Cho Ray Hospital prepares enough antivenom for treatment of snakebite

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SaiGon GP English 22 hour(s) ago

The country leading hospital Cho Ray has prepared enough antivenom, medications and medical equipments to treat snakebite poisoning as there is an increase in the number of snake bitten cases in Ho Chi Minh City, said deputy head of the hospital’s Tropical Disease Department Dr. Le Quoc Hung.

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Binh Phuoc: malaria patients surge

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Over 1,000 malaria patients have been recorded in the first five months of 2015 in the southern province of Binh Phuoc, an unwonted 100 percent increase compared to the same period last year.

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Rainy season triggers dengue fever

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Rainy season triggers outbreak of dengue fever in Ho Chi Minh City and the Southern provinces and it has seen an increase of cases of the disease in hospitals.

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Vietnam-Cambodia hospital records sound operation

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Vietnam-Cambodia hospital records sound operation

The Cho Ray-Phnom Penh general hospital, a Vietnam-Cambodia joint construction, posted an annual revenue increase of 36 percent in the first five months of this year.

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Health insurance coverage expands

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Health insurance coverage expands

Vietnam’s insurance sector has seen a stellar increase in the rate of health insurance coverage nationwide in the first five months of the year with an additional 2.7 million insurance contracts.

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HCM City to host Dengue Fever Day

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VOV News English 3 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

Activities for the annual ASEAN Dengue Day will be held in HCM City on June 14.

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Health Ministry enhance treatment of diseases in hot season

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

As the country has been under the grip of a heat wave the Ministry of Health yesterday sent an urgent dispatch to its departments and hospitals, asking to increase personnels to ensure for treating people in the hot weather.

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Increase tobacco taxes to reduce smoking rate: Health Ministry

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

Ministry of Health organized on May 30 the meeting in response to World No Tobacco Day and the national non smoking week (from May 25 to 31) in HCMC. Health deputy minister Nguyen Thi Xuyen said the long term national strategy for Tobacco Harm Prevention to 2020 is to increase tobacco taxes, aiming to decrease the country’s smoking rate.

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Heat wave sends children to hospital in Da Nang

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Heat wave sends children to hospital in Da Nang

Heat wave during this week has resulted in a dramatic increase in the number of child patients at the central Da Nang Ob-Gyn ND Pediatric Hospital.

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South Vietnam sees increase of 35 percent of dengue fever cases

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

By statistics of the Ministry of Health, the country has recorded over 10,000 cases of dengue fever; of which, the figure increased by 35 percent in the South compared to last year.

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ASEAN+3 countries increase Ebola response capacity

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

The Health Ministries of Vietnam and Thailand co-held an exercise on response to any outbreak of Ebola for ASEAN+3, according to Nhan Dan (People) newspaper.

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Three-fourths of deaths in Vietnam caused by non-contagious diseases: official

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Three-fourths of deaths in Vietnam caused by non-contagious diseases: official

Non-contagious diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular problems and diabetes account for three-fourths of deaths in Vietnam, a rate higher than the average global level, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long.

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Over 3,000 bitten by stray dogs in Vietnam province amid rabies outbreak

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Over 3,000 bitten by stray dogs in Vietnam province amid rabies outbreak

Thai Nguyen health authorities have reported an increase in rabies infection after many people were bitten by stray dogs.

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Disease outbreak risks increase in summer

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

The rainy season’s intense heat and humidity together with poor sanitation and loose control of disease-prone locations lie at the root of epidemic outbreaks during summers, Director Tran Dac Phu from the Department of Preventative Medicine revealed at a workshop held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 15.

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Upward trend of HIV-infected pregnant woman

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

At a press brief in Hanoi on May 13 the Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control warned of an increase in the number of pregnant women infected with HIV

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