No Tobacco Day marked in HN

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Hanoi Times English 20 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 33 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 40 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 63 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 67 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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Global plague infections raise concerns in Vietnam

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

Vietnam’s health authorities issued a national health warning following a World Health Organization announcement of 19 confirmed bubonic plague cases this Fall.

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Ebola crisis now 'stable' in Guinea, WHO says

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Ebola crisis now 'stable' in Guinea, WHO says

The Ebola outbreak is now "stable" in Guinea, where the latest crisis began, the World Health Organization says.

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Plague in Madagascar kills 40 people

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

An outbreak of the plague kills 40 people out of 119 cases in Madagascar since late August, the World Health Organization says.

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A third of women globally victims of domestic violence: WHO

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A third of women globally victims of domestic violence: WHO

Between 100 to 140 million women are victims of genital mutilation, while some 7 per cent of women risk being raped in their lifetimes, according to a series of studies by the World Health Organization.

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Ebola death toll tops 5,000

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Ebola has now claimed at least 5,160 lives out of at least 14,098 affected, the World Health Organization says.

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Ebola vaccine trials to start in Switzerland this week

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(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 2 month(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 month(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 2 month(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 2 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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