Financial and human resource constraints impede HCMC’s smart health

Financial and human resource constraints impede HCMC’s smart health

Ho Chi Minh City is considered one of the leading localities nationwide to implement digital transformation in the health sector. However, up to now, in addition to the achievements, the application of information technology  and digital transformation towards building smart health of the city has not been as expected because of barriers including financial and human resource constraints.
Grassroots health system in HCMC provides treatment of non-communicable diseases

Grassroots health system in HCMC provides treatment of non-communicable diseases

In the near future, the Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City and the city’s Social Security will coordinate to implement the World Health Organization's (WHO) Essential Intervention package on non-communicable diseases in primary health care activities in grassroots medical facilities (WHO PEN package), said Associate Professor Tang Chi Thuong, Director of the municipal Department of Health.
VN bearing double burden of diseases: Health experts

VN bearing double burden of diseases: Health experts

Over the past time, the health care index of Vietnamese people has improved a lot, but still faces a heavy burden of disease and death, especially non-communicable diseases. Health experts say that our country is facing and solving a double burden of disease. While infectious diseases like Covid-19 are complicated, non-communicable diseases also tend to increase rapidly.