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

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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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'Stop Using Rhino Horn' denies link with stats on horn buyers in Vietnam

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'Stop Using Rhino Horn' denies link with stats on horn buyers in Vietnam

Recent statistics showing that the number of rhino horn buyers in Vietnam has slumped have no truck with the “Stop Using Rhino Horn,” the coordinator board behind the communication campaign said Monday.

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Tracking shisha trading rings in Vietnam

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Tracking shisha trading rings in Vietnam

Two Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper contributors have tracked down rings trading in shisha, also known as Arab pipe tobacco, which an increasing number of local youngsters have been hooked on in recent years.

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Rhino horn buyers in Vietnam down 77 percent: report

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Rhino horn buyers in Vietnam down 77 percent: report

The number of people who buy rhino horn in Vietnam has decreased 77 percent while there has been a 60 percent plummet in the number of people who think rhino horn has medical value, newswire Vietnamplus reported Wednesday.

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Medical experts gather at gynaecology forum

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

The two-day 15th Vietnam-France-Asia-Pacific Conference on Obstetrics and Gynaecology began in HCM City yesterday, focusing on a number of specialised issues such as prenatal diagnosis and newborn screenings.

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Medical experts gather in gynaecology conference

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Medical experts gather in gynaecology conference

The 15th Vietnam-France-Asia-Pacific Conference on Obstetrics and Gynaecology took place in Ho Chi Minh City on May 14-15, focusing on a number of specialised issues such as prenatal diagnosis and newborn screenings.

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Medical experts gather in gynaecology conference

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Medical experts gather in gynaecology conference

The 15th Vietnam-France-Asia-Pacific Conference on Obstetrics and Gynaecology took place in Ho Chi Minh City on May 14-15, focusing on a number of specialised issues such as prenatal diagnosis and newborn screenings.

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Upward trend of HIV-infected pregnant woman

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

At a press brief in Hanoi on May 13 the Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control warned of an increase in the number of pregnant women infected with HIV

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Medical insurance participants shrink in four first months

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Medical insurance participants shrink in four first months

It is alarming that the number of health insurance participants in the country in four first months reduced by 1.2 million compared to the same period last year; accordingly, the sector can not achieve the target of 75 percent of the country’s population to join medical insurance.

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Health insurance buyers shrink by 1.2 million

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

Health insurance buyers shrink by 1.2 million

VietNamNet Bridge – The number of health insurance buyers has reduced by 1.2 million in the first four months of 2015 compared to 64 million by the end of 2014.

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Strokes rising among people of working age, warns charity

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Strokes rising among people of working age, warns charity

There has been an "alarming" rise in the number of working-age men and women having strokes, a charity has warned.

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Diseases on wane in HCM City

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

HCM City saw a decline in the number of cases of dengue fever, measles, chicken pox, whooping cough, diarrhoea, mumps and Rubella in April compared to the first three months of the year, according to the city's Preventive Health Centre.

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Number of kids, elderly suffering from hot weather diseases increases

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Number of kids, elderly suffering from hot weather diseases increases

Hospitals in the northern and the central are reporting an increase in the number of children and senior people being diagnosed with heatstroke, respiratory illnesses and acute diarrhea due to the recent surge in temperatures.

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Ebola deaths pass 11,000 mark: WHO

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

GENEVA — The number of deaths from the Ebola epidemic now exceeds 11,000, figures from the World Health Organisation has showed.

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WHO draws up plan to eradicate Ebola

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WHO draws up plan to eradicate Ebola

The World Health Organisation on Tuesday unveiled a plan to eradicate the deadly Ebola virus, aiming to identify and isolate the dwindling number of new cases by the end of May.

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