Health experts urge higher tobacco tax

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Health experts have asked for increase in tax on tobacco as an effective measure to reduce production, trading and use of tobacco.

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Vietnam observes World No Tobacco Day 2014

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Vietnam observes World No Tobacco Day 2014

The Ministry of Health (MoH) held a meeting in Hanoi on May 30 to mark World No Tobacco Day (May 31), highlighting the risks of smoking and calling for an increase in taxes on cigarettes as an effective measure to reduce tobacco consumption, morbidity and mortality due to tobacco-related diseases.

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Diabetes on the rise in Viet Nam

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Only 37 per cent of around 5 million diabetes patients in Viet Nam, equivalent to 1.9 million, were diagnosed with the disease, participants heard at a workshop yesterday.

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Diabetes on the rise in major cities

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Diabetes on the rise in major cities

(VOV) -Diabetes in Vietnam is becoming increasingly common and is on the rise nationwide, especially in the metropolitan and areas surrounding industrial zones.

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Teams monitor hand-foot-mouth prevention progress

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The Ministry of Health has set up five inspection teams to examine the prevention and treatment of hand, foot and mouth (HFM) disease, which is entering its peak season.

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CIHBT - a pioneer in stem cell transplants in Vietnam

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CIHBT - a pioneer in stem cell transplants in Vietnam

(VOV) - The Central Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion (CIHBT) has conducted 107 stem cell transplants since the first in June 2006, helping treat patients with deadly blood diseases.

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Hanoi conference tackles measles crisis

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Vaccination is the most effective way to prevent measles, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Xuyen emphasised at a Hanoi conference on April 22 evaluating the ongoing outbreak of the disease.

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Doctors to train for treating diabetes

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International-standard training courses in the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes will be offered over the next three years to 1,500 Vietnamese endocrinologists and general practitioners to treat the increasing number of diabetics in the country.

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Red Spring Festival 2014 kicks off

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Red Spring Festival 2014 kicks off

The annual Red Spring Festival 2014 opened in Hanoi on February 16. The festival is estimated to collect at least 7,000 units of blood from 10,000 blood donors.

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Hospital labs to get examinations

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Hospital labs to get examinations

External quality assessments will be carried out at more than 900 health facilities in the country next year, according to the Ministry of Health.

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Conference seeks strategy to care for elderly

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An ageing population and care for the elderly were the highlights of a conference on November 19 in Hanoi.

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Tissue, organ transplant faces difficulty due to lack of donations

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Tissue, organ transplant faces difficulty due to lack of donations

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese hospitals have performed 900 kidney transplants, 23 liver and 9 heart transplants so far, while the number of patients who are in need of organ transplant is tens of thousands.

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Raising awareness of stroke in Vietnam

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Raising awareness of stroke in Vietnam

(VOV) - Professor Stephen Davis, President of the World Stroke Organisation (WSO), is joining world leading stroke experts at a conference in Hanoi on October 29 to raise public awareness of the disease and preventive measures.

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Ministry demands beauty clinic probe

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The Health Ministry has asked provincial and municipal authorities to carry out extensive inspections of beauty parlours and clinics across the country.

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All cosmetic surgery centers in country under inspection

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The Ministry of Health has ordered people's committees across the country to tighten inspections on all cosmetic surgery centers.

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