Hospital admissions up during heat Health

Hospital admissions up during heat

The first hot spell of summer, with temperatures reaching up to 40 degrees Celsius, is sending more people, especially children and the elderly to hospital.
Workshop talks NCD prevention, control Health

Workshop talks NCD prevention, control

Representatives of ministries, sectors, hospitals and international organisations gathered at a workshop held in Hanoi on May 14 to seek methods to prevent and control non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
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Localities move to combat diabetes

Free check-ups and consultations on diabetes were offered at an awareness raising event in Ho Chi Minh City on November 14 on the life-threatening disease and healthy lifestyles.

WHO calls on Vietnamese to reduce salt intake Health

WHO calls on Vietnamese to reduce salt intake

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called on Vietnam to take action against salt overuse in a bid to cut the number of people experiencing heart disease and stroke and save lives.
Trial of alleged ACB swindler postponed Society

Trial of alleged ACB swindler postponed

The Hanoi People’s Court on April 16 afternoon decided to postpone the trial of Nguyen Duc Kien, former Vice Chairman of the founding council of the Asia Commercial Bank (ACB), because one of his alleged eight accomplices was absent due to poor health.