Dengue cases to increase in rainy season

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SaiGon GP English 6 day(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 1 week(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 1 week(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 1 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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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Hospital fees to increase in Vietnam by 30% next month

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Hospital fees to increase in Vietnam by 30% next month

Nearly 1,900 different services and products at public hospitals will become around 30 per cent more expensive in March, according to the Ministry of Health.

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Accident-related hospitalization drastically surges during Tet

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

As per a report of Police Bureau under the Ministry of Public Security on February 10, the number of traffic accidents drastically increase in Tet holidays (Lunar New Year) compared to days before.

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Accident-related hospital admissions increase during 2016 Tet

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Accident-related hospital admissions increase during 2016 Tet

VietNamNet Bridge – Nearly 17,300 people were hospitalised for injuries suffered in road accidents during three days of the Lunar New Year holiday from Saturday to Monday, a 113 per cent increase year-on-year.

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Health problems increase in school-age children

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Health problems increase in school-age children

VietNamNet Bridge – Health problems, such as scoliosis, short-sightedness, obesity, dental diseases and mental disorders, among school-age children have become more rampant in Vietnam, according to the General Department of Preventive Medicine.

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Blood donors multiply, but shortage continues

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

Blood donors multiply, but shortage continues

Despite the increase in blood-donation drives and awareness efforts, only 60% of Viet Nam's demand for potentially life-saving blood is being met. Gia Loc reports.

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Vietnam tightens control travelers from Mers-CoV hit nations

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

Since the MERS-CoV, the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome caused by the Corona virus that has spread to over a dozen countries in the world and may penetrate into Vietnam, the Ministry of Health yesterday sent an urgent dispatch to Pasteur Institute and medical facilities asking to increase prevention.

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More students suffer high blood pressure because of obesity nowadays

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

More students suffer high blood pressure because of obesity nowadays

An announcement of an increase in high blood pressure among schools by the Nutrition Center in Ho Chi Minh City caused concern amongst parents.

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