Vietnam seizes 1kg of drug precursor disguised as tea

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Vietnam seizes 1kg of drug precursor disguised as tea

Ho Chi Minh City customs officials have seized about one kilogram of drug precursors disguised in two boxes as dissolved tea, the latest in a string of uncovered cases in which drugs or drug precursors were camouflaged to be sent to receivers in Australia.

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Party Secretariat calls for action against drug crimes

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

The Secretariat of the Party Central Committee has required Party organisations and local authorities across the country to intensify their efforts to combat drug crimes in line with the Politburo's Instructive No 21/CT-TW issued in 2008.

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HCMC offers lifelong free treatment for HIV-infected pregnant women

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

HCMC offers lifelong free treatment for HIV-infected pregnant women

VietNamNet Bridge - From April, all pregnant women with HIV in Ho Chi Minh City will be treated with antiretroviral (ARV) drugs free of charge, regardless of the level of immune cells in their blood.

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Procurement law set to lock in domestic bias for drug sales

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Procurement law set to lock in domestic bias for drug sales

A new regulation on drug purchase priorities in the revised Law on Public Procurement will help protect local drug producers.

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Stockpiles of Roche Tamiflu drug are waste of money, review finds

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Stockpiles of Roche Tamiflu drug are waste of money, review finds

The logo of Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche is seen outside their headquarters in Basel January 30, 2014.

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DPM Vu Duc Dam heads national AIDS control committee

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VGP – The PM has assigned Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam as Chairman of the National Committee for AIDS, Drugs and Prostitution Prevention and Control (NCADPPC).

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Vietnam customs officials detect 1.5kg of drug precursors camouflaged as spicy salt

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Vietnam customs officials detect 1.5kg of drug precursors camouflaged as spicy salt

Ho Chi Minh City customs officials have discovered more than one kilogram of drug precursors disguised in a box as spicy salt, the most recent in a string of similar cases uncovered since November last year in which drugs or drug precursors were intended for consignees in Australia.

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Skin cancer: Genetic mutations 'warn of risk'

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Skin cancer: Genetic mutations 'warn of risk'

Scientists say they have taken a step forward in understanding why some people are at greater risk of skin cancer because of their family history.

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Doctor goes extra step to tackle TB

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Doctor goes extra step to tackle TB

Nguyen Thi Huyen Tran was worried about the tuberculosis treatment for her 88-year-old father because he was too weak to go the local TB treatment centre every day.

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A million children a year develop TB, study

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

About a million children, double the previous estimate, fall ill with tuberculosis every year, said a study yesterday that also gave the first tally of drug-resistant TB among the young.

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Pioneering Vietnam prepares for new TB drugs

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Pioneering Vietnam prepares for new TB drugs

Later this year, Vietnam will become the first country that treats multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) cases with new medicines, a health official has said.

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Local firms to lead drug market

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The latest development plan for the pharmaceutical industry sets ambitious targets that can create growth opportunities, but could also prove difficult for local firms to achieve, experts say.

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Local firms to lead drug market

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Local firms to lead drug market

The latest development plan for the pharmaceutical industry sets ambitious targets that can create growth opportunities, but could also prove difficult for local firms to achieve, experts say.

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Gene therapy shows promise for HIV control without drugs: study

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Gene therapy shows promise for HIV control without drugs: study

U.S. researchers said Wednesday they have used gene therapy involving genetically engineered T- cells to successfully decrease the amount of the AIDS virus in several patients taken off antiretroviral drug therapy (ADT) entirely, including one patient whose levels became undetectable.

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Nine-month-old baby may have been cured of HIV, US scientists say

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Nine-month-old baby may have been cured of HIV, US scientists say

Aids virus HIV. This file picture taken under a microscope shows the HIV virus burgeoning on a lymphocyte. Source: AFP

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