Viet Nam confronts growing drug problem

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

A recent NA decision allows addicts to be kept at detoxification centres before being sent to compulsory rehabilitation centres. But this is just one step in fighting addiction, Centre for Psychological Studies and Support to Drug Users director Le Trung Tuan told Viet Nam News.

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Ho Chi Minh City determined to handle homeless drug users

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Ho Chi Minh City determined to handle homeless drug users

Cao Tan Thanh went into hiding as soon as the Ho Chi Minh City authorities got the green light to round up drug addicts and send them to temporary rehab facilities.

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Vietnam steps up food safety

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has sent an instruction to ministries and local governments asking to strengthen food safety inspection and food poisoning prevention.

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Company donates medical equipment

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ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Viet Limited donated six pediatric emergency care carts with portable defibrillators, manual resuscitators, suction machines, drugs and other supplies yesterday to health care facilities in the central provinces of Quang Nam and Quang Ngai.

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Efforts to wipe out drug addiction in Ho Chi Minh City

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Efforts to wipe out drug addiction in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City has gone ahead in the fight against the abuse of drugs by administering a forceful program to check the health of addicts and send their profile to local courts to decide on a model of detoxification for them.

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In pictures: HCM City’s crackdown on homeless addicts

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In pictures: HCM City’s crackdown on homeless addicts

VietNamNet Bridge – More than 1,000 drug addicts without a stable residence in HCM City were found taking drugs under a city-wide anti-drug campaign that kicked off on December 5.

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Local-made drug to account for 80 % in market: Ministry

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Local-made drug to account for 80 % in market: Ministry

VietNamNet Bridge – Local-made medicines will account for 80 percent of home market, said a leader of the Drug Administration of Vietnam under the Ministry of Health at a meeting on pharmaceutical in Hanoi on last Saturday.

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Drug detoxification resumes in Ho Chi Minh City after one year suspension

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Drug detoxification resumes in Ho Chi Minh City after one year suspension

Drug addiction has never paused, but rehabilitation centers in Ho Chi Minh City were closed down for around a year due to accusations of human rights violations.

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More people can access to Methadone treatment, ARV drugs

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It needs to provide Methadone treatment to more people and safe needles and condoms to high risk groups, said Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long at a seminar on Methadone and antiretroviral drugs yesterday.

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HCM City cracks down on homeless drug addicts

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HCM City cracks down on homeless drug addicts

A total of 1,036 drug addicts without a stable residence in HCM City were found taking drugs under a city-wide anti-drug campaign that kicked off last Friday.

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City cracks down on homeless drug addicts

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago 2 related news

A total of 1,036 drug addicts without a stable residence in HCM City were found taking drugs under a city-wide anti-drug campaign that kicked off last Friday.

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Plan aims to improve pharmaceutical industry

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Plan aims to improve pharmaceutical industry

The Health Ministry launched a development plan for the pharmaceutical sector on Saturday in co-operation with the World Health Organisation.

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Plan aims to improve pharmaceutical industry

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Plan aims to improve pharmaceutical industry

The Health Ministry launched a development plan for the pharmaceutical sector on Saturday in co-operation with the World Health Organisation.

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National strategy on pharmaceutical industry launched

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

Domestically-made medicines making up 80 percent of total consumption is one of the goals set forth in a national strategy to develop the Vietnamese pharmaceutical industry until 2020.

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National strategy on pharmaceutical industry launched

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Domestically-made medicines making up 80 percent of total consumption is one of the goals set forth in a national strategy to develop the Vietnamese pharmaceutical industry until 2020.

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