Top aide to Brazil president says Zika a minimal threat for Olympics

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Brazilian President Rousseff's Chief of Staff says the Zika virus does not pose a serious threat for would-be visitors to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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Over 1,000 workers suffer suspected food poisoning

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Over 1,000 workers suffer suspected food poisoning

More than 1,000 workers at a Hong Kong-invested garment company in Haiphong City were hospitalised on suspicion of food poisoning.

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Clinics must protect staff from infection

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Clinics must protect staff from infection

Staff at health facilities continue to face a fairly high risk of infections from body fluids, blood or pathogens as protective measures are not effective, local health officials have said.

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Cooperation promoted between military hospital 175 and Japan

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago

Cooperation promoted between military hospital 175 and Japan

A Japanese delegation led by member of parliament Miyake had a working visit to Military Hospital 175 in Ho Chi Minh City on December 10 to discuss health care cooperation programmes, reported Quan Doi Nhan Dan (People’s Army) newspaper.

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Dak Lak hospitals lack funding for staff salaries

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Dak Lak hospitals lack funding for staff salaries

Fourteen hospitals in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak lack sufficient funds to pay staff salaries totalling VND15 billion (US$667,500), according to the provincial health department.

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US, Vietnam mark 20 years of medical cooperation

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VOV News English 3 month(s) ago

(VOV) - The Ministry of Health and the US Embassy on October 28 celebrated the 20th anniversary of Vietnam-US medical cooperation and normalized bilateral relations in Hanoi.

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Hospital in central Vietnam punishes doctors, nurses for poor bedside manner

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Hospital in central Vietnam punishes doctors, nurses for poor bedside manner

A public hospital in central Vietnam on Thursday said that they will cut salary payments to four of its staff members as a penalty for their bad attitude towards patients.

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Patient attacks doctor in northern Vietnam after delay

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A 31-year-old patient leapt out of a stretcher to attack a doctor at Hai Phong’s Viet Tiep Hospital after accusing the hospital staff of delaying his treatment.

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Investors cautious with Vietnam's healthcare sector, wait for stronger vital signs

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Investors cautious with Vietnam's healthcare sector, wait for stronger vital signs

When the interest of private investors for one of Vietnam’s biggest hospitals simply did not match expectations, it brought into sharp focus the continuing weaknesses of the healthcare sector.

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American doctor removes large tumor from girl’s feet

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American doctor removes large tumor from girl’s feet

VietNamNet Bridge – On September 11, American doctor McKinnon and doctors, medical staff of the FV Hospital in HCM City, successfully performed surgery to remove giant tumors from the feet of a 20-year-old girl from Hue City.

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Vaccinations at home could be dangerous for VN children, warns Health Ministry

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Vaccinations at home could be dangerous for VN children, warns Health Ministry

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Health has warned that home vaccination services were unsafe and likely to cause serious side-effects to children if administered at home.

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Vaccinations at home could be dangerous for children

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VOV News English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Ministry of Health has warned that home vaccination services were unsafe and likely to cause serious side-effects to children if administered at home.

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Vietnam mulls bill for compensation for victims of vaccination accidents

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Vietnam mulls bill for compensation for victims of vaccination accidents

Relevant agencies in Vietnam are considering a draft bill ruling on the payment of compensation to victims of vaccination accidents, but experts say it is difficult to confirm the reasons leading to such mishaps.

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Local Party chief faces dismissal for having sex with 2 staffers, making them pregnant

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Authorities in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on Friday said they are considering whether to dismiss the Party chief of a small town who has been accused of having sex with two staff members and making both pregnant.

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Nestle supports breastfeeding expansion in Vietnam

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Nestle supports breastfeeding expansion in Vietnam

Responsive to the annual World Breastfeeding Week from August 1-7, 2015, Nestle Vietnam yesterday joined hands with the Ho Chi Minh City Medicine and Pharmacy University and Hanoi Medical University to host a training course to improve knowledge about breastfeeding for about 1,000 medical staff at healthcare facilities across Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Danang city.

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