Experts warn of increased HAI

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

Medical experts warned of hospital-acquired infection (HAI) — also known as nosocomial infection — is an infection that is contracted from the environment or staff of a health-care facility which not only caused higher treatment cost and longer stay in hospital but also drug resistance.

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Polycom’s telemedicine solutions launched in Quang Ninh

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Báo Đầu Tư English 5 month(s) ago

Polycom’s telemedicine solutions launched in Quang Ninh

The Department of Health in the northern province of Quang Ninh yesterday launched a provincial telehealth network, the most modern of its kind in Vietnam, to extend critical healthcare services to rural and remote communities and increase remote connection between doctors and patients.

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Public hospitals prepare for autonomy

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

Public hospitals prepare for autonomy

The HCM City Department of Health has encouraged public hospitals to begin preparing for full financial and managerial autonomy, following a recent requirement from the city’s Party Committee.

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China launches drive to eradicate violence against hospital staff

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

China launches drive to eradicate violence against hospital staff

China is kicking off a year-long campaign this month to stamp out persistent violence in its overcrowded hospitals by angry patients targeting medical staff, state news agency Xinhua said on Saturday.

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Girls returned to correct parents 4 years after Vietnam hospital staff mistake

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago

Girls returned to correct parents 4 years after Vietnam hospital staff mistake

Two couples in Da Nang city and Thanh Hoa Province who thought they have been living happily with their own infant daughters for the last four years discovered recently that their babies had been switched in the hospital after delivery.

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Hanoi hospital staff suspended over allegations of receiving ‘stack of envelopes’

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago

Hanoi hospital staff suspended over allegations of receiving ‘stack of envelopes’

The health ministry's Department of Health Examination and Treatment has instructed the Hospital K to investigate allegations that a hospital employee received bribe from a patient's relative.

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British doctor helps deliver baby during flight

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Báo Dân Trí English 9 month(s) ago 2 related news

British doctor helps deliver baby during flight

A British doctor and staff from Jestar Pacific Airlines yesterday dropped by the Danang Paediatrics and Obstetrics Hospital to visit the woman who gave birth during a flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang on March 4.

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Hospitals to hire only graduates for some posts

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago

Hospitals to hire only graduates for some posts

Viet Nam's hospitals will employ only graduates for the posts of nurses, hospital orderlies, medical technicians and pharmacists from 2021.

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Top aide to Brazil president says Zika a minimal threat for Olympics

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Báo Thanh Niên English 11 month(s) ago

Brazilian President Rousseff's Chief of Staff says the Zika virus does not pose a serious threat for would-be visitors to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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Over 1,000 workers suffer suspected food poisoning

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Báo Dân Trí English 12 month(s) ago

Over 1,000 workers suffer suspected food poisoning

More than 1,000 workers at a Hong Kong-invested garment company in Haiphong City were hospitalised on suspicion of food poisoning.

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Clinics must protect staff from infection

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SaiGon GP English 12 month(s) ago

Clinics must protect staff from infection

Staff at health facilities continue to face a fairly high risk of infections from body fluids, blood or pathogens as protective measures are not effective, local health officials have said.

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Cooperation promoted between military hospital 175 and Japan

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VOV News English 13 month(s) ago

Cooperation promoted between military hospital 175 and Japan

A Japanese delegation led by member of parliament Miyake had a working visit to Military Hospital 175 in Ho Chi Minh City on December 10 to discuss health care cooperation programmes, reported Quan Doi Nhan Dan (People’s Army) newspaper.

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Dak Lak hospitals lack funding for staff salaries

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VietnamNet English 13 month(s) ago

Dak Lak hospitals lack funding for staff salaries

Fourteen hospitals in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak lack sufficient funds to pay staff salaries totalling VND15 billion (US$667,500), according to the provincial health department.

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US, Vietnam mark 20 years of medical cooperation

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VOV News English 14 month(s) ago

(VOV) - The Ministry of Health and the US Embassy on October 28 celebrated the 20th anniversary of Vietnam-US medical cooperation and normalized bilateral relations in Hanoi.

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Hospital in central Vietnam punishes doctors, nurses for poor bedside manner

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Báo Thanh Niên English 14 month(s) ago

Hospital in central Vietnam punishes doctors, nurses for poor bedside manner

A public hospital in central Vietnam on Thursday said that they will cut salary payments to four of its staff members as a penalty for their bad attitude towards patients.

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