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Salmonella-tainted baby formula products enter Vietnam
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Salmonella-tainted baby formula products enter Vietnam

Following the warning of the International Food Safety Authorities Network ( INFOSAN) of some under six-month-old babies infected with Salmonella Agona-tained formula, the Vietnamese food safety

VN manufactures vaccines against foot-and-mouth disease
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VN manufactures vaccines against foot-and-mouth disease

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) yesterday announced and transferred the virus of foot and mouth disease (MFD) to businesses with a target of manufacturing vaccines against

Dengue costs two lives in Binh Phuoc Province
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Dengue costs two lives in Binh Phuoc Province

The Department of Health in the southern province of Binh Phuoc today announced hospitals in the province reported two deaths following dengue fever induced complications, one case higher than same

Vietnam aims to treat HIV, halt drug rise
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Vietnam aims to treat HIV, halt drug rise

Vietnam must step up efforts to ensure 90 percent of HIV-infected people will receive sustained antiretroviral (ARV) therapy by 2020, in line with the international UN target, Deputy Prime Minister

Alarming increase in kids with IH due to vitamin K deficiency
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Alarming increase in kids with IH due to vitamin K deficiency

The National Children Hospital in Hanoi has admitted three infants under one year old with a diagnosis of Intracranial hemorrhage (IH) due to late onset of vitamin K deficiency.

Ministry continues signing health insurance contracts with private infirmaries
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Ministry continues signing health insurance contracts with private infirmaries

Vietnamese Ministry of Health and the Vietnam Social Insurance (VSI) have decided to continue signing health-insurance contracts with private infirmaries from January 1, 2018.

Vietnam reports fetus in spleen cases for first time
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Vietnam reports fetus in spleen cases for first time

For the very first time, Vietnam reports a case that the embryo or fetus is growing and developing in spleen not in the womb in the abdomen.

Technology 3D applied for operating atrial septal defect
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Technology 3D applied for operating atrial septal defect

Director of Hospital E Le Ngoc Thanh yesterday said that surgeons of the heart center in the hospital has successfully applied technology 3D in performing operation.

Application of ICG opens new era in colorectal cancer treatment
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Application of ICG opens new era in colorectal cancer treatment

In yesterday science seminar themed “ Application of Indocyanine green (ICG) in endoscopy of colon”, director of Tumor Cancer in Hanoi Dr. Tran Van Thuan said colorectal cancer is popular amongst

MoH clarifies health insurance
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MoH clarifies health insurance

Private hospitals that have signed health-insurance contracts with Vietnam Social Insurance (VSI) will continue the contracts next year. However, private healthcare facilities must now have their

Disease outbreaks likely to occur in Hanoi
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Disease outbreaks likely to occur in Hanoi

While dengue fever cases dropped, cases of measles, mump, whooping cough, rubella and chickenpox are likely to rise in Hanoi. Worse, upward trend in the number of measles continue to increase.

VIDEO:Southern region’s largest vaccine center comes into operation
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VIDEO:Southern region’s largest vaccine center comes into operation

Vietnam Vaccine Joint Stock Company yesterday organized a ceremony to open Vietnam Vaccine Center, the most modern and largest one in the southern region, at 198 Hoang Van Thu street, Phu Nhuan

NCDs leading cause of death in Vietnam
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NCDs leading cause of death in Vietnam

As per the Vietnam Medical Association's latest study, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are still heavy burden for the health sector. Moreover, they are by far the leading cause of death in the

Health sector, authorities must simplify administrative procedures
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Health sector, authorities must simplify administrative procedures

Chairwoman of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Council Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam asked the health sector and administrations to simplify administrative procedures to facilitate people in buying medical

Innovation in medical education highlighted
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Innovation in medical education highlighted

As Vietnam and its Southeast Asian neighbours integrate into the ASEAN bloc, which will require the free movement of health care workers and patients, there is an urgent need to update the country’s

More young cancer patients reported in Vietnam
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More young cancer patients reported in Vietnam

Director of Tumor Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City Dr. Pham Xuan Dung said at a seminar that more young Vietnamese people have cancer in comparison to in the world.

One dies of malaria in southern province
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One dies of malaria in southern province

Malaria killed one resident in the southern province of Binh Phuoc and infected 1,000 other people.

Free examination provided to kids suffering child abuse
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Free examination provided to kids suffering child abuse

Under the guideline of People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City’s district 12, 18 kids who suffered child abuse in Mam Xanh daycare center in the district have been gratis examined in local infirmary.

No discrimination to HIV carriers: Deputy PM
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No discrimination to HIV carriers: Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam yesterday called for people not to discriminate against people living with HIV at a meeting held by Vietnamese Ministry of Health and the People’s Committee in the

Comeback of malaria frets medical workers
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Comeback of malaria frets medical workers

Lately, the Pediatrics Hospital No.1 and No.2 in Ho Chi Minh City have received many children suffering serious malaria from different districts. It is worth mentioning that malaria comeback is an

Taiwanese doctors offer free check-ups in Lam Dong
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Taiwanese doctors offer free check-ups in Lam Dong

Doctors from Rong Min hospital of Taiwan, on November 24, offered free check-ups and medicines to local people in Lac Duong district’s Dung K No commune, in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.

Council checks health insurance coverage, treatment quality
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Council checks health insurance coverage, treatment quality

The Sociocultural Committee of the People’s Council in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday had a meeting with health sector on health insurance task and treatment quality.

Charity program provides free cleft lip surgeries to poor children
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Charity program provides free cleft lip surgeries to poor children

Vietnam Internet Fund (VNIF) and VNG Corporation have cooperated with the Operation Smile Vietnam to donate VND200 million for the Ho Chi Minh City National Hospital of Odonto-Stomatology to support

Septic shock, infection cause death of four newborns in Bac Ninh
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Septic shock, infection cause death of four newborns in Bac Ninh

The Department of Health yesterday announced that septic shock caused death of four premature newborns while receiving intensive neonatal care at the Hospital of Obstetrics and Pediatrics in the

Police to investigate death cause of newborns: Bac Ninh Chairman
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Police to investigate death cause of newborns: Bac Ninh Chairman

In a press brief , chairman of Bac Ninh province's People Committee Nguyen Tu Quynh said that the committee asked the police force to carry out investigation adding that if finding out crime, police