Rescued bears get corrective jaw surgery in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Two moon bears at a sanctuary in northern Vietnam were given orthognathic surgeries by a Hong Kong-based veterinarian invited by Animals Asia.

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Proposal to make alcohol firms pay health tax

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

It has been proposed that companies which produce and import alcohol and beer products should pay VND360 billion (USD16.36 million) annually for health services.

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SVCC’s Singaporean slant on cancer care

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnamese families will have better access to cancer services and treatment following the grand opening of the Singapore-Vietnam Cancer Centre in Ho Chi Minh City. Eng Aik Meng, chairman of Vietnam Integrated Medical Services, told VIR’s Thanh Van how the new facility will transform cancer care in Vietnam.

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US institute: Vietnam ranks first on health governance index

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

Vietnam ranked first among 18 developing countries in Asia and Africa on the Health Governance Capacity Index, according to a study conducted by the Brookings Institute of the US.

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5cm tumor removed from female’s brain

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

A team of surgeons Neurosurgery Department of the Xuyen A (Trans-Asia) General Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City’s Cu Chi District March 8 performed a surgery to remove the tumor from 53-year-old woman from the Mekong delta province of Tien Giang Province.

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First endoscopic surgery performed by robot in Vietnam

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SaiGon GP English 8 month(s) ago

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 10 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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Báo Dân Trí English 10 month(s) ago

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 10 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 10 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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Báo Đầu Tư English 10 month(s) ago 1 related news

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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Báo Đầu Tư English 10 month(s) ago

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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SaiGon GP English 11 month(s) ago

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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Báo Dân Trí English 11 month(s) ago 1 related news

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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