Avian flu breakouts recorded in 11 localities Health

Avian flu breakouts recorded in 11 localities

Outbreaks of A/H5N1 and A/H5N6 avian influenza, which is transmittable to humans, have been reported in 13 communes of 11 localities nationwide from the start of 2019, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Preparations made to cope with swine fever Health

Preparations made to cope with swine fever

A reaction plan to the African swine fever (ASF) is being developed by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development after pigs were found infected with the disease in neighbouring countries.
Domestically-produced influenza vaccines publicised Health

Domestically-produced influenza vaccines publicised

Two influenza vaccines IVACFLU-S and IVACFLY, which were successfully produced in Vietnam, were introduced at a workshop held by the Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC) and the Programme for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH) in the central province of Khanh Hoa on September 25.
Vietnam ready for production of two influenza vaccines Health

Vietnam ready for production of two influenza vaccines

The Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC) has completed the clinical trials of two types of seasonal influenza vaccine, which are expected to receive approval for commercial use in 2019, said Dr Le Van Be, head of the institute.
Vietnam, France look to foster health link Health

Vietnam, France look to foster health link

Vietnam and France signed many cooperation agreements in health during a working visit to France by Vietnamese Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien from June 13-17 at the invitation of French Minister of Solidarities and Health Agnès Buzyn.
VN hospitals fall short of infection control targets Health

VN hospitals fall short of infection control targets

Hospital infection control is a major concern for health care providers and patients all over the world. Preventing such infections is a critical aspect of improving hospital safety, heard a recent conference in Hanoi.