Vietnam reports 260 percent rise in dengue infections

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Nearly 45,000 people came down with dengue fever across Vietnam in the first seven months, a 260 percent increase from a year ago, local media reported on Wednesday, citing new data released by the health ministry.

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Improved healthcare services to better satisfy patients, Health Minister

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Improved healthcare services to better satisfy patients, Health Minister

Health Minister Nguyễn Thị Kim Tiến yesterday said that any healthcare provider would be rejected from their work if they broke the code of ethnics and damaged the image of Vietnamese doctors.

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Family doctor model to reach more cities, provinces

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Family doctor model to reach more cities, provinces

The Ministry of Health plans to expand the family doctor model to 80 per cent of provinces and cities nationwide by 2020, participants heard at an online conference yesterday.

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Health Ministry actively curbs diphtheria in southern province

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Health Ministry actively curbs diphtheria in southern province

The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health yesterday asked southern province of Binh Phuoc to adopt measures against diphtheria as there have been 29 people hospitalized including three dead in past two week because of the disease.

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Health ministry begins comprehensive inspection of Coca-Cola Vietnam

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Health ministry begins comprehensive inspection of Coca-Cola Vietnam

The Vietnamese subsidiary of giant soft drink maker Coca-Cola will undergo a thorough inspection by the Ministry of Health today, June 21, which company executives claim to be a scheduled, rather than impromptu, checkup.

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Health Ministry urges its departments, hospitals to prevent diseases caused by hot weather

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Health Ministry urges its departments, hospitals to prevent diseases caused by hot weather

The Ministry of Health urged its local departments and hospitals nationwide to take measures against heat-related diseases such as dengue fever, hand-foot-mouth, meningitis and infectious diseases.

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Hanoi hospital staff suspended over allegations of receiving ‘stack of envelopes’

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Hanoi hospital staff suspended over allegations of receiving ‘stack of envelopes’

The health ministry's Department of Health Examination and Treatment has instructed the Hospital K to investigate allegations that a hospital employee received bribe from a patient's relative.

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Vietnam suspends five containers of Philippine beverages for high lead content

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Vietnam suspends five containers of Philippine beverages for high lead content

Five containers of green tea and energy drink products from the Vietnamese unit of leading Philippine food and beverage firm Universal Robina Corporation (URC) have been stopped from retailing in Vietnam due to excessive amounts of lead, an official of the Ministry of Health said.

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Health Ministry denies rumor of vaccination at home

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Because there has been a rumor that five-in-one vaccine Pentaxim was injected at homes, the Department of Health has sent urgent document to medical units, claiming that no medical clinic or a person was allowed to administer vaccine at homes, said Director of the Department of Preventive Medicine Dr. Nguyen Nhat Cam on May 20.

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Health ministry sets goals for vaccination program

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Health ministry sets goals for vaccination program

The health ministry has called for increased efforts to provide effective and safe vaccines under the National Expanded Program on Immunisation (EPI) to all children in the country.

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Two beverages tested for lead: Health Ministry

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Two beverages tested for lead: Health Ministry

The Ministry of Health has collected samples of two beverages sold by Vietnam URC Co., Ltd., to test for lead in response to allegations it was selling poor-quality products.

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Two beverages tested for lead: Health Ministry

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Two beverages tested for lead: Health Ministry

The Ministry of Health has collected samples of two beverages sold by Vietnam URC Co., Ltd., to test for lead in response to allegations it was selling poor-quality products.

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Two dead, 88 injured in downtown Cairo fire

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Two dead, 88 injured in downtown Cairo fire

Two people died and 88 others including firefighters were injured on Monday when a fire spread quickly through a commercial area in downtown Cairo, Egyptian officials said.

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Panama confirms four microcephaly cases tied to Zika

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Panama confirms four microcephaly cases tied to Zika

Four babies born with microcephaly linked to the Zika virus have been confirmed in Panama, the health ministry said on Wednesday, out of 264 total cases of the mosquito-borne infection in the country.

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EU trade deal may result in growing Vietnam trade deficits

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EU trade deal may result in growing Vietnam trade deficits

As part of a continuing effort to support European companies gain access to the Vietnam market, the EU-Vietnam Business Network (EVBN) organized a recent dialogue in Ho Chi Minh City.

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