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Plan seeks to minimise social, economic impact of bird flu

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed off a national plan on avian influenza prevention and control for 2019-2025 with a view to reducing its impact on society and the economy.

  • Eating schedule affects your weight

    Eating schedule affects your weight

    Public: 8/1/2017 2:57:06 PM

    More and more research is suggesting that when you eat may be just as important as what you eat. And it is very closely tied to the complex science of circadian rhythms.

  • 1,700 have received kidney transplant in last 25 years in Vietnam

    1,700 have received kidney transplant in last 25 years in Vietnam

    Public: 8/1/2017 2:47:42 PM

    (VNF) - Vietnam has carried out only 1,700 kidney transplant over the last 25 years. The figure was presented at a seminar on kidney, which was held at Hospital 115 in Ho Chi Minh city today.

  • Taiwan to increase presence in Vietnamese healthcare sector

    Taiwan to increase presence in Vietnamese healthcare sector

    Public: 8/1/2017 1:54:33 PM

    (VNF) – Recently, 13 Taiwanese companies specializing in healthcare equipment and technology showed up in HCMC, with a view to look for potentials to further increase their presence in Vietnam

  • Hanoi: many hospitals overloaded due to dengue fever

    Hanoi: many hospitals overloaded due to dengue fever

    Public: 7/31/2017 10:54:27 AM

    Many large hospitals in Hanoi are overloaded due to the number of patients with dengue fever increased rapidly.

  • Vietnam: Early detection key for treating rare disease

    Vietnam: Early detection key for treating rare disease

    Public: 7/31/2017 10:11:06 AM

    Trinh Quoc C., 6, was playing with his friends at a kindergarten in Hai Phong city seven years ago when he cried out in pain. He had been struck with a sudden, severe stomachache.

  • Social interaction is critical for mental and physical health

    Social interaction is critical for mental and physical health

    Public: 7/30/2017 3:47:31 PM

    People who are chronically lacking in social contacts are more likely to experience elevated levels of stress and inflammation.

  • Cancer patients in chemo ward may influence each other's survival

    Cancer patients in chemo ward may influence each other's survival

    Public: 7/27/2017 11:18:54 AM

    Who a cancer patient spends time with in the chemotherapy ward may have a small but significant effect on their likelihood of surviving the disease, suggests a small study in the UK.

  • Menstrual leave policy - Should or should not?

    Menstrual leave policy - Should or should not?

    Public: 7/26/2017 9:45:06 AM

    Akanksha Seda, a staff of a company based in Mumbai, was struggling with her terrible period cramp when she was working in her office. Rather than popping painkillers, as she used to, Seda went to her supervisor and informed him she was taking the day off.

  • Synchronous measures needed to control dengue fever outbreak nationwide

    Synchronous measures needed to control dengue fever outbreak nationwide

    Public: 7/25/2017 7:46:03 PM

    Drastic and synchronous measures are needed to control dengue fever outbreak in Vietnam, heard a teleconference on July 24th.

  • MoH wants fresh medical graduates to work in outlying areas

    MoH wants fresh medical graduates to work in outlying areas

    Public: 7/25/2017 9:14:44 AM

    New medical graduates could be required to work for three to five years at healthcare centres in outlying regions to meet a critical lack of doctors and help improve healthcare services there.

  • Lots of sleep tied to worse breast cancer survival odds

    Lots of sleep tied to worse breast cancer survival odds

    Public: 7/24/2017 2:25:43 PM

    Women with breast cancer who sleep at least nine hours a night may be more likely to die from their tumors than patients who get just eight hours of rest, a recent study suggests.

  • Dengue prevention measures discussed in HCMC

    Dengue prevention measures discussed in HCMC

    Public: 7/21/2017 1:50:11 PM

    A dengue patient who was recently brought from the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap to the Ho Chi Minh City Hospital of Tropical Diseases went into shock in the ambulance. When the vehicle reached the hospital after a drive of several hours, doctors said it was too late to save the victim, Dr. Nguyen Van Vinh Chau, Director of the HCM City Hospital of Tropical Diseases, told a workshop on July 20th in HCM City on improving prevention and treatment of dengue fever.

  • Long work hours tied to irregular heart rhythm: Study

    Long work hours tied to irregular heart rhythm: Study

    Public: 7/20/2017 11:31:29 AM

    People who typically work much more than 35 to 40 hours a week may be at heightened risk of developing atrial fibrillation, an irregular rapid heartbeat that can lead to strokes, heart failure and chronic fatigue, a recent study suggests.

  • Walking linked to improved brain function

    Walking linked to improved brain function

    Public: 7/19/2017 9:40:48 AM

    A moderate-intensity walking regimen may reduce symptoms of mild cognitive impairment that are linked to poor blood vessel health in the brain, a small study suggests.

  • Some HCM City-based hospitals to increase fees from August

    Some HCM City-based hospitals to increase fees from August

    Public: 7/14/2017 1:26:43 PM

    Public hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City which do not receive local funds for regular expenditures will increase fees for non-insured patients by 30 per cent from August 1st, according to the city’s Department of Health.

  • MoH takes measures against summer infectious diseases

    MoH takes measures against summer infectious diseases

    Public: 7/14/2017 1:19:34 PM

    The Ministry of Health (MoH) is taking drastic measures to prevent and control dangerous infectious diseases spurred by extreme weather conditions.

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