|Nearly 28,000 people suffer from occupational diseases in Viet Nam. — File Photo
HA NOI (VNS) — Nearly 28,000 people suffer from occupational diseases in Viet Nam, reports released at a scientific conference on lung cancer and work-related lung diseases in Ha Noi said on Wednesday.
The number could be higher, the reports at the conference organised by the National Lung Hospital said, adding there were six work-related lung diseases.
Nearly 2 million workers, or nearly four per cent of the country's workers, underwent health examination in 2012, the health ministry (MoH) said. — VNS