Localities brace for Zika virus Health

Localities brace for Zika virus

Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long has asked the central province of Binh Thuan to raise its alert level for Zika virus, in order to have suitable countermeasures in place.
Vietnam raises warning level for Zika virus Health

Vietnam raises warning level for Zika virus

Vietnam has raised the warning level for the Zika virus following the information about an Australian visitor who tested positive for Zika after returning from the Southeast Asian nation.
USAID helps Vietnam prevent pandemic threats Health

USAID helps Vietnam prevent pandemic threats

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is sponsoring a programme to support Vietnam ’s efforts to prevent, detect and respond to infectious disease threats.
Conference seeks ways to prevent emerging diseases Health

Conference seeks ways to prevent emerging diseases

The Health Ministry and the World Health Organisation (WHO) jointly held a conference in Hanoi on May 12 to review the Asia-Pacific Strategy for Emerging Diseases (APSED) and the International Health Regulations (IHR) to draw lessons for future operations in the field.