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Salmon farming in Vietnam

Business

Salmon farming in Vietnam

Hoang Van Ta, 53, was the first person to farm salmon in his commune in the mountainous province of Lang Son in 2007. Now he earns as much as 4-5 billion VND (180,000-220,000 USD) a year from salmon.

Conference seeks ways to prevent emerging diseases

Health

Conference seeks ways to prevent emerging diseases

The Health Ministry and the World Health Organisation (WHO) jointly held a conference in Hanoi on May 12 to review the Asia-Pacific Strategy for Emerging Diseases (APSED) and the International Health Regulations (IHR) to draw lessons for future operations in the field.

KOVA awards honour researchers

Sci-Tech

KOVA awards honour researchers

The 12th annual KOVA Awards on December 13 honoured four groups and eight individuals for their outstanding contributions to the fields of applied science and technology and social welfare.

Health ministry to buy extra measles vaccines

Health

Health ministry to buy extra measles vaccines

The Ministry of Public Health has proposed buying an extra 1.2 million doses of measles vaccines as the outbreak has so far claimed 133 lives across the nation through both direct infection and complications linked to the disease.

Project helps TB diagnosis improve

Health

Project helps TB diagnosis improve

The National Tuberculosis Control Programme, the Ministry of Health, and the World Health Organisation on May 14 jointly organised a conference to review the project themed “Coordination in TB management in general hospitals”.

Hospitals respond to hand cleaning campaign

Health

Hospitals respond to hand cleaning campaign

As many as 20 hospitals in the Central region on May 3 signed pledges to join the campaign “Save Lives: Clean Your Hands” in response to the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s annual drive to reduce bacterial contamination caused by poor hand hygiene.