No Tobacco Day marked in HN

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Hanoi Times English 11 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 24 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 31 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 55 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 58 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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WHO suggests graphic warnings in tobacco control

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VietnamNet English 6 day(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 7 day(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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Vietnam ranks 12th among countries suffering most from TB

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Vietnam ranks 12th among countries suffering most from TB

With 18,000 people dying of tuberculosis (TB) per year, Vietnam ranks 12th out of the 22 highest TB burden countries identified by the World Health Organization, the Vietnamese Ministry of Health has warned ahead of the World TB Day (March 24).

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WHO helps VN improve health insurance

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Báo điện tử CP English 1 month(s) ago

WHO helps VN improve health insurance

VGP – The Committee on Social Issues under the Viet Nam National Assembly and the World Health Organization (WHO) on March 10 organized a seminar on health insurance in Viet Nam.

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Cancer 'tidal wave' on horizon, warns WHO

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Cancer 'tidal wave' on horizon, warns WHO

The globe is facing a "tidal wave" of cancer, and restrictions on alcohol and sugar need to be considered, say World Health Organization scientists.

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Pakistani city is world's biggest reservoir of polio viruses

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Pakistani city is world's biggest reservoir of polio viruses

Pakistan's volatile northwestern city of Peshawar is the largest reservoir of endemic polio viruses in the world, the World Health Organization said on Friday, amid concerns over continuing violence against polio vaccination teams.

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Parents urged to keep immunisation faith

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news 3 related news

The World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) yesterday issued a joint statement calling on Vietnamese parents to maintain faith in the quality of childhood immunisations.

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Vietnam among world’s top countries with tuberculosis

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

Vietnam among world’s top countries with tuberculosis

With about 100,000 new cases of tuberculosis (TB) reported every year, Vietnam ranks 12 out of the 22 highest TB-burden countries identified by the World Health Organization, said Dr Tang Chi Thuong, deputy director of the Ho Chi Minh City Health Department.

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Quinvaxem Vaccine declared safe for children

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SaiGon GP English 10 month(s) ago 2 related news

Quinvaxem Vaccine declared safe for children

According to the World Health Organization, Quinvaxem Vaccine used to protect children against five deadly childhood diseases is safe for children, said Dr. Nguyen Van Binh, head of the Preventive Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health.

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Vietnam warns of Corona Virus

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SaiGon GP English 11 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Vietnam warns of Corona Virus

Following a World Health Organization's warning of the Corona Virus, the Ministry of Health on May 31 sent a dispatch to all hospitals across the country asking to raise awareness of the new virus strain.

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