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HCM City sees dengue rising slowly

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HCM City sees dengue rising slowly

Ho Chi Minh City has recorded 13,763 cases of dengue fever since the beginning of this year, an increase of 27 percent compared to the same period last year, according to the municipal Department of Health.

Dengue prevention efforts to continue

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Dengue prevention efforts to continue

The number of dengue patients in the capital city continues to decline, but preventive efforts must continue, said Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung of the Hanoi People’s Committee.

Health insurance fund in deficit

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Health insurance fund in deficit

Vietnam’s health insurance fund is forecast to struggle with an enormous deficit of more than 10 trillion VND (434.8 million USD) this year, according to a newly released information from the Vietnam Social Insurance (VSI).

Dengue fever cases continue reducing

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Dengue fever cases continue reducing

The number of dengue fever cases dropped last week but is still high, said Tran Dac Phu, Director of the Preventive Medicine Department under the Health Department at a meeting on August 31.

Global health experts discuss prevention of zoonotic diseases

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Global health experts discuss prevention of zoonotic diseases

Health experts from 54 countries and international organisations gathered at a conference in the central coastal city of Da Nang on August 29 to strengthen cooperation and share approaches to prevent animal-to-human transmission diseases, including bird flu, Ebola and rabies.

Health centre mergers require job reshuffle

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Health centre mergers require job reshuffle

More than 1,200 health care managers will need new jobs when centres for preventive health, HIV/AIDS, malaria and others are merged into one Centre for Disease Control (CDC) in each province in 2021.

Hanoi: new dengue fever cases drop

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Hanoi: new dengue fever cases drop

The number of new dengue fever cases in Hanoi has dropped in the recent two weeks but is still high, heard a meeting of the Steering Committee on Epidemics Prevention and Control in Hanoi on August 25.