More than 1,000 new cases of urinary bladder cancer are diagnosed in Việt Nam every year, according to HCM City’s Bình Dân Hospital.
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.
The quality of life of a 71-year-old woman from Đồng Tháp Province has improved considerably after receiving an implanted six-arm prolenen mesh to treat pelvic organ prolapse.
Tăng Chí Thượng, deputy director of HCM City’s Department of Health, speaks to Sài Gòn Giải Phóng (Liberated Sài Gòn) newspaper about this year’s plans for the health sector.
The HCM City Department of Health has asked the city People’s Council to order Binh Chanh District to speed up compensation and site clearance procedures so that new medical facilities can be built in the area.
Many hospitals and clinics in Việt Nam are taking measures to prevent and reduce the number of hospital-acquired infections.