HA NOI (VNS) — Health experts from the ASEAN region, China, South Korea and Japan shared experience in expanding health insurance coverage at a side meeting of the ASEAN Health Minister Meeting in Ha Noi yesterday.
Some 9,200 infants are born with a form of heart disease every year, of which more than 3,000 cases are classified as serious conditions. The number has also risen in recent years, according to head of the Cardiovascular Department of the HCM City Pediatrics Hospital No.1 Vu Minh Phuc.
The Institute of Health Strategy and Policy under the Ministry of Health September 15 announced that it has chosen hospitals such as Tu Du Maternity, Nhan Dan Gia Dinh, Children No.2 and the Center for Preventive Medicine in Ho Chi Minh City for the project of valuating patients' level of satisfaction over public healthcare services.
After some articles mentioned in a human kidney trade ring were released, the Department of Medical Examination and Treatment under the Ministry of Health asked hospitals which carried out transplants to report before September 20.