To mitigate overcrowding of hospitals, the department would give priority to investment in the development of outpatient departments to ensure that facilities and human resources can meet patients’ demand, said a representative from the city’s health department. … [Read more...] about Overcrowding strains Ho Chi Minh City hospitals, doctors
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5 suspect people have been negative for the deadly virus while 44 others who had close contact with infected people have been quarantined for 14 days before they are allowed to resume work and had no symptoms of COVID-19. Presently, 79 people are being isolated in the makeshift hospital in Cu Chi District. … [Read more...] about City authorities determined to create safe environment: Party Chief
HCM City (VNA) – The Ho Chi Minh City Computer Association (HCA) and the municipal Red Cross Society on February 27 held a workshop calling for blood donation amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. On this occasion, IT firms in the city presented 100,000 medical products, including face masks, soap and sanitisers, to local residents. According to HCA President Lam Nguyen Hai Long, the association will continue to mobilise medical products until the end of March to help locals prevent the virus. Over the past time, the municipal Red Cross Society has also delivered leaflets to raise public awareness of the disease, along with face masks, sanitisers and soap to people. Tran Truong Son, President of the city Red Cross Society, said his agency and the HCA are working on an application for blood donors, and look forward to building an online humanitarian bank. Vietnam needs around 1.8 million units of blood per year to keep up with demand. However, only 1.6 million … [Read more...] about IT firms in HCM City joint efforts against COVID-19
A male peacock on the rooftop of a house on Trần Quốc Thảo Street in HCM City. VNS Photo/Ngọc KhảiViet Nam News On Tuesday, residents on Trần Quốc Thảo Street in HCM City’s District 3 spotted a male peacock sitting behind a bush on the rooftop of an abandoned building. … [Read more...] about What was a peacock doing on a HCM City rooftop?
During the meeting, head of the Ho Chi Minh Pasteur Institute Phan Trong Lan reported that the Pasture Institute has closely collaborated with local health agencies in implementation of disease prevention and extinguishment in order to affirm its responsibility of scientific research, mentoring, disease prevention and preventive healthcare although 20 cities and provinces of the southern region, especially Ho Chi Minh City has become hotspot of new and dangerous diseases and viruses as SARS, H5N1, Mers CoV and Zika in previous years. … [Read more...] about Leaders visit & congratulate medical officials on Vietnamese Doctors’ Day