Junkies in southern Vietnam turn addictive medicine into their drugs

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 day(s) ago

Junkies in southern Vietnam turn addictive medicine into their drugs

An increasing number of addicts and young people in several Mekong Delta provinces have concocted an addictive oral medicine into a hazardous form of drugs, leaving them highly prone to shock and death.

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Hospitals see increase in child respiratory illnesses

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Hospitals see increase in child respiratory illnesses

There has been a sharp increase in the number of children being admitted to hospitals in Hanoi suffering respiratory illnesses due to adverse weather conditions and air pollution.

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2014 medical campaigns yield positive results

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VietnamPlus English 4 day(s) ago

Blood donation and humanitarian medical examination and treatment campaigns in 2014 brought about significant results and benefitted a substantial number of people, heard a conference reviewing the drives in Hanoi on April 14.

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Vietnam's number of breastfed children still low: UNICEF

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Vietnam's number of breastfed children still low: UNICEF

UNICEF aims to assure 50% of children around the world are breastfed exclusively in their first six months, but Vietnam has only reached 17%, an Asia-Pacific UNICEF representative said at a recent conference on nutrition in Hanoi.

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Vietnam's number of breastfed children still low: UNICEF

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam's number of breastfed children still low: UNICEF

UNICEF aims to assure 50 percent of children around the world are breastfed exclusively in their first six months, but Vietnam has only reached 17 percent, an Asia-Pacific UNICEF representative said at a recent conference on nutrition in Hanoi.

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Dengue fever-related deaths, infection reported to increase

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

The Ministry of Health yesterday said that in Mach, the country recorded over 1,575 cases of dengue fever including three deaths in Ho Chi Minh City and the southern province of Dong Nai.

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Health care urged for female workers

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Huynh Cao Hai, deputy head of the Dong Nai Province's Health Department, said he plans to encourage all factories in the province to offer reproductive healthcare services for female workers, especially those with a large number of female workers.

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Ministries urged to improve care for the elderly

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Ministries urged to improve care for the elderly

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has urged the Ministry of Health to establish additional geriatric wards in hospitals and coordinate with the Vietnam Social Insurance to intensify healthcare access for the elderly – who currently number 9.4 million, accounting for 10.45 percent of the total population.

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Healthcare urged for female workers

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

Huynh Cao Hai, deputy head of the Dong Nai Province's Health Department, said he planned to encourage all factories in the province to offer reproductive healthcare services for female workers, especially those with a large number of female workers.

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Customers should watch out for misleading dietary supplement ads

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Increasing number of advertising violations for supplements is a headache for authorities and a health concern for customers, Nguyen Thanh Phong of the Food Safety Department tells Kinh Te & Do Thi.

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Hanoi sees drop in drug addicts

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Hanoi has so far this year recorded nearly 16,000 drug addicts, 1,565 fewer than the number documented by the end of 2014, according to the municipal People’s Committee.

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Figures show spike in two infectious diseases

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Figures show spike in two infectious diseases

The number of cases of dengue fever, and hand, foot and mouth disease tends to increase in some areas in the country in January and February. HCM City and the southern provinces have reported an increase in dengue fever cases, while the hand, foot and mouth disease is on the rise in Ha Noi, Hai Phong and the central province of Da Nang.

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PM assigns tasks to ease hospital overload

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PM assigns tasks to ease hospital overload

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has assigned a number of tasks to the Health Ministry to ease hospital overcrowding and improve public health care.

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Funding focus on district healthcare

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The HCM City Department of Health will this year spend on improving facilities and training of health workers in district hospitals, especially clinics in wards and communes, to ease the load on city- and central-level hospitals.

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Rabies deaths lowest in a decade

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The number of fatalities caused by rabies last year was 66 nationwide, the lowest for the last 10 years, reported the Department of Preventive Medicine last Saturday.

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