Vietnam orders recall of stroke pills after discovery of toxins

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Vietnam orders recall of stroke pills after discovery of toxins

Vietnamese health authorities on Wednesday ordered a recall of a batch of dietary supplements used alongside drugs to treat cerebrovascular accidents (CVA) imported from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) after they found toxic substances in their ingredients.

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Russian woman in detention for carrying 2.78kg of cocaine at Vietnam airport

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Russian woman in detention for carrying 2.78kg of cocaine at Vietnam airport

Customs officers at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City said on Monday that tests showed the white powder weighing 2.78kg they had found in the luggage of a Russian woman is cocaine.

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Liberian medic treated with experimental Ebola drug dies

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Liberian medic treated with experimental Ebola drug dies

A Liberian doctor treated with experimental American anti-Ebola serum ZMapp has died, the west African nation said on Monday.

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Japan ready to offer trial Ebola drug

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Japan ready to offer trial Ebola drug

Tokyo stands ready to offer an experimental drug developed by a Japanese company to help stem the global tide of the deadly Ebola virus, the top government spokesman said Monday.

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Health authority fines substandard-imported drug importers

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

The Drug Administration of Vietnam August 22 said that it has fined five pharmaceutical companies which imported several substandard medications.

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WHO backs use of experimental Ebola drugs in West Africa

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WHO backs use of experimental Ebola drugs in West Africa

People infected in the West African Ebola outbreak can be offered untested drugs, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, but the scarcity of supplies has raised questions about who gets priority access to treatment.

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Up to 30,000 'eligible for Ebola drugs'

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Up to 30,000 'eligible for Ebola drugs'

Up to 30,000 people could have been eligible for drugs in the current Ebola outbreak - if they had been available, a report in Nature suggests.

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Healthcare affordability: The US-led TPP comes with strings attached for Vietnam

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Healthcare affordability: The US-led TPP comes with strings attached for Vietnam

This picture taken on April 17, 2014 shows families with their children suffering from measles at a state-run hospital in Hanoi. Photo: AFP

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Authorities instructed to monitor medicine imports

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

The Ministry of Health's Drug Administration of Viet Nam (DAVN) has issued a nationwide request for provinces and cities to tighten their management of drug importers and distribution companies.

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Vietnam to check all imported drugs

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Dr. Truong Quoc Cuong, Head of Vietnam Drug Administration has ordered departments of health to keep close watch on drug quality after Sai Gon Giai Phong released an article “Difficulties on controlling medication quality" on August 18.

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Doctors Without Borders likens Ebola epidemic to “wartime“

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Doctors Without Borders says West Africa is fighting a war, not with guns and bullets but with experimental drugs and checkpoints, as Ebola takes its deadly toll.

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Vietnam bans substandard pharmaceutical drugs

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Vietnam bans substandard pharmaceutical drugs

(VOV) -The Drug Administration of Vietnam (DAV) has forbidden the import of 24 various foreign drugs from dozens of companies due to inferior quality.

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Experimental drugs in race to halt Ebola

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The World Health Organization has backed the use of experimental Ebola drugs in West Africa, as the deadly virus continues to spread in Nigeria. Joel Flynn asks what limited supplies of the vaccine could mean for further containment and how stretched health services can handle further spread.

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Williams among many who cracked jokes while in depression

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Williams among many who cracked jokes while in depression

When you think of Ellen DeGeneres, Conan O’Brien, David Letterman and Robin Williams, the first word that comes to mind isn’t depression.

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WHO approves experimental Ebola drugs

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WHO approves experimental Ebola drugs

The World Health Organization authorised the use of experimental drugs to fight Ebola as the death toll topped 1,000 and a Spanish priest became the first European to succumb to the outbreak.

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