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USAID keen to include private sector in HIV-related market
31/10/2014 | 18:44:57
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a programme to stimulate a market for HIV-related goods and services with the involvement of the private sector in Ho Chi Minh City on October 31.
At least 1 million poor people to receive free health check-ups A humanitarian campaign launched by the Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) and the Ministry of Health aims to provide free health check-ups and treatment for over one million poor people each year in Vietnam , VRC Chairman Nguyen Hai Duong said on October 30.

Ho Chi Minh City intensifies Ebola prevention efforts
The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has instructed relevant sectors to continue to keep a close watch on the Ebola epidemic situation in West Africa and put response measures in place.
Diabetes affects more than 5 percent of Vietnam’s population: survey
03/10/2014 | 20:15:00
As many as 5.42 percent of the total population suffers from diabetes, according to a study.
Mental health determines national prosperity: Vice President
03/10/2014 | 11:26:19
Mental health is crucial, since it is directly linked to the quality of life, the happiness of families, social security and the prosperity of the nation, Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan has said.
Campaign for older people’s health reviewed
01/10/2014 | 15:49:06
As many as 32,500 old and retired people across the nation received free health check-ups, medicine and gifts thanks to a campaign calling for more efforts in caring the health of the elderly, which began on August 3.
Vietnam, Laos cooperate on HIV/AIDS
01/10/2014 | 11:57:47
A bilateral conference on cross-border HIV/AIDS prevention in Vietnam and Laos took place in Hanoi on September 30.
Free measles vaccination: no negative side effects reported
30/09/2014 | 21:35:04
As many as 43,000 children aged 1-14 have received free measles-rubella vaccinations, with no post-vaccination side effects recorded so far.
VN-US trade to approach 35 bln USD
Trade between Vietnam and the US continues to expand in spite of domestic and int'l economic difficulties.
HAGL football team win U21 trophy
The Hoang Anh Gia Lai-Arsenal-JMG won the U21 trophy after crushing Thailand 3-0.
PM wraps up India visit
PM Nguyen Tan Dung left New Delhi on October 28, concluding his official visit to India.
PM’s India visit to improve strategic partnership
PM Nguyen Tan Dung’s official visit to India from Oct. 27-29 aims to carry bilateral strategic partnership forward.
Second Asian Para Games wraps up
The 2nd Asian Para Games ended in the RoK on Oct. 24, with Vietnam ranking tenth in the medal table.
October sees record low CPI growth
The CPI in October rose slightly by 0.11 percent compared to September.
Vietnam, Finland sign air transport agreement
Vietnam and Finland signed an aviation agreement in Hanoi on October 20.
Institutional reform high on development agenda
Institutional reform is a priority in Vietnam’s socio-economic development strategy for 2011-2020.
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