Health Minister inspects measles containment

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Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien yesterday visited several hospitals in Ha Noi to inspect progress made in containing the measles outbreak that has so far claimed 116 lives nation-wide.

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Big C launches e-commerce website

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The French-owned supermarket chain Big C on Friday launched an online shopping portal under the Cdiscount brand.

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Students hospitalised due to food poisoning

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Thirteen students of My Tan primary school in the northern province of Nam Dinh were hospitalised yesterday for alleged food poisoning after consuming Dutch Lady-brand fresh milk products.

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Vietnam’s capital offers free measles vaccination to kids aged 6 or under

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Vietnam’s capital offers free measles vaccination to kids aged 6 or under

The Hanoi Preventive Health Center on Sunday opened a free-of-charge measles vaccination point for children, aged six and under, in a bid to prevent the spread of the disease that has killed 119 kids since it recurred in Vietnam late last year.

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Ageing population poses challenges to Vietnam: seminar

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Ageing population is requiring the health system to renew in terms of services provision and healthcare finance, heard a seminar in Hanoi on April 21. According to experts, Vietnam’s population is aging at one of the world’s five fastest paces, which will result in the lack of human resources for national development in the coming decades. Statistics show that there were more than 8.6 million elderly people of 60 years old and above in 2011, accounting for nearly 10 percent...

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Health minister inspects measles control at Hanoi hospitals

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Health minister inspects measles control at Hanoi hospitals

Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien on April 21 visited several hospitals in Hanoi to inspect the containment of measles there.

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Vietnam doctors do successful heart surgery on 23-day-old baby

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Vietnam doctors do successful heart surgery on 23-day-old baby

Doctors at Pediatrics Hospital 1 in Ho Chi Minh City have successfully performed a surgery on a 23-day-old baby boy who suffered Tetralogy of Fallot, a congenital heart defect.

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Pharmaceutical violators under fire

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Pharmaceutical violators under fire

Vietnam will continue clamping down firms that flout pharmaceutical quality standards.

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Two more fatal cases of measles reported

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An additional 116 patients were infected with measles virus and two more died of the infectious disease on April 19, according to the Ministry of Health.

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Vietnam’s capital offers free measles vaccination to kids aged 6 or under

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Vietnam’s capital offers free measles vaccination to kids aged 6 or under

The Hanoi Preventive Health Center on Sunday opened a free-of-charge measles vaccination point for children, aged six and under, in a bid to prevent the spread of the disease that has killed 119 kids since it recurred in Vietnam late last year.

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Photos: Parents care for children with measles in Vietnam

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Photos: Parents care for children with measles in Vietnam

As the fatal measles epidemic shows no sign of stoppage, many parents have spent day and night with their children at hospitals in Hanoi, the area most heavily affected by the disease.

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Nation steps up fight to control measles outbreak

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Nation steps up fight to control measles outbreak

Some 186 new measles cases were reported over the weekend nationwide, according to the Ministry of Health, and more measures are being taken at all levels to combat the outbreak.

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Poor boy takes care of mother with cancer

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Poor boy takes care of mother with cancer

A boy in Quang Binh Province has been taking care of his mother, who is struggling with cancer, at a local hospital for more than a year.

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Wild mushrooms send 9 to hospital

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Nine members of a family were treated at Lai Chau General Hospital on Saturday due to mushroom poisoning.

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Central hospitals see fewer new measles patients

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Central hospitals see fewer new measles patients

Central hospitals saw a slight decrease in the number of new measles patient on April 19, the Preventive Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health has reported.

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