Vietnam officially known as the socialist republic of Vietnam is the easternmost country in southeast Asia. The country was unified under a marxist - leninist government but remained politically isolated. It is the world’s 14th most populous country with an estimated population of 94.6 million. The country has made impressive progress towards improving the health status of the population. These improvements are attributable to a widespread health care delivery network, increasing numbers of qualified health workers and expanding national public health programs. Although many significant achievements have been made, Vietnam's health care system but even after making significant achievements the health care system in the country is still facing many difficulties and challenges. Every year, around 115,000 people in Vietnam die of cancer which is equal to 315 people per day.
The Major Types Of Cancer In Vietnam Are :
- Lung cancer
- Liver cancer
- Stomach cancer
- Rectum cancer
- Breast cancer
Measures Taken By Vietnam To Reduce Cancer :
- Reduce the incidence of tobacco-related cancers by 30%, compared to the year 2000.
- Ensure HBV vaccination coverage for all newborns.
- Reduce breast, cervix, mouth and rectum cancers mortality rates.
- Decrease the proportion of advanced stage cancers from 80 to 50%.
- Establish a community-based terminal care system for cancer patients and ensure enough supplies of essential drugs.
The rate of patients who recover from cancer treatment in Vietnam is roughly between 30% and 40%, against 70%-80% in many developed countries due to lack of medications.
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