Vietnamese parents urged to get children immunized against measles, rubella

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Vietnamese parents urged to get children immunized against measles, rubella

Not all parents in Vietnam are getting their children immunized against measles and rubella, even though vaccination is available at health centers nationwide, according to health experts.

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Survey shows lack of eye care for kids

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news

A recent survey on paediatric eye care released yesterday by the Ministry of Health's Health Strategy and Policy Institute (HSPI) showed big obstacles and gaps in paediatric eye care services in Viet Nam.

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Asia-Pacific determined to eradicate malaria

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VOV News English 7 day(s) ago

Health experts from 17 countries are discussing challenges to achieve a malaria-free Asia-Pacific region by 2030 at a meeting of the Asia-Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN).

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More Ho Chi Minh City hospitals pledge enough beds for new in-patients

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More Ho Chi Minh City hospitals pledge enough beds for new in-patients

More than half of state-owned hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City have publicly announced that they have sufficient facilities so that in-patients no longer share a bed for two within a maximum of 48 hours of admission.

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Drug-resistant tuberculosis troubles doctors in Hanoi

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Báo Dân Trí English 7 day(s) ago 1 related news

While there were few new cases of tuberculosis in Hanoi last year, a strain of the disease resistant to a variety of drugs had complicated treatment, health experts said at a recent conference.

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Two novice monks forced to dip hands into boiling water to prove innocence

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Two novice monks forced to dip hands into boiling water to prove innocence

VietNamNet Bridge - After monks at a pagoda in southern Soc Trang Province suspected two novices of stealing money, they beat and forced the novices to put their hands in a pan of boiling water to prove their innocence.

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Two novice monks forced to dip hands into boiling water

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago 2 related news

Two novice monks forced to dip hands into boiling water

VietNamNet Bridge - After monks at a pagoda in southern Soc Trang Province suspected two novices of stealing money, they beat and forced the novices to put their hands in a pan of boiling water to prove their innocence.

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Drug-resistant tuberculosis troubles doctors in Hanoi

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

While there were few new cases of tuberculosis in Hanoi last year, a strain of the disease resistant to a variety of drugs had complicated treatment, health experts said at a recent conference.

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National strategy formulated for NCD prevention

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

The Prime Minister has just approved the National Strategy for the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) for 2015-2020.

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Difficult to attract good doctors to medical facilities in communes

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Medical clinics in communes are the grassroots of the health sector; however, medical quality in some places has not met people’s treatment demand, reported Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien at a meeting “Moving toward nationwide healthcare coverage in Vietnam”.

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Angelina Jolie has ovaries and fallopian tubes removed

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Angelina Jolie has ovaries and fallopian tubes removed

Actress Angelina Jolie has had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed as a preventative measure against cancer.

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Vietnam pagoda accused of forcing teen monks to boil hands in extreme honesty test

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago 2 related news

Vietnam pagoda accused of forcing teen monks to boil hands in extreme honesty test

A family in the southern province of Soc Trang has requested the police to step in as two novice monks at a Buddhist pagoda, one of whom their son, suffered severe burns after being asked to take an unorthodox lie detection test.

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Vietnam to produce 6-in-1 vaccines to quench shortage

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam to produce 6-in-1 vaccines to quench shortage

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Health is working on a plan to produce 5-in-1 and 6-in-1 vaccines as hospitals and healthcare centers nationwide are running short of those vaccines for children, heard a web conference held by the Government’s portal chinhphu.vn last week.

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Healthcare outreach a success story

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Grassroots health care is the foundation of Viet Nam's health system, said Nguyen Thi Kim Tien, Minister of Health at a meeting in Hue Imperial City yesterday.

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Customers should watch out for misleading dietary supplement ads

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Increasing number of advertising violations for supplements is a headache for authorities and a health concern for customers, Nguyen Thanh Phong of the Food Safety Department tells Kinh Te & Do Thi.

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