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Up to 160,000 cancer cases diagnosed in Vietnam each year
As many as 130,000-160,000 new cancer cases are reported in Vietnam every year, along with up to 115,000 cancer-related deaths, according to initial research conducted in a number of cities and provinces nationwide.
Vietnam continues Ebola response preparations
The Vietnamese Ministry of Health continues warning its agencies and departments to be on full alert for the possible entry of the deadly virus Ebola, particularly at border gates, Director of the Ministry’s Preventive Medicine Department Tran Dac Phu said on October 14.
Experts discuss ways to promote disease prevention
More than 100 health, livestock and environment experts from 17 countries are discussing ways to promote collaboration in disease prevention in the face of several newly emerging diseases at a three-day workshop that began in Hanoi on October 13.
Friendship association improves health care in VN
French volunteer doctors, together with colleagues from Viet Duc Hospital and the Hospital of Post and Telecoms, have presented health equipment to Son Tay General Hospital in the outskirts of Hanoi.
Measures to prevent pink-eye disease intensified
The Ministry of Health (MoH) on October 3 asked provincial and municipal people’s committees nationwide to step up measures to prevent pink-eye disease.
HIV/AIDS prevention in Mekong Subregion enhanced
A project to enhance the prevention of HIV / AIDS in the Greater Mekong Subregion was launched in Hanoi on October 2.
US charity provides help for kids with heart disease
A foundation set up by the US-based UPS Corporation, a global leading provider of specialised transportation and logistics services, has donated 30,000 USD to fund heart surgery for poor children in Vietnam.
Nutrition week aims to improve public health
The Ministry of Health will launch a “Nutrition and Development” week from October 16-23, carrying the message of ensuring nutrition security and food safety for all people’s health.
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Germany to bring East Sea issue to ASEM-10
Germany and other EU countries will raise the East Sea issue at the 10th ASEM in Milan on October 16-17.
PM calls for investment from Germany
Vietnam is accelerating the equitisation of SOEs, offering opportunities for foreign investors.
Indian coast guard ship visits Da Nang
Ship Samudra Paheredar of the Indian Coast Guard anchored at Da Nang port on October 14.
VN rolls out red carpet for European investors
Vietnam is keen to boost investments from Belgium and Europe, PM Nguyen Tan Dung said.
PM’s Europe tour aims to further ties with partners
PM Nguyen Tan Dung's visit to Europe is to further ties with European partners.
Emergency surgery saves life in Truong Sa
An operation in Truong Sa Lon island's clinic saved the life of a fisherman suffering from appendicitis.
Hanoi moves forward confidently
Hanoi is celebrating the 60th anniversary of its liberation in a joyous and proud atmosphere.
200kg mushroom found in Dak Lak
A giant mushroom weighing 200kg has attracted a flock of curious onlookers to Dak Lak over few days.
Jetstar Pacific records losses of more than 2.5 trillion VND
Vietnam to lift casino ban for Vietnamese citizens
Thailand to develop new attractions in 12 provinces
Vietnamese fruit reaches int'l markets
Farmers profit from improved salt yields
Italian language week to be held in Vietnam
Selling by foreign investors prompts caution
Vietnam ranks seventh with two golds at Asian Para Games
Vietnam wins first medal at Asian Para Games 2014
German experts interested in PM’s speech on East Sea
India’s Diwali festival lights up Hanoi
Hanoi to host industrial, biotechnical technology fairs
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