3 arrested in Vietnam for 8 dialysis deaths International

Police in the northern province of Hoa Binh have arrested three people suspected of being responsible for the deaths of eight patients who were undergoing kidney dialysis treatment at a local hospital. Investigators have been building a criminal case for one of the most serious medical incidents in years. Authorities have blamed the deaths on […]

Experts suspect water source caused 8 dialysis deaths at Vietnam hospital International

By Nam Phuong  &nbspJune 8, 2017 | 10:34 am GMT+7 ‘Chemical residue could have built up from the water filtration process.’ A council of doctors and health experts has suggested that water used for dialysis procedures at Hoa Binh Province General Hospital was to blame for an incident that left eight people dead last week. […]

Vietnam’s health ministry promises quick answers on 7 dialysis deaths International

By Nam Phuong  &nbspMay 31, 2017 | 03:19 pm GMT+7 A patient is in critical condition after a dialysis procedure at Hoa Binh Hospital went wrong and killed seven others on Monday. Photo by VnExpress/NP One patient surviving the incident in Hoa Binh Province is still in critical condition and cannot be transferred to Hanoi […]

Hospital says sorry as Vietnam probes 7 deaths in ‘painful’ dialysis disaster International

Hoa Binh General Hospital has been put under criminal investigation after seven patients died while undergoing kidney dialysis on Monday. The Ministry of Public Security has sent officers to the hospital, 80 kilometers (50 miles) southwest of Hanoi, to assist in the investigation, which the health ministry called “the most serious medical incident in years.” […]

7 die while undergoing hemodialysis at northern Vietnam hospital International

Seven kidney patients died on Monday morning while undergoing hemodialysis at a hospital in the northern province of Hoa Binh. In total, 18 patients were rushed to the hospital’s emergency room suffering from suspected anaphylactic shock, and 12 remain in critical condition. The patients were receiving routine treatment for chronic kidney disease at Hoa Binh […]

Six patients die while undergoing hemodialysis at northern Vietnam hospital International

Six kidney patients died on Monday morning while undergoing hemodialysis at a hospital in the northern province of Hoa Binh. In total, 18 patients were rushed to the hospital’s emergency room suffering from suspected anaphylactic shock, and 12 remain in critical condition. The patients were receiving routine treatment for chronic kidney disease at Hoa Binh […]