Representatives from 15 cities and provinces in the central region and Central Highlands on Sept. 11 gathered at a seminar in Nha Trang city, in the central coast province of Khanh Hoa to discuss measures to coordinate the control of the A/H1N1 flu.

They presented case studies on the disease and solutions for treatment of A/H1N1 patients. They also asked the Ministry of Health to help equip local medical stations to perform the tests needed to ease the overloaded occurring in central hospitals in the region.

At the seminar, the Ministry of Health’s Department for Preventive Medicine and Environment said that foreigners who are H1N1 patients or suspected of suffering from the disease will receive tests and treatment free-of-charge in Vietnam . However, foreigners requesting the test as a precautionary measure must pay for the service./.