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Programme launched to support lung disease treatment

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Programme launched to support lung disease treatment

As many as 150 outpatient centres treating chronic asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) will be built at total investment of 1 million USD by AstraZeneca multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company under the “Health lung” programme.

Khanh Hoa in need of HIV health workers

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Khanh Hoa in need of HIV health workers

Health authorities in Nha Trang city – the famous beach tourism destination hit hard by HIV/AIDS – have made progress against the epidemic. Their efforts are threatened by a lack of human resources.

TB elimination faces hurdles

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TB elimination faces hurdles

Shortage of funding and trained personnel, as well as social discrimination, are undermining Vietnam’s hard-won success in combating the scourge of tuberculosis.