Viet Nam News Gia Lộc HCM CITY– For four years, Lê Thị Bình and her husband tried to have a baby. But it was not until the couple received free in vitro fertilisation (IVF) from a charity programme based in HCM City that their dream became a reality. “No words can express what I felt at the time when doctors said that I was pregnant,” Bình said. The charity Ươm Mầm Hạnh Phúc (Nurturing Happiness) at Mỹ Đức Hospital in HCM City provided the free IVF treatment to the couple, who were too poor to pay for it. “After one year of marriage, we visited an obstetrics hospital and another specialising in men’s health in HCM City. We were told that my husband’s health was the problem,” Bình said. “So we returned to our hometown and drank herbs since that was cheap. But, after one year, then two, and then three, we still had no child.” One day, Bình read … [Read more...] about Charity provides free IVF treatment for poor infertile couples
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In 2019, one additional highly-qualified 1,000-bed infirmary which is the second branch of the Tumor Hospital. It is well -equipped with advanced techniques to meet demand of tumor treatment and reduce patient overload. In addition, three major regional general hospitals will be built next to the gate into the city in Hoc Mon, Thu Duc and Cu Chi districts. The three are expected to provide healthcare services to residents in the regions and neighbouring provinces, contributing to the attempt to ease the overload situation in big hospitals in inner city. Regarding to the overload in the Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery Hospital for years, Dr. Thuong said the hospital will set up the second branch in 2019. The Transport Ministry will convert its hospital into the second branch of the overcrowded Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery Hospital, he added. Furthermore, pregnant women and children patients will stay in better rooms when maternity hospitals and pediatric hospitals like Tu Du, Hung … [Read more...] about More health institutions to be operated in 2019: Deputy Director
The programme is more effective when there is a combination of volunteers, doctors and business representatives to step by step improve the lives and raise awareness of the local people and their communities about disease prevention and combat. Many “the first times” The value of social activities was fully reflected during a trip by volunteer doctors to visit and offer free medical care for locals in difficulties in Bac Ly commune, Ky Son district, Nghe An province. With a relatively large force of about 70 doctors and volunteers, plus a wide range of equipment, such as x-rays, electrocardiograms, backup electricity generators and trucks carrying free medications, the delegation provided examinations for more than 1,800 people. The spacious campus at Bac Ly 1 Secondary School was selected as the venue for the medical examination and treatment activities. At 8:30 am, all of the volunteers and doctors were ready to take on their responsibilities. Vi Thi Coong, 20 years old, … [Read more...] about Joining hands to support locals in remote areas
Viet Nam News By Hoàng Hồ After an incredible fight, actress Mai Phương, who has been receiving special treatment for aggressive lung cancer, has been discharged from Military Hospital 175 into the loving arms of friends, family, fans and colleagues. Although the battle against cancer is not over, with Phương facing many more hospital visits and follow-up appointments, her journey has been remarkable and inspirational. Since the first days of her treatment, the hospital has welcomed visits from many celebrities to help and encourage Phương. With continuous updates on the media and thousands of messages from fans on Facebook around Việt Nam, everything seemed to be going well, until actor Gia Bảo – a close friend of Phương’s, spoke up and caused some ripples. “If you don’t have a close relationship with the patient, you can just help by offering messages of … [Read more...] about How much does sympathy really cost?
Twenty-seven more communes and wards this year join family medical practice A health staff member takes blood for testing at An Hòa ward health station in Cần Thơ City’s Ninh Kiều District. Source http://soytecantho.vn The Department of Health in the Mekong Delta city of Cần Thơ this year plans to expand a model of family medical practice clinics to 27 more communes and wards. Family medical practice clinics aim to provide comprehensive and continuous health care services to each local individual and family in order to reduce overcrowding of patients at city or central-level hospitals. These clinics are located at health stations in communes and wards. Each commune or ward has one health station. Cần Thơ aims to equip more than 80 per cent of its 85 health stations with these clinics by 2020. According to Dr Bùi Thị Lệ Phi, the department’s head, the city now has 18 commune-based health stations with family … [Read more...] about Social News 5/4 (Hourly Updated)