Vietnam doctors separate twins conjoined at torso

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Doctors in Hanoi separated two four-month-old twin boys on Tuesday by severing a link between a small part of their shared breastbone and liver.

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Vietnam to start giving measles-rubella vaccination to 23m children in September

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Vietnam to start giving measles-rubella vaccination to 23m children in September

A campaign to vaccinate 23 million children aged 1 to 14 against measles and rubella will kick off in September at a cost of over US$36 million, the largest ever of its kind in Vietnam, the Ministry of Health has said.

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Viral encephalitis affects 325 people, kills 5 in Vietnam

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Viral encephalitis affects 325 people, kills 5 in Vietnam

Viral encephalitis spread to 31 provinces and cities in Vietnam, affecting 325 people and killing five of them in the first six months of this year, health authorities said.

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JE spreads in northern Vietnam; HFMD on rise in southern region

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JE spreads in northern Vietnam; HFMD on rise in southern region

The number of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) cases has increased sharply in northern Vietnam this month, while the hand, food and mouth disease (HFMD) is also on the rise in the country’s southern region, health authorities reported.

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Quang Ngai Obstetrics & pediatrics hospital kicked off

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

An obstetrics and pediatrics hospital has been kicked off in the central province of Quang Ngai on June 28.

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Vietnam hospital succeeds in 17 robotic surgeries, aims to raise 100 cases in 2014

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Vietnam hospital succeeds in 17 robotic surgeries, aims to raise 100 cases in 2014

Doctors at the Vietnam National Hospital of Pediatrics performing a robotic-assisted endoscopic surgery for 23-month-old Luong N.L on June 4. Photo courtesy of the hospital

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In a first for Vietnam, doctors save child with measles-induced encephalitis

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For the first time in the country doctors at Hanoi’s Bach Mai Hospital have managed to save the life of an infant suffering from encephalitis caused by measles.

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At-risk children get measles vaccinations

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Children between the ages of two and 10 in localities with a high risk of measles infections received supplementary vaccinations against the disease yesterday.

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HFMD may reach epidemic level in Vietnam hub this year

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HFMD may reach epidemic level in Vietnam hub this year

Ho Chi Minh City health authorities have warned that the number of hand, foot, and mouth disease cases has sharply increased and that the disease may become an epidemic in the near future.

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Children in measles hot spots continue to be vaccinated

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Children aging from 2-10 years old in localities with high risk of measles infections will receive supplementary vaccination against the disease from May 15.

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First painting exhibition by autistic child opens in Hanoi

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PHOTOS COURTESY OF TUOI TRE

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No measles fatalities reported on May 8

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No measles fatalities reported on May 8

Vietnam observed an additional 47 measles cases on May 8 but no new deaths were recorded, according to the Preventative Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health.

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Vietnam health authorities task 5 teams with combating HFMD

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Vietnam health authorities task 5 teams with combating HFMD

The Vietnamese Ministry of Health has set up five working teams to fight against the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), a contagious viral illness that has afflicted more than 17,400 people nationwide and killed two of them so far this year.

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Vietnam hospital fixes heart defects on 23-day-old

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Vietnam hospital fixes heart defects on 23-day-old

A photo taken by a doctor at Ho Chi Minh City Pediatrics Hospital shows a 23-year-old baby ruddy after being treated for tetralogy of Fallot, a combination of heart defects at birth

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Vietnam minister won’t resign despite poor measles guide

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Vietnam minister won’t resign despite poor measles guide

Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien speaks as questioned about her responsibility on severe measles outbreaks at a government press briefing in Hanoi April 29. PHOTO: TRUONG SON

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