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Vietnam enhances diabetes screening

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Vietnam enhances diabetes screening

Vietnam has instituted many screening programmes for diabetes and pre-diabetes as part of efforts to reduce the rate of undiagnosed diabetics and protect people from cardiometabolic disorders which are intrinsically linked with diabetes and a major cause of morbidity and mortality world-wide, according to experts.

Deputy PM orders drastic measures to prevent ASF

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Deputy PM orders drastic measures to prevent ASF

E-commerce is growing rapidly, posing challenges to State management agencies, as heard a conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on September 14 reviewing the five-year implementation of the government’s Decree No.52/2013/ND-CP on e-commerce.

 New initiatives launched to end malaria in ASEAN

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New initiatives launched to end malaria in ASEAN

Two new initiatives to accelerate the elimination of malaria and improve health outcomes in the ASEAN region were announced in Hanoi on September 13 in the framework of the ongoing World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2018.

Health Ministry recommends preventive measures against MERS-CoV

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Health Ministry recommends preventive measures against MERS-CoV

The Health Ministry is keeping a close watch on the developments of the Middle East respiratory syndrome-related corona virus (MERS-CoV) and giving recommendations on preventive measures to the public, following the information that the Republic of Korea recently reported the first case in 2018.