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First eye bank debuts in Hanoi

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First eye bank debuts in Hanoi

Health Minister Nguyen Quoc Trieu cut a ribbon to debut an eye bank under t he Vietnam National Institute of Ophthalmology (VNIO) in Hanoi on March 30.

NGO uses skit to battle germs

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NGO uses skit to battle germs

A British non-governmental organisation operating in medicine will begin to stage a skit in HCM City this month to educate children in the prevention of bacterial infections and raise their awareness of resistance to antibiotics.

Children to receive five-in-one vaccine

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Children to receive five-in-one vaccine

More than 1 million children under the age of one will be administered a vaccine to protect against five diseases (diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, hepatitis B and haemophilus influenza type B), under the National Expanded Programme for Immunisation.

Women to receive free check-ups

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Women to receive free check-ups

Poor women in southern provinces will receive free gynecological check-ups and treatment for cancer under a new programme for prevention and control of cancer in women.

More kids suffer mental illness

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More kids suffer mental illness

More and more children and teenagers are being brought to hospitals in HCM City with mental disorders caused by parental pressure to perform well at school and other family-related stress factors, according to doctors.