First endoscopic surgery performed by robot in Vietnam

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Ho Chi Minh City Party Secretary Dinh La Thang today paid a visit to Binh Dan Hospital in HCMC, the first infirmary in the country and in the Southeast Asia to perform endoscopy surgery for adults by using robots for the application of the new technique.

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Zika virus likely to spread in Asia Pacific: WHO

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

The mosquito-borne virus has been detected in 70 countries worldwide including at least 19 countries in the Asia Pacific region, said WHO director for health security and emergencies Li Ailan.

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Thailand considers Zika tests for all pregnant women

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Thailand is considering testing all pregnant women for Zika, the health ministry said on Monday, following confirmation last week of its first known cases of microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size, linked to the Zika virus.

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Zika travel advisory issued for 11 Southeast Asia countries

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

U.S. health officials are advising pregnant women to postpone travel to 11 countries in Southeast Asia because of Zika outbreaks in the region.

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Bayer partners Bright Future Fund to improve access to innovative treatment for liver and kidney cancer patients in Vietnam

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

Bayer South East Asia Pte Ltd. (Bayer SEA) and Bright Future Fund (BFF) in Vietnam, a member of Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) have established a patient assistance programme to provide Vietnamese patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) or advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC) with better access to a targeted oral cancer therapy.

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Southeast Asian haze crisis killed more than 100,000: Study

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JAKARTA: A smog outbreak in Southeast Asia last year may have caused more than 100,000 premature deaths, according to a new study released Monday (Sep 19) that triggered calls for action to tackle the "killer haze".

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ASEAN health ministers battle with Zika in teleconference

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Health ministers from ASEAN member states convened a teleconference yesterday seeking ways to combat the Zika virus, which has hit much of Southeast Asia.

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Study estimates 100,000 deaths from Indonesia haze

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Study estimates 100,000 deaths from Indonesia haze

Indonesian forest fires that choked a swath of Southeast Asia with a smoky haze for weeks last year may have caused more than 100,000 deaths, according to new research that will add to pressure on Indonesia's government to tackle the annual crisis.

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Philips concentrates on medicine technologies in Vietnam

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Philips concentrates on medicine technologies in Vietnam

In the framework of Conference on Hospital Management Asia 2016 which took place on September 7 in Ho Chi Minh City, Philips Corporation announced its new business strategies focusing on health technology in Vietnam, aiming to improve people’s health condition and living quality.

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HCM City hosts Hospital Management Asia 2016

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On September 7, the 15th annual Hospital Management Asia 2016 conference opened in Ho Chi Minh City, drawing the participation of 1,000 representatives, including 700 foreign guests from 35 countries.

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Microsoft showcases IT solutions to accelerate digital transformation in healthcare sector

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Microsoft showcases IT solutions to accelerate digital transformation in healthcare sector

The 15th annual Hospital Management Asia (HMA) conference has just opened in Ho Chi Minh City, with with the presence of over 1,000 delegates from 30 countries, who are senior healthcare administrators and medical professionals.

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Malaysia expects more Zika cases as virus spreads in Southeast Asia

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Malaysia expects more Zika cases as virus spreads in Southeast Asia

Malaysia is bracing for more Zika cases, officials said on Sunday, after detecting the first locally infected patient, which could further stretch a health system struggling with dengue, another mosquito-borne virus that can be fatal.

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Zika virus in Singapore likely evolved from Southeast Asia

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Zika virus in Singapore likely evolved from Southeast Asia

The Zika virus behind an outbreak in Singapore was not imported from South America, Singapore’s Ministry of Health said in a statement Saturday.

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2.6 billion people in Zika risk areas in Africa, Asia: study

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2.6 billion people in Zika risk areas in Africa, Asia: study

At least 2.6 billion people, over a third of the global population, live in parts of Africa, Asia and the Pacific where Zika could gain a new foothold, researchers warned Friday, with 1.2 billion at risk in India alone.

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2.6 billion people in Zika risk areas in Africa, Asia: study

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2.6 billion people in Zika risk areas in Africa, Asia: study

At least 2.6 billion people, over a third of the global population, live in parts of Africa, Asia and the Pacific where Zika could gain a new foothold, researchers warned todya, with 1.2 billion at risk in India alone.

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