No Tobacco Day marked in HN

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Hanoi Times English 39 month(s) ago

The Hanoitimes - The Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization jointly held a meeting last week in Ha Noi to mark the World No Tobacco Day (May 31) and launch the National No Tobacco Week (May 25-31).

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World No Tobacco Day 2012: Stop Tobacco Industry Interference

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Báo QĐND English 52 month(s) ago

World No Tobacco Day 2012: Stop Tobacco Industry Interference

PANO - “Today the World Health Organization calls for public awareness and Government resistance to the tobacco industry's increasingly aggressive attempts to undermine laws that protect people from the harms of tobacco” said Dr Takeshi Kasai, World Health Organization (WHO) Representative to Viet Nam marking “World No Tobacco Day 2012”.

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Vietnam reports high number of tuberculosis patients annually

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SaiGon GP English 58 month(s) ago

According to the Central Lung Hospital and World Health Organization, each year around 6,000 patients or 2.7 percent of the population in Vietnam suffers from multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis.

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PM Dũng works with WHO’s leaders

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Báo điện tử CP English 82 month(s) ago

PM Dung works with WHO’s leaders

VGP – Meeting Ms. Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva on Wednesday, PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng highly spoke of the role of WTO and affirmed Việt Nam’s efforts for people’s health care and protection.

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Vaccines most effective to avoid A/H1N1 flu: WHO chief

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VietnamNet English 85 month(s) ago

Vaccines most effective to avoid A/H1N1 flu: WHO chief

Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Margaret Chan attends a news conference of the 2009 Prince of Asturias Award in Oviedo, Spain, Oct. 22, 2009. The World Health Organization will be awarded the 2009 Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation on Friday in Oviedo. (Xinhua/Chen Haitong)

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80 percent of world's city dwellers breathing bad air: UN

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

80 percent of world's city dwellers breathing bad air: UN

Over 80 percent of the world's city dwellers breathe poor quality air, increasing their risk of lung cancer and other life-threatening diseases, a new World Health Organization (WHO) report warned Thursday.

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Environment behind nearly quarter of global deaths: WHO

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

Environment behind nearly quarter of global deaths: WHO

One in four deaths worldwide are due to environmental factors like air, water and soil pollution, as well as unsafe roads and workplace stress, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday (Mar 15).

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Zika crisis to get 'worse before it gets better:' WHO

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

Zika crisis to get 'worse before it gets better:' WHO

The Zika virus, believed to be linked to the serious birth defect microcephaly, presents a "formidable" challenge that will be hard to stamp out, World Health Organization chief Margaret Chan warned Wednesday.

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WHO expects to set link between Zika and microcephaly in weeks, vaccine 18 months

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

WHO expects to set link between Zika and microcephaly in weeks, vaccine 18 months

The World Health Organization (WHO) expects the suspected links between the Zika virus and two neurological disorders, microcephaly in babies and Guillain-Barre in adults, to be established within weeks, a senior WHO official said on Friday.

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Sexually transmitted Zika virus reported in Dallas

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

The World Health Organization says they are concerned after a report that the Zika virus has been sexually transmitted in the United States.

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WHO warns Africa, Asia vulnerable for Zika virus

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

The World Health Organization cautions that the mosquito-borne Zika virus, linked to birth defects, could spread to Africa and Asia which have the highest birth rates in the world.

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WHO declares global health emergency over Zika virus

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

The World Health Organization declares the Zika virus to be a global health emergency as the disease linked to thousands of birth defects in Brazil spreads rapidly.

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WHO says Zika virus spreads explosively, 4 million cases forecast

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago 2 related news

WHO says Zika virus spreads explosively, 4 million cases forecast

The Zika virus, linked to severe birth defects in thousands of babies in Brazil, is "spreading explosively" and could infect as many as 4 million people in the Americas, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.

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WHO calls for common sense travel, trade measures on Zika

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Bruce Aylward, the assistant director of the The World Health Organization, says the UN agency has called for an emergency meeting partly to ensure that national authorities do not impose inappropriate travel or trade restrictions in the face of the Zika virus outbreak.

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Olympics safety from Zika is priority, says IOC's Bach

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach says they are working closely with the World Health Organization to protect Rio 2016 Games athletes and spectators from the Zika virus.

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