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HCM City to enhance tobacco harm control

HCM City to enhance tobacco harm control

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Health is planning to provide training on how to help local residents quit smoking for staff at ward- and commune-level People’s Committees.

Tobacco kills 7 million people every year

Tobacco kills 7 million people every year

The World Health Organization has revealed that tobacco kills more than seven million people each year, and 80% of them live in low-and middle-income countries.

Vietnam among 15 nations with highest smoker number in world

Vietnam among 15 nations with highest smoker number in world

With about 40,000 people dying of smoking-caused diseases per annum, Vietnam is one of the 15 countries with the highest number of smokers in the world, a health official has announced, citing the World Health Organization (WHO) Office in Vietnam.

Industrial production grows nearly 10% in ten months

Industrial production grows nearly 10% in ten months

Vietnam’s index of industrial production (IIP) in October picked up 8.8% over the same month last year, contributing to a year-on-year increase of 9.7% in the first ten months of the year, announced the General Statistics Office (GSO).