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Hanoi Department of Health

Hanoians live the longest in Vietnam

Society

Hanoians live the longest in Vietnam

People from Hanoi have Vietnam’s longest life expectancy, estimated at more than 75 years old, 1.6 years higher than the national average, according to the Hanoi Population and Family Planning branch.

Cuban doctors to work in Vietnam

Health

Cuban doctors to work in Vietnam

The Thu Cuc International General Hospital and the Cuban Ministry of Health’s SMC Company signed a contract on March 16 on sending Cuban doctors to work in Vietnam.

Hospital visits peak in winter

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Hospital visits peak in winter

The record cold spell with temperatures below 10 degrees Celsius over the past four days led to an increase in hospitalisations among children and the elderly for respiratory-related sicknesses.

Hanoi: US doctor recognised for TB-prevention mission

Health

Hanoi: US doctor recognised for TB-prevention mission

Dr Payam Nahid, a world expert on pulmonary diseases, was awarded Honorary Citizenship by the Hanoi People’s Committee on March 18, in recognition of his tireless work to develop Vietnam’s National Tuberculosis (TB) Control Programme.

Health Ministry uses standby fund for Ebola prevention

Health

Health Ministry uses standby fund for Ebola prevention

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has allowed the Ministry of Health to proactively use its standby fund created for countering epidemics in 2014 for preventive measures against Ebola epidemic, which has caused over 3,400 deaths in West Africa so far.