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Property sales up in first half

Update: July, 07/2015 - 10:53

The Housing and Real Estate Market Management Department said there were 14,000 successful housing transactions in the country in the first half of the year.

Ha Noi saw some 1,650 transactions in May, up 5 per cent from April, and that rose to 1,750 in June.

The capital should thus record around 7,500 transactions in the first half, a 2.5-fold increase from the first half of 2014.

In HCM City, there were more than 1,600 transactions in May, nearly 6 per cent higher than in April, and June numbers are estimated at 1,700.

Thoi Bao Kinh Te Viet Nam  (Viet Nam Economic Times)

HCM City hosts seminar on treating anemia

A seminar on the latest advances in treatment of anaemia due to chronic kidney disease was held recently in HCM City by the HCM City Nephrology Association in co-operation with Hoffmann – La Roche.

Doctors pointed out the importance of anaemia management in the early stages of chronic kidney disease and diabetic nephropathy and said anemia should be treated early in such patients.

According to the Ministry of Health, diabetic nephropathy accounts for 20-40 per cent of patients with diabetes and is the leading cause of end-stage chronic kidney disease.

Anaemia caused by chronic kidney disease increases the likelihood of cardiovascular disease and stroke and the risk of progression to the end stage of chronic kidney disease.

Tin Tuc  (News)

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