Measles kills at least 25 children in Vietnam

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Measles kills at least 25 children in Vietnam

(VOV) -Measles has spread quickly across the country and claimed 25 lives in the north since November 2013, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).

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Residents in Can Tho City sell kidneys for money

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There has been a rise in cases of kidney donations to hospitals.

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Ministry, concerned agencies discuss measles in online meeting

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Ministry, concerned agencies discuss measles in online meeting

A cyber meeting to discuss the increase of measles cases was held on April 8 by the Ministry of Health, the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) and concerned agencies.

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Vietnam hospital lab awarded international accreditation

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Vietnam hospital lab awarded international accreditation

The microbiology laboratory of the Ho Chi Minh City Children’s Hospital II received an award of International Organization for Standardization 15189 (ISO 15189) accreditation on Tuesday.

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Doctors remove battery stuck in boy’s nose for 5 yrs

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Doctors remove battery stuck in boy’s nose for 5 yrs

Doctors at a hospital in central Vietnam has removed a small flat-shaped battery from the nose of a 10-year-old boy after it had been stuck in his nasal cavity for five years.

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More children receive free surgery for cleft palates

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The Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Hospital in Hanoi and Operation Smile Vietnam organisation will give free medical checks and surgery to children suffer from cleft lips and cleft palates from April 15-18.

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Foreigners donate to blood drive in Vietnam’s tourist city

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Foreigners donate to blood drive in Vietnam’s tourist city

A number of foreigners who are living and working in Da Lat, the tourist city of Lam Dong Province in the Central Highlands, have joined a blood donation campaign launched by the provincial Red Cross.

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Lam Dong Province collects blood for NVBDD

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Red Cross in the highlands province of Lam Dong celebrated National Voluntary Blood Donation Day at Yersin Da Lat University by collecting 200 units of blood from 300 donors on April 7.

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Encouraging results from Nestle Vietnam school nutrition pilot programme

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Encouraging results from Nestle Vietnam school nutrition pilot programme

According to the National Institute of Nutrition, Vietnamese children are facing some critical nutrition threats: over 50 per cent of school age children have meal portions low in energy leading to stunted growth; in some big cities the rate of obesity is spiraling and reaches an alarming level of 10-15 per cent; and some 40-60 per cent of children are lacking important micro nutrients which help the kids reach optimal development both physically and spiritually.

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Dak Lak endeavours to widen health insurance coverage

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Dak Lak endeavours to widen health insurance coverage

Health insurance currently covers nearly 1.3 million people in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, about 70 percent of the population.

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New apps to help doctors offer healthcare services beyond clinics

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New apps to help doctors offer healthcare services beyond clinics

From this month, patients in Singapore will be the first in the world to use new secured mobile clinic applications on their smartphones.

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More children receive free surgery for cleft palates

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The Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Hospital in Hanoi and Operation Smile Vietnam organisation will give free medical checks and surgery to children suffer from cleft lips and cleft palates from April 15-18.

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Ministry inspects private health clinics, drugstores in 5 cities

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The Health Ministry plans to inspect private health clinics and drugstores in five major cities this year after many violations were uncovered during last year’s inspections.

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Workers hospitalised for gas poisoning

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Four out of twelve workers hospitalised for gas poisoning yesterday morning are still undergoing treatment at the Trang Bom District Hospital in the southern province of Dong Nai.

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Large hospitals in Hanoi struggling with serious patient overload

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Large hospitals in Hanoi struggling with serious patient overload

Many central hospitals in Hanoi are suffering from a serious patient overload, so they call on district-level infirmaries to restrain from transferring patients to them in order to cope with the ordeal.

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