Special schools helping children with autism

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Special schools helping children with autism

Public indignation grows after a three minute video clip about the nursemaids’ wicked acts to autistic students was released.

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Cities target leprosy reduction

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

All provinces and cities are expected to achieve key indicators related to leprosy elimination by 2015, according to the agency that provides technical guidance to hospitals for the national leprosy prevention programme.

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PM orders wider application of methadone treatment

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PM orders wider application of methadone treatment

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has ordered local authorities nationwide to ensure sufficient medical staff, equipment and money to provide more methadone treatment for drug addicts.

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Japan robot firm showcases thought-controlled suits

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Japan robot firm showcases thought-controlled suits

A Japanese robot-maker on Wednesday showed off suits that the wearer can control just by thinking, as it said it was linking up with an industrial city promoting innovation.

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Methadone therapy programme proves successful

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The proportion of drug addicts nationwide to join a two-year methadone treatment programme is 93 percent, with nearly 16 percent of them continuing to use drugs, albeit at a lower frequency, according to the Ministry of Health.

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17,500 drug addicts treated with methadone therapy in Vietnam

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17,500 drug addicts were treated with methadone therapy across the country, reported by the Ministry of Health at a workshop on expansion of methadone therapy on June 5 in Hanoi.

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Targets to be set for methadone therapy

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Representatives from 20 provinces and cities struggling with large numbers of drug addicts gathered at a conference in Ha Noi on Thursday, debating the expansion of methadone therapy.

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Expansion of methadone therapy under debate

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Representatives from 20 provinces and cities with large number of drug addicts gathered at a conference in Hanoi on June 5, debating the expansion of methadone therapy to treat drug users.

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Vietnam hospital fixes man’s paralyzed limbs using stem cells

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Vietnam hospital fixes man’s paralyzed limbs using stem cells

Doctor Nguyen Thanh Liem (R) performs Vietnam’s first stem cell transplant at Vinmec hospital in Hanoi in March 2014. Photo credit: Lao Dong/Vinmec

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Ear implant may help regrow auditory nerves: study

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Ear implant may help regrow auditory nerves: study

Electrical pulses delivered from cochlear implants, which have been commercially available since the 1970s, can be used to regrow auditory nerves in people with severe hearing loss, Australian researchers said Wednesday.

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Institute celebrates 100 successful stem cell transplants

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Institute celebrates 100 successful stem cell transplants

The National Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion (NIHBT) held a ceremony on April 23 to mark over 100 successful haematopoietic stem cell transplants (HSCTs) conducted by its experts.

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Vietnamese girl beats rare skin disorder to walk again

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Vietnamese girl beats rare skin disorder to walk again

Y Non is recovering from a rare skin disorder thanks to treatment at a national dermatology hospital in central Vietnam. Photo by Tam Ngoc

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Boon for a bone, bane for the other

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Boon for a bone, bane for the other

A photo provided by Ho Chi Minh City Central Dento-Maxillofacial Hospital shows a surgery session

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Vietnam-Spain ties: partnership for development

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Vietnam, in support of Spain’s Agency for International Development Cooperation and non-governmental organisations, has implemented a number of poverty reduction projects and built healthcare service models for local victims of human trafficking and those at a high risk of the illegal trade.

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Surgical first in Ha Noi hospital

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Surgical first in Ha Noi hospital

Specialists at Vinmec International Hospital in Ha Noi have performed stem-cell therapy on a one-year-old baby boy to try and overcome the effects of cerebral palsy (brain paralysis).

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