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Vietnam hospitals strive to reduce overcrowding

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15-Apr-16 Vietnam's Municipal Department of Health said that the overcrowding in public hospitals is seen not only in inpatient wards but also with outpatients. In 2015, the number of outpatients in public hospitals was 34 mn, accounting for 23% of the country’s outpatients. One solution proposed is to combine state and private hospital services. [image: Tuoi Tre News]

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Chinese spur medical tourism in US

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15-Apr-16 The US is enjoying a record number of tourists from China and some have come for medical treatments they cannot get at home. "This is a relatively new thing in the last two years that many people from China have been coming to the US for medical care. Prior to that, there were very small numbers," said Spencer Koerner, medical director at Cedars-Sinai. [image: Li Ming and Cai Meng / China Daily]

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Islamic Development Bank signs USD53 mn rural health plan for India

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14-Apr-16 The Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has signed a SAR200 mn (USD53 mn) agreement to provide medical care for poor rural people in India, funding 15 mobile health clinics. The money is part of a SAR1 bn fund which will also deploy 60 mobile clinics in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Yemen, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. [image: Arab News]

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Health financing crisis threatens developing countries

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14-Apr-16 Millions of people in developing countries are at risk of going without even the most basic health services as a result of low domestic health spending and slow growth in international aid for health. Nearly half of 80 developing nations are unlikely to meet the 2040 international target of USD86 per person per year. [image: Reuters / Camille Lepage]

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Cancer among top ten causes of disease in Vietnam

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13-Apr-16 Cancer is among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide, and more than two thirds of all cancer deaths occur in low and middle-income countries. In Vietnam, about 150,000 people are newly diagnosed with cancer and more than 75,000 die of the disease every year. [image: Vietnam Net]

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