Bayer partners Bright Future Fund to improve access to innovative treatment for liver and kidney cancer patients in Vietnam

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Bayer South East Asia Pte Ltd. (Bayer SEA) and Bright Future Fund (BFF) in Vietnam, a member of Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) have established a patient assistance programme to provide Vietnamese patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) or advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC) with better access to a targeted oral cancer therapy.

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Ho Chi Minh City finally traces source of foul smell

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 day(s) ago

The source of the unpleasant odor wafting through the southern end of Ho Chi Minh City has been confirmed to originate from rubbish buried at a major waste treatment zone.

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22,000 Vietnamese diagnosed with lung cancer each year

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Around 22,000 new cases of lung cancer are recorded every year in Việt Nam, with the disease being ranked among the top causes of death, doctors have said.

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HCM City begins to crack down on pollution problem

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

The HCM City government has ordered the Department of Natural Resources and Environment to take measures to curb environmental pollution.

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Pop star Minh Thuan dies at 47

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Pop star Minh Thuan dies at 47

Pop star Minh Thuan passed away from lung cancer in Ho Chi Minh City on September 18 after a battle for treatment.

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HCM City begins to crack down on pollution problem

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HCM City begins to crack down on pollution problem

The HCM City government has ordered the Department of Natural Resources and Environment to take measures to curb environmental pollution.

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Poor woman needs help to save sons after traffic accidents

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Poor woman needs help to save sons after traffic accidents

Two sons of a poor woman in the northern province of Hai Duong experienced traffic accidents within a fortnight of each other, leaving them seriously injured.

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Ho Chi Minh City under attack by multiple pollution sources

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Ho Chi Minh City under attack by multiple pollution sources

Ho Chi Minh City has been heavily contaminated by many sources of pollution, local environment officials have stated during a recent meeting.

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22,000 Vietnamese diagnosed with lung cancer each year

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22,000 Vietnamese diagnosed with lung cancer each year

Around 22,000 new cases of lung cancer are recorded every year in Việt Nam, with the disease being ranked among the top causes of death, doctors have said.

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HCMC speeds up progress of two wastewater treatment plants

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HCMC speeds up progress of two wastewater treatment plants

Deputy chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Van Khoa has instructed authorized agencies to speed up the progress of two wastewater treatment plants in District 9 and Thu Duc.

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Reader helps girl pay hospital costs

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Reader helps girl pay hospital costs

A reader has donated VND150m (USD6,800) to cover the full treatment for a 15-year-old girl in Ha Tinh Province who had to dropped out of school due to the illness.

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In southern Vietnam, Hong Kong paper mill renews concern as trial run nears

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In southern Vietnam, Hong Kong paper mill renews concern as trial run nears

As a Hong Kong-invested paper mill in the southern Vietnamese province of Hau Giang is poised to test its operation despite questionable waste treatment solutions, local scientists have demanded a halt to the plan.

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Non-communicative disease escalating

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Non-communicative disease escalating

As per a survey conducted by the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health, while the rate of contagious disease is dropping, non-communicative diseases (or chronic diseases) are rising.

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Formosa requested to build waste treatment ponds

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Formosa requested to build waste treatment ponds

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha has requested Formosa Ha Tinh to build ponds for waste treatment in its site and only when fish in these ponds can live will the firm be allowed to discharge waste into the sea.

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Vietnam Waste Solutions tracks down smell in Ho Chi Minh City

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Vietnam Waste Solutions tracks down smell in Ho Chi Minh City

Residents in the southern area of Ho Chi Minh City, including Phu My Hung Township, have been complaining that their daily lives are badly affected by a stink in the air. Some claim that this is caused by the nearby Da Phuoc Integrated Waste Management Facility. VIR’s Bao Minh talked with David Duong, president and CEO of Vietnam Waste Solutions – the investor of the complex – on this issue.

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