They said an estimated 500,000 Vietnamese transgender people would continue facing direct health threats by using non-prescribed hormone replacement therapy and unsafe surgical services.
Health experts called for accelerated and better coordinated actions from all sectors in Việt Nam in the fight against antimicrobial resistance (AMR) at a meeting in Hà Nội on Thursday to celebrate World Antibiotic Awareness Week (November 18-24).
Dengue fever epidemics could be forecast up to eight months in advance by a new satellite-based, early warning system.
Plans have been proposed to increase tax on tobacco, ban electronic vapes and tighten online advertising of cigarettes.
Phan Lê Thu Hằng, deputy general director of the Planning and Finance Department under the Ministry of Health, talks to Vietnamplus online newspaper about improving primary healthcare