200,000 Vietnamese suffer from stroke annually

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200,000 Vietnamese suffer from stroke annually

A male stroke patient is being treated in Nguyen Trai Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City (Photo: Sggp)
The country has 200,000 people suffer from stroke annually, 11,000 of them died of the disease and the remaining have sequela, according to the Vietnam Stroke Association.

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New Vuvuzela beer club in town

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SaigonTimes English 4 day(s) ago

Guests will be treated with a panoramic view of the city and more than 60 beer types at a new Vuvuzela club, which will be in service on April 20 on the rooftop of the shopping center Zen Plaza in HCMC’s District 1.

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HCMC offers lifelong free treatment for HIV-infected pregnant women

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VietnamNet English 4 day(s) ago

HCMC offers lifelong free treatment for HIV-infected pregnant women

VietNamNet Bridge - From April, all pregnant women with HIV in Ho Chi Minh City will be treated with antiretroviral (ARV) drugs free of charge, regardless of the level of immune cells in their blood.

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Life stinks in central commune

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VietNam News English 4 day(s) ago

Nearly 3,000 residents in Pho Thanh Commune of central Quang Ngai Province have been living with a foul stench and odorous wastewater leaking from a nearby waste treatment facility in Duc Pho District.

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Company will pay medical fee for burnt workers: Chairman

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Company will pay medical fee for burnt workers: Chairman

Do Xuan Chieu, Chairman of Pomina Steel Corporation No.3 said that the company will cover all medical fee of workers who suffered labor accident on April 11 when he visited workers in Cho Ray Hospital.

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Crowded hospitals could be spreading measles in Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Crowded hospitals could be spreading measles in Vietnam

A baby being treated for measles at Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi

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At least 30 people hospitalized after eating suspicious bread

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Thirty people were hospitalized after eating suspicious bread in Lam Dong Province.

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Nobel writer Garcia Marquez hospitalized in Mexico

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Nobel writer Garcia Marquez hospitalized in Mexico

Colombia's Nobel-winning writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the 87-year-old author of "One Hundred Years of Solitude," was being treated in a Mexico City hospital on Thursday for a bronchial infection, his son said.

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Hospitals tardy on medical waste

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Hospitals tardy on medical waste

VietNamNet Bridge – Medical waste can be a serious health threat if not treated properly, but few Vietnamese hospitals have invested in the process.

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12 injured in bus-truck collision

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

At least 12 people were injured after a truck and a passenger bus collided yesterday afternoon near the Hoa Cam Industrial Zone in Cam Le District.

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Vietnamese American loses $80,000 suit against hospital in Vietnam

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Vietnamese American loses $80,000 suit against hospital in Vietnam

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court rejected Tuesday a Vietnamese-American man’s demand that Saigon Eye Hospital pay him US$80,000 as compensation for the damage caused to his right eye during an operation five years ago.

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US: Four dead at Fort Hood including shooter, 16 wounded: commander

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago 2 related news

Four people have been killed in a shooting at Fort Hood including the assailant, a soldier who served in Iraq and was being treated for mental health issues, the commander of the US base said.

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Doctor goes extra step to tackle TB

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Doctor goes extra step to tackle TB

Nguyen Thi Huyen Tran was worried about the tuberculosis treatment for her 88-year-old father because he was too weak to go the local TB treatment centre every day.

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Pioneering Vietnam prepares for new TB drugs

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

Pioneering Vietnam prepares for new TB drugs

Later this year, Vietnam will become the first country that treats multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) cases with new medicines, a health official has said.

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Hospitals tardy on medical waste

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Medical waste can be a serious health threat if not treated properly, but few Vietnamese hospitals have invested in the process.

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