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Workshop on methadone maintenance treatment
21/11/2014 | 09:20:01
Only 22,000 patients from 38 cities and provinces received methadone maintenance treatment by November 15, 2014, Nguyen Hoang Long, head of the Ministry of Health’s HIV/AIDS Prevention Department said in a workshop on the implementation of methadone maintenance treatment in Hanoi on November 20.
Health ministry warns risk of A/H5N8 virus spread in poultry
The Ministry of Health recommends the public to strictly follow precautionary measures in order to prevent the A/H5N8 bird flu strain, which currently occurs in poultry in several European and Asian countries, from infecting humans.
Hue Hospital celebrates 200 successful kidney transplants
The Hue Central Hospital in the central province of Thua Thien Hue held a ceremony on November 17 to mark 200 successful kidney transplant cases conducted by its experts and to honor the voluntary kidney donors.
18th APBMT Congress held in HCM City
03/11/2013 | 16:55:18
The 18th Asia-Pacific Blood and Marrow Transplantation (APBMT) Congress and the second southern blood transfusion and haematology meeting took place in Ho Chi Minh City on November 1-3.
Free eye care to Lam Dong’s poor patients
02/11/2013 | 17:41:52
Fred Hollows Foundation (FHF), an Australian non-governmental organisation, has provided free eye check-ups to 530 poor patients in Don Duong district, the Central Highland province of Lam Dong.
Vietnam now can produce anti-cancer Nano Curcumin
31/10/2013 | 16:42:35
Vietnam has become the world's 10th country to successfully applying nanotechnology to produce Nano Curcumin - a substance that can help cure cancer, announced the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology.
Second co-pay methadone clinic opens in Lao Cai
31/10/2013 | 11:33:51
Vietnam’s second co-pay methadone clinic where treatment costs are shared by drug users and government funding opened on October 30 in the northern province of Lao Cai.
Da Nang on alert as dengue fever cases mount
30/10/2013 | 15:35:03
Da Nang medical authorities have warned of a dengue fever pandemic during the ongoing storm season, in a year when the central city has already seen 1,400 cases over the first 10 months, with one proving fatal.
Citizen Identification, Civil Status Laws passed
NA deputies passed the Law on Citizen Identification and the Law on Civil Status on Nov. 20.
PM responds to NA deputies’ queries
The PM laid out measures to deal with public debt in his address to lawmakers in Hanoi on Nov. 19.
Shrimp exports to hit 3.8 billion USD this year
Shrimp export turnover is forecast to hit 3.8 billion USD this year.
Vietnam, Russia hold 7th strategic dialogue
The 7th annual VN-Russia Strategic Dialogue on Diplomacy-Defence-Security took place in HCM City on Nov. 15.
NA announces votes of confidence results
All 50 officials holding positions elected or approved by the NA passed the vote of confidence on Nov. 15.
Vietnam backs APEC development agenda
Vietnam fully supports the measures required to fulfil the Bali commitments and Bogor goals.
Regional minimum wages to increase
Region-based monthly minimum wages in VN will be increased by 15 pct from January 1, 2015.
PM, four ministers to be questioned
The PM and four ministers will go before the National Assembly its the on-going eighth session.
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