At TPP, Vietnam, developing nations come under US onslaught on affordable cancer treatments

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At TPP, Vietnam, developing nations come under US onslaught on affordable cancer treatments

Vietnamese cancer patients, many of whom have succumbed to the disease due to high drug prices, are likely to pay even more if their country falls prey to a US-led attack aimed at handing out largesse to American Big Pharma in a regional free-trade pact, critics say.

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Vietnam, Switzerland work on low-cost medicines

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The Vietnam Ministry of Health and Switzerland’s Novartis Group have signed a memorandum of understanding on low-cost with the aim of increasing Vietnamese people’s access to essential generic drugs that they can afford.

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Vietnam, Switzerland work on low-cost medicines

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The Vietnam Ministry of Health and Switzerland’s Novartis Group have signed a memorandum of understanding on low-cost with the aim of increasing Vietnamese people’s access to essential generic drugs that they can afford.

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Police arrest drug trafficker

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The central city's Counter Narcotics Police Force seized a woman trafficking 2,300 tablets of methamphetamine on a bus from Ha Noi to Da Nang on Sunday.

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Woman steps up in fight to tackle drugs

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Woman steps up in fight to tackle drugs

Since for Le Thi Nga "to live is to give," she thought nothing about joining the neighbourhood watch in her fourth quarter in District 1's Cau Kho Ward in 2009.

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Glaxo working accelerate Ebola treatment

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Bloomberg’s Sam Fazeli reports on drug companies racing for an Ebola vaccine and treatment drugs. He speaks with Jonathan Ferro on Bloomberg Television’s “On The Move.”

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Police in Da Nang seize drug trafficker

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Pham Thi Nga, 43, in Son Tra District of the central city of Da Nang was caught red-handed by Drug Investigation Police on Sunday morning as she was trafficking 4,340 ecstasy pills at a bus station in the city.

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Medicine prices at risk under Pacific trade draft: critics

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Medicine prices at risk under Pacific trade draft: critics

Medicine costs would rise if draft proposals in a Pacific Rim trade pact come into force, health and consumer rights advocates said on Thursday after the release of a leaked negotiating text.

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Hanoi urged to step up anti-drug use communication efforts

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Hanoi urged to step up anti-drug use communication efforts

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam had a working session with Hanoi ’s Steering Board for AIDS, Drugs and Prostitution Prevention and Control on October 16, asking the capital city to intensify its communication campaigns to increase the public’s awareness of the dangers of drug use.

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Authorities work with China to tackle illegal drug trade

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Authorities work with China to tackle illegal drug trade

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam and China are expected to reach a new agreement on their common fight against illegal drugs at their fourth bilateral meeting on drug control which began here yesterday.

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Drug trade around bus station in Saigon rampant despite police efforts

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Drug trade around bus station in Saigon rampant despite police efforts

After Tuoi Tre (Youth) Newspaper published the photo story “An open-air drug market in Saigon,” showing rampant drug trade and use around An Suong Bus Station on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday, local police said they are determined to combat the illicit trade, but locals insist the market remains uncontrolled.

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Authorities work with China to tackle illegal drug trade

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Viet Nam and China are expected to reach a new agreement on their common fight against illegal drugs at their fourth bilateral meeting on drug control which began here yesterday.

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Vietnam, China foster cooperation on drug crime fight

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Vietnam and China are expected to reach a new agreement on the fight against illegal drugs during their fourth bilateral meeting on drug control, which started in Hanoi on October 14.

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12 held for drug trafficking

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12 held for drug trafficking

The city police praised the Division for Investigation of Drug-related Crimes in the northern Hai Phong city yesterday for seizing more than 2kg of methamphetamine in two consecutive drug busts.

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An open-air drug market in Saigon

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An open-air drug market in Saigon

Many people living around the An Suong Bus Station on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City live in fear, as drug buyers and sellers face little difficulty accessing illicit products in an open-air drug market.

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