No Tobacco Day marked in HN

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Hanoi Times English 18 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 31 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 38 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 62 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 65 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 vaccine trials to start in Switzerland this week

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 day(s) ago

Ebola vaccine trials to start in Switzerland this week

Ebola vaccine trials are set to start in Switzerland this week after receiving the green light from the country's authorities, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

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Ebola: WHO emergency team holds talks on travel curbs

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Ebola: WHO emergency team holds talks on travel curbs

The World Health Organization's emergency committee is holding talks to discuss the Ebola epidemic.

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Ebola deaths near 4,500 as virus spreads in W. Africa: WHO

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

Ebola deaths near 4,500 as virus spreads in W. Africa: WHO

A total of 4,493 people have died from the world's worst Ebola outbreak on record, and the situation in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone is deteriorating, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.

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Hazardous levels of smog envelop Northern China for a second day

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

Hazardous levels of air pollution enveloped northern China for a second day, with smog in Beijing exceeding World Health Organization-recommended levels by more than 15 times.

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Ebola deaths reach 3,338, but widely undercounted, WHO says

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Ebola deaths reach 3,338, but widely undercounted, WHO says

The death toll from the world's worst Ebola outbreak on record reached 3,338 people out of 7,178 cases in West Africa as of Sept. 28, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.

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WHO urges Vietnamese to reduce salt consumption

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

WHO urges Vietnamese to reduce salt consumption

The World Health Organization (WHO) Monday called on Vietnam to take action against salt overuse in a bid to cut the number of people experiencing heart disease and stroke and save lives.

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Vietnam urged to reduce salt consumption

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago 5 related news

On the occasion of World Heart Day (September 29), the World Health Organization (WHO) reminds Vietnamese citizens to curb salt use to prevent heart disease and stroke.

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Vietnam urged to reduce salt consumption

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago 5 related news

Vietnam urged to reduce salt consumption

(VOV) - On the occasion of World Heart Day (September 29), the World Health Organization (WHO) reminds Vietnamese citizens to curb salt use to prevent heart disease and stroke.

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Nigeria schools reopen after Ebola break

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Nigerian school students return to class following an Ebola break, as the World Health Organization (WHO) declares the virus is "pretty much contained" in the country.

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Ebola threatening Liberia's existence, minister warns

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(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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