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Rate of pregnant women tested for HIV still low

Rate of pregnant women tested for HIV still low

Ho Chi Minh City’s Paediatrics Hospital No1’s neurology and infectious diseases department has admitted children with HIV whose mothers did not have HIV tests during their pregnancy.

ACA Investments acquires 20% stake in Bibo Mart

ACA Investments acquires 20% stake in Bibo Mart

VOV.VN - Bibo Mart chain stores today (May 23) announced that a private equity fund managed by ACA Investments has acquired a 20% stake in its outstanding shares of common stock.

More cases of Zika virus found in Bangkok

More cases of Zika virus found in Bangkok

Thai authorities have stepped up surveillance after two pregnant women in Bangkok were found to have been infected with the Zika virus, which has been linked with microcephaly.

Workshop enhances midwifery services

Workshop enhances midwifery services

The role of midwives in reproductive health care was the focus of discussion of a workshop in the central city of Hue on July 21.

Hanoi: Over US$7 mln to boost prenatal screening

Hanoi: Over US$7 mln to boost prenatal screening

The capital city of Hanoi will invest over 160 billion VND, or US$7.18 million, in an initiative to boost the early detection of birth defects in the city between 2016 and 2020.

Migrant workers still struggle

Migrant workers still struggle

Few migrant workers in the informal sector have proper understanding about their rights in host localities and how to exercise those rights, particularly those relating to social welfare, chairwoman of Hanoi’s Women Union Tran Thi Phuong Hoa said.

No Zika cases found in Vietnam as of March 18

No Zika cases found in Vietnam as of March 18

More than 200 samples collected from many localities across the nation were tested negative for Zika virus, which is worrying many countries all over the world, the General Department of Preventive Medicine announced on March 19.

AO effect on pregnancy at Vietnam’s hotspots still high

AO effect on pregnancy at Vietnam’s hotspots still high

The damaging effect of Agent Orange/dioxin on pregnancy at three hotspots in Vietnam is still serious, according to the latest research conducted by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Ministry of Science and Technology.

Chinese doctor almost kills Vietnamese woman

A private clinic in Ho Chi Minh City has suspended a Chinese doctor who allegedly almost killed a woman with an unauthorized procedure to terminate her 17-week pregnancy.

Ministry tries to clamp down on gender selection

Ministry tries to clamp down on gender selection

Medical workers who help women to determine the sex of their child during the early stages of pregnancy will be fined VND10-20 million (US$470-950), 30 percent higher than before.

Nation attempts to cut maternal deaths

Attempts will be made to reduce the high rate of maternal mortality that occurs during pregnancy and birth, according to Nguyen Duy Khe, director of the Ministry of Health's Department of Mother and Child Health Protection.