Many private clinics run afoul of health regulation

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SaiGon GP English 2 day(s) ago

Vietnamese Health Minister and her team yesterday paid unscheduled visits to private medical clinics in Hanoi, discovering violations of health regulations.

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Medical fees to rise for people without insurance

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 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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SCIC to invest in cancer treatments

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 day(s) ago

Nguyen Duc Chi, chairman of State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC) announced it would invest in the health sector, especially cancer treatment and medicines.

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New medical fee applied for uninsured patients since June 1

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SaiGon GP English 4 day(s) ago

The new medical fee will go into effect on June 1, 2017 for 1,900 services in medical clinics nationwide on self-pay patients,as per the Ministry of Health’s document.

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State President welcomes General Electric CEO Jeffrey R. Immelt

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Báo điện tử CP English 1 week(s) ago 2 related news

VGP – State President Tran Dai Quang spoke highly of General Electric’s plan to expand investment in Viet Nam in such areas as energy, aviation and medical equipment at his meeting with Chairman and CEO Jeffrey R. Immelt on April 14.

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Ben Tre fights against mumps, measles in schools

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

The Center of Preventive Medicine in the Mekong delta province of Ben Tre has said mumps and chicken pox are spreading in schools.

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Hot weather sickens more elderly, children in HCM City

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

More elderly people and children have been hospitalised in HCM City due to the hot weather.

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145 traditional medicine doctors graduate

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

The Tay Saigon College in Ho Chi Minh City’s Cu Chi District April 4 granted certificates for 145 graduates who study eastern medicine.

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Vietnam determined to lower prices on brand name drugs

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

Over half of brand name drugs in Vietnam with expired intellectual property rights are still being sold at exorbitant prices while authorities fail to update their patent status and allow the production of cheaper generic versions of the drug.

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US institute: Vietnam ranks first on health governance index

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(s) ago

Vietnam ranked first among 18 developing countries in Asia and Africa on the Health Governance Capacity Index, according to a study conducted by the Brookings Institute of the US.

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Vietnam, Germany cooperate in training medical manpower

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

Germany’s Braunschweig Hospital will provide training for medical students of the Pham Ngoc Thach University of Medicine in Ho Chi Minh City under a cooperation agreement signed by the two sides on April 4.

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Bayer innovates to address unmet medical needs

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

Bayer reported a sales increase of 8.6 per cent to a total revenue of $5.16 billion for its Pharmaceuticals Division in the Asia-Pacific region in 2016, continuing its growth story for the sixth consecutive year.

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Thousands of medical clinics have no proper waste treatment system

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

Thousands of clinics nationwide have no proper waste treatment system, said the Department of Medical Environment Management under the Ministry of Health.

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PM: Medicinal herbs are untapped potential

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

Due to a critical shortage of domestic supply, 80 per cent of all ingredients used in the production of Western and traditional drug production in the country are imported, said pharmacist Tạ Ngọc Dũng, Secretary General of the Vietnam Medical Material Association.

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Vietnamese patients ripped off for unnecessary medical procedures

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Patients across Vietnam have been forced to undergo unnecessary medical examinations due to secret contracts between hospitals and suppliers of the costly healthcare equipment, a health ministry’s inspection has revealed.

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