Spanish Ebola nurse 'clear' of virus, husband calls handling of crisis 'lousy'

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The Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for two infected priests in a Madrid hospital, appears to have overcome the deadly disease, according to the government; her husband says in a video statement that the country's handling of the crisis was 'lousy'.

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Ebola crisis: Obama says US outbreak risk very low

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Ebola crisis: Obama says US outbreak risk very low

US President Barack Obama has played down the chance of an Ebola outbreak in the US, after a second nurse became infected caring for a patient.

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VN celebrates World Food Day

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VN celebrates World Food Day

VGP – Under the theme “Family farming: feeding the world, caring for the earth,” the 34th World Food Day and FAO’s 69th founding anniversary were celebrated on October 14 in the northern province of Quang Ninh.

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World Food Day marked in Quang Ninh

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World Food Day marked in Quang Ninh

(VOV) -The 34th World Food Day and FAO’s 69th founding anniversary were celebrated on October 14 in Dong Trieu district, northern Quang Ninh province.

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Vietnam observes World Food Day 2014

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Vietnam observes World Food Day 2014

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Quang Ninh provincial People’s Committee and the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) co-celebrated the 34 th World Food Day and FAO’s 69th founding anniversary on October 14 in Dong Trieu district, northern Quang Ninh province.

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U.S. needs to rethink Ebola infection controls, says CDC chief

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Medical experts need to rethink how highly infectious diseases are handled in the United States, a U.S. health official said on Monday, after a Dallas nurse contracted Ebola despite wearing protective gear while caring for a dying Liberian patient.

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VN expects to expand agriculture cooperation with Japan

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VN expects to expand agriculture cooperation with Japan

VGP – Viet Nam expects to strengthen cooperation with Japan in agriculture, especially in fishing offshore tuna, improving agricultural value chain and building a quality standard system for farm produce, said Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

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CDC head criticized for blaming 'protocol breach' as nurse gets Ebola

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Some healthcare experts are bristling at the assertion by a top U.S. health official that a “protocol breach” caused a Dallas nurse to be infected with Ebola while caring for a dying patient, saying the case instead shows how far the nation’s hospitals are from adequately training staff to deal with the deadly virus.

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The brave, committed nurse at a northern Vietnam leprosy hospital

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The brave, committed nurse at a northern Vietnam leprosy hospital

A woman in northern Vietnam’s Bac Ninh Province has devoted 25 years to providing care and treatment to leprosy patients as if they were her own flesh and blood.

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Campaign for older people’s health reviewed

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Campaign for older people’s health reviewed

As many as 32,500 old and retired people across the nation received free health check-ups, medicine and gifts thanks to a campaign calling for more efforts in caring the health of the elderly, which began on August 3.

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Vietnam seeks to improve health care for elderly

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Measures for improving health care for Vietnam ’s aged population were the focus of a conference organised by the Ministry of Health and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Hanoi on September 26.

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UNICEF offers more support

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Vice-chairwoman of the National Assembly, Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, has appealed to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) for further assistance in protecting children.

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Deputy PM lauds UNODC’s help to HIV, drug control

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Deputy PM lauds UNODC’s help to HIV, drug control

The United Nations Office for Drug and Crime (UNODC) in Vietnam has provided importance assistance to the country’s drug and HIV prevention and control efforts, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told the UNODC Country Manager on September 5.

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Vietnam calls for UNICEF to support policy development

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Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan asked the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for further assistance in perfecting Vietnam’s legal framework on the protection of children, and in enhancing parliament’s supervision of the implementation of children’s rights.

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Vietnam, South Africa share experience in ethnic minority affairs

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Vietnam, South Africa share experience in ethnic minority affairs

Minister-Chairman of the Government Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs Giang Seo Phu paid a working visit to South Africa from August 22-29 to learn experience in minority affairs and seek ways to boost bilateral cooperation on these issues.

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