Experts combine traditional and modern medicines to treat Da Nang former leader

Medical experts of the Central Healthcare Committee yesterday said that Mr. Nguyen Ba Thanh, who was former chief of Da Nang Party Committee and now is Head of the Party Central Committee of Internal Affairs, would be treated by combination of traditional and modern medicine. 

Head of the Central Healthcare Committee Nguyen Quoc Trieu said that Dr. Nguyen Minh Ha, director of the Army Traditional Medicine Institute yesterday had come to the central city of Da Nang to examine Mr. Thanh’s health condition and proposed treatment method for  Mr. Thanh.

The committee also opened a consultation session on Mr. Thanh’s health condition, he said.

Mr. Trieu said that Mr. Thanh is in stable condition. He can eat, drink and talk as normal, however, doctors advised him to take soft food diets, he added.

On the same day, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc came to Da Nang General Hospital to visit Mr. Thanh. After a half an hour talk with Mr. Thanh, Mr. Phuc also listened to the hospital leader’s report on Mr. Thanh’s health condition and treatment methodology.

Before, Politburo member and Head of the Party Central Committee’s Department of Organization To huy Rua,  former State President Nguyen Minh Triet, and Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien also travelled to the hospital to visit Mr. Thanh.

By Nguyen Hung - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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