Burden of non-communicable diseases greater

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SaiGon GP English 6 minute(s) ago

The World Health Organization estimates that deaths from non-communicable diseases reach nearly 380,000 cases per year in Vietnam, claiming 73 percent of all deaths and reducing Vietnamese people's average longevity, reported Vietnamese non-communicable prevention league at a meeting last Friday.

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Schools told to watch for diseases

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VietnamNet English 2 day(s) ago

Schools told to watch for diseases

VietNamNet Bridge – Many contagious diseases can appear and spread out on a large scale in the coming school year, such as dengue fever, hand-foot-mouth (HFM) disease, flu and newly emerging catastrophic diseases like MERS-CoV and Ebola, the Ministry of Health said yesterday, August 27.

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Global life expectancy rises, but people live sicker for longer

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Global life expectancy rises, but people live sicker for longer

People around the world are living longer, but many are also living sicker lives for longer, according to a study of all major diseases and injuries in 188 countries.

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Vietnam addresses threat of zoonotic diseases

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VOV News English 4 day(s) ago

"Vietnam actively took action to prevent diseases that could be transmitted from animals to humans", said Nguyen Thanh Long, Deputy Health Minister at an international health conference on August 25 in Hanoi.

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Chemicals, nutritional imbalance degrade Vietnamese people’s meals

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Chemicals, nutritional imbalance degrade Vietnamese people’s meals

Meals of Vietnamese people have been degraded by an imbalance in nutrition and chemicals used in production and processing.

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Diseases in rainy season on upward trend

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Diseases in rainy season on upward trend

According to the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health, since the beginning of the year, the number of dengue fever infection cases decreased by 33.7 percent and the mortality rate was down by 50.6 percent compared the same period last year with 11 deaths only.

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Vietnam to organize int’l conference on disease prevention

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Vietnam to organize int’l conference on disease prevention

The Prime Minister has given the green light to Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to organize an international conference on disease prevention in Hanoi this month.

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Vietnam totally controls measles: Ministry

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Vietnam totally controls measles: Ministry

The Ministry of Health announced at its press conference on August 4 in Hanoi about the free vaccination campaign against measles and rubella that Vietnam has controlled measles as during 7 first months, the country as reported 80 cases of measles in scattered 37 cities and provinces and especially there has no outbreak of the diseases.

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Nationwide vaccination campaign stops measles spread

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news 2 related news

The nationwide measles-rubella immunisation campaign for all children aged 1-14 has helped Vietnam prevent the diseases from spreading, as few new cases of measles were reported in the first seven months of this year, said Director of the Preventive Medicine Department Tran Dac Phu.

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More kids have lung problems in July

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The number of children being treated for respiratory diseases in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City hospitals has increased, doctors said.

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More VN kids have lung problems

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More VN kids have lung problems

VietNamNet Bridge – The number of children being treated for respiratory diseases in Ha Noi and HCM City hospitals has increased, doctors said.

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Prime Minister endorses FAO-sponsored health project

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a 2.1-million USD project on controlling human health threats funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).

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More kids have lung problems

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

The number of children being treated for respiratory diseases in Ha Noi and HCM City hospitals has increased, doctors said.

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Woman seeks lawsuit after 9 years living with HIV misdiagnosis, discrimination

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Woman seeks lawsuit after 9 years living with HIV misdiagnosis, discrimination

A woman in the northern province of Hung Yen says she will sue a local hospital that allegedly misdiagnosed her as HIV-positive nine years ago.

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Mitochondrial disease study raises hope of treatment

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Mitochondrial disease study raises hope of treatment

US scientists say they have taken the first step towards treating people born with mitochondrial diseases - debilitating genetic disorders.

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