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Hanoi Department of Health

Hanoi ready to fight diseases in flood-hit areas

Health

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.

Back to school season means disease risk

Health

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 works to minimize dengue fatalities

Health

Hanoi works to minimize dengue fatalities

The Hanoi Department of Health is intensifying measures to reduce the number of fatalities caused by mosquito-borne dengue fever – which is likely to cause more infections due to hot and rainy weather.

Cuban doctors to work in Vietnam

Health

Cuban doctors to work in Vietnam

The Thu Cuc International General Hospital and the Cuban Ministry of Health’s SMC Company signed a contract on March 16 on sending Cuban doctors to work in Vietnam.

Hospital visits peak in winter

Society

Hospital visits peak in winter

The record cold spell with temperatures below 10 degrees Celsius over the past four days led to an increase in hospitalisations among children and the elderly for respiratory-related sicknesses.