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64 percent of diabetics in Vietnam undetected
30/03/2015 | 15:49:00
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.
US helps Vietnam enhance quality of medical education
American partners and the Ministry of Health are collaborating to build a national accreditation system that certifies the quality of continuing medical education (CME), according to the media release issued by the US Embassy in Vietnam.
Fatal skin disease returns to central Vietnam
22/03/2014 | 18:03:17
A fatal skin disease has returned to the central province of Quang Ngai , after spending 11 months under control.
Deputy PM: Medicine indispensable to TB treatment
21/03/2014 | 20:17:23
It is necessary to ensure a sufficiency of medicine for preventing and treating tuberculosis (TB) at any cost, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has said.
Vietnam adopts national TB control strategy
21/03/2014 | 16:23:22
Vietnam is expected to control tuberculosis (TB) with below 20 patients among 100,000 by 2030, towards eliminating the disease.
Vietnam among countries most burdened with TB
21/03/2014 | 10:22:00
Vietnam ranks 12 th among 22 countries most burdened with tuberculosis (TB), heard a conference in Hanoi on March 20 to assess TB prevention in 2013.
Italian Red Cross funds reproductive health project in Binh Thuan
20/03/2014 | 09:08:09
The Italian Red Cross (IRC) has funded a project to helped improve reproductive health care for women in the southern central province of Binh Thuan.
President receives Speaker of Indonesian House of Representatives
President Truong Tan Sang urged Vietnam and Indonesia to effectively carry out reached agreements, especially economic pacts.
Vietnam and RoK initial bilateral FTA
Vietnam and the RoK have initialled the bilateral free trade agreement (FTA).
NA Chairman affirms desire to boost ties with Indonesia
The National Assembly and people of Vietnam hope to foster the strategic partnership with Indonesia, stated NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung.
IPU members discuss cyber warfare threat
The IPU Committee on Peace and International Security discussed a draft resolution on cyber warfare in Hanoi on March 29.
IPU-132: Gender equality discussed
The Inter-Parliamentary Union and the UN Women held a conference themed “Achieving the vision of Beijing: the Views of Men” on the sidelines of the 132nd IPU Assembly.
PM attends Lee Kuan Yew’s funeral
PM Nguyen Tan Dung attended the State funeral for former Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew on March 29.
President greets Sudan top legislator
State President Truong Tan Sang on March 29 hosted a reception for Speaker of the Sudan National Assembly Al Fatih Izzeldin Al Mansour in Hanoi on March 29.
Vietnam attends UN peacekeeping conference
Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh led a Vietnamese delegation to the United Nations Chiefs of Defence Conference on March 27 and 28.
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