Ethnic M’ Nong recognised as nation’s oldest man

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Ethnic M’ Nong recognised as nation’s oldest man

Y’N Dong, a 116-year-old ethnic M’ Nong man living in Dak Song district, the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong, has officially been recognised as the oldest man alive in Vietnam by the Vietnam Records Organisation (Vietkings).

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Hand-foot-mouth disease kills one infant in HCMC

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Hand-foot-mouth disease kills one infant in HCMC

Hand-foot-mouth outbreak in Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Phu District has killed one eight month infant while earlier medical experts warned of the threat of the disease and high risk of mortality.

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City leaders visit senior citizen on Inter' Day of Older Persons

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City leaders visit senior citizen on Inter' Day of Older Persons

On the occasion of the International Day of Older Persons (on October 1), a delegation from Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee’s Department of Propaganda and Training led by Than Thi Thu, head of the Department visited and gifted senior citizens in the city on September 30.

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First Ebola case diagnosed in the US

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VietnamNet English 3 hour(s) ago

First Ebola case diagnosed in the US

The first case of the deadly Ebola virus diagnosed on US soil has been confirmed in Dallas, Texas.

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Vietnam, Laos cooperate on HIV/AIDS

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VietnamPlus English 3 hour(s) ago 1 duplicate news

A bilateral conference on cross-border HIV/AIDS prevention in Vietnam and Laos took place in Hanoi on September 30.

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Ethnic M’ Nong recognised as nation’s oldest man

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VietnamPlus English 4 hour(s) ago

Ethnic M’ Nong recognised as nation’s oldest man

Y’N Dong, a 116-year-old ethnic M’ Nong man living in Dak Song district, the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong, has officially been recognised as the oldest man alive in Vietnam by the Vietnam Records Organisation (Vietkings).

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Ebola or not, Liberia's body disposers 'burn them all'

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Ebola or not, Liberia's body disposers 'burn them all'

A short drive into the countryside from Liberia's capital city, a truck filled with corpses trundles up to a compound enclosed by high, blackened walls.

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Breast cancer diagnoses often come too late to help patients

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VietNam News English 6 hour(s) ago

As much as 70 per cent of breast cancer patients are diagnosed when they are already in the final stages of the disease, said Deputy Minister of Health, Nguyen Thi Xuyen at a recent breast cancer prevention event in Ha Noi.

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WHO urges Vietnamese to eat less salt

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WHO urges Vietnamese to eat less salt

The World Health Organisation (WHO) called on Vietnamese people to eat less salt in order to prevent cardiovascular disease, the major cause of death in the country.

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Traveler from Liberia is first Ebola patient diagnosed in U.S.

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Traveler from Liberia is first Ebola patient diagnosed in U.S.

A man who flew from Liberia to Texas has become the first patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus to be diagnosed in the United States, health officials said on Tuesday, a sign the outbreak ravaging West Africa may spread globally.

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WHO urges Vietnamese to reduce salt consumption

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WHO urges Vietnamese to reduce salt consumption

The World Health Organization (WHO) Monday called on Vietnam to take action against salt overuse in a bid to cut the number of people experiencing heart disease and stroke and save lives.

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Vietnam recognizes 116-year-old Mo Nong as oldest living man

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Vietnam recognizes 116-year-old Mo Nong as oldest living man

The Vietnam Book of Records (Vietkings) recognized 116-year-old Y’N Dong of the Mo Nong ethnic minority community in Dak Nong Province as the oldest living man in Vietnam. Photo credit: Vietkings

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WHO calls on Vietnamese to reduce salt intake

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VietnamPlus English 22 hour(s) ago 5 related news

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called on Vietnam to take action against salt overuse in a bid to cut the number of people experiencing heart disease and stroke and save lives.

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Vinh Phuc provides health care help for disadvantaged

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VietnamPlus English 23 hour(s) ago

The northern province of Vinh Phuc is providing financial assistance to financially disadvantaged members of the community to access medical care services from October onwards, according to the provincial People’s Committee.

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Vietnam should cut salt intake for better health: WHO

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Vietnam should cut salt intake for better health: WHO

Sixty percent of the Vietnamese population consume salt over two times as much as WHO’s recommended level, so the country should take action against the abuse of salt to reduce deaths from heart diseases and stroke, the World Health Organization warned Monday.

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