blood Transfusion and Haematology Hospital (BT-H) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam has performed a total of 387 cases of SCT to date; among them, 218 were autologous SCT while the remaining were allogeneic SCT.

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Hospitals implement stem cells in treatment of diseases

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Application of stem cell is widely used in different specialties, said director of the Central Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion Professor Nguyen Anh Tri at a national scientific conference held from April 23 to 25.

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Nearly 300 workers in Long Hau Industrial Park hospitalized with food poisoning

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About 300 workers in Long Hau Industry Park were hospitalized on April 22 because of food poisoning, said the hospital in Ho Chi Minh City’s Nha Be District.

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More than 300 workers hospitalized after food poisoning

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

More than 300 workers at a handbag factory in the southern province of Long An were hospitalised this morning due to food poisoning, said an official.

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Health workers must improve behavior toward patients: Vietnam health minister

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Health workers must improve behavior toward patients: Vietnam health minister

Health workers in Vietnam should cultivate a habit to send greetings to their patients, smile at them, give them regards, and offer them help when necessary, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has said.

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Surgeons succeed in saving heart newborn baby

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Surgeons succeed in saving heart newborn baby

Surgeons of two hospitals namely Tu Du Maternity hospital and the Children's hospital No. 2 worked together to save a newborn baby with severe heart problems on April 22.

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Vietnam court upholds jail terms for two for selling babies

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Vietnam court upholds jail terms for two for selling babies

A Vietnam court has upheld the sentences of 14 and 16 years in jail for a man and a woman who belonged to a ring that sold four babies last year for US$4,170 in total.

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Vietnam's health ministry proposes right-to-die law, again

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Vietnam's health ministry proposes right-to-die law, again

Patients at Ho Chi Minh City Oncology Hospital. Photo: Nguyen Mi

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More people suffer from chronic kidney diseases

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VietnamPlus English 5 day(s) ago

Chronic kidney disease (CKD), or chronic renal failure as it is also known, is a growing burden for many Vietnamese families.

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First human Trypanosoma evansi case in Vietnam detected

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VietnamNet English 5 day(s) ago 2 related news

Doctors at the Ho Chi Minh City Hospital for Tropical Diseases have diagnosed Trypanosoma evansi, a kind of blood parasite affecting a large number of wild and domesticated animal species, in a patient admitted to the hospital.

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Vietnam’s first Trypanosoma evansi infection in humans detected

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A Vietnamese woman has been found infected with Trypanosoma evansi (T. evansi), a kind of blood parasite affecting many wild and domestic animal species, the Ho Chi Minh City Hospital for Tropical Diseases reported on Monday.

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VN reports first case of trypanosome infection

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VN reports first case of trypanosome infection

A woman from the southern Dong Nai province was confirmed to be the first trypanosome protozoa infection case in Viet Nam, the HCM City Hospital for Tropical Diseases said yesterday.

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