Hanoi ready to fight diseases in flood-hit areas Health

Hanoi ready to fight diseases in flood-hit areas

Residents must work closely with medical workers to prevent and control epidemics in areas where flood waters had been lingering in Hanoi’s Chuong My district for more than 10 days, said Nguyen Khac Hien, Director of the municipal Department of Health.
UN MDG Summit opens in New York World

UN MDG Summit opens in New York

The UN Summit on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) officially kicked off in New York on the morning of Sept. 20 (local time).
Health

Border operations top health talks with Cambodia

Border quarantine, controlling epidemics and humanitarian medical care were the major topics at a meeting of senior health officials from Vietnam and Cambodia in Phnom Penh in early August.
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Developing nations urged to grow economy sustainably

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) urged developing countries to place emphasis on the transition to a more sustainable economy instead of ‘tightening their belts’ in response to the financial crisis.