Vietnam Medipharm Expo opens in Hanoi Health

Vietnam Medipharm Expo opens in Hanoi

The 26th Vietnam International Medical, Hospital and Pharmaceutical Exhibition (Vietnam Medipharm Expo) opened in Hanoi on December 5, attracting 180 exhibitors from 18 countries and territories.
New rural area building a focus in NA’s hearing Politics

New rural area building a focus in NA’s hearing

The national target programme on new rural development was a focus during the National Assembly’s questioning of Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong, the first Government official to take the floor before the NA during the Q&A session on November 6.
National U=U campaign launched to control HIV/AIDS Health

National U=U campaign launched to control HIV/AIDS

A national communication campaign named “undetectable equals untransmittable” (U=U, or Khong phat hien=Khong lay truyen K=K in Vietnamese) was launched in Hanoi on October 22 with the support of the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Malaysia considers total e-cigarette ban World

Malaysia considers total e-cigarette ban

Malaysia is considering banning the sale of electronic cigarettes following reports of deaths in the US linked to e-cigarettes, said the country’s Minister of Health Dzulkefly Ahmad on October 14.
Forest fire haze causes breathing problems to over 900,000 Indonesians World

Forest fire haze causes breathing problems to over 900,000 Indonesians

The number of Indonesians suffering respiratory problems or ISPA caused by smoke from forest and peatland fires blanketing parts of Borneo and Sumatra in the past few months has reached over 919,000, according to Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) spokesman Agus Wibowo.