36-year-old patient Le Hong H., who has just undergone a cross-country heart transplantation from a dead brain donor is recovering quickly, said Hue Central Hospital yesterday.
The steering committees on voluntary blood donation and humanitarian healthcare held a meeting on April 14th to review the voluntary blood donation and humanitarian healthcare campaigns in 2014.
A website (www.mmtvietnam.com) covering in detail the subject of methadone maintenance treatment in Vietnam was launched with the support of project USAID/SMART TA of the Family Health International (FHI), in order to provide helpful information about the methadone treatment program for drug users, those who use methadone and medical staff.
The HIV and Addiction Treatment Technology Transfer Centre in the south, the second of its kind in Vietnam, was opened on April 1st in Ho Chi Minh city.
The Vietnamese Government looks to achieve 75 percent health insurance coverage in 2015 and 80 percent by 2020, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said on March 4th.