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 2 week(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 3 week(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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Over 3 mil Vietnamese people reported to have diabetes

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

Nearly 2 million Vietnamese people suffer diabetes yet they have not detected, said the Ministry of Health at a seminar “ Prevention and monitoring diabetes in the community” co-organized by the Ministry and the World Health Organization on April 7 in Hanoi.

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Fiji under curfew, assessing damage from second cyclone in weeks

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Fiji under curfew, assessing damage from second cyclone in weeks

SYDNEY, April 7 - Fijian imposed a nation-wide curfew on Thursday as officials examined damage from a category three cyclone that passed to the south of the South Pacific island nation overnight, two months after a more powerful cyclone wreaked havoc.

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Vietnam confirms first two Zika cases

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Health has reported first two Zika cases in Khanh Hoa Province and HCM City.

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Health Ministry to open more hospitals for senior citizens

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Director of Hospital for Elderly People Professor Pham Thang said that more hospitals for elderly people will be opened in the future as the number of senior people is escalating drastically.

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Unfavorable weather drives kids to hospitals

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Unfavorable weather drives kids to hospitals

Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi has said that prolonged humid weather in the North Vietnam drove many kids to hospitals.

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Cooperative program with WHO passed

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Báo điện tử CP English 1 month(s) ago

VGP – The PM has passed a cooperative health program with the World Health Organization (WHO) in the 2016-2017 fiscal years.

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