Improved healthcare services, especially for emergency treatments, have helped attract more foreign patients, including expatriates living and working in Việt Nam, travellers and visitors.
Bình Dân Hospital in HCM City performed its first ever per-oral endoscopic myotomy on three patients with achalasia, a serious condition affecting the oesophagus.
Palliative care is necessary not only at the end of life, but also for patients with serious or life-threatening conditions whose medical treatments can have side effects.
When doctors in Cần Thơ City diagnosed Phạm Thanh Nhựt with a heart defect shortly after his birth, his parents had no idea where to seek help.
More than 200 scientific reports are being presented by surgeons and experts from 45 hospitals in Việt Nam and abroad at the Việt Nam Scientific Conference of Surgery and Endolaparoscopy that opened on October 5 in HCM City.
Eighty-three children with cleft lips and palates from four Central Highlands provinces of Đắk Lắk, Đắk Nông, Gia Lai and Lâm Đồng will receive operation from today until Friday at the Central Highlands Regional General Hospital with the support of the non-profit medial service organisation Operation Smile Việt Nam.
Minister of Health Nguyễn Thị Kim Tiến has asked large hospitals in HCM City to take drastic measures to reduce patient overload by focusing on satellite clinics at district-level hospitals and applying information technology.
A 50-year-old patient who received the first living donor liver transplant by doctors at the HCM City University Medical Centre, with medical assistance from South Korean’s ASAN Medical Centre, is recovering well more than a month after surgery.