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Over 160,000 people hospitalized during six Tet days in HCMC
Health

Over 160,000 people hospitalized during six Tet days in HCMC

According to the Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City, during six days of Tet holidays ( the Lunar New Year), around 16,499 people were taken to hospitals in the city

Children Hospital No.2 in HCMC awarded First-Labor Medal
Health

Children Hospital No.2 in HCMC awarded First-Labor Medal

The Children Hospital No.2  in Ho Chi Minh City was yesterday awarded the First-Labor Medal for its excellent achievement in mission for the period 2011-2015.

Signs of Tet in HCMC's District 5
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Signs of Tet in HCMC's District 5

Both sides of Hai Thuong Lan Ong in District 5, HCMC are brightened up by the red and yellow colors of parallel sentences, hand scrolls, lucky money envelopes, lanterns, man-made apricot and cherry

HCMC deputy chairwoman gifts 400 poor kid patients
Health

HCMC deputy chairwoman gifts 400 poor kid patients

Deputy Chairwoman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thi Thu visited and gifted 400 needy child patients in the Children Hospital No1. and No.2 on Friday.

HCMC takes initiative to tackle diseases
Health

HCMC takes initiative to tackle diseases

People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City has planned to fight against diseases in 2018 aiming to prevent dangerous disease and reduce infection and deaths due to contagious diseases.

Exploring Rock Garden Café in HCMC
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Exploring Rock Garden Café in HCMC

Lying next to Dam Sen Cultural Park in HCMC’s District 11, Rock Garden Café is a popular address for guests to admire Vietnam’s rock artworks displayed in an airy garden space while having a cup of

Percentage of donated blood in HCMC over 91 percent of 2017 plan
Health

Percentage of donated blood in HCMC over 91 percent of 2017 plan

Deputy Chief of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee cum head of blood donation steering board Nguyen Thi Thu yesterday worked with members about the mission of encouraging people to donate blood in

Government greenlights HCMC's new year fireworks shows
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Government greenlights HCMC's new year fireworks shows

En Vnexpress - The city will have four fireworks shows on New Year's Eve and another six have been approved for the Lunar New Year.

Caterwings: Hanoi and HCMC on the top 100 list for global gourmets
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Caterwings: Hanoi and HCMC on the top 100 list for global gourmets

Hanoi and HCMC have been named among the world’s 100 best food destinations voted by 20,000 food journalists and restaurant critics in a survey conducted by Caterwings, the U.K-based site that offers

Street art performance at HCMC Central Post Office
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Street art performance at HCMC Central Post Office

The Central Post Office is a famous tourist attraction in HCMC. Those visiting the post office can see street art performances just in front of the French-built building every Saturday morning,

HCMC busy with model of HIV treatment
Health

HCMC busy with model of HIV treatment

31 out of 41,000 HIV infected people in Ho Chi Minh City are receiving treatment in clinics under the management of 24 medical centers in districts citiwide.

HCMC: 11 hospitals join medical tourism activities
Health

HCMC: 11 hospitals join medical tourism activities

11 State-owned and private hospitals have registered to provide healthcare services through medical tourism, according to the Ho Chi Minh City's Department of Health.

HCMC: 11 hospitals participate medical tourism activities
Health

HCMC: 11 hospitals participate medical tourism activities

11 State-owned and private hospitals have registered to provide healthcare services through medical tourism, according to the Ho Chi Minh City's Department of Health.

HCMC tightens control on food safety in schools
Health

HCMC tightens control on food safety in schools

Ho Chi Minh City will tighten control on food safety in schools this year by checking canteens and caters.

HCMC rejects information on termination of bus rapid transit project
Business

HCMC rejects information on termination of bus rapid transit project

NDO - Head of the Office of Ho Chi Minh City's People Committee Vo Van Hoan has affirmed that the city does not have a policy to suspend the building of the first-ever bus rapid transit (BRT) line,

HCMC, Thanh Hoa take lead in FDI attraction
Business

HCMC, Thanh Hoa take lead in FDI attraction

NDO - Foreign investors have invested in 59 provinces and cities throughout Vietnam, in the first nine months of this year, with the largest amount of investment being poured into Ho Chi Minh City,

Public hospitals in HCMC become self-financing
Health

Public hospitals in HCMC become self-financing

From October 1, public hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City will become self-financing ones.

First Medical Center for tourists opens in HCMC
Health

First Medical Center for tourists opens in HCMC

The Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City has opened to public the tourist medical center, the first –ever of its kind in the city, in the General Hospital Sai Gon at 125-127 Street Le Loi in

HCMC Children's Hospital opens center of inpatient treatment
Health

HCMC Children's Hospital opens center of inpatient treatment

The Ho Chi Minh City Children's Hospital was officially put into operation of the center specializing in treatment for inpatients on August 1, said the Ho Chi Minh City Health Department.

Ministry orders to inspect plastic surgery clinic in HCMC
Health

Ministry orders to inspect plastic surgery clinic in HCMC

After newspapers released the death of a pregnant after a cosmetic surgery in an infirmary in Ho Chi Minh City, the Ministry of Health's Medical Examination and Treatment Department ordered in

CDC supports HCMC for HIV/AIDS care and treatment program
Health

CDC supports HCMC for HIV/AIDS care and treatment program

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has just approved a project to strengthen and maintain the capacity of HIV/ AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support services this year.

HCMC to set up seven disease control centers
Health

HCMC to set up seven disease control centers

Ho Chi Minh City plans to convert seven medical clinics into disease control centers, said director of the municipal Department of Health Nguyen Tan Binh at a conference on August 16.

Acupuncture treatment of autistic children by ITM in HCMC
Health

Acupuncture treatment of autistic children by ITM in HCMC

The Institution of Tradition Medicine (ITM) in Ho Chi Minh City has used acupuncture for treatment of autistic children since August.

HCMC still sees increase in dengue infections
Health

HCMC still sees increase in dengue infections

Amongst four districts including districts 12, Binh Tan, Binh Chanh, and Hoc Mon with the highest rate of infection cases of dengue, District 12 is leading with the infection rate increasing by 135

HCMC customs seize 1.2-ton roulette machine en route to Cambodia
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HCMC customs seize 1.2-ton roulette machine en route to Cambodia

The shipping company lied on its import documents and failed to obtain a license to ship the gaming machine to Cambodia.