Vietnam’s town with 1,200 blind people: Onion is the culprit?

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam’s town with 1,200 blind people: Onion is the culprit?

VietNamNet Bridge - In Vinh Chau town, Soc Trang province many onion-farming family have blind people. Some family has up to 2-3 blind members. Most families with blind people work with red onion all the year.

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Cataract surgery brings about high economic efficiency for Vietnam

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VOV News English 10 month(s) ago 1 related news

Cataract surgery brings about high economic efficiency for Vietnam

(VOV) - Cataract surgery brings about high economic efficiency for Vietnam, according to the latest research VISONARY conducted by Fred Hollows Foundation (FHF) and the George Institute for Global Health.

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When ophthalmologists are all eyes on urban light

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VietnamPlus English 20 month(s) ago

When ophthalmologists are all eyes on urban light

The shortage of ophthalmologists (eye doctors) at district level makes it difficult to achieve the aim of reducing the rate of blindness to less than 0.3 percent of the population by 2020.

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Eye doctors won't leave urban areas

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VietNam News English 20 month(s) ago

The shortage of ophthalmologists (eye doctors) at district level makes it difficult to achieve the aim of reducing the rate of blindness to less than 0.3 per cent of the population by 2020.

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Cataracts cause most blindness

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Nhân dân English 35 month(s) ago

Cataracts cause most blindness

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Cataracts cause most blindness

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Báo QĐND English 35 month(s) ago 2 related news

Cataracts cause most blindness

The medical sector is trying to reduce cases of blindness in the country that currently stands at 0.6 percent of population by providing more cataract trachoma surgery and improving eye care in the community.

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Cataracts cause most blindness

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VietNam News English 35 month(s) ago 2 related news

The medical sector is trying to reduce cases of blindness in the country that currently stands at 0.6 per cent of population by providing more cataract trachoma surgery and improving eye care in the community.

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Rural areas in need of eye care

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VietNam News English 41 month(s) ago

Rural areas in need of eye care

Up to 80 per cent of people with visual problems could be treated for eyesight improvement if there were more funding and human resources, according to eye care experts.

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“Don’t let glaucoma darken your life.”

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Hanoi Times English 43 month(s) ago

The Hanoitimes - The World Glaucoma Association (WGA) has delivered this message to people across the globe to promote “Glaucoma Week 2012” from March 11 to 17.

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“Don’t let glaucoma darken your life.”

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Báo QĐND English 43 month(s) ago

“Don’t let glaucoma darken your life.”

The World Glaucoma Association (WGA) has delivered this message to people across the globe to promote “Glaucoma Week 2012” from March 11 to 17.

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“Don’t let glaucoma darken your life.”

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VOV News English 43 month(s) ago

“Don’t let glaucoma darken your life.”

(VOV) - The World Glaucoma Association (WGA) has delivered this message to people across the globe to promote “Glaucoma Week 2012” from March 11 to 17.

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Workshop talks about preventing blindness

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VietNam News English 47 month(s) ago 1 related news

Eye doctors and experts from Australia, Cambodia and Viet Nam exchanged ways of reducing avoidable blindness at a workshop yesterday in Ha Noi.

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Eye treatment has become harder to find

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VietNam News English 48 month(s) ago

Around 381,000 people throughout the country have lost sight in both eyes, according to Director of Viet Nam's National Institute of Ophthalmology Do Nhu Hon.

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Nearly 390,000 Vietnamese suffer from blindness

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VietnamNet English 48 month(s) ago 7 related news

VietNamNet Bridge – Around 381,000 people throughout the country were reported to have lost sight in both eyes, according to Director of Viet Nam's National Institute of Ophthalmology, Do Nhu Hon.

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Thousands of Vietnamese suffer from blindness

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VietNam News English 48 month(s) ago

Around 381,000 people throughout the country were reported to have lost sight in both eyes, according to Director of Viet Nam's National Institute of Ophthalmology, Do Nhu Hon.

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