Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ on Wednesday asked the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Health (MoH) to work together to organise bidding for medicines covered by health insurance so the mechanism can be put in place by 2018.
Hoàng Đình Cảnh, deputy director of the Department of HIV-AIDS Prevention and Control, talks to the newspaper Kinh tế&Đô thị (Economics and Urban Affairs) about the scheme to expand health insurance to cover HIV-AIDS patients.
All people who suffer from life-threatening diseases will be eligible for palliative care, with the care beginning as soon as their diseases are detected, due to a change in a national guidance on palliative care.
In the southeast region, a curious phenomenon of foreign direct investment firms ‘recommending’ long-time employees to resign has cropped up. In return, these employees receive a hefty one-time payment.
Deputy director of the HCM City’s Department of Health, Nguyễn Hữu Hưng, on August 2 instructed city districts to speed up the opening of new general healthcare clinics for patients with HIV.
The prevalence of malnutrition in hospitalised patients in Việt Nam remains high, ranging from 20-50 per cent as many hospitals fail to pay appropriate attention to ensure nutrition for inpatients, health officials said.
US Senate Republicans suffered a second stinging setback in as many days Wednesday in their drive to uproot Obamacare, when a plan to repeal the health care law -- with no replacement at the ready -- failed to advance in the chamber.
State Budget revenues falling short of the half-way mark in the first six months of the year is a normal feature of the domestic economy and does not preclude meeting the annual target, Finance Minister Đinh Tiến Dũng tells Việt Nam News reporter Nguyễn Linh Anh.
Donald Trump's drive to abolish Obamacare scraped through a key Senate vote on Tuesday, with John McCain coming to the US president's rescue in a dramatic return to Congress following cancer surgery.
Trịnh Quốc C., 6, was playing with his friends at a kindergarten in Hải Phòng City seven years ago when he cried out in pain. He had been struck with a sudden, severe stomach ache.