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Delhi half-marathon goes ahead despite smog, health warnings
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Delhi half-marathon goes ahead despite smog, health warnings

En Vnexpress - The course was sprayed with salted water to keep dust levels down and all traffic barred from nearby roads.

Hanoi: 83 percent of population covered by health insurance
Health

Hanoi: 83 percent of population covered by health insurance

About 83 percent of Hanoi’s population has joined the health insurance scheme so far, the city’s Social security Agency announced at a conference to review its performance on November 8.

Storm aftermath, Health Ministry makes efforts to fight disease
Health

Storm aftermath, Health Ministry makes efforts to fight disease

Mission team led by Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien yesterday arrived in two serious storm-hit central provinces of Khanh Hoa and Phu Yen to direct disease prevention as its aftermath.

Health Ministry urges to prevent winter-spring disease
Health

Health Ministry urges to prevent winter-spring disease

The Ministry of Health yesterday sent its urgent dispatch to municipal and provincial people's committees nationwide, urging measures against winter -spring disease.

HCM City sees low enrollment rate in family health plans
Health

HCM City sees low enrollment rate in family health plans

Two years after the southern city of HCM City launched family health insurance plans, family coverage languishes at just 24 percent—a disappointing result that augurs ill for the Government’s bid to

Health ministry cracks down on sale of antibiotics
Health

Health ministry cracks down on sale of antibiotics

The Ministry of Health has launched a project wherein by 2020, all pharmacies will be required to sell antibiotics only to patients carrying doctors’ prescriptions.

Da Nang prepares health services for APEC week
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Da Nang prepares health services for APEC week

NDO/VNA – The central city of Da Nang has completed its preparations for medical services at the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) Economic Leaders Week in early November, the

Khanh Hoa in need of HIV health workers
Health

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

Project enhances equality in reproductive health in Vietnam
Health

Project enhances equality in reproductive health in Vietnam

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently approved a project on enhancing equality in sexual and reproductive health, family planning and medical response in Vietnam.

Students who join health insurance to get life-long code
Health

Students who join health insurance to get life-long code

Each student who joins the medical insurance programme would be provided with a social insurance code which could be used for all their lives, according to a new regulation.

McCaskill rips Hatch on ‘back room’ health care bill
Politics

McCaskill rips Hatch on ‘back room’ health care bill

Yahoo News McCaskill is unhappy about Republican plans to fast-track the Senate’s version of the Obamacare repeal bill without Democratic involvement or public hearings.

Philippine war refugees facing deadly health risks
World

Philippine war refugees facing deadly health risks

'The health situation is not yet critical at this point, but we fear that this may worsen in the coming days with prolonged displacement.'

Int’l conference on sexual health to be held in Quang Ninh
Health

Int’l conference on sexual health to be held in Quang Ninh

Baomoi - VGP - The ninth Asia Pacific conference on reproductive and sexual health and rights (APCRSHP) will be held in Ha Long City, in the northern province of Quang Ninh from November 27-30.

Republican Sen. Burr pours cold water on GOP health care bill’s chances in 2017
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Republican Sen. Burr pours cold water on GOP health care bill’s chances in 2017

Yahoo News The vote to repeal Obamacare was just the beginning of a long road ahead for Republicans to deliver on their long-held campaign promise to overhaul the policy.

Vietnam’s health ministry promises quick answers on 7 dialysis deaths
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Vietnam’s health ministry promises quick answers on 7 dialysis deaths

One patient surviving the incident in Hoa Binh Province is still in critical condition and cannot be transferred to Hanoi yet.

How data-crunching is cutting down on massive health-care fraud
World

How data-crunching is cutting down on massive health-care fraud

Yahoo News “No other reporter has ever seen this,” he says, tapping out a command on his computer keyboard. “Your standard pharmacy that is just billing Medicare is going to be $300,000 to $1.5

Water supplier says Chinese pipes safe amidst health concern
Health

Water supplier says Chinese pipes safe amidst health concern

Baomoi - Saigon Water Corporation (Sawaco), a major water supplier in Ho Chi Minh City, has reassured citizens that its ductile iron water pipes provided by Chinese firms pose no threat to public

Proposal to make alcohol firms pay health tax
Health

Proposal to make alcohol firms pay health tax

Baomoi - It has been proposed that companies which produce and import alcohol and beer products should pay VND360 billion (USD16.36 million) annually for health services.

Abbott cares for parents’ health, inspires their dreams
Health

Abbott cares for parents’ health, inspires their dreams

Baomoi - In the early morning of May 13, 2017, over 200 adults accompanied their senior parents to a comprehensive health check event at Cho Ray hospital, the starting point to help their parents

The values clash behind Republican health-care reform
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The values clash behind Republican health-care reform

Yahoo News Republicans, who today narrowly won a House vote aimed at dismantling key parts of Obamacare, have opened themselves up to being cast as heartless by political foes and many constituents.

Vietnam’s health minister proposes liquor ban for karaoke bars
Health

Vietnam’s health minister proposes liquor ban for karaoke bars

Baomoi - Vietnam’s Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has proposed banning the sale of liquor at karaoke parlors countrywide as a measure to lessen the potential effects of alcoholic drinks.

Ontario Budget 2017: Health-care spending up as budget hits balance
Health

Ontario Budget 2017: Health-care spending up as budget hits balance

Ontario Budget 2017: Health-care spending up as budget hits balance The governing Liberals have fulfilled their pledge to return to black ink by 2017-18. The budget forecasts a deficit of $1.5

Health minister claims unsafe food not major cause for cancer
Health

Health minister claims unsafe food not major cause for cancer

Baomoi - Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said that dirty food is not the major cause of cancer in Vietnam, but it is acute infection and chronic diseases.

Health, legal implications of weed still murky this 4/20
Health

Health, legal implications of weed still murky this 4/20

Health, legal implications of weed still murky this 4/20 Revellers marking 4/20 this year celebrated the federal bill announced last week that will legalize marijuana — but others say the legal and