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Master plan to improve mental health needed: ministry

Health

Master plan to improve mental health needed: ministry

A national strategy on mental health with orientations to develop a comprehensive caring system is needed for Vietnam as nearly 15 percent of the country’s population are suffering from different forms of mental illnesses with depression as the most common.

Methadone therapy programme proves successful

Health

Methadone therapy programme proves successful

The proportion of drug addicts nationwide to join a two-year methadone treatment programme is 93 percent, with nearly 16 percent of them continuing to use drugs, albeit at a lower frequency, according to the Ministry of Health.

Southern region faces new heat spell

Environment

Southern region faces new heat spell

The weather in Ho Chi Minh City and southern provinces in the coming days will continue to be scorching, with temperatures up to over 39 degrees Celsius. This is the 2nd heat wave in the dry season this year.

Labour export to continue upward trend: official

Society

Labour export to continue upward trend: official

With a highly skilled labour force, Vietnam is leading the markets of Japan and some European countries, Dao Cong Hai, deputy head of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs' Overseas Labour Management Department, has told Tin Tuc (News) daily.