Vietnam challenged by double disease burden

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VietnamPlus English 4 day(s) ago

Vietnam has faced a heavy disease burden with both communicable and non-communicable diseases, stated Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Thi Xuyen.

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Vietnam strives to reduce Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis

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SaiGon GP English 4 day(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam ranks 12 over 22 countries which have the high rate of tuberculosis patients in the world and 14 over 27 nations which has the burden of Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, said Vietnamese Ministry of Health on the occasion of celebrating the World Tuberculosis Day and the month-long action program themed “ Vietnam is determined to carry out the national Tuberculosis Prevention Strategies”.

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CPI to increase in March on back of higher power tariffs

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

The country's consumer price index (CPI) is expected to increase 0.26 per cent following the hike in electricity tariffs and petroleum, said Nguyen Bich Lam, the head of the General Statistics Office.

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All TB patients to receive standard treatment

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

All TB patients to receive standard treatment

The national tuberculosis (TB) prevention and treatment programme aims to provide all TB patients access to standard treatment methods this year. The goal of the programme was highlighted at a conference held on Monday to review its implementation over the past year.

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Spring festivals become a burden on local communities

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Spring festivals become a burden on local communities

VietNamNet Bridge - Spring festivals represent the traditional beauty of Vietnam, but instead of bringing good things for the community, they are becoming a burden on local governments and the tourism industry. Why?

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Poor elderly women face ever worse poverty in their final years

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Poor elderly women face ever worse poverty in their final years

There are two elderly widows, who try not to be a burden on their own poor families, living alone in Thai Binh Province, in the same village, but age and disease are taking their toll and they fear they will live their last years in worse poverty than they have lived.

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Health Minister promises to improve health sector

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Health Minister promises to improve health sector

Easing the burden on overcrowded hospitals is a priority for the government, Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has said, promising to increase bed numbers at major health centres, open more satellite facilities and boost the number of family doctors.

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Young man disfigured, disabled by electrocution

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Young man disfigured, disabled by electrocution

A young man in Nam Dinh Province lost his arms and suffers severe burns after being electrocuted in a work accident, but is unable to afford medical he needs to stay alive and feels he is a burden on his family.

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Cancer support vital in poorest coutries

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

Cancer support vital in poorest coutries

In recent years, many countries have made remarkable progress against cancer. The US has seen 20 successive years of decline in cancer mortality rates, which translates to more than 1.3 million cancer deaths averted.

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Vietnam builds M&A momentum for banking sector

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam builds M&A momentum for banking sector

Vietnam is accelerating merger and acquisition activities in the banking sector, in an effort to reduce bad debt, which monetary regulators said has been a heavy burden on the country's economy.

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Are Vietnam’s chickens the world’s “strongest”?

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Are Vietnam’s chickens the world’s “strongest”?

VietNamNet Bridge - If the world held a contest on the piggyback ability if chickens, it is very likely that Vietnam’s chickens would be the champion in the most convincing way.

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Debt offset to hurt small shareholders

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Debt offset to hurt small shareholders

Issuing shares to offset debts has become one of the solutions employed by many businesses nowadays.

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Hanoi expands methadone treatment for drug addicts

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Hanoi expands methadone treatment for drug addicts

Two rehab centres using the methadone treatment method were opened at the HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Centre and Hospital 09 in Hanoi on January 27.

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Dollar price rise deals blow to importers

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Dollar price rise deals blow to importers

The recent devaluation of the Vietnamese dong has made things more difficult for importers, and increased the national debt burden.

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Vietnam's industrial zones create 'massive public health burden'

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Vietnam's industrial zones create 'massive public health burden'

Vietnam's industrial zones discharge around 240,000 cubic meters of untreated industrial sewage into the environment every day, according to government reports.

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