Millions of Vietnamese women to be dewormed

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Millions of Vietnamese women to be dewormed

World Vision in Vietnam donated five million deworming tablets Albendazole to the National Institute of Malariology Parasitology and Entomology (NIMPE) at a ceremony in Hanoi on August 25.

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Efforts to train medical workers for Mekong delta

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According to the Southwestern region Steering Committee, the Mekong delta region has been short of personnel for years in the health sector and there have been many shortcomings need to be stamped out.

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Quang Ngai to build $5.2m medical waste treatment area

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Quang Ngai to build $5.2m medical waste treatment area

The central Quang Ngai Province has become the first locality to receive more than VND120 billion (US$ 5.28 million), funded by the World Bank, to build a facility for medical waste treatment.

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Gene study confirms low Vitamin D, multiple sclerosis link

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Gene study confirms low Vitamin D, multiple sclerosis link

A major genetic study Tuesday confirmed a link between low vitamin D and a higher risk of multiple sclerosis, a finding which experts say could lead to better treatment and prevention.

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Vietnam addresses threat of zoonotic diseases

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VOV News English 4 day(s) ago

"Vietnam actively took action to prevent diseases that could be transmitted from animals to humans", said Nguyen Thanh Long, Deputy Health Minister at an international health conference on August 25 in Hanoi.

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Construction sector unaware of asbestos risks

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VietStock FI English 4 day(s) ago

While the Ministry of Labour held a workshop last Friday to highlight the presence of asbestos in products, especially building materials, many construction companies and workers are unaware of the toxic substance and its potential health hazards.

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'Major step' toward universal flu vaccine: studies

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'Major step' toward universal flu vaccine: studies

Scientists have taken a major step towards creating a vaccine that works against multiple strains of influenza, according to two studies published Monday in top journals.

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Compensation for vaccination accidents not easy

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People pay much attention to a draft bill ruling on the payment of compensation to victims of vaccination accidents

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Children in North Vietnam have pertussis in hot weather

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Though the weather in the North Vietnam is scotching, hospitals in Hanoi received many children suffering whooping-cough and pneumonia.

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Successful operation on baby with heart outside chest firstly conducted in Vietnam

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For the very first time, the Cardiovascular Operation Department at the Ho Chi Minh City Medicine and Pharmacy University Hospital have successfully performed two operations on a baby born with her heart outside her chest, the hospital announced on August 24.

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Patients enjoy health insurance even on holidays, days off from Sep 1

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One of the most important content of the circular set by two ministries of Health and Finance is that patients will enjoy medical insurance on holidays and days off, the Ministry of Health announced on August 24.

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Doctors successfully operate on baby with heart outside chest; first case in Vietnam

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Doctors successfully operate on baby with heart outside chest; first case in Vietnam

Vietnamese doctors have successfully performed two operations on a baby born with her heart outside her chest, a rare case in the world and the first of its kind in Vietnam.

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Dementia cases to nearly triple by 2050: report

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Dementia cases to nearly triple by 2050: report

The number of people with dementia worldwide will nearly triple from 47 million today to 132 million in 2050, a report said Tuesday.

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Most Vietnamese ignore nutrition

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Most Vietnamese ignore nutrition

Most Vietnamese people don't pay attention to nutrition, says Nguyen Thi Lam, the deputy director of the National Institute of Nutrition.

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Free cleft lip, palate surgeries for ethnic minority children

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Free cleft lip, palate surgeries for ethnic minority children

As many as 80 children with cleft lips and palates receive free surgeries under a programme taking place in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak from August 24 to 28.

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