Difficult to attract good doctors to medical facilities in communes

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Medical clinics in communes are the grassroots of the health sector; however, medical quality in some places has not met people’s treatment demand, reported Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien at a meeting “Moving toward nationwide healthcare coverage in Vietnam”.

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Vietnam to produce 6-in-1 vaccines to quench shortage

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VietnamNet English 4 day(s) ago

Vietnam to produce 6-in-1 vaccines to quench shortage

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Health is working on a plan to produce 5-in-1 and 6-in-1 vaccines as hospitals and healthcare centers nationwide are running short of those vaccines for children, heard a web conference held by the Government’s portal chinhphu.vn last week.

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Monsanto weed killer can 'probably' cause cancer: World Health Organization

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Monsanto weed killer can 'probably' cause cancer: World Health Organization

The world's most widely-used weed killer can "probably" cause cancer, the World Health Organization said on Friday.

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Meeting on improvement of healthcare services to be launched in Thua Thien Hue

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

A conference participants, held by the Ministry of Health, the World Health Organization, the World Bank and the European Union in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, will meet to discuss the improvement of healthcare services for achieving universal healthcare on March 24 to 25.

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WHO chief wants tobacco firms pushed 'out of business'

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World Health Organization chief Margaret Chan urged global action Wednesday to drive tobacco companies "out of business" and hailed progress in tackling smoking in many countries.

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Thua Thien-Hue to host national heath conference

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago

Thua Thien-Hue to host national heath conference

(VOV) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung will be the guest of honour at a national conference exploring health and assistive technology issues to be held on March 24-25 in Thua Thien-Hue province.

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Vietnam increases vaccination to curb measles pandemic

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

The Ministry of Health March 3 said that upon the complicated development of measles in the world, especially in the Europe, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for policy makers, medical workers and parents in the globe to take their children to hospitals for vaccination in a bid to curb measles pandemic.

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WHO calls for more measles vaccination in Europe as large outbreaks persist

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WHO calls for more measles vaccination in Europe as large outbreaks persist

LONDON - The World Health Organization in Europe called on Wednesday for measles vaccination campaigns to be stepped up across the region after recording 22,000 cases of the highly infectious disease since the start of 2014.

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WHO urges billions to fight neglected tropical diseases

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WHO urges billions to fight neglected tropical diseases

The World Health Organization on Thursday urged countries to invest billions of dollars to tackle 17 neglected tropical diseases -- including dengue fever, leprosy and sleeping sickness -- which kill 500,000 people globally each year.

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WHO urges billions to fight neglected tropical diseases

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WHO urges billions to fight neglected tropical diseases

The World Health Organization on Thursday urged countries to invest billions of dollars to tackle 17 neglected tropical diseases -- including dengue fever, leprosy and sleeping sickness -- which kill 500,000 people globally each year.

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Ebola cases fall in West Africa, but challenges remain - WHO

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Ebola cases fall in West Africa, but challenges remain - WHO

ABIDJAN/CONAKRY - West Africa recorded 128 new confirmed cases of Ebola in the week to Feb. 15, the first decrease in three weeks, but resistance in some communities threatened efforts to end the epidemic, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.

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New Ebola cases show first rise in 2015

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

The number of new cases of Ebola went up in all three of West Africa's worst-hit countries in the last week of January, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.

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Co-ordination key to implementing UN One Health strategy

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

Viet Nam has made progress with the One Health (OH) initiative, but still needs to develop a strategic co-ordination mechanism along with an action plan and road map, UN Resident Co-ordinator in Viet Nam Pratibha Mehta said at the opening of the third One Heath Conference in Ha Noi yesterday.

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Ebola crisis: 'Too slow' WHO promises reforms

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Ebola crisis: 'Too slow' WHO promises reforms

The World Health Organization (WHO) has set out plans for reform, admitting that it was too slow to respond to the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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Vietnam consults international partners about pharmacy

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Health and its medical partners met with international organisations to consult on current pharmaceutical best practices and recommendations on January 22, as the ministry prepares to revise the law on pharmacy.

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