Young Vietnamese couple injures genitals using plastic bag as condom

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Young Vietnamese couple injures genitals using plastic bag as condom

A young couple in northern Vietnam was recently admitted to a hospital with scratched and bleeding genitalia after having sex wearing a plastic bag in place of a condom.

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Southeast Asia needs to up its game to combat Zika: experts

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Southeast Asia needs to up its game to combat Zika: experts

The spread of the Zika virus across tropical Southeast Asia is likely to be significantly under-reported as local health authorities fail to conduct adequate screening, regional experts said on Monday.

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Thai authorities downplay Zika risk, worried by tourism impact

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Thai authorities downplay Zika risk, worried by tourism impact

Health and city officials in Thailand downplayed risks from rising infections from the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which is linked to serious birth defects, and expressed concern that disclosing information would damage its tourism industry.

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Vietnam bans antibacterial soaps with triclosan, triclocarbon

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Vietnam bans antibacterial soaps with triclosan, triclocarbon

The Ministry of Health’s Drug Administration will withdraw registration numbers and stop selling antibacterial soaps on the market if they find them unsafe or if warnings about the soap are issued by international organisations.

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Vietnamese man takes dead sister home on motorbike

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Vietnamese man takes dead sister home on motorbike

The heartbreaking photo of man from a Vietnamese ethnic minority in the northern province of Son La carrying the covered body of his deceased sister home by motorbike has gone viral since Wednesday evening.

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Non-communicative disease escalating

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Non-communicative disease escalating

As per a survey conducted by the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health, while the rate of contagious disease is dropping, non-communicative diseases (or chronic diseases) are rising.

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Investigation into dead body on motorbike case

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Investigation into dead body on motorbike case

The Ministry of Health has asked Son La Province Department of Health to review an incident where the body of a woman was carried home by motorbike by relative.

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Southeast Asian haze crisis killed more than 100,000: Study

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JAKARTA: A smog outbreak in Southeast Asia last year may have caused more than 100,000 premature deaths, according to a new study released Monday (Sep 19) that triggered calls for action to tackle the "killer haze".

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Vietnam joins alcohol consumption global top ten list

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Vietnam joins alcohol consumption global top ten list

Health experts have raised more concerns over the negative health impacts of alcohol after seeing an increased drinking rate among the Vietnamese population and an increased volume of alcohol consumed in the country.

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Hospital conference in HCMC

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Hospital conference in HCMC

Minister of Health Nguyễn Thị Kim Tiến has invited local and overseas investors to invest into the healthcare sector in Việt Nam, saying that one of the foundations of her ministry’s policy is to encourage private enterprises to invest in the sector.

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Diphtheria, whooping cough, measles, Japanese encephalitis re-occur in Vietnam

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Diphtheria, whooping cough, measles, Japanese encephalitis re-occur in Vietnam

Because the development of some dangerous disease in distant regions is complicated, the Ministry of Health yesterday sent its urgent dispatch to people’s committees in the cities and provinces asking to increase prevention and vaccination against these diseases.

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Venomous snakes bite residents in Mekong delta

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Many residents in the Mekong delta have been hospitalized recently after being bitten by poisonous reptile ‘ran luc’ (green snake), with the scientific name of Trimeresurus albolabris.

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Yet another photo showing dead patient taken home on bike in Vietnam

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Yet another photo showing dead patient taken home on bike in Vietnam

After the anguished photo of a Vietnamese ethnic man in the northern province of Son La carrying the covered body of his deceased sister home by bike, a local Facebook user has posted another picture of a similar incident reportedly occurring at the same hospital.

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Vietnamese girl has 1kg turtle-shell-like mole removed from back

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Vietnamese girl has 1kg turtle-shell-like mole removed from back

A Vietnamese girl has recovered from a surgery to remove a mole resembling a turtle shell from her back after living with it for a decade.

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Ministry asks for strict controls on salbutamol

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Ministry asks for strict controls on salbutamol

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has requested strict control over the import and use of salbutamol to prevent the abuse of the drug in animal breeding.

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