Patients with measles quarantined in hospitals

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The Ministry of Health ordered departments to set up separate sections for patients with measles in hospitals.

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WHO suggests graphic warnings in tobacco control

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WHO suggests graphic warnings in tobacco control

Smoking is a big problem in China, the world's largest tobacco consumer, and now the World Health Organization (WHO) wants tobacco warning labels to be more vivid.

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Ebola outbreak 'most challenging' as Guinea deaths pass 100

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Ebola outbreak 'most challenging' as Guinea deaths pass 100

The number of people believed to have been killed by the Ebola virus in Guinea has passed 100, the UN World Health Organization says.

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Ministry launches campaign against human transmission of bird flu

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Ministry launches campaign against human transmission of bird flu

The Ministry of Health, The People’s Committee of Can Tho City, and Unilever Vietnam Fund launched a media campaign against the transmission of bird flu to humans on March 29.

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7 mln deaths link to air pollution worldwide in 2012: WHO

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7 mln deaths link to air pollution worldwide in 2012: WHO

Around seven million people across the world died as a result of air pollution exposure in 2012, according to a report of World Health Organization(WHO) released on Tuesday.

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Vietnam seeks better control of drug prices

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Vietnam seeks better control of drug prices

Workers at a pharmaceutical company in Hanoi. Photo by Anh Vu

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Vietnam warned against high bird flu risk

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Although Vietnam has not yet reported any cases of A/H7N9 avian influenza, it is facing a substantial risk of contracting the two deadly bird flu strains A/H9N9 and A/H5N1.

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Vietnam ranks 12th among countries suffering most from TB

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Vietnam ranks 12th among countries suffering most from TB

With 18,000 people dying of tuberculosis (TB) per year, Vietnam ranks 12th out of the 22 highest TB burden countries identified by the World Health Organization, the Vietnamese Ministry of Health has warned ahead of the World TB Day (March 24).

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Vietnam warned against high bird flu risk

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Vietnam warned against high bird flu risk

(VOV) - Although Vietnam has not yet reported any cases of A/H7N9 avian influenza, it is facing a substantial risk of contracting the two deadly bird flu strains A/H9N9 and A/H5N1.

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WHO helps VN improve health insurance

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WHO helps VN improve health insurance

VGP – The Committee on Social Issues under the Viet Nam National Assembly and the World Health Organization (WHO) on March 10 organized a seminar on health insurance in Viet Nam.

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PM Dung meets with WHO official

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PM Dung meets with WHO official

VGP – PM Nguyen Tan Dung spoke highly of the World Health Organization’s cooperation and assistance for Viet Nam while meeting with Regional Director for the Western Pacific Shin Young-soo on Tuesday.

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PM Dung praises WHO assistance for Vietnam

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PM Dung praises WHO assistance for Vietnam

(VOV) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has greatly valued the World Health Organization (WHO)’s effective cooperation and assistance for Vietnam over the past years.

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Thailand school bus crash kills 15 people

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

At least 15 people, including 13 children, were killed when a bus carrying students on a trip to the seaside collided with a lorry in eastern Thailand on February 28.

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Vietnam fears lack of equipment to cope with H7N9

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Vietnamese health authorities have expressed concerns over the lack of equipment to cope with the possible outbreak of the new virulent H7N9 strain of bird flu.

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Cancer 'tidal wave' on horizon, warns WHO

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Cancer 'tidal wave' on horizon, warns WHO

The globe is facing a "tidal wave" of cancer, and restrictions on alcohol and sugar need to be considered, say World Health Organization scientists.

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