Over 7,000 children catch measles in Vietnam; at least 111 die: report

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Over 7,000 children catch measles in Vietnam; at least 111 die: report

Over 7,000 children have contracted measles and at least 111 have died of the disease since it recurred in Vietnam late last year, much higher than reported by the Ministry of Health last week, a central hospital director announced Wednesday.

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A helping hand for family with serious diseases

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A helping hand for family with serious diseases

Many donors have given a combined VND50 million (USD2,367) to a desperate family in the southern city of Can Tho, in which all the members suffer from serious diseases.

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Measles cases reach 7,000 this year

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Measles cases reach 7,000 this year

The nation has to date recorded over 7,000 cases of measles this year, one third of which is in Hanoi, said Director of the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases Nguyen Van Kinh at a meeting in Hanoi on April 16 to review the outbreak.

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Int’l ophthalmology workshop opens in Hue city

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More than 200 domestic and foreign ophthalmologists are attending a symposium at the Hue Central Hospital in the central Thua Thien-Hue province to get updated on eye diseases and treatments.

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Hanoi to inspect medical waste treatment

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VOV News English 3 day(s) ago

The Hanoi Health Department will inspect the collection and treatment of medical waste in both public and private hospitals and health centres in the city.

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Ha Noi to inspect medical waste treatment

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Ha Noi to inspect medical waste treatment

The Ha Noi Health Department will inspect the collection and treatment of medical waste in both public and private hospitals and health centres in the city.

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Danang hosts regional dermatology conference

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Danang hosts regional dermatology conference

(VOV) - The 21st Asian-Australasian Regional Conference of Dermatology (RCD) was held in the central city of Danang on April 10, drawing the participation of nearly 1,000 dermatologists from nations around the world.

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21st Regional Conference of Dermatology opens

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21st Regional Conference of Dermatology opens

Nearly 1,000 dermatological experts and scientists from France, Canada, the US, Australia, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Japan, India, the Republic of Korea and ASEAN member nations gathered at the 21st Regional Conference of Dermatology, held in the central city of Da Nang on April 10.

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Hospitals experience increase of scarlet fever, chickenpox, HFMD

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There has been a rise in reported cases of scarlet fever, chickenpox, and hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), according to the Preventive Medicine Center in HCMC.

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Deputy PM inspects bird flu prevention measures

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has asked the northern border province of Lang Son to expand measures to contain the spread of the bird flu virus.

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7 mln deaths link to air pollution worldwide in 2012: WHO

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7 mln deaths link to air pollution worldwide in 2012: WHO

Around seven million people across the world died as a result of air pollution exposure in 2012, according to a report of World Health Organization(WHO) released on Tuesday.

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Another A/H1N1 death confirmed in Vietnam

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Another A/H1N1 death confirmed in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – The Hanoi-based Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases confirmed a Thanh Hoa-born female patient had died of influenza A virus strain H1N1.

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Another A/H1N1 death confirmed in Vietnam

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The Hanoi-based Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases confirmed a Thanh Hoa-born female patient had died of influenza A virus strain H1N1.

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Another A/H1N1 death confirmed in Vietnam

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Another A/H1N1 death confirmed in Vietnam

(VOV) - The Hanoi-based Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases confirmed a Thanh Hoa-born female patient had died of influenza A virus strain H1N1.

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Doctor dedicates life to treating the poor

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Doctor dedicates life to treating the poor

VietNamNet Bridge – Doctor Vo Truong Nhu Ngoc has spent 13 years treating poor people in remote areas. He talks to the reporter about what inspired him to devote his career to helping unfortunate patients nationwide.

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