Thousands sign up to donate corneas

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VietNam News English 2 hour(s) ago

Nearly 40,000 people have registered to donate their corneas to the Eye Bank, which has already received 461 corneas from 235 people in the past five years, according to the Viet Nam National Institute of Ophthalmology (VNIO).

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Cleft palate victim gets free operation thanks to award-winning portrait

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Cleft palate victim gets free operation thanks to award-winning portrait

Doctors in Ho Chi Minh City began the first operation on Thursday to help give a 10-year-old boy suffering from a horrific congenital disfigurement achieve a winning smile.

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Photo exhibit shows boys suffering from domestic violence

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Photo exhibit shows boys suffering from domestic violence

A photo exhibit entitled Dad, I Wish.... will take place at the Ha Noi Goethe Institute beginning on December 2.

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Volunteer students work to help stroke patients in Ho Chi Minh City

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Volunteer students work to help stroke patients in Ho Chi Minh City

A group of Vietnamese students from a university in Ho Chi Minh City have spent one day every week running a class at a hospital to help patients recover their ability to speak after strokes or road accidents.

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Venerable Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh remains in coma

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VietnamNet English 2 day(s) ago

Venerable Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh remains in coma

VietNamNet Bridge – Venerable monk Thich Nhat Hanh remains in stable condition nearly two weeks after suffering a severe brain hemorrhage, according to a statement released by his Plum Village monastery.

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UNICEF helps Vietnam improve environmental sanitation

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

A programme on environmental sanitation jointly carried out by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Ministry of Health in Vietnam since 2009 has contributed to raising public awareness of using hygienic toilets and giving up the indiscriminate defecation habit.

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Bright prospects for agriculture

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Bright prospects for agriculture

Despite many natural advantages, Vietnam’s agriculture sector is suffering from a lack of advanced agricultural solutions and technologies. This leaves huge room for foreign agricultural companies with strong expertise and advanced technologies.

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City shortage of methadone hurts recovering addicts

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

Drug addicts in HCM City are suffering because de-addiction centres are unable to procure the required amount of methadone, local reports say.

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Cement factories leave residents covered in dust

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Thousands of people in Kien Luong Town's Tam Thuoc Ward in this Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang have been suffering from the severe dust pollution of five cement factories for years.

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Female Afghan lawmaker survives suicide attack, three civilians killed - police

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Female Afghan lawmaker survives suicide attack, three civilians killed - police

An outspoken female Afghan lawmaker survived a suicide bombing attack on her vehicle on Sunday, suffering slight wounds, but three civilian bystanders were killed, a police spokesman said.

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Survivor of 5-day drift on Vietnam river given free treatment

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Survivor of 5-day drift on Vietnam river given free treatment

An elderly woman who was found alive on Tuesday on a cluster of water hyacinth drifting on a river she had fallen into five days earlier will be spared the fees at the hospital where she is being treated.

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Breakthrough in mitral regurgitation treatment brings new hope for Vietnamese patients

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Breakthrough in mitral regurgitation treatment brings new hope for Vietnamese patients

Vietnam National Heart Institute, Bach Mai Hospital was the first in Vietnam to use Abbott’s new minimally invasive treatment option called MitraClip.

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Vietnamese flight attendants share horror stories

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Vietnamese flight attendants share horror stories

A flight attendant is known to earn a handsome salary in Vietnam, but no money is easy money, as stewards/stewardesses have to deal with difficult situations during their flights on a daily basis.

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Russia business hits companies suffering what ruble lost

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Russia business hits companies suffering what ruble lost

Russia’s political travails are taking a toll on stocks beyond its borders, from a Finland tiremaker to a U.K. event organizer and a German drug company.

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Thousands join charity run for Hanoi children

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Thousands of local residents and expats joined a charity run around Thien Quang lake in Hanoi on November 9, the 14 th run of its kind, in support of children suffering from cancer and congenital heart defects.

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