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.
Weight loss surgery carried out to help overweight people

Weight loss surgery carried out to help overweight people

Lately, surgeons of the Hanoi-based 108 Military Central Hospital have performed weight loss surgery (also called bariatric surgery) to help very overweight people by removing part of the stomach and making their stomach much smaller than the original stomach.