At District 2 Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City (Source: VNA) HCM City (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City has set a target of having 18 doctors and 42 hospital beds per 10,000 residents in 2018 so as to increase the quality of health check-ups and treatment. The goal was announced by Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Health Tang Chi Thuong at a conference on March 6 to kick start the sector’s main tasks this year. According to Thuong, the municipal health sector also aims to have all medical stations at the ward and communal levels staffed with doctors and meet national requirements on health care, 85.2 percent of the population covered by health insurance, and over 95 percent of infants under 1 vaccinated. The sector will take initiative to prevent diseases in order to minimise the number of cases contracting diseases and the fatality rate. Extra efforts will be made to inaugurate the Ho Chi Minh City Hospital of Paediatrics in March and put the second facility of the … [Read more...] about Ho Chi Minh City strives for 18 doctors per 10,000 residents
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Speaking at a recent meeting with HCM City administration, The said: “The airport will be expanded by 210 hectares to the north of the airport for support facilities and 70-80 hectares to the south for a new passenger terminal.” Nguyen Thien Tong, former head of aviation engineering of the HCM City Polytechnic University, said the proposal to expand the airport in both directions, instead of only the south, would be beneficial as the current airport is seriously overloaded. He said this would also increase the airport’s capacity to 60 million passengers a year. A representative from the city’s Transport Department, who declined to be named, said the expanded area of 210ha to the north would replace the existing golf course. “The proposal, however, must need approval from authorities,” he noted. The said that the Central Military Commission would give comments on the expansion of the country’s busiest airport. He said Tan Son … [Read more...] about Tan Son Nhat airport to be expanded to north and south
The topping out of the first Wink Hotel – Wink Saigon Center Hotel. — VNS Photo Indochina Kajima Development Limited (Indochina Kajima), a joint-venture between Indochina Capital, a leading real estate developer in Viet Nam and Kajima Corporation, one of Japan’s largest general contractors and real estate developers, has announced the start of construction for the second Wink Hotel in the core central business district of Da Nang and the topping out of the first Wink Hotel – Wink Saigon Center Hotel. Located on one of Da Nang’s most active streets, Wink Hotel 178 Tran Phu marks the brand’s breakthrough in Central Viet Nam. The 244-room Wink Hotel brings an innovative product to the hospitality market. The ground-breaking ceremony for Wink 178 Tran Phu was held on November 2, 2019. Wink Saigon Centre Hotel, comprising 237 rooms, rises at 75 Nguyen Binh Khiem, District 1, nestled in HCM City’s central business district. Set to open in the third … [Read more...] about First Wínk Hotels to be opened in Viet Nam
Illustrative image (Source: Internet) The conference aims to evaluate the relationship between Vietnam and foreign NGOs for the 2014 to 2019 period, whilst sharing experience as a means of learning lessons to boost the future co-operation process. The event will also provide an opportunity for the nation to share with foreign NGOs and development partners its priorities and needs for co-operation in the 2020 to 2025 period. Approximately 800 delegates are expected to take part in the conference. Participants will be made up of members from foreign NGOs operating within the country, in addition to representatives from relevant ministries, embassies, foreign businesses, along with bilateral and multilateral development co-operation agencies. The occasion will transpire between December 12 and December 13 at the National Convention Center in Hanoi. … [Read more...] about 4th int’l conference on Vietnam-NGOs co-operation set for Dec.
Prof. Ngô Quý Châu, President of Việt Nam Respiratory Society speaks at a workshop to review outcomes of the Healthy Lung programme after 12 months implementation in Việt Nam. — Photo AstraZeneca Việt Nam HÀ NỘI — A programme on asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) management in Việt Nam has gained remarkable results in reducing the hospitalisation rate of patients in Hải Phòng. The 3-year programme, entitled Healthy Lung programme, is implemented by the Ministry of Health’s Medical Service Administration (MSA) and AstraZeneca Việt Nam to improve the quality of outpatient management of asthma and COPD in nine countries in Asia, including Việt Nam since 2017. After 12 months of implementation, the hospitalisation rate of asthma patients has reduced from 29.3 per cent to 6.2 per cent while the hospitalisation rate of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patients also … [Read more...] about Healthy Lung programme improves Asthma & COPD management in Việt Nam