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Hanoi ready to fight diseases in flood-hit areas

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Hanoi ready to fight diseases in flood-hit areas

Residents must work closely with medical workers to prevent and control epidemics in areas where flood waters had been lingering in Hanoi’s Chuong My district for more than 10 days, said Nguyen Khac Hien, Director of the municipal Department of Health.

Vaccination urged as measles spreads fast in Hanoi

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Vaccination urged as measles spreads fast in Hanoi

An unexpected spike in the number of children catching measles in Hanoi this summer has left doctors worrying about a potential outbreak, given that 90 percent of the infected children reportedly had yet to receive a vaccination.

Japan supports Vietnamese military hospital

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Japan supports Vietnamese military hospital

A delegation of Japanese medical doctors led by Director of Juntendo Hospital Atsushi Amano on August 9 worked with leading officials of the Military Hospital 175 under Vietnam’s Ministry of Defence to transfer surgical techniques.

Back to school season means disease risk

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Back to school season means disease risk

Students face several diseases at the beginning of the new school year, such as dengue fever, hand-foot-mouth disease, measles and flu, so epidemic prevention efforts should be strengthened, health experts warned.

Hanoi sets up centre for disease control

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Hanoi sets up centre for disease control

Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has approved the establishment of a centre for disease control based on the restructuring of the Centre for Preventive Medicine in Hanoi.