Thousands join 10,000-step walk to promote healthy lifestyle in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

More than 5,000 students, office workers and city officials gathered in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City early Sunday morning for a 10,000-step walk aimed at launching an exercise movement to improve public health.

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Vietnamese spend $1.38bn a year on cigarettes

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

The Vietnamese population spends a total of VND31 trillion (US$1.38 billion) a year on cigarettes, according to statistics released by Vietnam’s Ministry of Health.

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Non-infectious diseases kill 400,000 Vietnamese per year

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

Infectious diseases kill about 300 people per year, whereas non-infectious infectious diseases kill about 400,000 ones, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyễn Thanh Long.

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Central region tackles respiratory, tropical diseases

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

A review of project Carlo Urbani on strengthening control of acute respiratory infectious diseases was held by the Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy (HUMP) on April 20 in Hue city, the central province of Thua Thien – Hue.

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Health minister claims unsafe food not major cause for cancer

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said that dirty food is not the major cause of cancer in Vietnam, but it is acute infection and chronic diseases.

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Hot weather drives people into hospitals

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The scorching sun in Ho Chi Minh City over the past week drove locals, especially kids and elderly people to hospitals.

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Ben Tre fights against mumps, measles in schools

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The Center of Preventive Medicine in the Mekong delta province of Ben Tre has said mumps and chicken pox are spreading in schools.

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Vietnam seeking solutions to industrial waste

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Industrial waste dumped at landfills is causing significant environmental problems in the country. As Vietnam's economy grows, industrial waste disposal has become more of a challenge.

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Hanoi hosts 6th Vietnam-US pediatrics conference

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

The 6th Vietnam-US Pediatrics Conference officially opened in the Bach Mai General Hospital, Hanoi, on March 30, bringing together leading domestic and foreign pediatric experts.

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Mother calls for help for life-saving surgery

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

A mother in Hai Duong Province is in need of help to treat her 16-year-old son who is suffering from two cancerous diseases at the same time.

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Family healthcare clinics fail to attract patients

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Poor equipment and facilities have been blamed for the failure in the new family healthcare clinics to attract patients.

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Unpredictable weather triggers seasonal diseases amongst kids, senior people

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

In the seasonal transition, unpredictable weather gives favorable condition for disease outbreaks especially respiratory and contagious diseases amongst kids and senior people.

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New hotlines for avian flu prevention launch in Hanoi

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

The Health Department of Hanoi has launched two hotlines to help prevent the spread of avian flu to humans.

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New hotlines for avian flu prevention launch in Hà Nội

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

The Health Department of Hà Nội has launched two hotlines to help prevent the spread of avian flu to humans.

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Heart diseases leave brother and sister helpless

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

A grandmother in Hanoi is calling for help for her two grandchildren who are suffering from heart disease and the death of their mother.

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