Medical insurance fund in HCMC short of $ 77.6 million

Medical insurance fund in HCMC short of $ 77.6 million

2019 is the first year the Government has provided packages of the health insurance fund to every province or city based on 2018 medical insurance spending. However, it is estimated that Ho Chi Minh City will be short of VND1,800 billion ($77.6 million) by the end of the year, according to Director of the municipal Department of Social Insurance Agency Phan Van Men.
Hanoi stresses with dengue as infections rise

Hanoi stresses with dengue as infections rise

Hanoi has recorded over 17,365 dengue infections with seven deaths since the beginning of the year, Deputy head of the Hanoi Department of Health Hoang Duc Hanh said.
 
Patients register at Chợ Rẫy Hospital in HCM City. — Photo voh.com.vn

Cho Ray urged to decongest by sending patients to local hospitals

As a central hospital, Cho Ray Hospital needs to boost co-operation with provincial- and district-level hospitals to reduce its constant overcrowding, Luong Ngoc Khue, head of the Ministry of Health’s Department of Medical Examination and Treatment, said.