Vietnam sees high rate of students with eye problems

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

Vietnam sees high rate of students with eye problems

About 25-30 percent of students in Vietnam suffer from refraction errors with their eyesight, according to a survey conducted by the ophthalmological sector.

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Doctors fear lack of glaucoma awareness

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VietnamPlus English 4 month(s) ago

Doctors fear lack of glaucoma awareness

Up to 94 percent of people receiving eye check-ups are unaware of the effects of glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness, heard a meeting held in Hanoi on March 11 to mark the World Glaucoma Week.

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Standard Chartered Bank provides support to students in Hoi An

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Báo Đầu Tư English 5 month(s) ago

Standard Chartered Bank provides support to students in Hoi An

The Executive Board of Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam led by its CEO Nirukt Sapru visited Nguyen Khuyen secondary school in Hoi An city, Quang Nam province, on February 25 as part of a wider programme to provide assistance to the school and its students following recent torrential flooding in the area.

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Seeing is Believing awards eight eye health innovation grants

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Seeing is Believing awards eight eye health innovation grants

Standard Chartered’s Seeing is Believing, a collaboration between the UK-based international bank and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), just awarded eight innovation grants totalling $1 million to a series of institutions, universities, and a private company in a bid to bring high quality eye care to low-middle income countries.

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Officials warn cheap alcohol may harm vision

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago

Officials warn cheap alcohol may harm vision

Nguyen Van Tinh, 40, looked around with glassy eyes.He was suffering more than a normal hangover.

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Agent Orange robs former soldier of fulfilling life

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Agent Orange robs former soldier of fulfilling life

A former soldier of the Vietnam Army has suffered greatly from the legacy of war, leading a lonely life in utter agony for decades in the northern province of Thai Binh.

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Dreams and nightmares with cosmetic surgery

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Dreams and nightmares with cosmetic surgery

“If I had had a chance, I would have never needed a cosmetic surgery to lift my breasts. I’ve been regretting my decision for the last three years,” said a woman in Vung Tau who is a victim of bad cosmetic surgery.

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Help comes to little girl with strange skin disease

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Help comes to little girl with strange skin disease

DTiNews has helped to transfer VND55 million (VND2,600) from kind readers to a little girl in Bac Giang Province, whose body is covered with black spots.

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Fairy godmother of Hue

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – An 81-year-old woman in Hue has been a source of help to poor students from elsewhere who come to the central city to study.

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Preschools struggle to cope with pinkeye

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Preschools struggle to cope with pinkeye

As pinkeye is still raging in Ho Chi Minh City, many preschools and primary schools have asked parents to keep their children with pinkeye at home to avoid spreading to others.

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Pinkeye spreads nationwide

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 11 month(s) ago

Pinkeye spreads nationwide

Pinkeye, also called conjunctivitis, has spread widely in many provinces and cities, with the number of patients hospitalized due to the disease on the rise since early September.

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Photo story about twin brothers suffering from albinism

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VietnamNet English 14 month(s) ago

Photo story about twin brothers suffering from albinism

VietNamNet Bridge - Photographer Do Manh Cuong captured the daily life of special twin brothers who are suffering from albinism in the central province of Ha Tinh.

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Vice President visits children in hospitals

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VietnamPlus English 15 month(s) ago

On the occasion of the Action Month for Children, Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan visited and presented gifts to 157 child patients under treatment at the National Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion (NIHBT) on May 28.

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Standard Chartered Vietnam helps with eye care

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VietnamPlus English 23 month(s) ago 5 duplicate news 2 related news

Standard Chartered Vietnam has pledged 1 billion USD for a project to reduce preventable blindness in Vietnam in 2013-2016.

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International Day for the Elderly acknowledged

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Nhân dân English 23 month(s) ago

International Day for the Elderly acknowledged

Nhan Dan – A wide range of activities were organised in cities and provinces nationwide in response to the International Day for the Elderly (October 1) and to promote the role of older people in society.

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