Vietnam’s healthcare system is influenced by its tropical location and the inherent illnesses caused by it, by shifting demographics, and by rapid industrialisation and urbanisation. Healthcare in Vietnam is also underdeveloped comparing to the Western world. It is on a par with Cambodia, but not nearly as developed as Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia or Indonesia.

Vietnam’s vaccination programm, however, is well established and the country produces many vaccines including those that inoculate against TB, diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, and poliomyelitis amongst others.

Should you need general medical attention, local surgeons and obstetricians are experienced due to the sheer volume of patients they treat daily. Private hospitals perform at a high level and the best government hospitals have good expertise and technologies with acceptable procedural outcomes. In some cases, hygiene and long waiting time may be an issue in non-private hospitals, but you will still be taken care of and treated in a right manner. Staff may also lack soft skills such as kindness, communication and understanding – all of which may prompt discriminating foreigners to seek care from private hospitals and clinics.

To attract foreigners or demanding Vietnamese patients with a high budget, some Vietnamese hospitals have special consultation services. You can book an appointment via phone or sometimes even the hospital's web-site. The appointment can be set up outside of business hours and pick-up service is sometimes available. This would, of course, require higher fees. The special hotline to procure this kind of services is usually provided by the hospitals that have such options available.

Health in Ho Chi Minh City

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European Medical Center

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Dental Arts of Saigon

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Starlight Dental Clinic

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Smile Dental Clinic

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Saigon Hospital of Cosmetic Surgery

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German International Dentistry

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Cho Ray Hospital

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Eyes Hospital (Benh Vien Mat)

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The University Medical Hospital

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International SOS Vietnam

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Nha Khoa Minh Khai

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Victoria Healthcare International Clinics

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Hung Vuong Hospital

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Koseikai Dental Care

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Hospital Dentistry Central (Benh vien Rang Ham Mat Trung Uong)

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Hospital for Tropical Diseases

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Van Hanh General Hospital

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Hospital of Traditional Medicine

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Saint Luke Medical Center

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Pham Ngoc Thach Hospital

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FV Hospital

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Tu Du Hospital

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