Education sector vows to create smoke-free environment

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamPlus English 11 hour(s) ago

A meeting was held at the Hanoi National University of Education on May 29 in response to World No Tobacco Day (May 31) and the 2015 National No Tobacco Week.

Keywords: 

Vietnam one of 15 nations with highest rate of smokers

0 vote(s)Comment

SaiGon GP English 14 hour(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam is still named one of 15 nations in the world with the highest rate of cigarette smokers. This was released at a meeting held by the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO) on May 28 in Hanoi to review 10 years carrying out of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) among adult smokers, and in some countries, among adult non-smokers and among youth.

Keywords: 

More healthcare staff quit smoking, survey finds

0 vote(s)Comment

VietNam News English 17 hour(s) ago

Only 6.68 per cent of HCM City's healthcare staff smoked cigarettes in 2014, compared to 10 per cent in 2011, according to a survey by the city's Health Department's committee for tobacco harm prevention.

Keywords: 

WHO urges Viet Nam for stricter tobacco rules

0 vote(s)Comment

VietNam News English 1 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news

WHO urges Viet Nam for stricter tobacco rules

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged Viet Nam to fully implement the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) on World No Tobacco Day on May 31.

Keywords: 

Vietnam faces economic and health burdens from tobacco use

0 vote(s)Comment

VOV News English 1 day(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam faces economic and health burdens from tobacco use

(VOV) - Smoking-related diseases kill over 40,000 people in Vietnam each year, said World Health Organisation (WHO) Acting Representative, Jeffery Kobza.

Keywords: 

Cancer cases soar in Vietnam, many related to eating, drinking habits

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 day(s) ago

Cancer cases soar in Vietnam, many related to eating, drinking habits

The number of cancer cases in Vietnam has risen steadily since 1998, with 100,000-150,000 new patients and 70,000 deaths caused by the disease annually, according to figures a research group from the 175 Military Hospital released at a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday.

Keywords: 

Social News 27/5

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamNet English 3 day(s) ago

HCM City stocks up on toys for kids' day

Keywords: 

More campaigns needed as smoking dangers rise

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamPlus English 4 day(s) ago 1 related news

More campaigns needed as smoking dangers rise

The Ministry of Health and relevant agencies will launch more communications campaigns on legal documents targeting the building of a non-smoking environment, said Luong Ngoc Khue, Director of the Health Ministry’s Administration Department of Medical Services.

Keywords: 

More campaigns needed as smoking dangers rise

0 vote(s)Comment

VOV News English 4 day(s) ago 1 related news

More campaigns needed as smoking dangers rise

The Ministry of Health and relevant agencies will launch more communications campaigns on legal documents targeting the building of a non-smoking environment, said Luong Ngoc Khue, Director of the Health Ministry’s Administration Department of Medical Services.

Keywords: 

Smoking shell

0 vote(s)Comment

VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago

Two firemen were injured in a blaze which razed at a boarding house in HCM City's Binh Thanh District yesterday morning.

Keywords: 

Tracking shisha trading rings in Vietnam

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 day(s) ago

Tracking shisha trading rings in Vietnam

Two Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper contributors have tracked down rings trading in shisha, also known as Arab pipe tobacco, which an increasing number of local youngsters have been hooked on in recent years.

Keywords: 

Elderly people who exercise 'live five years longer'

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Elderly people who exercise 'live five years longer'

Regular exercise in old age has as powerful an effect on life expectancy as giving up smoking, researchers say.

Keywords: 

Ministry proposes ban on smoking at weddings, funerals

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has asked people's committee in cities and provinces to make no smoking at workplace a rule in their office regulation.

Keywords: 

Ministry proposes ban on smoking at weddings, funerals

0 vote(s)Comment

VOV News English 1 week(s) ago 2 related news

Ministry proposes ban on smoking at weddings, funerals

Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has asked people's committee in cities and provinces to make no smoking at workplace a rule in their office regulation.

Keywords: 

Ministry proposes ban on smoking at weddings, funerals

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago 2 related news

Ministry proposes ban on smoking at weddings, funerals

Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has asked people's committee in cities and provinces to make no smoking at workplace a rule in their office regulation.

Keywords: 

Top page