The Hanoitimes - Smoking is the main cause of lung cancer, larynx cancer, esophagus cancer, oral cavity cancer, breast cancer, stomach cancer, cervix cancer and 30% of patients contracts cancers through smoking. Vietnamese spend US$1.2 billion on alcohol-related cancer treatment Liver cancer is the most common cancer in Vietnam Vietnam detects over 450 fresh cancer cases daily For the past 20 years, cancer incidence in Vietnam has increased by 2.5 times and the number of patients is expected to increase to 200,000 in 2020. Explaining the reason why the number of cancer cases in Vietnam keeps increasing, at the conference on national cancer prevention in Hanoi on July 19, Director of the Hospital K, which is focused on cancer treatment, Tran Van Thuan pointed out four reasons. Illustrative photo First, Vietnamese people’s life expectancy is increasing, reaching 73.5 years old now. The higher the age is, the greater the incidence of cancer is. Second, … [Read more...] about Why the number of cancer patients in Vietnam increases rapidly?
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An impoverished background Bach Thai Buoi was born into a poor family, but became the fourth richest Vietnamese in the early 20th century and was always respected by the people. He was a patriot and placed great emphasis on social transformation. Bach Thai Buoi Bach Thai Buoi was an inspirational entrepreneur of the early 20th century for many Vietnamese generations. Everything he worked on was aspirational, visionary and for the nation, with profits as an afterthought. He even created a dictionary and a newspaper for the Vietnamese. In the early 20th century, Bach Thai Buoi was ranked among the “four bourgeois tigers”. He was one of the richest, most respected men and the first Vietnamese person to own a car. He had many names, such as the “Lord of the Rivers in Tonkin” and the “King of Ocean Cruise Ships”. In the “trade war” of the early 20th century, he defeated the French and Chinese capitalists, creating a nationalist … [Read more...] about Experience the river lord’s unforgettable heritage
The Geneva Agreement signed in 1954, which led to France withdrawing troops from Indochina, including Vietnam, divided Vietnam into North and South with the 17th Parallel where the Ben Hai River runs through Quang Tri Province as a borderline. The division last for 21 years along with the great struggle for national reunification. The bridge in Vinh Linh District, 550 km south of Hanoi, was built by the French colonialists in 1952, was bombed by the Americans during the Vietnam War in 1967. It was restored and given a new look when it opened again on May 18, 2003. It receives around 20,000 curious visitors each year. The bridge is the witness to the Vietnamese people's fierce but glorious struggle and a reflection of their desire for and belief in victory. Relic sites located on both banks of the river have been recognised as special national historical relics. Quang Tri was one of the most devastated localities during the war by thousands of tonnes of bombs and … [Read more...] about Once a divided nation: the river that saw it all
The representatives of the Hanoi's Department of Health Service and Hanoi OBGYN Hospital take a photo with the representatives of Royal Philips, the title sponsor for Red River Run Hosted in Hanoi on April 21, Red River Run is a 300km non-stop relay from Hanoi Obstetrics & Gynecology Hospital to Lao Cai Obstetrics Hospital and Newborn Unit, with an aim to raise much needed funds for preventing neonatal mortality in Vietnam. There are around 17,000 newborn deaths per year, accounting for 52 per cent of deaths among children under the age of five in the country. Disparity in healthcare access, resource constraints in healthcare workforce, and lack of trained specialists are the key reasons for the poor outcomes of neonatal care. All the runners join the stretching before the 3km fun-filled run around Lang Lake Newborns Vietnam strives to address the care access issues by working with multiple partners, such as the National Children’s Hospital and the Ministry of … [Read more...] about Philips reducing neonatal mortality by supporting Red River Run
The 300km non-stop relay run from the Hanoi Obstetrics & Gynecology Hospital to the Lao Cai Obstetrics Hospital and Newborn Unit in Lao Cai Province aimed to raise funds for preventing neonatal mortality in Vietnam. In Vietnam, 17,000 newborns reportedly die every year within the first 28 days after birth, accounting for 52 percent of total infant deaths below the age of 5. Disparity in healthcare access, resource constraintsand lack of trained specialists have been identified as key factors in the poor outcome of neonatal care in Vietnam. Representatives of Hanoi’sDepartment of Health and the Hanoi Obstetrics & Gynecology Hospital with a representative of Philips Vietnam, title sponsor of the Red River Run. Recognizing the alignment of its social welfare goals with the organizer Newborns Vietnam’s target to improve access to healthcare in underserved communities to 400 million people a year by 2030, as well as its aim to reduce child mortality and improve … [Read more...] about Philips Vietnam sponsors Red River Run to help reduce neonatal mortality