Mekong Delta woman takes 10km river ride on hyacinth

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Mekong Delta woman takes 10km river ride on hyacinth

A 63-year-old woman from the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long spent five days floating down the Mekong on a tangle of water hyacinth.

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Formula firms stop ads well before ban goes into effect in Vietnam

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Formula firms stop ads well before ban goes into effect in Vietnam

Several formula manufacturers have stopped advertising products designed for children under two even though the practice won't be officially banned until March.

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Washing hands campaign launched in Thong Nhat Hospital

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Washing hands campaign launched in Thong Nhat Hospital

Thong Nhat Hospital and A Dong Pharmaceutical Company yesterday signed a pledge in which doctors promised to wash their hands before examining patients to protect patients.

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Early diagnosis critical to stop child pneumonia

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Early diagnosis critical to stop child pneumonia

It is critical that parents and caregivers recognise the symptoms of pneumonia and understand the danger the disease poses to their children's health, and seek appropriate care immediately to reduce fatalities, a health expert has said.

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Vietnam woman survives five days drifting without food on river

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Vietnam woman survives five days drifting without food on river

In a strange but true story, an elderly Vietnamese woman in southern Vietnam was found alive on Tuesday on a cluster of water hyacinth drifting on a river she had fallen into five days earlier.

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Community support activities spark joy in the north

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As many as 34,000 books were presented to needy pupils in the northern province of Bac Giang on November 12 as part of a three-year programme jointly implemented by the Kim Dong Publishing House and the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee.

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Ebola death toll tops 5,000; Mali quarantines 90

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Ebola death toll tops 5,000; Mali quarantines 90

The death of a nurse in Mali from Ebola promoted on Wednesday the quarantine of more than 90 people in the West African country's capital, as the World Health Organization said the disease had now claimed at least 5,160 lives.

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Early diagnosis critical to stop child pneumonia

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Early diagnosis critical to stop child pneumonia

HCM CITY - It is critical that parents and caregivers recognise the symptoms of pneumonia and understand the danger the disease poses to their children's health, and seek appropriate care immediately to reduce fatalities, a health expert has said.

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Baby dies after receiving TB jab

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

A 44-day-old baby died yesterday after being given a TB vaccine on Monday in the northern province of Bac Kan.

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Dong Nai hospital joins Hoan My Corp network

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

The Hoan My Medical Corporation announced yesterday that it has welcomed Dong Nai International Hospital into its network.

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Early diagnosis critical to stop child pneumonia

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Early diagnosis critical to stop child pneumonia

It is critical that parents and caregivers recognise the symptoms of pneumonia and understand the danger the disease poses to their children's health, and seek appropriate care immediately to reduce fatalities, a health expert has said.

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Pele being discharged from hospital after stomach ailment, aide says

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Pele being discharged from hospital after stomach ailment, aide says

Brazilian soccer legend Pele is doing "fine" and is being discharged from a Sao Paulo hospital after he was admitted late on Wednesday for stomach pains, one of his aides told Reuters.

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Stigma and discrimination complicate HIV/AIDS control efforts: health official

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Stigma and discrimination complicate HIV/AIDS control efforts: health official

Stigmatising and discriminating against HIV/AIDS patients makes the disease even harder to control, Director of the Ministry of Health’s Administration of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Nguyen Hoang Long said.

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Hanoi: Preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV

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Hanoi has offered preventive care and medical interventions to all HIV-positive pregnant women in an attempt to minimise mother-to-child transmission.

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Vietnam sets up working team to probe alleged Bio-Rad-related bribery

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Vietnam sets up working team to probe alleged Bio-Rad-related bribery

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health has set up a working team to collect material related to an alleged bribery case in which American firm Bio Rad Laboratories Inc. (Bio-Rad) reportedly admitted to bribing Vietnamese health officials in exchange for contracts to provide medical equipment and chemicals to local hospitals.

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