(HBO) - MEDLATEC Hospital (Hanoi) collaborated with the Department of Health, the Provincial General Hospital to organize a Gala to start screening and managing thalassemia (also called congenital hemolysis) in Hoa Binh.
Mr. Bui Van Cuu, the Vice Chairman of the People's Committee
of the province and Professor, the Hero of Labor Nguyen Anh Tri pressed the
start button for the Gala to start screening and managing thalassemia in Hoa
At the program, 20 officials and doctors of MEDLATEC Hospital
under the professional guidance of the Professor, the Hero of Labor Nguyen Anh
Tri, the Chairman of Thalassemia Association in Vietnam collaborated with the
Provincial General Hospital to carry out screening and selecting free
thalassemia treatment for 2,000 Hoa Binh residents with a cost of 3 billion
VND. Specifically, people are allowed to perform screening tests including the
total blood cell analysis, the serum iron determination, the quantitative
Ferritin determination. At the same time, the knowledge of thalassemia is
provided before testing and counseling after the results are available.
Currently, the number of people suffering from thalassemia
is increasing. It is estimated that over 12 million people carrying the disease
genes throughout the country, of which Muong ethnic minority people account for
41.4%. Each year more than 2,000 people with thalassemia must be treated
throughout their life. For every 8,000 babies born with the disease gene, ¼ of
them are severely ill. While the average cost of treatment for a severe patient
from birth to age 30 is about 3 billion VND.
Making a speech at the program, the Vice Chairman of the
People's Committee of the province has emphasized that thalassemia is a
dangerous genetic disease that cannot be cured but it can actively be screened
and prevented early by blood tests. Therefore, screening and managing the
disease plays a very important role and it is necessary to pay more attention
to implement it more effectively in the future. We hope that this meaningful
program will receive the response from the people to contribute to the
screening of thalassemia in the area.
(HBO) - The Communist Youth Union of Kim Boi district has cooperated with the Communist Youth Union of the Provincial Police to organize a campaign of "Green March" campaign in Nuong Dam commune.
(HBO) - On August 9, the Department of Health organized a conference to develop a plan to implement the national strategy on prevention and control of non-communicable diseases in the province until 2025. Mr. Bui Van Cuu, the Deputy Chairman of the People's Committee and the representative of the leaders from Vietnam Medical Association, the representatives of the World Health Organization, the leaders from the departments and the appropriate authorities in the province attended the conference.
(HBO) – The health care sector is supposed to take the pioneering role in spreading the movement of physical exercise to people and the community. Therefore, the Health Minister issued Directive No. 06/CT-BYT on increasing physical practice in the sector.
(HBO) – The Women’s Union of Hoa Binh province held a workshop share experience in fighting human trafficking in response to the World Day against Trafficking in Persons.
(HBO) - From the beginning of the year until now, the provincial Social Insurance has settled the social insurance regime for 18,516 turns of people. In particular, the settlement of the monthly social insurance is 641 people (the pensioners are 545 people, the death is 73 people, the regime of the occupational accidents and diseases are 9 people, the number of the labor loss allowance is 14 people).
(HBO) – Dung Phong commune in Cao Phong district is the first locality in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh to be recognised as new-style rural area in 2014. The commune is exerting greater efforts to improve the quality of new-style rural area criteria, aiming to make all of its seven hamlets fulfil the standards of "model new-style rural residential areas and gardens.”