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Program gives free genital reconstruction surgery to 230 children

Doctors from the US and Italy have provided free genital regeneration operations for 230 Vietnamese children, and given free consultation and check-ups to 800 other patients since August 2011 under a program entitled “Thien Nhan and Friends”
Insured patients are queuing in front of booth in hospitals (Photo: SGGP)

Medical insurance to be adjusted by 2019

Vietnamese Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien proposed to change medical insurance pledging no more overloaded hospitals from 2020.
The patient is stable after five-day treatment (Photo: SGGP)

Doctors save patient who stops heartbeat

Ear-Nose-Throat Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday announced to save a man in critical condition because a sharp fish bone stuck in side of his throat.
Students at the Hai Phong University of Medicine and Pharmacy A new training program will place more emphasis on practice. – VNA/VNS Photo Quy Trung

New training plan to improve healthcare

A new training program to improve the quality of healthcare employees will be set up by the Ministry of Health in co-operation with the Ministry of Education and Training and Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs.
The dengue virus is transmitted to humans via the bite of an infected mosquito.(Illustrative photo)

Localities neglect battle against dengue

Through supervision, the Ho Chi Minh City Preventive Medicine Center said that 12 over 14 districts did not take heed of preventing dengue fever.