Weight loss surgery carried out to help overweight people

Weight loss surgery carried out to help overweight people

Lately, surgeons of the Hanoi-based 108 Military Central Hospital have performed weight loss surgery (also called bariatric surgery) to help very overweight people by removing part of the stomach and making their stomach much smaller than the original stomach.
Many Vietnamese men still smoke a lot (Photo: SGGP)

NCDs leading cause of death in Vietnam

As per the Vietnam Medical Association's latest study, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are still heavy burden for the health sector. Moreover, they are by far the leading cause of death in the country.