Vietnam to hire foreign agency to look into mass fish deaths

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Vietnam to hire foreign agency to look into mass fish deaths

Vietnam is turning to outside help to identify the cause of a mysterious spate of fish deaths in four central provinces, which have left fishermen forlorn and raised health fears among the public.

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15 divers get health checks after working in Ha Tinh waters

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15 divers get health checks after working in Ha Tinh waters

Divers who worked in contaminated water in Ha Tinh Province will have health checks in Hue City after the death of co-worker.

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Vietnam tells Taiwan firm to dig up waste pipe amid "huge" coastal disaster

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Vietnam tells Taiwan firm to dig up waste pipe amid 'huge' coastal disaster

HANOI, April 29 - Vietnam has told owners of a Taiwanese-built steel plant to dig up a controversial waste pipe, even after it found no evidence tying its discharge to mass fish deaths that have triggered health fears and public anger.

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South Asia clothing industry can employ millions more women, boost growth: World Bank

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South Asia clothing industry can employ millions more women, boost growth: World Bank

South Asia's clothing and textiles industry can create millions of jobs for the region's working-age women, boosting economic growth and helping improve children's health and education, a World Bank report said.

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Newborn disease outbreaks push S. Korea to stiffen care center oversight

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Newborn disease outbreaks push S. Korea to stiffen care center oversight

Like more than half of South Korean mothers, Kim Ju-yeon spent two weeks recuperating and relaxing in a health care center with her newborn after she gave birth last June.

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87 medical workers honored

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On the occasion of May Day, the health sector’s labor union yesterday held a meeting in Children Hospital No.2 in Ho Chi Minh City to honor 87 good examples of medical workers who have developed initiative to improve work.

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Asian nations see boom in working age population

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Asian nations see boom in working age population

Demographic changes in Asia and the Pacific region are occurring at unforeseen rates. An explosion in the working age population and a fall in birth rates - changes that are expected to take a century in Europe and North America - could occur here in just 30 years.

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Women less likely than men to get cardiac rehab

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Women less likely than men to get cardiac rehab

Women are less likely than men to participate fully in cardiac rehabilitation programs, which could impede their recovery from heart attacks and heart procedures, say Canadian researchers.

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Media shunned as closed meeting discusses fish death scandal

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Media shunned as closed meeting discusses fish death scandal

The ministries of Health, Industry and Trade, Sciences and Technology and Agriculture and Rural Development met in a closed door meeting at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment in Hanoi to discuss the cause of the mass fish deaths along the coast of four central provinces.

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Plot thickens in Vietnam pollution scandal as diver diagnosed with copper poisoning

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Plot thickens in Vietnam pollution scandal as diver diagnosed with copper poisoning

A diver in central Vietnam has been diagnosed with copper poisoning amid a health scare linked to the ongoing pollution scandal.

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Financial problems bar fund named after Vietnam’s swimming talent from being set up

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Financial problems bar fund named after Vietnam’s swimming talent from being set up

Money issues have delayed the foundation of a fund intended to honor a talented Vietnamese swimmer and teach more kids to swim in a country where drowning deaths are among Asia's highest.

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Dengue cases to increase in rainy season

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Despite the Ministry of Health and related agencies’ media campaign against dengue fever has been launched, a majority of residents and authorities are still negligent over the disease, the Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City, said.

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New pediatric hospital built in Can Tho

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The Department of Health in the Mekong delta City of Can Tho yesterday opened a pediatric hospital.

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US helps Vietnam train field epidemiologists

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US helps Vietnam train field epidemiologists

A graduation ceremony for two classes of the Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) was held within the framework of the fourth annual National Field Epidemiology Training Program Scientific Conference in Da Nang last week.

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U.S. help VN investigate disease outbreaks

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U.S. help VN investigate disease outbreaks

VGP - The fourth annual National Field Epidemiology Training Program Scientific Conference was held in the central city of Da Nang recently, showcasing over 35 public health research projects from national, regional, and provincial public health institutes in Viet Nam.

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