High rate of cancer cases leads to poverty

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Báo Dân Trí English 42 minute(s) ago

75,000 people are dying from cancer every year and their families often face huge debts after their deaths.

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Aviva acquires entire shareholding in Vietnam JV

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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 day(s) ago 1 related news

The multinational insurance company Aviva Plc has announced the acquisition of VietinBank’s entire 50 per cent shareholding in its life insurance joint venture VietinBank Aviva Life Insurance Limited (Aviva Vietnam) and signing of a new distribution agreement with VietinBank to sell life and health insurance products through the bank’s network of over 1,100 branches and transaction offices, the second-largest in the market.

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Medical fees to rise for people without insurance

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Báo Đầu Tư English 6 day(s) ago

From June, 1,900 medical services will have new price ceilings, which means the rate for many services will rise two- or three-fold, as per a recent health ministry circular.

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Workers call for help from Kuwait

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

10 Vietnamese workers in Kuwait have called for help after a labour dispute.

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Deputy Health Minister pioneers new infertility treatment

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(s) ago

A new surgical technique developed by renowned obstetric surgeon Nguyen Viet Tien, also Deputy Health Minister, could replace the IVF (in-vitro fertilization) method for thousands of infertile women.

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HIV/AIDS infected people to have health insurance:Health Dept

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

Vietnam strives to have more HIV/AIDS infected people with health insurance in a bid to eliminate HIV/AIDS epidemic.

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5,000 health insurance cards issued with incorrect information

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Local health insurance authorities of the central province of Nghệ An have issued some 5,000 health insurance cards with wrong personal information, the provincial authority has said.

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Family healthcare clinics fail to attract patients

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Poor equipment and facilities have been blamed for the failure in the new family healthcare clinics to attract patients.

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HIV/AIDS patients in Vietnam on edge over limited access to life-saving medication

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

People living with HIV/AIDS in Vietnam are struggling to afford life-saving antiretroviral (ARV) drugs as a result of dwindling foreign aid.

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Trump barrels ahead with plan to gut 'Obamacare'

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump vowed on Saturday (Mar 11) to press ahead with a controversial plan, slowed by bickering within his Republican party, to repeal Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

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Republican backlash over Trump-backed healthcare bill

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump faced mounting concern from fellow Republicans on Tuesday (Mar 7) over their party's plan to replace Obamacare, with conservatives warning the bill was too similar to existing controversial healthcare law.

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U.S. House votes to begin repealing Obamacare

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

WASHINGTON, Jan 13 - U.S. House Republicans on Friday won passage of a measure starting the process of dismantling Obamacare, despite concerns about not having a ready replacement and the potential financial cost of repealing Democratic President Barack Obama's landmark health insurance law.

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Top ten events in health sector in 2016

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Báo điện tử CP English 4 month(s) ago 2 related news

The Health Ministry has recently released its top ten events of 2016.

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National centralized drug procurement center established

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Báo điện tử CP English 3 month(s) ago

VGP – The Government has issued a resolution on the establishment of a national centralized drug procurement center under the Ministry of Health.

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Administrative procedures enrage Vietnamese patients

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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 month(s) ago

“Why didn’t they spare me this troublesome paperwork? I know I don’t have much time left,” 51-year-old throat cancer patient Nguyen Thi Nhung said regarding the procedures she had to complete in order to renew her health insurance for the new year.

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