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Lymphoma cancers increasing in Vietnam
01/04/2015 | 15:59:13
Malignant lymphoma, a type of cancer, is occurring with alarming frequency in Vietnam and the numbers are rising every year, says Nguyen Anh Tri, Director of the National Institute of Haematology and Central Blood Transfusion.
64 percent of diabetics in Vietnam undetected
An estimated 5.4 percent of adults in Vietnam suffer from diabetes yet 64 percent of these go undetected, an alarming rate for a 90-million-strong population like Vietnam, said Director of the Ministry of Health’s Department of Medical Examination and Treatment Management Luong Ngoc Khue.
Ministries urged to improve care for the elderly
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has urged the Ministry of Health to establish additional geriatric wards in hospitals and coordinate with the Vietnam Social Insurance to intensify healthcare access for the elderly – who currently number 9.4 million, accounting for 10.45 percent of the total population.
Infant with rare heart condition saved
13/03/2015 | 16:50:16
The Hue Central Hospital in central Thua Thien Hue province has saved the life of a three-month-old girl suffering from a rare heart condition, after she was hospitalised on February 14.
Innovative reproductive health model launched in Dak Lak
13/03/2015 | 15:26:46
A franchise model for public reproductive health and family planning services branded as “Tinh chi em” (Sisterhood) was launched the Ea Phe commune medical station, Krong Pak district, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on March 12.
Central province receives boost in physical therapy training capacity
13/03/2015 | 15:15:00
Organisations from the Republic of Korea (RoK) will assist the central province of Quang Tri to strengthen its physical therapy education capacity as stipulated in a cooperation agreement signed on March 12.
Vietnam responds to World Kidney Day
12/03/2015 | 19:24:00
Bach Mai, a major hospital in Hanoi, held a public meeting on March 12 as part of efforts to raise local awareness on kidney failure and mobilise community support for patients.
Binh Phuoc: Impoverished, ethnic minority groups fight malaria
12/03/2015 | 11:14:56
The Global Fund to Fight Malaria coordinated with the Phuoc Long town medical centre in southern Binh Phuoc province to provide locals with mosquito nets between March 10 and 11.
Vietnam, Australia agree to lift ties
Vietnam and Australia have agreed to build a joint action plan for the Vietnam-Australia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership/
President receives Indonesian legislator
Vietnam and Indonesia are urged to carry out reached agreements, especially economic pacts.
Vietnam and RoK initial bilateral FTA
Vietnam and the RoK have initialed the bilateral free trade agreement.
NA Chairman affirms to boost ties with Indonesia
The National Assembly and people of Vietnam hope to foster the strategic partnership with Indonesia.
IPU members discuss cyber warfare threat
IPU peace and security committee discussed a draft resolution on cyber warfare in Hanoi on March 29.
IPU-132: Gender equality discussed
A conference on achieving the vision of Beijing was held on the sidelines of the 132nd IPU.
PM attends Lee Kuan Yew’s funeral
PM Nguyen Tan Dung attended the funeral for former Singaporean PM Lee Kuan Yew on March 29.
President greets Sudan top legislator
President Truong Tan Sang has hosted a reception for the Speaker of the Sudan National Assembly.
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