Doctors urge mothers to breast-feed infants

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Women who have Caesarean sections are often reluctant to breast-feed their children as they are taking antibiotics for a week or so after delivery. But Le Thi Trang of HCM City, whose premature child weighed only 1.1 kilos, thought differently.

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Wild animal imports under scrutiny to prevent Ebola outbreak

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Wild animal imports under scrutiny to prevent Ebola outbreak

(VOV) - The Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) has requested Vietnamese forest rangers’ agencies undertake drastic measures to prevent wild animals from spreading infectious diseases including Ebola.

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Can Tho sees lowest child malnutrition rate in Mekong Delta

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Can Tho city records the lowest malnutrition rate among under-five children in the Mekong Delta, at 12.2 percent, according to the municipal Health Department.

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Breastfeeding protects more children from infectious diseases

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Breastfeeding protects more children from infectious diseases

Breastfeeding can help reduce 13 percent of the mortality among children under five years old, or save about 6 million children from infectious diseases, a health official has said.

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Breastfeeding protects more children from infectious diseases

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Breastfeeding protects more children from infectious diseases

Breastfeeding can help reduce 13 percent of the rate mortality of children under five years old, or save about 6 million children from infectious diseases, a health official has said.

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Hepatitis B accounts for 80% of cases of viral hepatitis

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Hepatitis B accounts for 80% of cases of viral hepatitis

(VOV) -Out of every 100,000 Vietnamese people, 11 are infected with viral hepatitis, according to the Preventive Medicine Department.

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Meeting marks World Hepatitis Day

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Meeting marks World Hepatitis Day

A meeting was held in Ho Chi Minh City on July 28 in response to World Hepatitis Day, during which a representative from the World Health Organisation released statistics showing that 11 in every 100,000 Vietnamese people are infected with hepatitis virus - a “silent killer”.

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Senior leaders welcome former US President

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Senior leaders welcome former US President

VietNamNet Bridge – President Truong Tan Sang and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on July 18 hosted separate receptions for former US President Bill Clinton on his re-visit to Vietnam.

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Senior leaders welcome former US President

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Senior leaders welcome former US President

(VOV) -President Truong Tan Sang and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on July 18 hosted separate receptions for former US President Bill Clinton on his re-visit to Vietnam.

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Senior leaders welcome former US President Bill Clinton

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Senior leaders welcome former US President Bill Clinton

President Truong Tan Sang and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on July 18 hosted separate receptions for former US President Bill Clinton on his re-visit to Vietnam.

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Senior leaders welcome former US President Bill Clinton

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Senior leaders welcome former US President Bill Clinton

(VOV) -President Truong Tan Sang and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on July 18 hosted separate receptions for former US President Bill Clinton on his re-visit to Vietnam.

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HIV re-emerges in 'cured' Mississippi girl

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HIV re-emerges in 'cured' Mississippi girl

A baby girl in the US born with HIV and believed cured after very early treatment has now been found to still harbour the virus.

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WHO-funded health cooperation project ratified

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WHO-funded health cooperation project ratified

VGP – PM Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a health cooperation project sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) in the fiscal year 2014-2015.

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Ministry warns of MERS-CoV virus risk in Vietnam

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The Health Ministry has warned of observable risks of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) in Vietnam through arrivals from the Middle East.

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Evaluating climate change effects on Vietnamese kids

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Evaluating climate change effects on Vietnamese kids

(VOV) -A seminar was organised in Hanoi on June 20 to discuss the negative impact caused by climate change and natural disasters on Vietnamese children.

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