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.
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.
Health minister launches Facebook page
Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has become the first minister to make public her personal fan page on Facebook.
Avian flu, foot-mouth disease symptoms reported: Ministry
The Department of Animal Health under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said they have detected symptoms of avian flu in the Mekong Delta's Soc Trang Province.
Hospitals treat over 226,000 people during Tet holiday
More than 226,000 persons were treated in more than 1,000 hospitals across the country during the eight-day Lunar New Year festival in 2015, said a health ministry report today.
Two die of measles on Labour Day
The country recorded 51 new cases of measles on May 1 and two related deaths.
Many hospitals still ignore social workers
Many Vietnamese social workers lacked a professional touch, but their role was still being ignored by most hospitals, said Tran Quy Tuong, deputy director of the Ministry of Health Medical Services Administration.

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Experts slam failure to save old trees Experts slam failure to save old trees

Distinguished scientists and experts in the field of urban planning raised many challenges at a conference yesterday to review Ha Noi's urban tree planning.

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The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Inspectorate have issued a joint circular announcing that whistleblowers will be rewarded up to VND3.4 billion (US$160,000).

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As you get older, you spend hours regretting each minute you wasted in your youth, which flies by.

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Many companies in industrial zones claim they lack capital to introduce equipment to save energy and lessen emissions.

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