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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Vietnam ignores scientists’ warnings about asbestos use

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Vietnam ignores scientists’ warnings about asbestos use

VietNamNet Bridge – Despite the World Health Organization’s (WHO) strong warnings against the use of asbestos (chrysotile) and the ban of asbestos in many countries, Vietnam continues to use it because of its cheap costs.

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VN mulls ban on liquor sales after 22h

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VN mulls ban on liquor sales after 22h

VietNamNet Bridge – The sales of liquor and beer may be banned from 10pm to 6am, according to a draft law being prepared by the Ministry of Health.

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VN mulls ban on liquor sales after 22h

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VGP – The sales of liquor and beer may be banned from 10pm to 6am, according to a draft law being prepared by the Ministry of Health.

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Three Vietnamese among victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: Official

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Three Vietnamese among victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: Official

AIDS researchers, soccer fans, a nun and a Canadian medical student were among of the passengers aboard doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

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Vietnam- one of leading nations in achieving MDGs

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At a forum on Partnership for Maternal and Child Health organized by the World Health Organization lately in South Africa, Vietnam is one of ten leading nations that are successful in implementing the Millennium Development Goals for women and children’s health.

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TB rates in children 'much higher than WHO estimates'

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TB rates in children 'much higher than WHO estimates'

More than 650,000 children worldwide develop tuberculosis each year, research in the journal Lancet Global Health suggests.

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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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Crisis meeting as Ebola death toll rises in West Africa

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Crisis meeting as Ebola death toll rises in West Africa

The World Health Organization (WHO) is hosting an emergency meeting in Ghana on Wednesday on the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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Polio virus sample found at Brazil airport

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Polio virus sample found at Brazil airport

A strain of the polio virus has been found at an international airport in Brazil, but there are no human cases, the World Health Organization has said.

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West Africa Ebola death toll hits 337: WHO

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West Africa Ebola death toll hits 337: WHO

The death toll in west Africa's three-nation Ebola outbreak has risen to 337, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, making it the deadliest ever outbreak of the haemorrhagic fever.

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Vietnam ranks 3rd in Western Pacific in H5N1 human mortality

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Vietnam ranks 3rd in Western Pacific in H5N1 human mortality

Vietnam now ranks third among the top three countries with the highest H5N1 human fatality rates in the Western Pacific Region, a senior health official announced on Monday.

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Vietnam on alert for hospital infections

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Vietnam on alert for hospital infections

Per year, one million Vietnamese patients suffer postoperative infection due to nosocomial infections or hospital-acquired infection. Overloaded hospitals have worsened bacterial contamination among patients.

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Vietnam braces for dengue fever surge: officials

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Despite a dip in the number of cases last year, dengue fever infections are expected to surge during the coming rainy months, said Tran Dac Phu, director of the Preventive Health Department.

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17,500 drug addicts treated with methadone therapy in Vietnam

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17,500 drug addicts were treated with methadone therapy across the country, reported by the Ministry of Health at a workshop on expansion of methadone therapy on June 5 in Hanoi.

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