Dementia cases to nearly triple by 2050: report

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Dementia cases to nearly triple by 2050: report

The number of people with dementia worldwide will nearly triple from 47 million today to 132 million in 2050, a report said Tuesday.

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Hanoi spreads health screening for pregnant women, infants

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago

Hanoi spreads health screening for pregnant women, infants

Hanoi has carried out a project on health screening for pregnant women and infants since the beginning of the year in a bid to mitigate the number of children born with deformities and give timely treatment for congenital abnormalities from their early stage.

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Ministry of Health to set up dengue fever inspection teams

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

Ministry of Health to set up dengue fever inspection teams

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Health will set up five inspection teams to monitor dengue fever conditions throughout the country because of the complicated situation caused by dengue outbreaks.

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Diseases in rainy season on upward trend

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

Diseases in rainy season on upward trend

According to the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health, since the beginning of the year, the number of dengue fever infection cases decreased by 33.7 percent and the mortality rate was down by 50.6 percent compared the same period last year with 11 deaths only.

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Hospitalization among children increases for respiratory problems

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

There has been an increase in the number of children suffering bronchitis and pneumonia in August, said head of the Respiratory Ward in the city’s Children Hospital No.1 Dr. Tran Anh Tuan.

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Hanoi struggles to attract new methadone treatment patients

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

Hanoi is struggling to increase the number of applications for its methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) clinics which have proved themselves to be a cost-saving and effective detoxification method, said Director of the municipal Department of Health Nguyen Khac Hien.

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Health Ministry boosts HIV/AIDS-testing

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Ministry of Health implemented measures to increase the number of those receiving HIV/AIDS tests by making testing facilities available and more convenient.

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Vietnam has nearly 4 million asthma sufferers

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam has nearly 4 million asthma sufferers

VietNamNet Bridge – The number of Vietnamese people suffering from asthma is still on the rise, Central Lung Hospital Director Nguyen Viet Nhung has said.

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More kids have lung problems in July

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The number of children being treated for respiratory diseases in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City hospitals has increased, doctors said.

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More VN kids have lung problems

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More VN kids have lung problems

VietNamNet Bridge – The number of children being treated for respiratory diseases in Ha Noi and HCM City hospitals has increased, doctors said.

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More kids have lung problems

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

The number of children being treated for respiratory diseases in Ha Noi and HCM City hospitals has increased, doctors said.

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Satellite hospitals stem the tide

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

Nearly 40 percent of provincial satellite hospitals have reported a decrease in the number of patients being transferred to higher-level hospitals for treatment, helping to lift the burden on central hospitals that has been weighing them down for decades.

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Over 10,000 children with congenital heart diseases wait for surgeries

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

The number of children with congenital heart diseases is quite large with 10,000 kids every year and they have to wait for surgeries, said The Children Hospital No.1 in Ho Chi Minh City at a seminar two days ago.

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Health insurance coverage up, but targets remain difficult: Minister

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Health insurance coverage up, but targets remain difficult: Minister

VietNamNet Bridge – The number of healthcare insurance holders in the country has thus far reached 64.6 million, accounting for 71.4 per cent of the total population, the Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said at a teleconference last week.

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Hanoi to add more doctors for improving health services

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

Hanoi to add more doctors for improving health services

Hanoi’s health sector said that it will add more than one thousands doctors to the municipal health worker contingent to achieve the number of doctors the city needs to provide properly qualified health services for its citizens.

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