Health officials find no addictive substance in street food

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SaiGon GP English 3 day(s) ago

Head of the Department of Food Administration of Vietnam under the Ministry of Health Dr. Nguyen Thanh Phong yesterday said that no addictive substances have been found in street food in Hanoi.

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Rubber tappers struggle to stay healthy at work

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

Rubber tappers struggle to stay healthy at work

At 43, most labourers are still at an ideal age for work. But Tran Thi Nhan and many other workers in the rubber industry says she is suffering from backaches and her eyes are growing dim.

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More people hospitalized on hot, muggy days in Vietnam

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More people hospitalized on hot, muggy days in Vietnam

More people have been hospitalized after suffering ‘weather diseases’ such as respiratory and digestive problems, fever, sore throat and chronic inflammation of the lungs, bronchial tubes and nasal mucous membrane during the recent hot and muggy days in Vietnam.

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Three-fourths of deaths in Vietnam caused by non-contagious diseases: official

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Three-fourths of deaths in Vietnam caused by non-contagious diseases: official

Non-contagious diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular problems and diabetes account for three-fourths of deaths in Vietnam, a rate higher than the average global level, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long.

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Hand washing can prevent diseases

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago

Washing hands regularly can help prevent virus-based diseases, which have become more prevalent worldwide, a seminar heard.

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Cancer, heart disease kill more in Vietnam due to late diagnosis, bad habits: experts

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Cancer, heart disease kill more in Vietnam due to late diagnosis, bad habits: experts

Non-communicable diseases, also known as chronic diseases, like cancer, diabetes and heart conditions are increasing at “alarming” rates in Vietnam, now causing 75 percent of all deaths, officials said.

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Thousands of workers run for workplace safety and health

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Thousands of workers run for workplace safety and health

Over 4,500 workers from garment and textile factories in Binh Duong and surrounding provinces participated in a run in support of workplace safety and health on May 17 in southern Binh Duong province.

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Hot spell raises risk of strokes

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

The recent hot weather has increased the risk of stroke, especially among older people, as many hospitals in HCM City have seen more patients admitted for heart problems.

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Disease outbreak risks increase in summer

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

The rainy season’s intense heat and humidity together with poor sanitation and loose control of disease-prone locations lie at the root of epidemic outbreaks during summers, Director Tran Dac Phu from the Department of Preventative Medicine revealed at a workshop held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 15.

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Non-communicable diseases on upward trend

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are on upward trend across the country, said Vietnamese Ministry of Health in a meeting about policies to prevent these diseases in Hanoi on May 14.

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Workshop talks NCD prevention, control

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Representatives of ministries, sectors, hospitals and international organisations gathered at a workshop held in Hanoi on May 14 to seek methods to prevent and control non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

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Experts seek more efforts to tackle non-communicable diseases

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Experts seek more efforts to tackle non-communicable diseases

Health experts have called for more efforts to combat non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as cancer and diabetes, which have been increasing worldwide, including in Viet Nam during recent years.

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Conference seeks ways to prevent emerging diseases

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Conference seeks ways to prevent emerging diseases

The Health Ministry and the World Health Organisation (WHO) jointly held a conference in Hanoi on May 12 to review the Asia-Pacific Strategy for Emerging Diseases (APSED) and the International Health Regulations (IHR) to draw lessons for future operations in the field.

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Health officals discuss stopping new diseases

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 2 related news

The Health Ministry and the World Health Organisation (WHO) jointly held a conference in Ha Noi yesterday to review the Asia-Pacific Strategy for Emerging Diseases (APSED) and International Health Regulations (IHR) to inform future operations in the field.

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Conference seeks ways to prevent emerging diseases

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Conference seeks ways to prevent emerging diseases

The Health Ministry and the World Health Organisation (WHO) jointly held a conference in Hanoi on May 12 to review the Asia-Pacific Strategy for Emerging Diseases (APSED) and the International Health Regulations (IHR) to draw lessons for future operations in the field.

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