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Vietnam enhances diabetes screening

Health

Vietnam enhances diabetes screening

Vietnam has instituted many screening programmes for diabetes and pre-diabetes as part of efforts to reduce the rate of undiagnosed diabetics and protect people from cardiometabolic disorders which are intrinsically linked with diabetes and a major cause of morbidity and mortality world-wide, according to experts.

Cao Bang Grass Jelly: A summertime treat

Culture - Sports

Cao Bang Grass Jelly: A summertime treat

Sweet soup, soya bean curd or mixed jelly are popular snacks for Vietnamese people, especially in the hot days of summer. They all have things in common – they’re delicious, fresh and many of them contain one tasty ingredient: black grass jelly.

Vietnam moves to control non-communicable diseases

Health

Vietnam moves to control non-communicable diseases

Diagnosis and management of outpatient treatment of non-communicable diseases like hypertension at commune-level health stations will be the focus of the Project on Strengthening Management of Hypertension and Diabetes at Commune Health Station and Communication on Salt Use Reduction.