Red tape adds complication to drug rehabilitation strategies

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Red tape adds complication to drug rehabilitation strategies

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City officials are concerned that due to longer and more confused procedures, a large number of drug addicts will be unable to enter mandatory treatment centres.

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Vaccinations for hepatitis B drop

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago

The number of children receiving hepatitis B vaccine within a day of being born has fallen sharply, said professor Nguyen Tran Hien, director of the Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology.

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One of three survivors of Hanoi helicopter crash dies

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One of three survivors of Hanoi helicopter crash dies

VietNamNet Bridge – Soldier Nguyen Van Tuan of the Hanoi Command died at 10:45 am on July 19 after two weeks of treatment at the National Burn Institute because of his injuries, bringing the total number of soldiers who died in the accident to 19.

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Official: Progress made on reducing HIV transmission

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago 2 related news

HA NOI (VNS) —The number of people with HIV in Viet Nam has fallen to under 0.3 per cent, said National Assembly Committee for Social Affairs Vice Chairman Dang Thuan Phong at a conference on Thursday.

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Red tape adds complication to drug rehabilitation strategies

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

City officials are concerned that due to longer and more confused procedures, a large number of drug addicts will be unable to enter mandatory treatment centres.

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Official: Progress made on reducing HIV transmission

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago 2 related news

The number of people with HIV in Viet Nam has fallen to under 0.3 per cent, said National Assembly Committee for Social Affairs Vice Chairman Dang Thuan Phong at a conference on Thursday.

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Summer to raise encephalitis risk

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Despite a steady decrease in the number of encephalitis and Japanese encephalitis patients in recent years, the Ministry of Health has warned that summer temperatures could see a rebound in the number of cases, particularly in northern Viet Nam.

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City urges anti-disease drive

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

The Preventive Health Centre of HCM City has urged all city districts to take measures to prevent the spread of dengue fever, measles, hand-foot-mouth disease and Japanese encephalitis.

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JE spreads in northern Vietnam; HFMD on rise in southern region

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JE spreads in northern Vietnam; HFMD on rise in southern region

The number of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) cases has increased sharply in northern Vietnam this month, while the hand, food and mouth disease (HFMD) is also on the rise in the country’s southern region, health authorities reported.

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Bigger health warnings for Thai cigarette packs

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Bigger health warnings for Thai cigarette packs

Cigarette packs in Thailand will be 85 percent covered with graphic health warnings and a quit smoking hotline telephone number by September, the public health ministry said on Friday.

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Vietnam parents take infants abroad for vaccination given local drug shortage

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Vietnam parents take infants abroad for vaccination given local drug shortage

A number of Vietnamese people have chosen to take their newborns to neighboring countries for vaccination considering the current dire shortage of local vaccines against childhood diseases.

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Passengers from Middle East must fill medical declaration form at entrance

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago 6 related news

For fearing that the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome caused by the Corona virus, or MERS-CoV, will spread into the country via entry points, the Ministry of Health yesterday asked people from nine countries in the Middle East to fill out health declaration forms at three international airports since July.

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Immunisation programme to get three more vaccines

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Three more vaccines could be added to the National Expanded Programme for Immunisation (EPI), increasing the number to 14, according to Nguyen Tran Hien, its head.

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Regular cleaning houses to curb stink bugs: Ministry

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The number of hospitalized cases caused by blood-sucking stink bugs increased significantly in Hanoi and northern provinces recently, the Ministry of Health June 13 warned people to clean their houses regularly and eliminate rotten woods.

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Ministry inspects use of additives

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Health Ministry's Food Administration will carry out inspections of the production, trade and use of food additives in a number of localities from now until the end of this month.

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