[Photos] Check Out Saigon's Snazzy New Children's Hospital

A brand-new children's hospital in Saigon’s Binh Chanh District opened its doors on January 16.

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Vietnamese Parents Should Decide How Many Children to Have: Health Ministry

Future parents in Vietnam may be able to decide how many children they have, as health officials are currently in the process of revising the country’s loosely enforced two-child policy.

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Hanoi Government Starts Providing Daily AQI Readings

For the first time, Hanoi's city government has begun offering daily readings of the capital's Air Quality Index (AQI).

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Vietnam's Immunization Program Faces Challenges Due to Reduced Foreign Aid

Having recently attained the status of a middle-income country, Vietnam must now prepare to become self-sufficient in supplying its citizens with vaccinations.

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Vietnam Aims to Provide Health Insurance for All HIV Patients in 2017

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health just announced a plan to provide health insurance to 100% of local HIV patients in the future.

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Saigon Fines 74 Households for Failing to Take Preventive Steps Against Zika

As Zika spreads in Vietnam, local authorities are imposing stricter regulations and punishments in the name of public health.

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[Video] Kicking and Screaming: Vietnam's Centuries-Old Love of Đá Cầu

Originally a game played by ancient soldiers to let off steam, in today’s Vietnam, đá cầu, or foot badminton, is practiced by locals from all walks of life.

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Number of Zika Cases in Saigon Jumps to 17, Total of 23 Infections Nationwide

The number of confirmed Zika cases in Saigon has climbed to 17, making the southern hub a hotspot for the mosquito-borne disease.

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[Video] Young Vietnamese Aren’t Into Exercise

As Vietnamese are becoming more sedentary, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are putting a strain the health of young citizens nationwide.

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Vietnam Sees First Possible Case of Zika-Linked Microcephaly

Vietnam might be the second Southeast Asian country to have a baby born with Zika-linked microcephaly, a condition characterized by small head size in newborns.

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Hanoi's Air Quality Ranked Second-Worst in the World Yesterday

It’s hard to feel optimistic about Vietnam’s public health these days, what with the country recently making the list of top 10 global alcohol consumers and food safety a continued concern. Now, to add to these concerns, Hanoi’s air pollution was so bad on Wednesday that the capital became the second-most polluted city in the world, according to a global air quality index.

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