Strange disease identified as hepatitis
A strange disease that has affected 45 residents in the Central Highland province of Kon Tum's Ia Chiem and Dak Nang communes since May this year has been identified as hepatitis A, according to the provincial Health Department.
Medical staff exposed to HIV test negative
All medical personnel who were exposed to HIV during an emergency surgery have tested negative for the virus, the Ha Noi Centre for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care Centre said.
Injectable polio vaccines will be supplied to the free expanded immunisation programme for children in 2016, Director of the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology Dang Duc Anh said.
Doctors gather to discuss disease on allergic rhintitis and urticaria
More than 700 doctors came together at a seminar on allergic rhintitis and urticaria, that was conducted both in Ha Noi and HCM City last week by Sanofi, a global healthcare leader.
 The Healthcare Department of Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands), Kon Tum, has issued warnings against infectious diseases and urged people, especially in remote and mountainous areas, to take preventive measures.
Vingroup officially opened its Vinmec Phu Quoc International Hospital on Phu Quoc Island in southern province Kien Giang at a ceremony this morning.
Health experts from the ASEAN region will discuss experiences and measures to implement new medical device management regulations at a sub-regional workshop that begins in Ha Noi today.
The General Hospital in Khanh Hoa Province received medical equipment worth nearly VND1 billion (US$50,000) on Thursday.
Newborn undergoes surgery for gangrene of the bowel
Ten-day-old Pham Nguyen Thuy Quyen is in stable condition after being operated for gangrene of the bowel at the Paediatrics Hospital in the southern Dong Nai province.
Central-level hospitals add more beds to ease overload
More than 2,000 beds have been provided to Central-level hospitals to help deal with patient overload so far this year, the Ministry of Health reported.
Hospital keeps patient with broken windpipe, oesophagus alive
The HCM City-based Cho Ray Hospital has saved the life of a patient, whose windpipe and oesophagus were broken after a serious traffic accident.


Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh

Wiping sweat from his forehead, 36-year-old Trinh Duc Sang took big strides along a road covered with muddy coal sludge and dirt to the place that was his home until just three weeks ago. He climbed a rickety ladder that buckled under his weight to reach his neigh-bour's house overlooking a creek. From there, he crossed into his old home.

Doctors treat patients for free at clinic in Ha Noi Doctors treat patients for free at clinic in Ha Noi

For more than 20 years, Dang Thi Nhan, 67, has been waking up about 30 minutes earlier each day to bake cakes or prepare tea for two retired doctors in a clinic near her house in Ha Noi's Giap Bat Ward.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam 1    Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam

Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".

Water resources, eroding land need saving Water resources, eroding land need saving

Water management has become a major topic of discussion in recent years among Viet Nam's lawmakers, experts and society. The country has been struggling to deal with water-related issues such as a rising sea level, land subsidence and saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta. Lawmakers and experts shared their views on water management with Viet Nam News reporters Thu Van and Hoang Anh.