Doctors at the HCM City University Medical Centre have successfully performed a liver transplant on a 37-year-old man with liver taken from a brain-dead woman donor from Hà Nội.
HCM City will set up 62 booths for COVID-19 prevention and control throughout the city, the chairman of the People’s Committee, Nguyễn Thành Phong, said at a meeting of the Steering Board for COVID-19 Prevention and Control on April 3.
HCM City has emerged as medical tourism destination due to its fast-growing health services and medical technologies, according to local authorities.
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.