Man dies after eating raw pig blood pudding in northern Vietnam

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Man dies after eating raw pig blood pudding in northern Vietnam

A man from Phu Tho Province has died from bacterial infection after eating raw pig blood pudding, an exotic Vietnamese dish linked to diseases and many fatalities.

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Campaign of 10 million clean hands launched

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnamese Ministry of Health in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Training yesterday in Hanoi launched a media campaign to wash hands aiming to raise people’s awareness and the importance of hygiene in protecting ones’ health and preventing diseases.

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Joining hand to protect community

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Joining hand to protect community

In response to World Immunization Week 2016 themed Close the immunization gap, the Vietnamese Ministry of Health yesterday held a meeting to assert the importance of immunization in prevention of dangerous infectious diseases.

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Ministry of Health introduces new vaccines

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Ministry of Health introduces new vaccines

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has introduced several new vaccines in the National Expanded Programme on Immunisation in an effort to improve the efficiency of disease prevention, the Preventive Health Department has reported.

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More vaccines included in NEIP

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The Ministry of Health said that to increase prevention effectiveness for infectious diseases amongst kids, since June, 2016 some more vaccines would be added into the National Expanded Immunization Program in which infants between two and four months old will be injected with a free vaccination.

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New vaccines introduced to improve efficiency of disease prevention

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New vaccines introduced to improve efficiency of disease prevention

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has introduced several new vaccines in the National Expanded Programme on Immunisation in an effort to improve the efficiency of disease prevention, the Preventive Health Department reported yesterday.

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More children, elderly sick as temperatures rise

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More children, elderly sick as temperatures rise

Children’s hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City are getting a large number of patients with respiratory ailments and diarrhoea due to an ongoing hot spell in the southern region with temperatures rising up to 37 degrees Celsius.

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US helps Vietnam train field epidemiologists

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US helps Vietnam train field epidemiologists

A graduation ceremony for two classes of the Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) was held within the framework of the fourth annual National Field Epidemiology Training Program Scientific Conference in Da Nang last week.

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Around 1,200 women detected to have ovarian cancer annually

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Around 1,200 women detected to have ovarian cancer annually

Around 1,200 Vietnamese women are detected to have ovarian cancer in late stage, said a seminar “Anti-biotic therapy to improve ovarian cancer and cervical cancer” held by the Vietnam’s Cancer Association and Tumor Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Smartphone helps diagnose cardiovascular diseases via internet

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Smartphone helps diagnose cardiovascular diseases via internet

With the assistance of smartphones, doctors can see the electrocardiography (ECG) process, which allows them to diagnose patients from afar.

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Overuse of antibiotics in food cause scare in Vietnam

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Overuse of antibiotics in food cause scare in Vietnam

Nearly 100 percent of all cattle and aquaculture farms in Vietnam have been found to be feeding their herd antibiotics to prevent diseases, according to a recent report by the country’s animal health authority.

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Over 46% female workers have gynaecological diseases

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

A representative from the Department of Population and Family Planning in Ho Chi Minh City has said at a meeting to review activities in the period 2011-2015 that as many as 46 percent of female workers have gynaecological diseases.

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Cancer among top ten causes of disease burden in Vietnam

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Cancer among top ten causes of disease burden in Vietnam

Some 74.3 percent of the total burden of disease in Vietnam was caused by non-communicable diseases (NCDs) with cancer among the top ten causes, said Deputy Minister of Health Pham Le Tuan on April 12.

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Drug addiction is not social evil: Hanoi PEPFAR advisor

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Drug addiction is not social evil: Hanoi PEPFAR advisor

“Recognizing that substance abuse disorders and addiction are diseases and not moral failings, social ills or evils is critically important in trying to educate the public,” Kenneth W. Robertson, substance abuse treatment advisor for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s PEPFAR Office in Hanoi, told Tuoi Tre News in a recent interview through email.

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Ho Chi Minh City announces Zika outbreak at commune levels

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has announced the Zika virus outbreak at the commune and ward levels, after a case was reported in the locality on April 5.

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