Strange disease identified as hepatitis
A strange disease that has affected 45 residents in the Central Highland province of Kon Tum's Ia Chiem and Dak Nang communes since May this year has been identified as hepatitis A, according to the provincial Health Department.
Medical staff exposed to HIV test negative
All medical personnel who were exposed to HIV during an emergency surgery have tested negative for the virus, the Ha Noi Centre for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care Centre said.
Injectable polio vaccines will be supplied to the free expanded immunisation programme for children in 2016, Director of the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology Dang Duc Anh said.
Doctors gather to discuss disease on allergic rhintitis and urticaria
More than 700 doctors came together at a seminar on allergic rhintitis and urticaria, that was conducted both in Ha Noi and HCM City last week by Sanofi, a global healthcare leader.
 The Healthcare Department of Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands), Kon Tum, has issued warnings against infectious diseases and urged people, especially in remote and mountainous areas, to take preventive measures.
Vingroup officially opened its Vinmec Phu Quoc International Hospital on Phu Quoc Island in southern province Kien Giang at a ceremony this morning.
Health experts from the ASEAN region will discuss experiences and measures to implement new medical device management regulations at a sub-regional workshop that begins in Ha Noi today.
The General Hospital in Khanh Hoa Province received medical equipment worth nearly VND1 billion (US$50,000) on Thursday.
Newborn undergoes surgery for gangrene of the bowel
Ten-day-old Pham Nguyen Thuy Quyen is in stable condition after being operated for gangrene of the bowel at the Paediatrics Hospital in the southern Dong Nai province.
Central-level hospitals add more beds to ease overload
More than 2,000 beds have been provided to Central-level hospitals to help deal with patient overload so far this year, the Ministry of Health reported.
Hospital keeps patient with broken windpipe, oesophagus alive
The HCM City-based Cho Ray Hospital has saved the life of a patient, whose windpipe and oesophagus were broken after a serious traffic accident.

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A tiring push for success seen as doomed to fail A tiring push for success seen as doomed to fail

It is just after seven in the evening when Nguyen Minh Trung gets home. It's been a long day, more than 12 hours, in fact, and he's exhausted.

Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh

Wiping sweat from his forehead, 36-year-old Trinh Duc Sang took big strides along a road covered with muddy coal sludge and dirt to the place that was his home until just three weeks ago. He climbed a rickety ladder that buckled under his weight to reach his neigh-bour's house overlooking a creek. From there, he crossed into his old home.

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Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".

Mental disorders affect 10% of Viet Nam's population: MoLISA Mental disorders affect 10% of Viet Nam's population: MoLISA

Nearly 9 million people in Viet Nam, or 10 per cent of the population, suffer from mental disorders, including 2.5 per cent with serious mental illnesses under social protection.

Planning sector needs much simplification Planning sector needs much simplification

Over the years, a total of 71 legal documents and ordinances and 73 decrees have been enacted by the National Assembly and the Government to regulate planning in Viet Nam.