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Vietnam's rush to industrialisation is affecting workers' health

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7139.1185k (Published 18 April 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1185
  1. Claire Wallerstein
  1. Ho Chi Minh City

    The rush to shake off Communism and join the world of market forces is having a disastrous effect on Vietnam's workers, health experts have warned.

    Last year 402 workers died and 1870 were injured in 1725 industrial accidents nationwide—an 80% …

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