Five national COVID-19 ICUs to be established

Five national COVID-19 ICUs to be established

Five national COVID-19 intensive care units (ICUs) will be set up in hospitals in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and the central province of Thua Thien-Hue under a project discussed at a meeting in Hanoi on July 21.
Hospitals struggling for autonomy

Hospitals struggling for autonomy

Adding to the challenges brought forward last year, a lack of hospital fee increases in 2021 could put top-tier public hospitals in a war of nerves as they attempt to obtain autonomy.
Bayer Vietnam leads advances in management of peripheral artery disease

Bayer Vietnam leads advances in management of peripheral artery disease

With new progress in the management in peripheral artery disease (PAD), Bayer has introduced the new indication of non-Vitamin K antagonist anticoagulant (NOAC) as an effective treatment for PAD patients in Vietnam.
Stringent measures to clean house at profiteering public-run hospitals

Stringent measures to clean house at profiteering public-run hospitals

The latest scandal related to alleged illegal profiteering in medical equipment purchases at famous state-run Bach Mai Hospital is triggering public indignation over increased charges and legal loopholes.
Number of COVID-19 infections remains at 271, two severe cases improving

Number of COVID-19 infections remains at 271, two severe cases improving

There are still no new COVID-19 infections in the community as of 6pm on May 5, and the total number in Vietnam remains at 271 since the latest patient, an imported case, was recorded two days ago, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control reported.
Vietnam lauds the battle over global coronavirus emergency

Vietnam lauds the battle over global coronavirus emergency

Like many other countries around the world at the moment, Vietnam is facing an enemy that requires the combined strength of the whole nation, including each individual in every community. In response to the country’s efforts in combatting the virus outbreak, Vietnamese from young to old showcase the nation’s spirit, eagerly donating their time and funds for the greater good. 
Unilever Vietnam standing next to health professionals in virus battle

Unilever Vietnam standing next to health professionals in virus battle

On April 1, the first of a 15-day social distancing campaign battling against the outbreak in Vietnam, one of fast moving consumer goods leaders Unilever Vietnam presented to Hanoi-based Bach Mai Hospital assorted indispensable products valued at nearly VND1 billion ($43,450) in order to help the hospital improve its hygienic conditions and reduce risks of contamination among the community.
Six new COVID-19 cases confirmed on April 2 night, total reaches 233

Six new COVID-19 cases confirmed on April 2 night, total reaches 233

The National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology reported six new SARS-CoV-2 positive cases during the night of April 2, which raised the total number of COVID-19 patients in the country to 233 as of 6am on April 3.
Cases of COVID-19 total 212 as of April 1 morning

Cases of COVID-19 total 212 as of April 1 morning

The number of COVID-19 cases has amounted to 212 after five more patients were confirmed as of 6am on April 1, according to the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology.
Three more positive for SARS-CoV-2 in Vietnam

Three more positive for SARS-CoV-2 in Vietnam

Vietnam recorded three more COVID-19 cases as of 6pm on March 31, bringing the total number to 207, according to the Health Ministry.
Vietnam to declare nationwide COVID-19 epidemic

Vietnam to declare nationwide COVID-19 epidemic

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc agreed to declare the nationwide COVID-19 epidemic while chairing a meeting of the cabinet in Hanoi on March 30.
Cases of COVID-19 rise to 194 as of March 30 morning

Cases of COVID-19 rise to 194 as of March 30 morning

Six more people have been confirmed to have contracted the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 on March 30 morning, and all of them are workers of the Truong Sinh Co. Ltd, which provides services for the Hanoi-based Bach Mai Hospital.
Hanoi hastens efforts to handle COVID-19 hotbed at Bach Mai Hospital

Hanoi hastens efforts to handle COVID-19 hotbed at Bach Mai Hospital

Authorities in Hanoi are ramping up efforts to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus from Bach Mai Hospital, considered the biggest and most complex hotbed of COVID-19 in Vietnam at present, after more than 10 cases linked with this large hospital have been recorded.
Ministry confirms five more COVID-19 cases on March 29 morning

Ministry confirms five more COVID-19 cases on March 29 morning

Five more persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, raising the number of COVID-19 cases in Vietnam to 179 as of 6am on March 29, said the Ministry of Health.
Number of COVID-19 cases in Vietnam rises to 174

Number of COVID-19 cases in Vietnam rises to 174

As of the end of March 28, five more patients tested positive for the COVID-19 epidemic, increasing the number of infections in Vietnam to 174.
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