More patients need organ transplantation Just a few patients suffering kidney or liver failure received organ transplantation in Vietnam, said the Ministry of Health and Organ Transplantation Association at a meeting to call on people to donate their organs in Hanoi. According to the Ministry of Health, the country has 14 medical facilities which are able to perform organ transplantation and Vietnamese doctors' skill in transplantation is as good as their counterparts in foreign countries. However, the sector is in severe need of organ supply while the demand is increasing drastically. The main cause of shortage of organ donation is due to people's incorrect awareness of organ donation. In addition, information of organ donation is still limited and not popular among the community. By statistics, Vietnamese surgeons has so far carried out over 1,011 kidney transplant operations, 37 liver transplant surgeries, 11 heart transplantation, one operation for pancreas transplant and over … [Read more...] about Social News 20/7
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Editor’s note: Dr. Terry F. Buss is a fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Public Administration. He wrote this article exclusively for Tuoi Tre News. Editor’s note: Dr. Terry F. Buss is a fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Public Administration. He wrote this article exclusively for Tuoi Tre News. Not a day passes in the U.S. without a fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer or the murder of a police officer while on duty. Without fail, politicians, both conservative and liberal, are competing to capture the narrative that would explain the violence and help one side or the other politically. America is in a deep, dark culture war from which it might not escape. Competing views of reality Conservative critics place the blame for white police officer fatal shootings, particularly of black men, on President Barack Obama and his supporters among liberals, all aided by the mainstream and social media popularized in the 2016 election campaign for … [Read more...] about American culture wars and police gun violence against the blacks
Snipers operating from rooftops in Dallas killed five police officers and wounded six more in a coordinated attack during one of several protests across the country against the killing of two black men by police this week. Police described Thursday night's ambush as carefully planned and executed and said they had taken three people into custody before a fourth died. Dallas-based media said the suspect died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound after a standoff that extended into Friday morning. The fourth suspect exchanged gunfire with police during the standoff at a downtown garage and warned of placing bombs throughout the city. Police have not yet confirmed his death. The attack took place as a protest in Dallas that included a police presence was winding down. It was one of the worst mass shootings of police in U.S. history. No motive has been given for the shootings at the downtown protest, one of many held in major cities across the United States on Thursday. New York police made … [Read more...] about Snipers kill five Dallas police; Obama calls it ‘despicable’ attack
Four police officers were fatally shot and seven wounded by snipers in Dallas, authorities said, during one of many demonstrations held in cities across the United States against the second fatal police shooting of a black man in two days. Dallas Police Chief David Brown said in a statement two snipers in elevated positions shot 11 officers, killing three. Police said on Twitter later a fourth officer had died. At least one more was in surgery. Brown also said later one suspect was cornered in a garage in downtown Dallas, although there was no word on the second reported sniper. Television footage showed a heavy police presence, with officers taking cover behind vehicles on the street. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the Dallas law enforcement community and the Dallas Area Rapid Transit officers killed and injured this evening,” Governor Greg Abbott said in a statement. The shooting happened as largely peaceful protests unfolded around the United States after the shooting of … [Read more...] about Four officers killed, seven wounded in Dallas shooting protest: police
ST PAUL, Minn., July 7 - Protesters in Chicago, New York and St. Paul, Minnesota, took to the streets on Thursday to express outrage after the second fatal police shooting of a black man in the United States in two days. ST PAUL, Minn., July 7 - Protesters in Chicago, New York and St. Paul, Minnesota, took to the streets on Thursday to express outrage after the second fatal police shooting of a black man in the United States in two days. The protests were peaceful but tension was evident after the shooting of Philando Castile, 32, by police near St. Paul late on Wednesday. His girlfriend posted live video on the internet of the bloody scene minutes afterward, which was widely viewed. Castile's death occurred within a day of the shooting of 37-year-old Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sterling was killed during an altercation with two white police officers. Graphic video of that incident caused an outcry on social media. In Chicago, protesters shut down a stretch of the … [Read more...] about Protesters mass after another police shooting of black man in U.S.