Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Margaret Chan suggested that Việt Nam should pay more attention to working together with WHO in preventive medicine to prevent diseases and accidents at her meeting with Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc in Hà Nội yesterday.
Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tòng Thị Phóng has proposed that the World Health Organisation (WHO) work closely with the Vietnamese Government in efforts to curb diseases and increase the quality of public health care.
Shortage of funding and trained personnel, as well as social discrimination, are undermining Việt Nam’s hard-won success in combatting the scourge of tuberculosis.
The United Nations on Wednesday launched a global effort to fight so-called super-bugs that resist antibiotics, warning of a mounting death toll without more research.
World governments at a UN meeting on the global drug problem were urged on Tuesday to move away from repression, abolish the death penalty for drug offenses and step up treatment.
World Health Organisation warns that a quarter of all global deaths annually are related to pollution, and the death rate is increasing