Massive 50% increase in health costs from August

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Báo Dân Trí English 7 day(s) ago

Massive 50% increase in health costs from August

The Ministry of Health is lobbying the government for a swingeing 50% increase in hospital charges from August this year.

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Experts warn outbreaks of dengue fever in Mekong delta

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

Experts warn outbreaks of dengue fever in Mekong delta

Director of the Department of Preventive Medicine in Mekong delta city of Can Tho Dr. Huynh Minh Truc yesterday said that there has been an increase in dengue fever cases.

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Medical service fee to increase in some cities, provinces

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

Medical service fee will increase in next time but the price hike was made in eight to twelve of the five step road map for raising medical service prices in a bid to reduce impact on people head of Financial and Planning Department of the Ministry of Health Nguyen Nam Lien yesterday said.

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Vietnam urges donors to stay supportive to prevent HIV spread

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam urges donors to stay supportive to prevent HIV spread

Vietnam is asking international organizations to maintain their support for HIV treatment and prevention in the country to prevent an increase in infections after some success.

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Rate of kids suffering bronchial asthma increase in VN

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Rate of kids suffering bronchial asthma increase in VN

Medical experts of World Health Organization (WHO) said at a meeting yesterday held by the Society of Asthma and Allergy and Clinical Immunology in Ho Chi Minh City and representative office of HCMC GlaxoSmithKline that the rate of Vietnamese kids in the age of 12 and 13 suffering bronchial asthma is highest in Asian region with 30 percent and it is on upward trend.

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More vaccines included in NEIP

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Ministry of Health said that to increase prevention effectiveness for infectious diseases amongst kids, since June, 2016 some more vaccines would be added into the National Expanded Immunization Program in which infants between two and four months old will be injected with a free vaccination.

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Food poisoning cases increase because of hot weather

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The Poison Control Center of Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi yesterday said that though the North Vietnam just entered the hot weather, the case of food poisoned patients increased.

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Dengue cases to increase in rainy season

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Despite the Ministry of Health and related agencies’ media campaign against dengue fever has been launched, a majority of residents and authorities are still negligent over the disease, the Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City, said.

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Dengue fever infection cases increase

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Around 6,116 dengue fever infection cases were hospitalized in Ho Chi Minh City in the first quarter of the year, an increase of 88 percent compared to the same period last year, reported the city Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday.

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Rise in cancer patients pressures health insurance

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Rise in cancer patients pressures health insurance

The sharp increase in the number of patients suffering from cancer has put more stress on the country’s social insurance fund which faces a deficit.

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Vietnam increases testing on alert for Zika virus

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

Right after receiving information from the WHO’s International Health Regulation that Australian had identified a case of Zika infection from an autralian tourist who had just returned from Vietnam, the Ministry of Health convened an urgent meeting deciding to increase monitoring through testing blood.

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Meningitis cases increase amid shortage of vaccine against disease

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

After one case of meningitis was reported in Hanoi and one death caused by meningitis in the Northern province of Hai Duong and cases of meningitis are on upward trend, the Ministry of Health warned people of prevention of the fatal disease.

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Increasing cases of hand-foot-mouth: Health Department

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health said that additional 65 cases of hand-foot-mouth were hospitalized last week showing an increase of 19 percent compared to four weeks before.

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Brazil reports increase in microcephaly cases linked to Zika

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Brazil reports increase in microcephaly cases linked to Zika

The number of confirmed and suspected cases of microcephaly in Brazil associated with the Zika virus has risen to 4,690 from 4,443 a week earlier, the Ministry of Health said on Tuesday.

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Medical service cost to increase from March 1

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

In its document to guide medical facilities across the country about medical service cost, Vietnamese Ministry of Health announced medical services will increase by 30 percent as it pluses bonus of surgeons after performing an operation and medical workers’ night shifts.

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