Hospitals may assist with surrogacy

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago

The Ministry of Health may allow selected hospitals in the central province of Thua Thien - Hue, HCM City and Ha Noi to be involved in humane surrogacy operations.

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Health minister visits hospitals to seek ways to ease overcrowding

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

On a visit to two city hospitals yesterday, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien urged them to reduce their workload to relieve inconvenience to patients and improve outpatient treatment.

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Summer to raise encephalitis risk

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Despite a steady decrease in the number of encephalitis and Japanese encephalitis patients in recent years, the Ministry of Health has warned that summer temperatures could see a rebound in the number of cases, particularly in northern Viet Nam.

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Vietnamese woman delivers twins 30 days apart

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Vietnamese woman delivers twins 30 days apart

A pair of boy-girl twins have been born one month apart to a young ethnic minority woman in northern Vietnam’s Ha Giang province.

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Cities target leprosy reduction

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

All provinces and cities are expected to achieve key indicators related to leprosy elimination by 2015, according to the agency that provides technical guidance to hospitals for the national leprosy prevention programme.

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Vietnam hospital succeeds in 17 robotic surgeries, aims to raise 100 cases in 2014

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Vietnam hospital succeeds in 17 robotic surgeries, aims to raise 100 cases in 2014

Doctors at the Vietnam National Hospital of Pediatrics performing a robotic-assisted endoscopic surgery for 23-month-old Luong N.L on June 4. Photo courtesy of the hospital

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New technology

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Delegates from the Viet Nam - France Conference on Obstetrics and Gynecology examined new equipment in the field yesterday. The conference was organised by the National Hospital for Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medecins Sans Frontieres and Viet Nam Gynecology and Obstetrics Association.

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Raw blood dishes lead to 'brain worms' in Vietnam

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Raw blood dishes lead to 'brain worms' in Vietnam

A CT scan photo provided by doctors at the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases shows worms making home in the brain of a 58-year-old patient, who likes eating pig blood pudding

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Nearly 4,400 cases of measles reported nationwide

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Nearly 4,400 cases of measles reported nationwide

(VOV) - The country reported 41 new incidences of measles on May 12, bringing the total number of cases to 4,395 since the beginning of the year.

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First painting exhibition by autistic child opens in Hanoi

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

PHOTOS COURTESY OF TUOI TRE

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Biomedical waste illegally recycled in Hanoi

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Instead of being collected for disposal, huge quantities of untreated biomedical waste have been illegally sold as scrap by major hospitals in Hanoi.

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No measles fatalities reported on May 8

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

No measles fatalities reported on May 8

Vietnam observed an additional 47 measles cases on May 8 but no new deaths were recorded, according to the Preventative Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health.

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Nationwide measles death toll hits 135

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

Two more children have died from measles, bringing total fatalities throughout Viet Nam to 135.

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Doctors treat children with Bartter Syndrome

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

The National Hospital of Peadiatrics has successfully treated siblings Nguyen Phi L, aged 39 months, and Nguyen Nguyet T, aged 18 months, for Bartter Syndrome, an inherited defect in the renal tubules that causes metabolic alkalosis (excess of alkali). After 15 months of treatment, the children's health has improved and they can walk. If untreated, the disorder can lead to kidney failure, heartbeat irregularities or death.

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No new measles cases reported in 25 provinces and cities

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VOV News English 3 month(s) ago 6 related news

No new measles cases reported in 25 provinces and cities

(VOV) - No measles fatalities or incidences of measles were reported in 25 provinces and cities nationwide, the Preventive Health Department under the Ministry of Health (MoH) reported on May 4.

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