Ho Chi Minh City urged to relocate residents from 31 landslide-prone areas

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Ho Chi Minh City urged to relocate residents from 31 landslide-prone areas

The Ho Chi Minh City Transport Department has urged the municipal administration to direct authorities of three districts to urgently evacuate residents from 31 locations deemed most vulnerable to serious landslides.

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Conference discusses infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS

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Nearly 800 domestic and foreign managers, scientists and experts in infectious diseases and HIV/AIDS are attending a conference in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, to share experience in this field.

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Hanoi to mobilize 2,000 people for flood prevention on National Day

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Hanoi to mobilize 2,000 people for flood prevention on National Day

VietNamNet Bridge – An official from the Hanoi Drainage Company says that the company will arrange more than 2,000 people and prepare equipment to ensure that Hanoi will not flood during the National Day (September 2) holiday.

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Hanoi makes flood prevention efforts for National Day

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Hanoi makes flood prevention efforts for National Day

Hanoi’s authorities plan to mobilise 2,000 people to prevent possible flooding during the National Day holiday as heavy rain is forecasted.

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Burden of non-communicable diseases greater for Vietnam

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The World Health Organization estimates that deaths from non-communicable diseases reach nearly 380,000 cases per year in Vietnam, claiming 73 percent of all deaths and reducing Vietnamese people's average longevity, reported Vietnamese non-communicable prevention league at a meeting last Friday.

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Burden of non-communicable diseases greater

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The World Health Organization estimates that deaths from non-communicable diseases reach nearly 380,000 cases per year in Vietnam, claiming 73 percent of all deaths and reducing Vietnamese people's average longevity, reported Vietnamese non-communicable prevention league at a meeting last Friday.

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Localities asked to brace for natural disasters

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Localities asked to brace for natural disasters

The municipal and provincial Steering Committees for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control have been urged to closely monitor the development of calamities such as flood, flashflood, and landslide.

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Embankment to safeguard Saigon River from floods

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Embankment to safeguard Saigon River from floods

The HCM City Steering Centre for the Urban Flood Control Programme has asked the municipal government to build a 1.1-km long embankment along the Saigon River to prevent flooding during high tides.

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Indian coast guard ship visits HCM City

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Indian coast guard ship visits HCM City

VietNamNet Bridge – Patrol vessel Sarang of the Indian Coast Guard with 140 crew members on board led by Senior Colonel Naresh Kumar Kaul docked at Nha Rong Port on August 26 to start an official five-day visit to Ho Chi Minh City.

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Gene study confirms low Vitamin D, multiple sclerosis link

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Gene study confirms low Vitamin D, multiple sclerosis link

A major genetic study Tuesday confirmed a link between low vitamin D and a higher risk of multiple sclerosis, a finding which experts say could lead to better treatment and prevention.

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CMC must eliminates leprosy by 2015

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18 cities and provinces out of 21 in the South Vietnam have eliminated leprosy but Ho Chi Minh City which is the economic hub of the country has not abolished the disease yet because a lot of immigrants have flocked to the city to live, work and find out for an opportunity.

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Experts discuss rising rate of Nguyen Trong Dam

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The rate of prostitution and prostitution-related crimes has increased sharply in the country, while measures to deter such activities have not been successful, a meeting in HCM City has heard.

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HCM City urged to tackle flooding

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HCM City urged to tackle flooding

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has called on the HCM City administration to step up efforts to prevent the flooding that plagues several inner districts.

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USAID fund encourages business engagement in HIV prevention

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USAID fund encourages business engagement in HIV prevention

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) on August 21 launched an innovation fund under its Healthy Markets Activity Project to seek and invest in initiatives of businesses on HIV prevention goods and services in Vietnam.

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Guidance given to pilot local HIV technical support team

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Guidance given to pilot local HIV technical support team

The Ministry of Health’s Department of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control recently released guidance on piloting the organisation of technical groups supporting HIV preventative measures and treatment.

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