Burden of non-communicable diseases greater for Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 5 day(s) ago

The World Health Organization estimates that deaths from non-communicable diseases reach nearly 380,000 cases per year in Vietnam, claiming 73 percent of all deaths and reducing Vietnamese people's average longevity, reported Vietnamese non-communicable prevention league at a meeting last Friday.

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Low vitamin-D genes linked to MS

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Low vitamin-D genes linked to MS

People genetically prone to low vitamin-D levels are at increased risk of multiple sclerosis, a large study suggests.

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Guidance given to pilot local HIV technical support team

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Guidance given to pilot local HIV technical support team

The Ministry of Health’s Department of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control recently released guidance on piloting the organisation of technical groups supporting HIV preventative measures and treatment.

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Vietnam cop under preventative treatment after touching HIV-positive robber’s blood

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Vietnam cop under preventative treatment after touching HIV-positive robber’s blood

A police officer in Ho Chi Minh City has been put under preventative treatment for HIV after he touched the blood of a virus-infected thief he seized on Wednesday, local police reported.

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Dengue outbreak fears rise in several regions

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Dengue outbreak fears rise in several regions

VietNamNet Bridge – Dengue fever hospitalisations are on the rise in southern regions and cities across the country, the Ministry of Heath's General Department of Preventative Medicine reported last week.

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Dengue outbreak fears rise in several regions

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Dengue outbreak fears rise in several regions

Dengue fever hospitalisations are on the rise in southern regions and cities across the country, the Ministry of Heath's General Department of Preventative Medicine recently reported.

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Thailand’s health system reinforced against new diseases

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Thailand will continue to safeguard its citizens against Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) and other new diseases.

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MERS virus infects regional tourism

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MERS virus infects regional tourism

The outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is not only affecting the South Korean tourism industry, it is causing problems worldwide including Vietnam.

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Vietnam to launch massive dengue-prevention campaign

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Tran Dac Phu, head of the Preventive Medicine Department, announced a range of activities in response to ASEAN Dengue Day (June 15), at a press conference in Ho Chi Minh City on June 12.

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Vietnam to launch massive dengue-prevention campaign

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Vietnam to launch massive dengue-prevention campaign

Tran Dac Phu, head of the Preventive Medicine Department, announced a range of activities in response to ASEAN Dengue Day (June 15), at a press conference in Ho Chi Minh City on June 12.

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Vietnam to launch massive dengue-prevention campaign

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Tran Dac Phu, head of the Preventive Medicine Department, announced a range of activities in response to ASEAN Dengue Day (June 15), at a press conference in Ho Chi Minh City on June 12.

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Vietnam closely monitors Chinese ship entering its waters

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VOV News English 3 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

(VOV) -After taking necessary measures, Chinese oil and gas exploration ship Wan Hai 517 got out of Vietnam's territorial waters since June 8.

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Vietnam takes stronger MERS prevention measures

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VOV News English 3 month(s) ago

Vietnam takes stronger MERS prevention measures

(VOV) -Vietnam has recorded no MERS cases so far but preventative measures have already been put in place in several localities, particularly at airports and border gates.

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MERS-CoV rapid-response teams set up in four major regions

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

As part of precautions against MERS-CoV, the Health Ministry established four rapid-response teams in the northern, southern, central and Central Highlands regions on June 5.

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MERS-CoV rapid-response teams set up in four major regions

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MERS-CoV rapid-response teams set up in four major regions

As part of precautions against MERS-CoV, the Health Ministry established four rapid-response teams in the northern, southern, central and Central Highlands regions on June 5.

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