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Vietnam's health minister brushes off parliamentary study linking cancer to unsafe food

Says the conclusion was ‘inaccurate’ and could mislead the public.

Hanoi boy given chance to live with heart transplant from road crash victim

‘My son gets to live only because another family lost theirs,’ his mother said.

Meet the Vietnamese man who went through 'excruciating' surgery to reach new heights

Hoang Tung Anh says all the pain was worth the extra 3.5 inches.
March 15, 2017 | 03:44 pm GMT+7

Global Fund pledges to continue support for Vietnam's HIV fight

The financing organization said it wants to help Vietnam maintain the success in containing new infections and deaths.
March 07, 2017 | 01:41 pm GMT+7

Vietnam forms emergency response teams as bird flu ravages China

Animal health officials are concerned about poultry smuggling in Hanoi and several border provinces.
February 28, 2017 | 09:46 am GMT+7

Trump seeks help of insurers to smooth Obamacare transition

Trump said healthcare policy is one of his top domestic priorities.
February 28, 2017 | 08:31 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s first lung transplant succeeds

Hanoi doctors and their Japanese colleagues treated a boy with lung parts from his father and uncle.
February 24, 2017 | 09:35 am GMT+7

Bird flu returns to Vietnam; outbreaks kill thousands of poultry

Nearly 6,000 chickens have been killed or culled after four months of no reported cases.
February 21, 2017 | 09:59 am GMT+7

Eternal sunshine of the restless minds

A trip to Vietnam’s leading psychiatric hospital sheds uncomfortable light on the state of mental health treatment.
February 20, 2017 | 11:55 am GMT+7

Vietnam raises border alert following Cambodia bird flu outbreak

There’s a very high risk of the deadly virus spreading given the hot weather and busy border trade.
February 17, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Zika infections reach 233 in Vietnam

Nearly 90 percent of the patients reside in Ho Chi Minh City.
February 16, 2017 | 12:25 pm GMT+7

Japanese doctors to assist Vietnam's first lung transplant

A critically ill 6-year-old boy will be going under the knife in Hanoi next week.
February 15, 2017 | 02:17 pm GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City ranks best, worst hospitals

The recent announcement represents the first time the government assessment was made public.
February 12, 2017 | 07:59 pm GMT+7

China promotes traditional medicine to combat AIDS

Traditional medicine treats ailments using herbal mixtures and physical therapies such as acupuncture and cupping.
February 07, 2017 | 02:01 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese province fights dengue fever with bacteria-infected mosquitoes

Khanh Hoa, home of the famous beach town, reported three fatal cases among more than 4,600 dengue fever infections last year.
January 06, 2017 | 11:27 am GMT+7