No Tobacco Day marked in HN

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Hanoi Times English 17 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 30 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 36 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 60 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 64 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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Ebola threatening Liberia's existence, minister warns

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

Ebola threatening Liberia's existence, minister warns

Ebola is threatening the very existence of Liberia as the killer virus spreads like "wild fire", the defence minister warned Tuesday (Sep 9), following a grim World Health Organization assessment that the worst is yet to come.

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Ebola kills 31 people in DR Congo: WHO

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Ebola kills 31 people in DR Congo: WHO

An outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 31 people and the epidemic remains contained within the country's northwest, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday (Sep 2).

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WHO urges stiff regulatory curbs on e-cigarettes

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

WHO urges stiff regulatory curbs on e-cigarettes

The World Health Organization (WHO) called for stiff regulation of electronic cigarettes as well as bans on indoor use, advertising and sales to minors, in the latest bid to control the booming new market.

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Canada's Tekmira discussing its Ebola drug with WHO

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Canada's Tekmira discussing its Ebola drug with WHO

Canadian lab Tekmira is in contact with the World Health Organization and government agencies over the possible use of its experimental Ebola drug in West Africa, the company said Wednesday.

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West Africa Ebola death toll hits 337: WHO

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West Africa Ebola death toll hits 337: WHO

The death toll in west Africa's three-nation Ebola outbreak has risen to 337, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, making it the deadliest ever outbreak of the haemorrhagic fever.

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Vietnam responds World No Tobacco Day 2014

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VOV News English 4 month(s) ago

Vietnam responds World No Tobacco Day 2014

(VOV) - Every year, on 31 May, the World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners, including Vietnam, mark World No Tobacco Day (May 31) to highlight the risks associated with smoking.

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Two US health workers ill after MERS exposure; World Health Organization meets

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Two US health workers ill after MERS exposure; World Health Organization meets

The Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) coronavirus is seen in an undated transmission electron micrograph from the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).

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Vietnam launches vaccination campaign week

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Health and local health authority in Thai Binh Province in the North organized vaccination week from April 21-27 in response to the World Immunization Week 2014 promoted by World Health Organization.

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WHO suggests graphic warnings in tobacco control

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

WHO suggests graphic warnings in tobacco control

Smoking is a big problem in China, the world's largest tobacco consumer, and now the World Health Organization (WHO) wants tobacco warning labels to be more vivid.

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Ebola outbreak 'most challenging' as Guinea deaths pass 100

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Ebola outbreak 'most challenging' as Guinea deaths pass 100

The number of people believed to have been killed by the Ebola virus in Guinea has passed 100, the UN World Health Organization says.

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