Village lead production hurts local children

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Village lead production hurts local children

VietNamNet Bridge – Producing lead from batteries has become a lucrative occupation for residents of Dong Mai Village. Yet few realise how seriously it is affecting children, 300 of whom currently suffer from lead poisoning, according to the National Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health.

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Village lead production hurts local children

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Producing lead from batteries has become a lucrative occupation for residents of Dong Mai village. Yet few realise how seriously it is affecting children, 300 of whom currently suffer from lead poisoning, according to the National Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health.

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Thousands volunteer to donate blood

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

The National Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion received 2,229 units of blood donated by 3,500 registered donors at an event to mark the International Volunteer Day (December 5) on Saturday at Hoa Binh Park in Ha Noi.

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Ebola vaccine trial will take several months: Fauci

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, talks about tests of a possible vaccine for Ebola. Fauci, speaking with Trish Regan on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart," also discusses the effectiveness of this year's flu vaccine.

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Mother appeals for help for her ailing children

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Mother appeals for help for her ailing children

A poor family in Hanoi is appealing for financial help to save two young children fighting life-threatening illnesses.

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Micronutrient Day launched to improve nutrition among mothers, children

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) under the Health Ministry launched the Micronutrient Day on December 1, with the aim of preventing micronutrient deficiencies.

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Thousands sign up to donate corneas

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Nearly 40,000 people have registered to donate their corneas to the Eye Bank, which has already received 461 corneas from 235 people in the past five years, according to the Viet Nam National Institute of Ophthalmology (VNIO).

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High lipid levels raise alarm

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

About 44 per cent of Ha Noi and HCM City residents have hyperlipidaemia, a condition where one has an abnormally elevated level of lipids in their blood, according to a recent study by the National Institute of Nutrition.

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Vietnam lifts Ebola quarantine on local visitor

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

Vietnam lifts Ebola quarantine on local visitor

(VOV) - A local resident is free to move about unrestricted after testing negative for the deadly Ebola virus, say officials from the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology.

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Vietnamese man's test results negative for Ebola: official

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Da Nang Health Department received results this afternoon from the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology that show a patient currently in isolation in Da Nang Hospital does not have Ebola, an official said.

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Da Nang man's test results negative for Ebola: official

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Da Nang Health Department received results this afternoon from the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology that show a patient currently in isolation in Da Nang Hospital does not have Ebola, an official said.

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More fat kids a national concern

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

The obesity rate has swelled, especially among children under five, National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) Deputy Director Le Bach Mai said on October 10.

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More fat kids a national concern

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

The obesity rate has swelled, especially among children under five, National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) deputy director Le Bach Mai said yesterday.

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Health experts discuss advanced techniques

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

More than 1,000 health experts gathered at the eighth congress of the Asia - Pacific Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis, which opened yesterday in Ha Noi.

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Non-infectious diseases increasing due to improper diet

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Uncontagious diseases are on upward trend owing to improper diet, said Dr. Le Bach Mai, deputy head of the National Institute of Nutrition.

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