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Vietnam to enhance Ebola prevention measures at medical units
20/10/2014 | 14:58:31
The Ebola emergency operations centre (EOC) under the Health Ministry held a meeting on October 19 in a bid to early address Ebola prevention measures concerning Vietnamese current situation.
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.
Milk substitutes put babies at risk, warn global bodies
01/10/2013 | 11:33:44
WHO and UNICEF have warned that Vietnamese children's health could be at risk because of inappropriate labelling and marketing of breast milk substitutes on sale.
Dien Bien records second A/H1N1 fatality
30/09/2013 | 19:54:17
A 72-year-old man in the northwestern mountainous province of Dien Bien was reported dead on September 27. He had succumbed to A/H1N1 influenza, becoming the flu’s second fatality in the province this year.
Hanoi increases family doctor centres
29/09/2013 | 18:47:01
Hanoi will set up 20 family doctor centres for the 2013-2015 period, aiming at improving healthcare services for local people and reducing patient density in central hospitals.
World Rabies Day observed in Vietnam
29/09/2013 | 16:41:00
The Son La provincial People’s Committee collaborated with the country’s ministries for health and rural development on September 29 to hold a meeting for World Rabies Day 2013.
Pink-eye disease put under tightened control
26/09/2013 | 18:57:00
The Preventive Medicine Department under the Health Ministry on September 26 asked relevant agencies and departments to closely monitor the development of pink-eye disease (conjunctivitis) that has been spreading rapidly in many localities in Vietnam in recent days.
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.
Imported brews, grub at Hanoi's Oktoberfest
A celebration of Germany's Oktoberfest will be held in Hanoi on October 23-24.
Prime Minister’s Europe trip deemed a success
PM Nguyen Tan Dung’s Europe visit and his participation in the ASEM-10 are successful.
NA convenes 8th session
The 13th National Assembly's 8th session opened in Hanoi on October 20.
Vietnam puts forth initiatives at ASEM-10
The PM proposed strengthening mechanisms on dialogue and cooperation at ASEM-10 in Milan.
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.
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