Healthcare tourism: untapped potential in Vietnam

Healthcare tourism: untapped potential in Vietnam


Medical tourism has emerged as a major trend around the world as the Covid-19 pandemic and environmental pollution have caused people to pay more attention to their health. Particularly, experts said the post-Covid-19 era would be a booming period for all types of healthcare services.
Medical workers tend to a COVID-19 patient (Photo: VNA)

HCMC: Nine hospitals to treat patients in quarantine

The HCMC Department of Health has assigned nine local hospitals to take care of patients in need of healthcare during their period of quarantine, in order to ensure regulations regarding COVID-19 prevention and control are met.
A surgery performed by robot in Binh Dan Hospital. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC successfully applies high technologies in healthcare services

Thanks to the leading of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Party Committee, HCMC Health Department has achieved impressive results, especially when implementing cutting edge technologies in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic, said Standing Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of HCMC Health Department Tran Van Xoi in his summary report for the period from 2015-2020.