Three-fourths of deaths in Vietnam caused by non-contagious diseases: official

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Three-fourths of deaths in Vietnam caused by non-contagious diseases: official

Non-contagious diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular problems and diabetes account for three-fourths of deaths in Vietnam, a rate higher than the average global level, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long.

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Workshop talks NCD prevention, control

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Representatives of ministries, sectors, hospitals and international organisations gathered at a workshop held in Hanoi on May 14 to seek methods to prevent and control non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

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10m citizens carry Thalassemia gene

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

More than 10 million Vietnamese citizens are carrying the thalassemia gene, and about 20,000 people have contracted the disease and need treatment, experts say.

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City expands programme to regulate medicine prices

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

HCM City plans to add 550 drugs belonging to 21 groups in its medicine price stabilisation programme for 2015-16.

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GE Healthcare hosts cardiac care workshop for Vietnamese clinicians

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GE Healthcare hosts cardiac care workshop for Vietnamese clinicians

GE Healthcare, Vietnam National Heart Institute and T.D Medical on April 16 co-hosted a seminar to train physicians how to use GE’s latest ultrasound equipment in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Vietnam.

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Abandoned $50 million hospital in Hanoi

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Abandoned $50 million hospital in Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge - After 18 years since it was licenced, the $50 million America International Hospital has yet to come into operation.

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More Ho Chi Minh City hospitals pledge enough beds for new in-patients

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More Ho Chi Minh City hospitals pledge enough beds for new in-patients

More than half of state-owned hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City have publicly announced that they have sufficient facilities so that in-patients no longer share a bed for two within a maximum of 48 hours of admission.

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National strategy formulated for NCD prevention

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

The Prime Minister has just approved the National Strategy for the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) for 2015-2020.

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MoF to oversee dairy prices

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh has assigned the Ministry of Finance (MoF) to preside over and work with the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and other related units to manage prices of dairy products for children under six years old in accordance with Decree 177.

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Infant with rare heart condition recovers in hospital

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Infant with rare heart condition recovers in hospital

VietNamNet Bridge – The Hue Central Hospital in Thua Thien Hue Province saved the life of a three-month-old girl suffering from a rare heart condition, after she was hospitalised on February 14.

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Infant with rare heart condition recovers in hospital

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Infant with rare heart condition recovers in hospital

The Hue Central Hospital in Thua Thien Hue Province saved the life of a three-month-old girl suffering from a rare heart condition, after she was hospitalised on February 14.

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Two-day-old cured of rare heart disorder

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

The Hue General Hospital in Thua Thien Hue Province diagnosed and rescued a two-day-old boy suffering a rare heart condition after being hospitalised on February 14.

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HCM City a magnet for medical tourists

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

HCM City a magnet for medical tourists

VietNamNet Bridge – The growing reputation of Vietnamese doctors has led to a boom in foreigners seeking treatment here, and locals who once went abroad are also opting for healthcare at home.

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Non-communicable diseases on the rise

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VietnamPlus English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

Non-communicable diseases on the rise

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as high-blood pressure, pulmonary ailments, asthma, diabetes and cancer, accounts for two-thirds of the total incidence of diseases and health-related deaths in Vietnam.

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Project helps raise awareness of Thalassemia in Hoa Binh

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(s) ago

A project aiming to reduce the number of Thalassemia sufferers carried out in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh in 2009-2014 has proven effective, helping raise public awareness of the disease.

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