Doctors urge mothers to breast-feed infants

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Women who have Caesarean sections are often reluctant to breast-feed their children as they are taking antibiotics for a week or so after delivery. But Le Thi Trang of HCM City, whose premature child weighed only 1.1 kilos, thought differently.

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Can Tho sees lowest child malnutrition rate in Mekong Delta

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Can Tho city records the lowest malnutrition rate among under-five children in the Mekong Delta, at 12.2 percent, according to the municipal Health Department.

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Health Ministry holds drill on Ebola outbreak

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Health Ministry holds drill on Ebola outbreak

The Health Ministry and the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City held a drill on August 14 to get hospitals in the city prepared for a possible Ebola outbreak, which is currently ravaging West Africa, though no case of infection has been reported in Vietnam so far.

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HCM City faces risk of cholera epidemic

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

HCM City faces risk of cholera epidemic

VietNamNet Bridge – A snail sample taken from a market in HCM City tested positive for cholera, according to the Ministry of Health.

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Health ministry keeps close eye on disease situation

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Health ministry keeps close eye on disease situation

The Ministry of Health August 6 convened an online meeting on disease prevention with representatives from health departments nationwide.

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Doctors identify fruit linked to children's deaths

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Doctors identify fruit linked to children's deaths

Doctors from the Viet Nam Military Medical Academy 103 yesterday identified the fruit that apparently caused the deaths of three children on August 1.

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Sanitation project benefits Binh Dinh locals

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

As many as 520 hygienic toilets have been built in the central province of Binh Dinh thanks to a sanitation project funded by the East Meets West non-governmental organisation.

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India’s toilet race failing as villages don’t use them

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India’s toilet race failing as villages don’t use them

Sunita’s family in the north Indian village of Mukimpur were given their first toilet in February, one of millions being installed by the government to combat disease. She can’t remember the last time anyone used it.

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Ebola can spread like 'forest fire,' US warns

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The deadly Ebola virus can spread like a forest fire, US health authorities have said, urging travelers to West Africa to take extra precautions amid the largest outbreak in history.

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Social News 25/7

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Korean firm fined for mistreating workers

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City commune sees diarrhea outbreak due to poor sanitation

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Healthcare officials are warning of a diarrhea outbreak following the death of an infant last weekend.

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First dengue fever outbreak in Hanoi

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A first dengue fever outbreak in Cau Giay District of Hanoi affected nine people, said Hoang Duc Hanh, deputy head of the city’s Department of Health on July 23.

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Outbreak of acute diarrhea in Binh Chanh District

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Outbreak of acute diarrhea in Binh Chanh District

An outbreak of acute diarrhea in Ho chi Minh City’s Binh Chanh District has killed one ten month old infant.

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VFA asks to investigate cause of food poisoning cases in District 12

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The Vietnam Food Administration, under the Ministry of Health, July 2 asked Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City to provide timely treatment to workers and verify the cause of 200 poisoning cases in District 12.

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Over 200 workers suffer food poisoning in HCMC’s district 12

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Over 200 workers suffer food poisoning in HCMC’s district 12

Over 200 workers at Shin Dong Company in Le Van Khuong Street in Ho Chi Minh City’s district 12 are being treated in the district’s hospital as they suffering from food poisoning symptoms.

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