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Methanol poisoning up in Vietnam

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Methanol poisoning up in Vietnam

The number of methanol poisoning cases has surged over the past three months compared with previous years, according to information presented at a workshop on April 10 in Hanoi on the effect of alcohol abuse and the treatment of methanol poisoning.

HCM City hospital gets new tech

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HCM City hospital gets new tech

Hung Vuong Obstetrics Hospital in HCM City has got a digital mammography machine, the first public hospital in the city to use one, a top city health official said.

Ministry to revamp family medicine model

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Ministry to revamp family medicine model

The Ministry of Health will soon spell out what medicines and medical techniques should be used by ward- and commune-level health centres around the country to make the family medicine model more efficient and reassure patients.

Surge in HCM City’s insured AIDS patients

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Surge in HCM City’s insured AIDS patients

The proportion of people with HIV/AIDS in HCM City who have health insurance surged to 70 percent last February from 20 percent in April last year, according to the city HIV/AIDS Prevention Centre.