At the launch ceremony (Photo: SGGP)

Over 12,500 new breast cancer cases reported annually

Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien warned at a ceremony to launch a campaign to support cancer patients that there are over 12,500 fresh breast cancer cases in the country annually accounting for 25 percent of total cancer kinds amongst women.
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Health ministry cracks down on sale of antibiotics

The Ministry of Health has launched a project wherein by 2020, all pharmacies will be required to sell antibiotics only to patients carrying doctors’ prescriptions.
 
Largest private hospital operates in Da Nang

Largest private hospital operates in Da Nang

VND1,200 billion ($52.7 million) Vinmec International General Hospital which is considered the biggest of this kind today opened in the central city of Da Nang.
 
Bird flu occurs in Kon Tum Province

Bird flu occurs in Kon Tum Province

A poultry flock of 4,700 chicken of farmer Tran Duc Hoa in Kontum has tested positive for avian flu, said the Husbandry and Animal Health center in the highlands province of Kon tum’s Dak Ha District yesterday.