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Immunisation significant for public health: deputy minister

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Immunisation significant for public health: deputy minister

Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long laid stress on the importance of immunisation for public health and calling parents to get their children fully and properly vaccinated at a meeting held in Buon Ma Thuot city, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on June 15.

Tobacco causes socio-economic burden: Minister

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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.

Higher tax proposed to cut smoking

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Higher tax proposed to cut smoking

Statistics show 15.6 million Vietnamese people above 15 years old smoke, putting Vietnam in the 3rd place in ASEAN and 9th in the world in the number of smokers.