Hand-Foot-Mouth disease (HFMD) is now at its peak, having infected a total of 796 children in HCM City in April, an increase of 127 per cent against the same period last year.
A few months ago, two-year-old Nguyen Tran Gia Huy, who had begun vomiting in the middle of the night, was taken to a new paediatric ward at Tan Phu District Hospital.
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The Hanoitimes - Viet Nam's Ministry of Health, the Japanese Embassy in Viet Nam and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) jointly held a Symposium featuring 40 years of Japan-Viet Nam Healthcare Cooperation, as part of the events marking the Japan-Viet Nam Friendship Year 2013.
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Many children wait to see doctors at a children hospitals in Hanoi. (Photo: SGGP)
The north and central regions of Vietnam are currently reeling under a severe heat wave with temperatures rising upto 39-40 degrees celsius in some places.
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Hospitals in the north are overloaded from a huge increase in the number of patients, mostly children and old people, who have fallen ill due to the on-going heat wave.
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Japan has contributed to Viet Nam's health care and infrastructure over the past 40 years with significant aid, loans and technical co-operation, says Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.
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VietNamNet Bridge – More and more young people were suffering strokes, especially in big cities, according to Nguyen Huy Thang, deputy head of the HCM City-based 115 People's Hospital's Cerebral Blood Vessel Ward.
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More and more young people were suffering strokes, especially in big cities, according to Nguyen Huy Thang, deputy head of the HCM City-based 115 People's Hospital's Cerebral Blood Vessel Ward.
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Going to hospitals for health check-ups or treatment has never left me feel comfortable. It is not because I am afraid of getting an injection, but of receiving a dressing-down from doctors.
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VietNamNet Bridge - More than half of the patients who should be treated at the district level hospitals and more than one third of those only needing treatment at the provincial level hospitals go to central level hospitals for treatment. Approximately 94 percent of patients at the Hanoi-based Central Pediatrics Hospital can be treated at the hospitals of lower levels.
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The National Tuberculosis Control Programme, the Ministry of Health, and the World Health Organisation on May 14 jointly organised a conference to review the project themed “Coordination in TB management in general hospitals”.
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Panic has gripped Saudis in the country's east, where most cases of the deadly coronavirus have been detected, witnesses said, as the death toll from the SARS-like virus in the kingdom hits 15.
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Lesbian and gays in Vietnam are not threatened by strangers on the streets but from their very own families, an expert said.
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One year after the Ministry of Health agreed to increase medical service charges to keep pace with inflation and improve services, 61 provinces in the country have begun to apply the new fee.
Nguyen Tri Phuong Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City's District 5. HCMC and Hanoi has not hiked hospital charges