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Many foreigners choose Vietnam as a destination for medical treatment

VNF - In 2015, about 200,000 foreigners came to Vietnam for medical examination and treatment. By 2018, this number increased to 300,000. Besides cheap costs, foreign patients said they believed in the skills of Vietnamese doctors.

  • Doctors and nurses from Hanoi Obstetrics and Gynaecology Hospital honored

    Public: 7/11/2015 12:27:38 AM

    On July 9th, Director of Hanoi Department of Health honored 18 doctors and nurses from Hanoi Obstetrics and Gynaecology Hospital and one learner for their contributions to saving the life of a HIV/AIDS infected patient on July 4th.

  • Bringing music to hospital responds to World Population Day

    Bringing music to hospital responds to World Population Day

    Public: 7/10/2015 11:31:22 PM

    The program on bringing music to hospital No 118 took place at Duc Giang hospital in Hanoi at 2:30 p.m on July 9th to respond to the World Population Day (July 11th).

  • Government spends additional VND60 billion for ARV purchase

    Government spends additional VND60 billion for ARV purchase

    Public: 7/10/2015 5:00:45 PM

    The Prime Minister has decided to supplement VND60 billion from this year's national budget for the Ministry of Health (MoH) to purchase antiretroviral (ARV) to treat for people living with HIV/AIDS.

  • Hundreds of AO victims receive free health check-ups

    Public: 7/10/2015 3:11:01 PM

    The Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange (VAV), the Phuc Lam Medical Group, the Vietnam Military Telecommunications Group (Viettel) – Hanoi Branch and the 3G and More Vietnam Company on July 10th worked together to provide a free healthcare program for victims of Agent Orange.

  • Ho Chi Minh city: Over 100,000 units of blood collected in humanitarian blood donation

    Ho Chi Minh city: Over 100,000 units of blood collected in humanitarian blood donation

    Public: 7/10/2015 2:49:10 PM

    Red Journey – the trans-national blood donation campaign, took place in Ho Chi Minh city on July 9th, attracting over 1,500 participants, collecting some 1,200 units of blood.

  • Vietnam attends UNIDO projects

    Vietnam attends UNIDO projects

    Public: 7/8/2015 9:46:29 AM

    The Prime Minister has approved Vietnam’s participation in a regional project funded by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO).

  • Hanoi to add more doctors for improving health services

    Hanoi to add more doctors for improving health services

    Public: 7/6/2015 11:40:16 AM

    Hanoi’s health sector officials said that they will add more than one thousands doctors to the municipal health worker contingent to achieve the number of doctors the city needs to provide properly qualified health services for its population.

  • Promoting blood donations to save patients

    Promoting blood donations to save patients

    Public: 6/30/2015 4:17:36 PM

    Thousands of people responded to the call from the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion (NIHBT) for blood donation as a result of a shortage for treatment. Earlier, 35 people registered to donate blood each day; however at present the numbers are nearing 400 per day at the institute.

  • Free heart surgeries given to 2,700 poor children

    Free heart surgeries given to 2,700 poor children

    Public: 6/30/2015 3:55:18 PM

    Seven years after the implementation of the program “Operation Healthy Heartn” organised by the Vietnam Military Telecommunications Group (Viettel) and Vietnam Television (VTV), VND90 billion has been mobilised from 8,000 domestic and foreign individuals, organizations and enterprises, helping to give free heart surgeries to 2,700 disadvantaged children under 16 years old.

  • Some 17,000 units of blood to be collected in trans-national blood donation campaign

    Some 17,000 units of blood to be collected in trans-national blood donation campaign

    Public: 6/29/2015 10:38:04 PM

    In 2015, the journey encouraging blood donation through the nation, known as ‘Red Journey’, will last from July 3rd-26th across 22 provinces and cities, Nguyen Anh Tri, Head of the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion (NIHBT) and Head of the journey organising committee has said.

  • Field hospitals to be set up in HCMC in case of MERS-CoV spreading

    Field hospitals to be set up in HCMC in case of MERS-CoV spreading

    Public: 6/29/2015 3:59:44 PM

    The Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee has issued an action plan for preventing the spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona virus (MERS-CoV) should the disease arrive from abroad.

  • Vietnam’s major blood bank running dry

    Vietnam’s major blood bank running dry

    Public: 6/24/2015 3:29:26 AM

    The country’s major blood bank is running out of supply and is calling for donations, especially of types A and O.

  • Ho Chi Minh city puts aside USD2.7 million for HIV prevention

    Public: 6/22/2015 4:24:35 PM

    The Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee has just approved a project on strengthening and expanding services to support, care, prevent and supervise HIV/AIDS for people with high-risk dangers in the city in 2015 with the total spending of over USD2.7 million, which is non-refundable aid of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

  • RoK reports three new MERS cases, Thailand says none

    RoK reports three new MERS cases, Thailand says none

    Public: 6/21/2015 10:00:25 PM

    South Korea reported three new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome on Sunday, bringing the total to 169 in the largest outbreak outside Saudi Arabia, but Thailand said it had no new infections.

  • Hanoi: VND25 billion spent on MERS-CoV prevention

    Hanoi: VND25 billion spent on MERS-CoV prevention

    Public: 6/21/2015 3:54:23 PM

    As the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) is undergoing complex changes in foreign countries, departments and agencies in Hanoi have prepared diverse methods to promptly cope with any possible cases. Accordingly, it has prepared VND25 billion to prevent the disease.

  • Health sector on duty around the clock for MERS-CoV prevention

    Health sector on duty around the clock for MERS-CoV prevention

    Public: 6/17/2015 4:19:26 PM

    The Ministry of Health (MoH) on June 17th stressed a high risk of reporting the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome corona virus (MERS-CoV) in Vietnam. As a result, it asked Directors of centrally-governed provincial and city Health Departments to be on duty around the clock to mitigate possible cases and fatalities.

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