• Bids for medicine increase as new policy takes effect

    Bids for medicine increase as new policy takes effect

    The number of bids for medicine and medical equipment has risen dramatically in Ho Chi Minh City, according to the municipal Department of Health.

  • Training session on centralized drug procurement launched

    Training session on centralized drug procurement launched

    The National Centralized Drug Procurement Centre (NCDPC) – a member of the Ministry of Health – organized a training session yesterday in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) about estimating drug and implementing the task of centralized drug procurement in 2018.

  • Patient transferred urgently from Truong Sa Island to HCMC saved

    Patient transferred urgently from Truong Sa Island to HCMC saved

    The Military Hospital 175 has been performing emergency treatment for a patient suffering from cerebral hemorrhage since June 13. The patient, a fisherman named H.H. (born in 1963 in Binh Dinh Province), had been transferred from Truong Sa Island of Khanh Hoa Province to the mainland for treatment.

  • Vinh Long has six cases of flu A/H1N1

    Vinh Long has six cases of flu A/H1N1

    The Mekong delta province of Vinh Long has so far reported six cases of flu A/H1N1 and patients are kept in isolated ward.

  • Influenza A cases escalate in Can Tho City

    Influenza A cases escalate in Can Tho City

    Health authority in the Mekong delta city of Can Tho June 12 said that it sent an urgent dispatch to public medical facilities requesting to increase influenza surveillance.

  • 3 businesses fined due to violation in medicine quality

    3 businesses fined due to violation in medicine quality

    The Drug Administration of Vietnam (under the Ministry of Health) announced yesterday that it had just imposed formal sanctions of administrative violation to three drug and cosmetics producers / traders who had violated quality regulations.

  • HCMC hosts 2nd World Skin Summit

    HCMC hosts 2nd World Skin Summit

    The Second World Skin Summit was held yesterday in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), co-organized by the Vietnam Dermatological Society and the HCMC Skin Hospital.