HCM City has reached its goal to have 20 doctors per 10,000 people after implementation of a five-year programme on improving the quality of health care services for local residents.
Many provinces in Việt Nam have taken preventive measures against diseases afflicting cattle, including vaccination.
With a passion for technology, a secondary school student from the northern province of Quảng Ninh has designed an automatic hand sanitiser to help fight the spread of COVID-19.
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has called on ministries, Government agencies and local authorities nationwide to roll out precautionary measures to stop poultry and cattle diseases.
Foot-and-mouth disease in cattle is spreading rapidly in Quảng Ngãi Province, despite the efforts of animal health workers and local authorities to put an end to the epidemic.
Health facilities are not allowed to refuse medical services to patients needing emergency care during Tết, according to the ministry.
Dengue fever epidemics could be forecast up to eight months in advance by a new satellite-based, early warning system.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) will amend the guidelines on diagnosis and treatment for dengue patients in a bid to improve the effectiveness of treatment and reduce the mortality rate caused by the disease.