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Maysak Storm heading to East Sea

Society

Maysak Storm heading to East Sea

Tropical storm Maysak is likely to move into the northeast waters of the East Sea on the night of April 5, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

Children need mental health support

Health

Children need mental health support

Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper spoke with Bui Van Linh, deputy head of the Ministry of Education and Training's student affairs department, about the importance of counseling, especially at school.

Vaccinations help to prevent some cancers

Health

Vaccinations help to prevent some cancers

The country's oncology-prevention programmes should focus on treatable infections by encouraging the use of vaccinations and antimicrobial treatment, a group of oncologists have recommended.

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.