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respiratory diseases

Health ministry launches “Healthy Lung” portal

Health

Health ministry launches “Healthy Lung” portal

The Medical Examination and Treatment Department under the Ministry of Health, in coordination with the AstraZeneca multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company, launched the “Healthy Lung” portal in Hanoi on August 16.

Indonesian Government warns citizens against flu

ASEAN

Indonesian Government warns citizens against flu

The Indonesian Government has warned its citizens against flu as it can lead to fatal complications such as pneumonia, as the government learns that many Indonesian people do not seek medical help until the disease becomes worse.

Experts slam Vietnam’s air pollution

Health

Experts slam Vietnam’s air pollution

Vietnam has an increasing incidence of respiratory diseases, with the World Health Organisation (WHO) repeatedly issuing warnings that it is among the most air-polluted countries in the Asia-Pacific region, according to health experts.

Indonesia detects 27 forest fire hotspots

World

Indonesia detects 27 forest fire hotspots

Indonesia’s Terra and Aqua satellites have detected 27 hotspots with risk of forest fire in seven provinces of Sumatra archipelago, according to the Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG).