Ensuring food security becomes urgent: Minister Society

Ensuring food security becomes urgent: Minister

Ensuring food security is an urgent issue at present with food supply sources and access to safe food supplies being seriously affected, especially by climate change, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh said at a forum in Hanoi on November 5.
Dak Lak province reports another dengue fever death Health

Dak Lak province reports another dengue fever death

The Central Highlands province of Dak Lak recently recorded one death from dengue fever, the second fatality in the province since the start of the year, said Director of the provincial Centre for Preventive Medicine Pham Van Lao.
Conference talks cancer control plans Health

Conference talks cancer control plans

National Cancer Control Plans (NCCPs) must be comprehensive and funded since the global cancer burden is huge and would increase, Dr Alexandru Eniu of the European Society For Medical Oncology’s executive board has warned.
Double burden of malnutrition in Vietnam Videos

Double burden of malnutrition in Vietnam

Vietnam faces the double burden of malnutrition, namely the coexistence of under-nutrition along with overweight and obesity. Expert say without efforts to raise awareness about the role of nutrition,
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.