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Pilot project sends doctors to poor districts

As many as 78 young doctors have been recruited for a pilot project on sending doctors to disadvantaged areas including mountainous and border areas and islands as of  June, the Health Ministry said at a press conference in Hanoi on June 22. 


Mosquito alert: Dengue fever spreading across Vietnam

Ten fatalities have been reported so far this year, mostly in the south of the country.

Mosquito alert: Dengue fever spreading across Vietnam


3 arrested in Vietnam for 8 dialysis deaths

The patients died shortly after undergoing kidney dialysis treatment at a hospital in northern Vietnam in late May.



Combined treatment lifts TB/HIV patient burdens

A Ministry of Health (MoH) pilot programme to combine tuberculosis and HIV treatments for TB/HIV co-infected patients in medical centres at district and commune levels has yielded positive results, experts said.


First heart-transplant patient in southern region discharged

The first patient who had successfully underwent a heart transplant in the southern region was discharged from Ho Chi Minh City-based Cho Ray Hospital on June 21, just 22 days after the surgery.


Four Chinese men arrested in HCM City for using fake credit cards

HCM City Police have arrested four foreign men for using fake credit cards. The four Lu Lei, 30; Shang Ai Yu, 23; Wang Lin Nin, 33 and Yao Wen Lin, 29 are from China. They were living at a hotel in District 1.   


Five prosecuted for massive losses at state-run firm

The Ministry of Public Security’s Investigative Agency has decided to prosecute five former executives of the textile factory of the State-run giant, PetroVietnam, and a subsidiary, for causing considerable economic losses.


Hepatitis B vaccination rate among newborns remains low

Only 68 per cent of infants in the country receive hepatitis B vaccination within the specified two days of birth, according to the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology.


Central province to build first int’l general hospital

The central province will build the first International General Hospital in the central city of Quảng Ngãi with total investment of VNĐ1.1 trillion (US$48.7 million) following a Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) model.


Cần Thơ court hears traffic inspectors’ bribery case

The People’s Court of southern Cần Thơ City on Thursday opened the second day of trial to hear the case of seven traffic inspectors accused of bribery.


Vietnam’s medical sector prepares for advanced organ transplant procedures

Medical breakthroughs in organ transplantation and "regeneration" for many patients after liver, kidney and most recently a lung transplant surgery have been successfully conducted are the driving forces encouraging Vietnamese organ transplant experts to take on the difficult task of conducting limb, face, bowel and uterus transplants.


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