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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.
WHO calls on Vietnamese to reduce salt intake
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called on Vietnam to take action against salt overuse in a bid to cut the number of people experiencing heart disease and stroke and save lives.
Meeting responds to World Rabies Day
Rabies is one of the world’s oldest animal diseases which causes the deaths of 55,000-60,000 people annually, mostly in Asia and Africa, heard a September 27 meeting in northern Hoa Binh province in response to the World Rabies Day 2014 (September 28).
Methadone treatment deemed a success
23/09/2013 | 15:45:29
The capital city of Hanoi is aiming to widen its methadone treatment programme for drug addicts, as it is seen as an effective method in preventing HIV/AIDS.
Defence ministry appreciates support of Austrian corporation
20/09/2013 | 10:19:08
The Defence Ministry has hailed the effectiveness of ODA projects implemented by Vamed Engineering (VE) under Austria’s Vamed Group in the field of military medicine and vocational training.
Thai Nguyen works to reduce children’s malnutrition
19/09/2013 | 21:32:32
The Health Department of the northern mountainous province of Thai Nguyen held a workshop on September 18 to build a nutrition programme for 2014 in a bid to minimise children’s malnutrition.
Hospital performs liver transplant operation
19/09/2013 | 12:20:00
Doctors at Cho Ray Hospital in HCM City on September 18 announced that they have successfully performed an adult living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) with medical technology assistance from a Republic of Korea (RoK) liver transplantation team at the ASAN Medical Centre.
Bird flu viruses could re-emerge in upcoming flu season
17/09/2013 | 11:22:16
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has issued a new warning, saying bird flu viruses continue to pose a serious threat to human and animal health, adding they will pose a greater risk during the upcoming flu season.
Direct air route hoped to fuel Vietnam-Singapore ties
A new air route linking Phu Quoc island and Singapore will create a new impetus for bilateral ties.
VNA, PL enhance information exchange
VNA General Director Nguyen Duc Loi held talks with the visiting PL delegation in Hanoi on Sept. 30
China’s National Day marked in Hanoi
The Chinese Embassy in Hanoi hosted a reception on Sept. 29 to mark China’s 65th National Day.
Education costs push Sept. CPI up by 0.4 pct
Vietnam’s CPI for September rose by 0.4 percent compared to the previous month.
Mekong Delta produces 20.6 mln tonnes of rice
The Mekong Delta has harvested 20.6 million tonnes of rice during the two main seasons.
Singapore Senior Minister visits Vietnam
Singapore's Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong's visit to Vietnam is sure to boost bilateral strategic partnership.
ADB continues to assist VN
The (ADB will continue to support VN's development process by providing 1.3 bln USD in loans each year.
President Sang offers incense to Hung Kings
President Truong Tan Sang offered incense to Vietnam’s founding fathers, Hung Kings, on Sept. 18.
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