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 PM prescribes remedies for pharmaceutical sector

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PM prescribes remedies for pharmaceutical sector

The lack of a master plan has been blamed for Vietnam having to import up to 80 percent of its processed pharmaceutical materials although the country has an abundant source of pharmaceutical materials and was one of top exporters of raw pharmaceutical materials in the 1980s.

Insurance profiteering a plague

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Insurance profiteering a plague

Health insurance profiteering is still common in private hospitals and health clinics, with medicine improperly prescribed and purchased, leading to an imbalance of the health care fund.

Blood donation journey begins in Ca Mau

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Blood donation journey begins in Ca Mau

A torch was burned at the national trig point GPS 0001 at the Ca Mau cape cultural park on July 1 to kick off the fifth Hanh Trinh Do (red journey), a nationwide annual blood donation drive.

Young doctors volunteer to work in poor districts

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Young doctors volunteer to work in poor districts

Seven young doctors from the Vietnam National Hospital of Pediatrics and Bach Mai Hospital have been dispatched to work in impoverished districts in the northern mountainous provinces of Lao Cai, Bac Kan, Son La and Dien Bien.