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Anti-measles inspection intensified
The Health Ministry said on April 18 that it has set up five inspection teams to scrutinise measles treatment and prevention in the country’s two major cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh, with the aim to reduce deaths caused by the disease.
Hanoi hospitals equipped to combat measles
The Ministry of Public Health will provide 12 medical ventilators for three hospitals in Hanoi in the face of measles outbreak that has claimed 25 lives so far, mostly in children aged below 10 years.
PM orders drastic measures against widespread measles
The Prime Minister has urged ministries and local authorities nationwide to intensify measures against measles, in a notice issued on April 16.
PM asks health sector to address hospital overload
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung urged the health sector to help overstrained hospitals and improve the quality of treatment when addressing the sector’s video conference to launch its 2013 tasks in Hanoi on January 24.
Da Nang houses nation’s non-profit cancer hospital
The 500-bed cancer hospital, the biggest of its kind in the central region and the first non-profit hospital in Vietnam, started operating in Da Nang city on January 19.
Doctor of medicine top career choice for children
Vietnamese children aged 7-14 chose the profession of doctor as their top career choice in the annual Adecco Children’s Career Survey, conducted by Adecco Vietnam, a subsidiary of one of the world’s largest human resources companies.
Pregnancy screening to detect signs of AO
Prenatal diagnosis measures for Agent Orange/dioxin victims should receive more investment to minimise the number of babies born with deformities, experts said at a conference to tackle the issue in dioxin-contaminated hotspots on January 11.
Over 9 mln USD to cut HIV/AIDS cases
The World Bank (WB) and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) will provide 9 million USD to help Vietnam lower the number of HIV/AIDS cases and fatalities in 2013.
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Localities urged to work harder against measles
Local healthcare departments have been urged to keep a close eye on measles.
Hue Festival offers feast of traditional music
The Hue Festival offered visitors a feast of traditional music in the evening of April 16.
Deputy PM undertakes productive UK visit
Vietnam and the UK have committed to fostering trade and investment cooperation.
Thua Thien-Hue full of festive atmosphere
Hue is in a festive atmosphere as numerous activities are being held as part of the 2014 Hue Festival.
Hanoi plans monorail system
Hanoi is planning to build a monorail system to ease its traffic congestion.
Vietnam, Australia deal with UXO consequences
Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh is on a working visit to Australia from April 7-12.
VN stresses peaceful, stable environment for future Asia
Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam addressed the opening session of Boao Forum in China.
Khmer people gather ahead of festival
Get-togethers were held for Khmer people ahead of their traditional Chol Chnam Thmay festival.
Hanoi takes urgent measures to control measles
Central hospitals see fewer new measles patients
Training course promotes responsible tourism
Classical drama introduced to foreign friends
Zen Monastery built in Bac Giang
Book festival opens at national library
Vietnam-Brazil trade surges in Q1
US Senate leader visits Da Nang city
Lang Co Bay marks World-Bay status
Hanoi prepares for rainy season
Photobook assists sight-impaired kids
Lam Dong subsidises vocational training
Yamaha holds annual football camp
Hill people keep a photo record
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