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Herb spotlight: Health benefits of cilantro

Popular in both Centre America and Southeast Asian cuisines, cilantro benefits are impressive, but it can be a pretty polarizing ingredient.

  • FV Hospital provides free cataract surgery to poor Mekong Delta’s patients

    FV Hospital provides free cataract surgery to poor Mekong Delta’s patients

    Public: 11/10/2016 3:39:31 PM

    47 poor patients from the Mekong Delta region last week received free cataract surgery at FV Hospital’s Ophthalmology Ward in Ho Chi Minh City.

  • HCM City asked to contain Zika spread

    HCM City asked to contain Zika spread

    Public: 11/8/2016 9:54:51 AM

    Authorities of Ho Chi Minh City and the municipal health sector must make all-out effort to prevent the Zika virus from spreading widely, said Deputy Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam.

  • HCM City steps up screening for Zika virus

    HCM City steps up screening for Zika virus

    Public: 11/3/2016 2:38:54 PM

    Ho Chi Minh City is offering more advice and tests for pregnant women amidst fear of the Zika virus, with 17 cases reported in the southern city by October 31st.

  • Japan helps Vietnam treat lung disease

    Japan helps Vietnam treat lung disease

    Public: 10/27/2016 3:44:43 PM

    The Prime Minister has given the green light to a Japanese-funded medical project on the detection and treatment of pneumonia among children.

  • First ever annual Breast Cancer Zumbathon in Vietnam

    First ever annual Breast Cancer Zumbathon in Vietnam

    Public: 10/21/2016 4:08:38 PM

    The first ever annual Breast Cancer Zumbathon aiming to raise money for disadvantaged women fighting breast cancer will be held on October 30th.

  • Health workers study suspected microcephaly in Dak Lak

    Health workers study suspected microcephaly in Dak Lak

    Public: 10/21/2016 3:46:15 PM

    A delegation from the Ministry of Health (MoH) has arrived in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak to inspect the suspected Zika-linked microcephaly case reported earlier in the locality, an official said on October 20th.

  • Prompt remedial measures to prevent disease outbreaks after floods

    Prompt remedial measures to prevent disease outbreaks after floods

    Public: 10/19/2016 3:28:35 PM

    The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health (MoH) has recommended that people be on alert to prevent infectious diseases such as diarrhea, sore eye and flu, which often occur after floods.

  • Ho Chi Minh city declares Zika epidemic

    Ho Chi Minh city declares Zika epidemic

    Public: 10/19/2016 2:14:56 PM

    The Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee on October 18th declared a Zika virus epidemic on the communal scale, in particular, in Hiep Thanh ward in District 12 and An Phu ward at District 2.

  • Nearly 200 nations agree binding deal to cut ‘super’ greenhouse gases

    Nearly 200 nations agree binding deal to cut ‘super’ greenhouse gases

    Public: 10/17/2016 2:15:22 PM

    Nearly 200 nations hammered out a legally binding deal to cut back on greenhouse gases used in refrigerators and air conditioners, a Rwandan Minister announced to loud cheers on October 15th, in a major step against climate change.

  • Hanoi gives health insurance support to HIV carriers

    Hanoi gives health insurance support to HIV carriers

    Public: 10/17/2016 10:54:36 AM

    The Hanoi Department of Health will expand the health insurance coverage among poor people living with HIV/AIDS by giving them financial support sourced from the city’s health insurance fund, according to head of the department Nguyen Khac Hien.

  • WHO sending one million cholera vaccine doses to Haiti

    WHO sending one million cholera vaccine doses to Haiti

    Public: 10/13/2016 2:20:32 PM

    The World Health Organization (WHO) is sending one million doses of cholera vaccine to Haiti, where more than 200 cases of the killer disease have been reported since Hurricane Matthew.

  • Vietnam successfully produces Nano complex for cancer treatment

    Vietnam successfully produces Nano complex for cancer treatment

    Public: 10/12/2016 4:50:22 PM

    Scientists from the Institute of Material Science (IMS) under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology have successfully produced the Nano FGC complex, an advanced material to produce medicine for cancer treatment and prevention, a seminar heard in Hanoi on October 11th.

  • HCM city, Binh Duong strictly inspects area reporting Zika virus infection

    HCM city, Binh Duong strictly inspects area reporting Zika virus infection

    Public: 10/11/2016 10:54:46 AM

    After the Ministry of Health (MoH) announced additional two cases of Zika virus in Ho Chi Minh city and the southern province of Binh Duong, the HCM city Department of Health has carried out a wide range of measures to deal with the situation.

  • Ho Chi Minh city strictly inspects area reporting Zika virus infection

    Ho Chi Minh city strictly inspects area reporting Zika virus infection

    Public: 10/11/2016 10:33:25 AM

    After the Ministry of Health (MoH) announced additional two cases of Zika virus in Ho Chi Minh city and the southern province of Binh Duong, the Ho Chi Minh city Department of Health has carried out a wide range of measures to deal with the situation.

  • More than 70,000 people died of cancer in Vietnam every year

    More than 70,000 people died of cancer in Vietnam every year

    Public: 10/6/2016 3:29:10 PM

    More than 70,000 people died of cancer every year, an average of 205 death/day.

  • 320 children with harelip and cleft palate receive free surgery

    320 children with harelip and cleft palate receive free surgery

    Public: 10/6/2016 2:29:02 PM

    About 80 children with harelip and cleft palate received free surgeries from October 4th to 7th at the Ho Chi Minh City’s National Hospital of Odonto-Stomatology (201A Nguyen Chi Thanh street, District 5) after having been examined on October 3rd.

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