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Life & Style

Health tips for your first visit to Việt Nam

Việt Nam has become one of the most ideal destinations to visit in Asia. Compared to other countries, Việt Nam has some very niche and unique lifestyles that you might not have experienced before. Therefore, knowing these Việt Nam travel tips are valuable.
Society

UNICEF calls for VN to speed up inclusion of 'child wasting' into policy

Wasting refers to the most lethal form of undernutrition and one of the top threats to child survival. Around 1 in 5 deaths among children under 5 are attributed to severe wasting, which is caused by a lack of nutritious food and repeated bouts of diseases such as diarrhoea, measles and malaria, which in turn compromise a child’s immunity

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More than 59,000 Vietnamese people vaccinated

The Ministry of Health said that by 4pm on April 12, the 59,249 vaccinated people included frontline doctors, medical staff, sample collectors, contact tracers, members of community-based anti-COVID-19 groups as well as members of the Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control of localities.
Life & Style

The importance of vaccination

Vaccines are one of the pillars in modern medicine that has contributed to decreasing child mortality from about 20 per cent of live born children down to in Việt Nam 1,5 per cent and in most western countries 3-5 per 1000 life born children.