No Tobacco Day marked in HN

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Hanoi Times English 29 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 42 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 49 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 72 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 76 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: Ebola vaccine trials promising

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

World Health Organization officials say an ebola vaccine undergoing testing will be a "game-changer" if proven effective.

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Over 20 million Vietnamese people infecting with hepatitis B, C

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced at the the meeting held in Hanoi yesterday to mark the World Hepatitis Day ( on July 28) that over 20 million Vietnamese people infected with hepatitis B and C.

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WHO 'unfit for health emergencies'

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

WHO 'unfit for health emergencies'

The Ebola crisis proves the World Health Organization (WHO) lacks the "capacity and culture" to deal with global health emergencies, says a damning independent report, commissioned by the WHO itself.

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Cuba ends mother-to-child HIV and syphillis transmission

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

The World Health Organization says Cuba has become the first country in the world to end the transmission of HIV and syphilis from mothers to children.

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WHO formally certifies made-in-Vietnam vaccine

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Health June 22 held a ceremony in Hanoi to receive the World Health Organization's formal certification of made-in-Vietnam vaccine.

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Over 20,000 Vietnamese people catch dengue fever

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

The World Health Organization estimated around 100 million people having dengue fever yearly, said Professor Tran Dac Phu, head of the Preventive Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health yesterday at an event to support ASEAN Dengue Day.

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WHO team urges RoK to reopen schools as more close in MERS crisis

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago

WHO team urges RoK to reopen schools as more close in MERS crisis

A joint RoK-World Health Organization mission studying an outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) recommended on June 10 that schools be reopened, as they were unlikely to spread the disease, just as school boards recommended more be shut.

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Liberia declared Ebola-free after weeks of no cases

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Liberia declared Ebola-free after weeks of no cases

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Liberia free of the Ebola virus, confirming that the country has had no new cases in 42 days.

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Road crashes claim 2,000 child lives in Vietnam every year

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Around 2,000 children are killed annually in road traffic crashes in Vietnam, according to World Health Organization statistics released on Monday.

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WHO warns of Caesarean 'epidemic'

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

WHO warns of Caesarean 'epidemic'

The UN's World Health Organization on Friday warned that too many women in developing and wealthy countries alike are resorting unnecessarily to Caesarean sections to give birth.

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