Market managers censured for drug store shakedowns in southern Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 day(s) ago

Market managers censured for drug store shakedowns in southern Vietnam

A pharmacist in An Giang Province speaks about being shaken down by market managers. PHOTO COURTESY OF TUOI TRE

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U.S. drugstore chain CVS to stop selling cigarettes

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

U.S. drugstore chain CVS to stop selling cigarettes

CVS Caremark, the second largest drugstore chain in the U.S., announced Wednesday it will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products in its more than 7, 600 stores nationwide, a decision U.S. President Barack Obama immediately hailed as "a powerful example" and having "a profoundly positive impact on the health" of the country.

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Teens pop cough pill to get smart and cocky

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Teens pop cough pill to get smart and cocky

Cough pills Recotus is currently not a prescribed medicine and thus available to anyone at a drugstore. Photo by Dao Ngoc Thach

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Here… and gone

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Báo Thanh Niên English 9 month(s) ago

Here… and gone

The historic Givral coffee shop at the Vincom Center A in downtown Ho Chi Minh City has shut down nine months after reopening Photo: Tuan Anh SYM

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Leading pharma firms keep essential drug prices stable

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VietNam News English 10 month(s) ago

Leading pharma firms keep essential drug prices stable

The price stabilisation programme in HCM City has drawn the participation of leading pharmaceutical firms since it was launched in 2011, ensuring stable supply of essential medicines and helping prevent price surges, a health official says.

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Doctors, consumers continue to reach for foreign drugs, despite cost

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Báo Thanh Niên English 21 month(s) ago

Doctors, consumers continue to reach for foreign drugs, despite cost

Vietnamese products on display at a drugstore in Hanoi

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Pharma firms in fine health

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Báo Đầu Tư English 26 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Foreign pharmaceutical firms are finding Vietnam just the medicine.

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Over 50 percent of H5N1 patients die

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VietnamNet English 27 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Over 50 percent of H5N1 patients die

VietNamNet Bridge – The third type A/H5N1 patient in Vietnam has left hospital while a new patient has been confirmed.

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Drugstores sell fake certificates to workers for sick leave

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Báo Dân Trí English 29 month(s) ago

Drugstores sell fake certificates to workers for sick leave

Many drugstores in Binh Duong and HCM City sell fake certificates to grant sick leave to workers.

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Most probiotics sold substandard

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Báo Dân Trí English 35 month(s) ago

Nearly 50 percent of probiotic products available in the domestic market do not meet quality standards, experts say.

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Most probiotics sold substandard quality standardsndards

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VietNam News English 35 month(s) ago

Nearly 50 per cent of probiotic products available in the domestic market do not meet quality standards, experts say.

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Pharmaceutical prices soar

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VietnamNet English 36 month(s) ago

Pharmaceutical prices soar

VietNamNet Bridge – Stepping out of the Tuan drugstore in District 5, Pham Thi Kham from southern Binh Duong Province lamented that she had paid VND15,000 more for her medicine than only a few weeks ago.

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Pharmaceutical prices soar

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VietNam News English 36 month(s) ago

Stepping out of the Tuan drugstore in District 5, Pham Thi Kham from southern Binh Duong Province lamented that she had paid VND15,000 more for her medicine than only a few weeks ago.

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Strict requirements for hospital pharmacies

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Hanoi Times English 36 month(s) ago

Strict requirements for hospital pharmacies

The Hanoitimes - Beginning June 10, a retail pharmacy in a hospital must possess a certificate of eligibility for medicine trading.

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Huge Japan quake causes tsunami, fires, landslide

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SaiGon GP English 40 month(s) ago 10 related news

Huge Japan quake causes tsunami, fires, landslide

A massive 8.9 magnitude quake hit northeast Japan Friday, causing many injuries, fires and a four-meter (13-ft) tsunami along parts of the country's coastline, NHK television and witnesses reported.

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