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Red Cross Society in district 8 installs medicine cabinets
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Red Cross Society in district 8 installs medicine cabinets

Over 40 visible medicine cabinets for first-aid are installed along Pham The Hien Street in Ho Chi Minh City's Dsitrict 8. They are used for treating those who have traffic accidents.

Public hospitals recruit medical workers without household registration
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Public hospitals recruit medical workers without household registration

Public infirmaries in Ho Chi Minh City will recruit medical workers from every corners of the country, event those who are not city residents ( or without household registration) from November 1,

One third students in urban near-sighted: eye hospital’s study
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One third students in urban near-sighted: eye hospital’s study

As per the National Eye Hospital’s statistics, around three million kids nationwide have eye problems, of which two third suffer short-sighted. Moreover, one third of short-sighted students are

Public hospitals recruit medical workers without ho khau
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Public hospitals recruit medical workers without ho khau

Public infirmaries in Ho Chi Minh City will recruit medical workers from every corners of the country, event those who are not city residents ( or without ho khau - household register) from November

Rate of Vietnamese kids with asthma highest in Asia
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Rate of Vietnamese kids with asthma highest in Asia

At present, the rate of Vietnamese kids aged 12 with asthma has reached at the highest level in the Asia, said the participants at the press brief in the central city of Da Nang on September 21.

Medical workers warn abuse of intravenous solutions
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Medical workers warn abuse of intravenous solutions

People fretted about complex dengue fever development and some of them treat by intravenous solutions and take medication to relieve fever; consequently, they suffer serious complications such as

Doctors remove adrenal gland to cure Cushing kid
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Doctors remove adrenal gland to cure Cushing kid

Doctors of the Children Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City performed a surgery to remove adrenal gland to cure an 11-year-old girl of Cushing syndrome.

Woman with Thalassemia has a healthy son
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Woman with Thalassemia has a healthy son

Couple with Thalassemia delivered a healthy baby after undergoing in vitro fertilization in the National Obstertrics and Genecology Hospital in Hanoi

Thalassemia has a healthy son
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Thalassemia has a healthy son

A couple with Thalassemia delivered a healthy baby after undergoing in vitro fertilization in the National Obstertrics and Genecology Hospital in Hanoi

Vietnam stops circulation of Human Albumin due to suspect of mad cow
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Vietnam stops circulation of Human Albumin due to suspect of mad cow

The Ministry of Health ordered all medical clinics nationwide and pharmaceutical companies to stop selling and using biological batch Human Albumin 20% because of suspect of mad cow.

Vietnam to produce own avian influenza vaccine from 2018
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Vietnam to produce own avian influenza vaccine from 2018

Vietnam will produce its own vaccine against avian influenza A/H5N1 from 2018 to replace imported vaccines, according to the National Veterinary JSC, Navetco.

Ministry urges to increase medical insurance coverage rate
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Ministry urges to increase medical insurance coverage rate

In an effort to raise the rate of medical insurance coverage amongst students, the Ministry of Health sent its document asking schools to increase information of insurance policies and important

70 percent of Vietnamese people infected with H. pylori
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70 percent of Vietnamese people infected with H. pylori

Around 70 percent of Vietnamese are infected with H.pylori bacteria while infection with H. pylori is the strongest known risk factor for gastric cancer.

Public hospitals in HCMC become self-financing
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Public hospitals in HCMC become self-financing

From October 1, public hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City will become self-financing ones.

Khanh Hoa in need of HIV health workers
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Khanh Hoa in need of HIV health workers

Health authorities in Nha Trang city – the famous beach tourism destination hit hard by HIV/AIDS – have made progress against the epidemic. However, their efforts are threatened by a lack of adequate

More kids have pneumonia caused by virus RSV
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More kids have pneumonia caused by virus RSV

The National Children Hospital in Hanoi said that lately, more neonates have pneumonia due to virus RSV.

40 percent of Vietnamese kids lack sleep because of much studying
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40 percent of Vietnamese kids lack sleep because of much studying

According to Dr. Johnathan Halevy from Family Medical Practice infirmary, half of preschool students and 40 percent of Vietnamese adolescents sleep less than a normal sleep of 8 hours.

First Medical Center for tourists opens in HCMC
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First Medical Center for tourists opens in HCMC

The Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City has opened to public the tourist medical center, the first –ever of its kind in the city, in the General Hospital Sai Gon at 125-127 Street Le Loi in

VN’s 1st robotic surgery on patient with lung cancer done
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VN’s 1st robotic surgery on patient with lung cancer done

Doctors at HCM City’s Binh Dan Hospital have used a robot for the first time in the country for lung cancer surgery, removing suspicious nodules through a small incision instead of a large one and

Rise in deaths from drinking methanol-tainted wine
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Rise in deaths from drinking methanol-tainted wine

As per Bach Mai hospital’s Poison Center, its doctors have saved many cases of poisoning from wine. They all drank wine that contained poisonous quantities of methyl alcohol.

Free-of-charge eye surgeries for poor patients
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Free-of-charge eye surgeries for poor patients

Expanding its mission to serve the poor people, the HCMC Police Unit of Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union of police together with the Ho Chi Minh City Sponsoring Association for Poor Patients and

Rampant diseases attack kids when weather changes
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Rampant diseases attack kids when weather changes

Fast changes of weather conditions are conducive for rampant diseases spread in Ho Chi Minh City and southern provinces lately.

Vietnamese doctors saves Cambodian with lupus
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Vietnamese doctors saves Cambodian with lupus

Leading Cho Ray hospital in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday announced it has saved a Cambodian man suffering Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and infections.

Mortality rate due to air pollution from power plants in VN surges
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Mortality rate due to air pollution from power plants in VN surges

It is estimated that death due to air pollution from coal-fired power plants in Vietnam will increase from 4,300 in 2011 to 15,700 in 2030,  said director of the Research and Training Center for

Police prosecute genital warts incident in Hung Yen Province
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Police prosecute genital warts incident in Hung Yen Province

Police in the northern province of Hung Yen yesterdaydecided to prosecute nurse who performed circumcision for kids in Khoai Chau District leading to the hospitalization for genital warts.