Doctors at Cần Thơ Maternity Hospital saved the life of a pregnant woman on April 18 afternoon when she delivered triplets---all girls. The babies are in good health.
Local medical facilities in Hanoi will examine patients’ levels of satisfaction at least once every three months, according to the capital city’s Department of Health.
Prof. Nguyen Thi Ngoc Phuong, 74, former director of Tu Du Obstetrics Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, was the first person in Vietnam to offer a fertility treatment in which embryos are introduced directly into the uterus, called in vitro fertilisation (IVF). She has made other contributions as well to obstetrics and gynaecology in the country.
Around 1,000 people, including nearly 400 people with autism, are participating in the third Vietnam Autism Awareness Day (VAAD3), held in the northern province of Bac Ninh from March 31st to April 1st.
Training on how to help local residents quit smoking will be provided to staff at ward- and commune-level People’s Committees by the Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Health.
The Ministry of Health plans to start giving measles vaccine to children in their sixth month instead of the ninth, Deputy Health Minister Nguyễn Thanh Long has said.
Digital technology and social media are powerful in supporting Vietnam’s goal to eliminate HIV by 2030, heard a forum in Hanoi on March 23.
Currently, 54 per cent of all multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) cases have been cured, but the cure rate in Vietnam is far greater than that, at over 70 per cent. The success rate could be as high as 85 per cent if the patients undergo treatment under a nine-month regimen.
Twenty nine researches, which have been born and applied in practice over the course of just 12 years, are the fruits of the tireless scientific passion of Assoc. Prof, Dr. Tran Van Khanh, Deputy Director of Gen-Protein Research Centre under the Hanoi Medical University. The young doctor is one of the two winners of the prestigious 2017 Kovalevskaia Award.
Officials from the Ministry of Health (MoH) is conducting field trips to 29 health stations in 10 provinces and cities’ communes and wards to survey activities, facilities, personnel and finance in an aim to improve the quality of health care services for local residents.
In Vietnam, more than 16,000 people nationwide suffering from heart, liver, kidney and lung failure are in need of transplants. Some 6,000 people suffer from cornea-related problems and are waiting for replacements, according to Vietnam National Coordinating Centre for Human Organ Transplantation.
They had six hours to take the heart from one body and put it in another a thousand miles away.
(VNF) - Irish Minister of State for Food, Forestry and Horticulture, Andrew Doyle, and members from the Operation Walk Ireland Organization recently visited and worked with Military Central Hospital 108 of the Vietnam People's Army.
Vietnam’s organ transplantation technique is now on equal footing with developed countries, experts say.
The first lung transplant in Vietnam has been successfully performed at the Military Hospital 108, on a male patient with respiratory failure due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
A giant tumour weighing over 1kg was removed from a 6-day-old infant at Ho Chi Minh City Hospital for Children on Wednesday afternoon (March 14th), the hospital announced on Thursday morning.
A press competition aiming to increase public engagement in eradicating tuberculosis (TB) in Vietnam has been launched in response to the upcoming World TB Day (March 24th).