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EU aid helps to improve health care

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EU aid helps to improve health care

The European Union will grant a package of non-refundable aid worth 14.75 million EUR (21.7 million USD) to help Vietnam carry out a “Health Sector Capacity Support Project”.

Local clinics to join in A/H1N1 testing

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Local clinics to join in A/H1N1 testing

The Health Ministry said it will examine local health clinics’ laboratory capacity to see if they are qualified to test for the A/H1N1 virus as the workload has become a burden on existing facilities.

A/H1N1 cases climb to 5,164

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A/H1N1 cases climb to 5,164

Vietnam on Sep. 15 reported 262 more cases of A/H1N1 raising the total number of super flu patients in the country to 5,164 as of 5pm on the same day.

Dengue fever on rise in Hanoi

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Dengue fever on rise in Hanoi

The number of dengue fever cases has risen sharply in northern Vietnam, especially in Hanoi, with 500-700 cases reported each week, a 10- to 12-fold year-on-year rise, said Head of the Health Ministry’s Preventive Health and Environment Department Nguyen Huy Nga.

Closer links needed to combat pandemics

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Closer links needed to combat pandemics

Closer cooperation between nations, governments and organisations as well as citizens is essential if the world is to combat epidemics, natural disasters and calamities, said a representative of Vietnam ’s Red Cross Society (VRC).

Another H1N1 flu patient dies

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Another H1N1 flu patient dies

Another A/H1N1 flu patient died in Ho Chi Minh City, announced the municipal Department of Health on Sept. 8, but the Health Ministry has yet to confirm the case.

3,950 A/H1N1 cases reported to date

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3,950 A/H1N1 cases reported to date

September 8 alone witnessed 173 more people testing positive to the A/H1N1 virus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 3,950 so far, of whom three have died, reported the Ministry of Health.