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Senior citizens travel a thousand miles to cook for cancer patients

Every month, a group of elderly people travel 1,600km to cook free vegetarian meals for cancer patients in Hanoi.

Foreign doctors learn thyroid laparoscopy technique in Vietnam

An advanced technique devised by a Vietnamese doctor for thyroid laparoscopy is bringing doctors from other countries to Vietnam.

Equipment breakdown forces Saigon patients to get cancer scans in other cities

An equipment breakdown at the Cho Ray Hospital is sending HCMC patients to Hanoi or Da Nang for PET-CT scans.
June 28, 2019 | 09:02 am GMT+7

Hospital technician arrested for raping girl in X-ray room

Police in Son La Province in northern Vietnam have arrested a public hospital technician for allegedly raping a 13-year-old patient.
May 29, 2019 | 01:19 pm GMT+7

Ministry says doctor unfairly punished in dialysis deaths case

The Health Ministry says the way the case of nine dialysis deaths has been dealt with will undermine healthcare in Vietnam.
May 12, 2019 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

Dengue fever cases abnormally high in HCMC

HCMC has recorded over 6,700 dengue fever cases this year, up 250 percent year-on-year, well ahead of usual peak time.
February 21, 2019 | 07:42 am GMT+7

Doctor jailed for nine dialysis deaths that shocked nation

A doctor has been jailed for negligence leading to fatal dialysis procedures, a healthcare disaster deemed nation's most serious in years.
January 31, 2019 | 01:22 pm GMT+7

American tourist on cruise ship goes into coma, hospitalized

Vietnamese maritime forces Monday transferred an American man to a hospital after he went into a coma at sea.
January 28, 2019 | 07:35 pm GMT+7

16 catch swine flu at Vietnam’s major obstetrics hospital

A woman admitted for gynecological procedure is believed to be the carrier.
June 04, 2018 | 05:14 pm GMT+7

Not again: Doctor assaulted while treating child patient at Hanoi hospital

The relative attacked the young doctor in front of a 7-year-old boy.
April 16, 2018 | 10:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese woman loses baby after being prescribed abortion pills

The medical center she attended claimed that prenatal and abortion medicines have similar names.
April 03, 2018 | 07:38 am GMT+7
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