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Hanoi police bust surrogacy ring

Hanoi police are investigating a three-member ring that allegedly organized surrogacy for commercial purposes.

Dengue fever enters peak season as death toll rises to 16

Dengue fever diagnoses are increasingly rapidly in Vietnam and 16 deaths reported so far this year, up seven year-on-year.

Surrogacy ring busted in northern Vietnam

Two women have been arrested and placed under investigation in Quang Ninh Province for illegally running a surrogacy ring for profit.
August 16, 2019 | 09:54 am GMT+7

Vietnam upgrades premium healthcare to attract high-spending patients

Vietnam is planning premium healthcare upgrades to allure high-spending patients who spend billions of US dollars a year on overseas treatment.
August 14, 2019 | 02:57 pm GMT+7

Multidrug-resistant malaria spreading in Vietnam, neighbors: study

Strains of malaria resistant to two key anti-malarial medicines are becoming more dominant in Vietnam, Laos and northern Thailand.
July 23, 2019 | 10:29 am GMT+7

Hospital violence: medical workers, patients, public all to blame

“Do your job as a doctor! Why do you keep asking questions?” yelled a woman in my face, smashing my desk.
July 21, 2019 | 09:15 am GMT+7

Saigon becomes dengue fever hotspot

Saigon has reported 24,000 cases of dengue fever in the first six months, a 176 percent rise compared to the same period last year.
July 05, 2019 | 01:58 pm GMT+7

US eye bank donates 10 corneas to Vietnam

Vietnam's national organ transplant center has received 10 corneas donated by a U.S. eye bank on Sunday.
June 04, 2019 | 04:20 pm GMT+7

Research center asks national expressway to move out of farm’s way

A vaccine research center in central Vietnam wants relocation plans for the North-South Expressway changed to avoid its farm.
May 30, 2019 | 08:42 am GMT+7

Vietnam has lowest rate of low birthweight babies in Southeast Asia

Vietnam had the lowest rate of low birthweight babies in Southeast Asia as of 2015, according to a study published earlier this month.
May 24, 2019 | 10:27 am GMT+7

Vietnam records fifth highest increase in per capita alcohol consumption

Per capita liquor consumption in Vietnam increased 90 percent in 2010-2017, surpassing regional giants and against drops in Europe.
May 13, 2019 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam health facility overwhelmed by vaccination registrations amidst side-effects scare

A Thua Thien-Hue health center was overrun on Wednesday by people trying to register for on-demand vaccine shots for their children.
May 09, 2019 | 10:35 am GMT+7

Expats to run 300 km in 36 hours for newborns in Vietnam

Three expats living in Saigon will attempt to run from Hanoi to Lao Cai in 36 hours to raise $30,000 for neonatal care.
April 15, 2019 | 11:30 am GMT+7

Nurse sentenced for infecting 117 kids with genital warts

A Vietnamese nurse who caused 117 children to be infected with genital warts has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for negligence.
April 11, 2019 | 12:30 pm GMT+7

Children in South Asia hardest hit by air pollution, says study

Air pollution will shorten the life expectancy of children born today by an average of 20 months and will have the greatest impact in South Asia.
April 04, 2019 | 02:42 pm GMT+7
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