Seven dead after musical gala, testing positive for drug Society

Seven dead after musical gala, testing positive for drug

Seven persons died after participating in the Autumn Music Gala at the West Lake Water Park in Hanoi’s Tay Ho district on September 16 night, the city police confirmed on September 17, adding that all of them tested positive for drugs.
Tobacco causes socio-economic burden: Minister Health

Tobacco causes socio-economic burden: Minister

Smoking has created an economic burden to not only smokers and their families but also society, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien at a meeting held in response to the World No Tobacco Day in Hanoi on May 31.
Prime Minister hails Cho Ray Hospital’s achievements Health

Prime Minister hails Cho Ray Hospital’s achievements

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has applauded Cho Ray Hospital for its efforts to apply technical advancements in medical check-up and treatment, as well as its renovations in management, especially self-finance mechanism.
Experts warn of earthenware stove’s dangers Health

Experts warn of earthenware stove’s dangers

Many people know the environmental harm of using a traditional earthenware stove with coal, but due to its cheap price, many families still use it for cooking and warming their house, endangering their health, according to experts.
Satellite hospitals save lives in remote areas Health

Satellite hospitals save lives in remote areas

The mostly publicly financed health care system in Vietnam has only been able to afford to pour resources into a handful of central level hospitals in big cities, forcing patients living in remote areas with serious diseases to go to Hanoi or HCM City for treatment.
 Cancer patients breathe sigh of relief Health

Cancer patients breathe sigh of relief

A nine month shortage of Glivec cancer medicine produced by the Novartis Pharma Service – AG Company (Switzerland) has eased for hundreds of patients following a Government move to allow hospitals to stock the pharmaceutical product using old import dossiers.