Samaritan alley: where everything is free for poor people

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Báo Thanh Niên English 14 hour(s) ago

Samaritan alley: where everything is free for poor people

Its official name is Alley #96 in Phan Dinh Phung Street -- in Ho Chi Minh City’s Phu Nhuan District -- but locals call it free alley or samaritan alley.

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Vietnam puts the squeeze on counterfeit goods

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VOV News English 2 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Vietnam puts the squeeze on counterfeit goods

(VOV) - Vietnamese authorities have arrested 4,000 cases of trading in knock off products, mainly fake electronics products, liquor, medicines and other goods, law enforcement officials have announced.

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Aid trickles into war-ravaged Yemen

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 day(s) ago

A ship full of food and medicine has arrived in southen Yemen to help victims of the civil war, but as the fighting worsens so do the shortages.

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Child nutrition campaign launched in Hanoi

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VietnamPlus English 4 day(s) ago

Child nutrition campaign launched in Hanoi

The Ministry of Health and the National Institute of Nutrition launched a campaign to boost child nutrition in Hanoi on May 25.

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Images: Company that produces caterpillar fungi

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VietnamNet English 6 day(s) ago

Images: Company that produces caterpillar fungi

VietNamNet Bridge - After more than eight years of study, Tran Huy Khoa has successfully produced dong trung ha thao (caterpillar fungus or Ophiocordyceps sinensis) in Vietnam.

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Funds lacking for HIV medicine in Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

Demand for anti-retroviral (ARV) medicines for people living with HIV/AIDS continues to grow but the State's budget allocation for purchasing ARVs is limited, said Bui Duc Duong, deputy director of the Viet Nam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC) under the Ministry of Health.

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Funds lacking for HIV medicine

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

Funds lacking for HIV medicine

Demand for anti-retroviral (ARV) medicines for people living with HIV/AIDS continues to grow but the State's budget allocation for purchasing ARVs is limited, said Bui Duc Duong, deputy director of the Viet Nam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC) under the Ministry of Health.

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Training helps staff shortages

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Co-operation programmes among localities in the Mekong Delta region and universities in and outside the region have helped reduce staff shortages, according to the Steering Committee for the Southwestern Region's cultural and social division.

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Hand washing can prevent diseases

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Washing hands regularly can help prevent virus-based diseases, which have become more prevalent worldwide, a seminar heard.

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Vietnam sees increased incidences of dengue fever

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Dengue fever hospitalisations are on the rise nationwide, particularly in the south, revealed the General Department of Preventative Medicine under the Ministry of Health on May 14.

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6,000 young doctors join national voluntary campaign in Vietnam

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6,000 young doctors join national voluntary campaign in Vietnam

As many as 6,000 young doctors are joining a national voluntary campaign to offer free diagnoses and medicine to poor people as well as provide first aid training to teachers at kindergartens and primary schools across Vietnam.

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Vietnam invents world’s first mugwort injection machine

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam invents world’s first mugwort injection machine

VietNamNet Bridge - A Vietnamese herb doctor has successfully invented a machine which treats common diseases with mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris) leaves – a medicinal herb common in Vietnam.

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Disease outbreak risks increase in summer

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

The rainy season’s intense heat and humidity together with poor sanitation and loose control of disease-prone locations lie at the root of epidemic outbreaks during summers, Director Tran Dac Phu from the Department of Preventative Medicine revealed at a workshop held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 15.

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Search for new talent

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

A conference organised by VNPT Group, Viet Nam Television and the Dan Tri online newspaper was held to announce the launch of the Nhan Tai Dat Viet 2015 (Vietnamese Talent Awards 2015) in Ha Noi yesterday.

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Vietnam sees increased incidences of malaria

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Malaria hospitalisations are on the rise nationwide, particularly in the south, revealed the General Department of Preventative Medicine under the Ministry of Health on May 14.

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