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Vietnam has gotten rid of elephantiasis: WHO

The WHO has named Vietnam among countries that have successfully eliminated elephantiasis as a public health problem.

Doctors blamed as Vietnamese cop dies from accidental drug consumption

Investigators in Vinh Long Province have blamed doctors for failing to diagnose that a police officer had ...

Fake condoms maker busted in Ho Chi Minh City

A Friday morning raid on a house in Saigon’s Hoc Mon District found people making counterfeit condoms.
August 14, 2018 | 09:22 am GMT+7

Saigon nightlife gets a healthy workout

Busy through the day, Saigonese interested in getting fit or keeping fit are going to the gym at midnight.
August 12, 2018 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

Beer binges a health problem, WHO warns Vietnam

The World Health Organization has called on Vietnam to tackle excessive drinking with strong measures.
August 07, 2018 | 07:50 am GMT+7

Vietnam recalls 57 heart drugs with cancer-causing substance

Vietnam’s health ministry has recalled 57 types of cardiac medications found to contain a carcinogen made by a Chinese firm.
August 04, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Bird flu scare sends thousands of ducklings to their death in Vietnam

More than 2,400 ducklings infected by the H5N6 virus have been killed in the central province of Nghe An.
August 02, 2018 | 04:43 pm GMT+7

Hanoi warned of potential measles outbreak

Health officials say the city is at high risk of an outbreak because nearly 7,000 children have not been vaccinated.
July 31, 2018 | 08:06 am GMT+7

Vietnam land of opportunity for drug firms, says Fitch group firm

Vietnam will provide lucrative long-term opportunities to pharmaceutical and healthcare firms, BMI Research, a Fitch Group company, has said in a report released yesterday.
July 20, 2018 | 01:16 pm GMT+7

Robotic surgical arm lends a hand in Vietnam

Operations performed by a $3.14 million robotic arm are expensive, but worth it for those who can afford it.
July 19, 2018 | 04:41 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese nurse who caused genital warts outbreak to face trial

A Vietnamese nurse can be prosecuted for providing unlicensed medical checks and treatment that caused infection to 103 children.
July 15, 2018 | 07:00 am GMT+7

Soft drinks set to give Vietnam very hard time

WHO rings alarm bells, saying skyrocketing consumption can trigger obesity epidemic and attendant health risks.
June 23, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Strike a pose: International Yoga Day stretches around world

Yoga has boomed in recent decades although in the west it is often more of a gymnastic than a spiritual activity.
June 21, 2018 | 11:40 am GMT+7

Vietnamese surgeon wins Nikkei Asia Prize for pioneering children treatments

He performed the first laparoscopic surgery on a child in Asia, pioneered many other treatments in Vietnam.
June 15, 2018 | 08:19 am GMT+7

Vietnam reports first human death of swine flu in years

Saigon woman died from A/H1N1 influenza after attempting self-treatment at home for five days.
June 09, 2018 | 07:03 am GMT+7
 
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