Desk works to support Japanese investors in Vietnam

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The Japan Desk, recently set up by the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency (FIA), started official operation on November 21, aimed at assisting Japanese enterprises keen to invest in Vietnam.

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Medi-Pharm Expo 2014 to take place next month

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VietNam News English 7 day(s) ago

The 21st Viet Nam International Hospital, Medical and Pharmaceutical Exhibition (Viet Nam Medi-Pharm Expo 2014) will take place in the capital city from December 3- 5.

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Pharmaceutical salaries up most in 2014

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Pharmaceutical salaries up most in 2014

A recent survey by Towers Watson Vietnam revealed that salaries have increased 9.6 per cent this year on average, down from 11.7 per cent last year.

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Bac Giang: trade fair looks to explore outer reach

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

A trade fair is taking place in the northern city of Bac Giang with the participation of 150 businesses from 13 provinces across the country, looking to seek wider business ties for local manufacturers.

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Washing hands campaign launched in Thong Nhat Hospital

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Washing hands campaign launched in Thong Nhat Hospital

Thong Nhat Hospital and A Dong Pharmaceutical Company yesterday signed a pledge in which doctors promised to wash their hands before examining patients to protect patients.

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Officials say lax management fosters bribery in health care industry

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Officials say lax management fosters bribery in health care industry

Recently, Bio-Rad Laboratories, a California-based firm, was accused of handing out bribes to Vietnamese officials in order to win a contract. Nguyen Van Tien, vice chairman of the National Assembly (NA)’s Committee of Social Affairs, underlined the necessity of clarifying whether the company is trading in medical equipment or pharmaceuticals.

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Quang Ninh calls for investment in herbal medicine production

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

The northern province of Quang Ninh called for investments in the application of science and technology in herbal medicine production during a conference in Ha Long city on November 9.

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Better treatment perspective for Asian lung cancer patients

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Better treatment perspective for Asian lung cancer patients

Boehringer Ingelheim, one of the world's 20 leading pharmaceutical companies, today announced data from a pre-specified subgroup-analysis of the pivotal phase III LUX-Lung 3 trial which demonstrated that Asian non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with the most common type of EGFR mutation lived significantly longer after receiving first-line treatment with afatinib compared to chemotherapy.

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Pharmaceutical imports up 7.65%

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Pharmaceutical imports up 7.65%

VGP – As of September 2014, Viet Nam’s pharmaceutical imports reached more than US$1.4 billion, a year-on-year increase of 7.65%, ranking 13th among 175 nations and territories, according to the Viet Nam Customs.

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Placentas publicly offered for sale in Ho Chi Minh City

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Placentas publicly offered for sale in Ho Chi Minh City

Placentas, a type of hazardous medical waste, are currently offered for sale at traditional oriental medicine shops in Ho Chi Minh City, where their benefits to human health are exaggerated.

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Vietnam, developing countries brace for toll on cutting edge drugs under Pacific trade draft

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Vietnam, developing countries brace for toll on cutting edge drugs under Pacific trade draft

Poor patients in Vietnam and other developing countries could suffer a significant hike in the price of medicine brought on by a regional trade pact that has been impossible to track.

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Domestic drug companies wrestle with competition

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

Domestic drug producers are facing significant obstacles in selling their products in both the domestic and foreign markets, the Tin tuc (News) Newspaper has reported.

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ASEAN boosts cooperation on pharmaceutical industry

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ASEAN boosts cooperation on pharmaceutical industry

Representatives of the ASEAN Pharmaceutical Product Working Group (PPWG) discussed bioequivalence study reports on the bloc’s pharmaceutical products in a workshop on October 21-22.

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At TPP, Vietnam, developing nations come under US onslaught on affordable cancer treatments

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At TPP, Vietnam, developing nations come under US onslaught on affordable cancer treatments

Vietnamese cancer patients, many of whom have succumbed to the disease due to high drug prices, are likely to pay even more if their country falls prey to a US-led attack aimed at handing out largesse to American Big Pharma in a regional free-trade pact, critics say.

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DHG posts Q3 decline in profit

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

DHG posts Q3 decline in profit

The Hau Giang Pharmaceutical Co (DHG) posted a net profit of VND142 billion (US$6.7 million) in the third quarter, down 32 per cent year-on-year.

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