Seminar discusses prevention of alcohol abuse Society

Seminar discusses prevention of alcohol abuse

The Ministry of Health held a seminar in Hanoi on November 8 on Vietnam’s international commitments to preventing the harmful effects of alcohol and beer, as well as the recommendations from international organisations towards the draft law on the prevention and combat of alcohol abuse.
Sharp rise in seriously ill mental patients Health

Sharp rise in seriously ill mental patients

There has been a sharp year-on-year increase in the number of people suffering from serious mental illnesses, according to a senior official of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
Methanol poisoning up in Vietnam Health

Methanol poisoning up in Vietnam

The number of methanol poisoning cases has surged over the past three months compared with previous years, according to information presented at a workshop on April 10 in Hanoi on the effect of alcohol abuse and the treatment of methanol poisoning.
Public urged for early detection of diabetes Health

Public urged for early detection of diabetes

ietnam has responded to World Diabetes Day (November 14) with a ceremony focusing on the importance of the early detection and timely treatment to prevent dangerous complications.
Seminar discusses impact of alcohol abuse Society

Seminar discusses impact of alcohol abuse

The Vietnam Journalists Association and Canada’s HealthBridge Foundation in Vietnam held a seminar on the role of the press in preventing the negative impact of alcohol abuse, in Hanoi on January 8.
Workshop talks NCD prevention, control Health

Workshop talks NCD prevention, control

Representatives of ministries, sectors, hospitals and international organisations gathered at a workshop held in Hanoi on May 14 to seek methods to prevent and control non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
Traffic experts discuss responsible drinking Society

Traffic experts discuss responsible drinking

Responsible drinking was at the centre of a conference held in Hanoi on March 27 by the Vietnam’s National Traffic Safety Committee (VNTSC) and t he International Centre for Alcohol Polices ( ICAP ).