Yen Bai residents get free health checks

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago

Ha Noi Heart Hospital staff gave free health checks to about 200 poor and elderly residents in the northern province of Yen Bai's Viet Hong Commune yesterday.

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Chinese medics beef up Ebola fight; US doctor remains ill

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Báo Đầu Tư English 6 day(s) ago

Chinese medics beef up Ebola fight; US doctor remains ill

The Chinese doctors, epidemiologists and nurses will staff a US$41 million Ebola treatment unit which will be built and be up and running in 10 days, ambassador Zhang Yue said.

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Vietnam institute denies taking bribes in Bio-Rad case

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam institute denies taking bribes in Bio-Rad case

A Hanoi medical institute has said its staff did not receive any kickback from Bio Rad Laboratories Inc. (Bio-Rad) after U.S. authoriries concluded the American firm bribed Vietnamese health officials in return for medical supply contracts in 2005-2009.

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Doctor cured of Ebola, hugs NYC Mayor de Blasio

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

After hugging New York City's mayor, Dr. Craig Spencer thanks staff at Bellevue Hospital Center for the "tremendous care and support" they gave him, curing him of Ebola contracted from his work in Guinea.

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Patients face treatment inequality

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

All patients should be treated equally regardless of who pays their bills, Nguyen Khac Hien, director of the Ha Noi Health Bureau, told Ha Noi moi (New Ha Noi) newspaper

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China to quarantine Ebola doctors returning from West Africa

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

China to quarantine Ebola doctors returning from West Africa

China will quarantine medical staff who work with Ebola patients in West Africa for 21 days after they return from duty, a senior health official said Monday.

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Nearly 65% of population undiagnosed for diabetes

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VOV News English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

Nearly 65% of population undiagnosed for diabetes

(VOV) - The incidence of diabetes in Vietnamese adults now stays at 5.42% and 65% of population have not been screened and diagnosed for the disease, according to the Health Ministry.

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In Vietnam, 60 kids mistakenly get water instead of vaccine

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

In Vietnam, 60 kids mistakenly get water instead of vaccine

Authorities in Dong Thap Province have reassigned a medical staff who gave shots of distilled water to 60 children after mistaking it for a measles-rubella vaccine.

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Children mistakenly injected with water instead of vaccine

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

Children mistakenly injected with water instead of vaccine

In Dong Thap Province, 60 children were mistakenly injected with distilled water instead of rubella vaccine.

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Nurse's dog plays happily, tests negative for Ebola

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Bentley, the King Charles Spaniel belonging to a Dallas nurse infected with Ebola, tests negative for the Ebola virus and is happily playing with Dallas Animal Services staff.

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Second Texas healthcare worker tests positive for Ebola

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

Second Texas healthcare worker tests positive for Ebola

A second Texas healthcare worker who treated the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States has tested positive for the disease, the Texas Department of State Health Services said on Wednesday.

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CDC: Infected nurse “clinically stable,” others possibly at risk

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago 3 related news

Dr. Thomas Frieden says CDC doesn't know how nurse became infected with Ebola, and says staff are assessing care protocols, and materials used for protective suits and equipment.

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CDC head criticized for blaming 'protocol breach' as nurse gets Ebola

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago 3 related news

Some healthcare experts are bristling at the assertion by a top U.S. health official that a “protocol breach” caused a Dallas nurse to be infected with Ebola while caring for a dying patient, saying the case instead shows how far the nation’s hospitals are from adequately training staff to deal with the deadly virus.

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Ebola: Hospital mistakes blamed for US transmission

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Ebola: Hospital mistakes blamed for US transmission

A US health chief has said a mistake was "clearly" made by hospital staff treating an Ebola victim in Texas, resulting in one member being infected.

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Hospital official: Patient with Ebola symptoms placed in specialized unit

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Dr. Kenneth Sands of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center says a suspected Ebola patient is in "a unit specially designed to protect the patient and staff."

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