Five in critical condition after eating toxic mushrooms

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Five in critical condition after eating toxic mushrooms

Many young people and students in Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands), Kon Tum Province, gathered today to donate blood for five patients of mushroom poisoning.

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Healthcare, consultation service provided through video call

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SaiGon GP English 22 hour(s) ago

The Central Endocrinology Hospital in Hanoi and Military-run Vietnamese mobile network operator Viettel yesterday officially introduced healthcare and consultation service through video call named MyDoctor.

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More healthcare staff quit smoking, survey finds

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VietNam News English 1 day(s) ago

Only 6.68 per cent of HCM City's healthcare staff smoked cigarettes in 2014, compared to 10 per cent in 2011, according to a survey by the city's Health Department's committee for tobacco harm prevention.

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52 garment workers hospitalized again, one day after toxic gas leak in Vietnam

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52 garment workers hospitalized again, one day after toxic gas leak in Vietnam

Doctors in the southern province of Dong Nai said that 52 of the 95 garment workers treated on Monday for exposure to a gas leak were rushed back to hospital again on Tuesday, with the same symptoms.

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Six-year record heat increases encephalitis cases

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 day(s) ago

Six-year record heat increases encephalitis cases

Health authorities warn of a sharp rise in encephalitis across the country due to the unseasonably hot summer, with temperatures at hit six-year highs in northern regions.

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Viet Nam, Sweden join hands in health sector

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

Viet Nam, Sweden join hands in health sector

In the coming time, Viet Nam's health sector should focus on minimising hospital overcrowding, upgrading healthcare system at the grassroots level, and ensuring health insurance for all.

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Cancer cases soar in Vietnam, many related to eating, drinking habits

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 day(s) ago

Cancer cases soar in Vietnam, many related to eating, drinking habits

The number of cancer cases in Vietnam has risen steadily since 1998, with 100,000-150,000 new patients and 70,000 deaths caused by the disease annually, according to figures a research group from the 175 Military Hospital released at a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday.

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Orbis Flying Eye Hospital arrives in Hanoi for first time

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VietnamNet English 3 day(s) ago 1 related news

Orbis Flying Eye Hospital (FEH) arrived at Noi Bai Airport on May 26 to give free eye surgery to patients with eyesight problems and deliver training courses to medical officials after an 11-day stay in Hue.

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Factory workers discharged from hospital after gas leak at industrial park

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VietNam News English 4 day(s) ago 2 related news

Factory workers discharged from hospital after gas leak at industrial park

Around 100 female workers at a garment factory who fainted on Monday because of an ammonia leak from another plant in an industrial park in the southern province of Dong Nai were released from the hospital yesterday morning in good condition.

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Victims of mushroom poisoning stable

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VietNam News English 4 day(s) ago

Victims of mushroom poisoning stable

The conditions of 20 people hospitalised after consuming toxic mushrooms have been stable and no casualties have been reported, a health official said.

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Workers faint after ammonia gas leak

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VietNam News English 4 day(s) ago 2 related news

Workers faint after ammonia gas leak

Asia Garment at the Amata Industrial Zone in Bien Hoa city confirmed today that more than 50 of their workers fainted following an ammonia gas leak at another company on Monday.

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60 garment workers faint in southern Vietnam after toxic gas leak

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 day(s) ago 2 related news

60 garment workers faint in southern Vietnam after toxic gas leak

Around 60 garment workers in the southern province of Dong Nai were hospitalized after being exposed to a toxic gas that had apparently leaked from a neighboring factory on Monday, doctors said.

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Ho Chi Minh City to have second medical facility with helipad by 2017

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Ho Chi Minh City to have second medical facility with helipad by 2017

Ho Chi Minh City will have another medical facility with a helipad when a project inside 175 Military Hospital is finished by 2017.

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Doctors save boy who fell and was impaled by bamboo

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VietNam News English 4 day(s) ago

Doctors from Thai Nguyen Province's General Hospital have saved a 13-year-old boy who fell out of fruit tree on Sunday and impaled himself on a small bamboo tree.

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Doctors, nurses blamed for death of young mother

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VietNam News English 4 day(s) ago

The family of a woman from Quang Ngai Province who died three days after giving birth at Quang Ngai General Hospital have accused doctors and nurses of negligence.

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