Northern Vietnam reports highest number of death from rabies Health

Northern Vietnam reports highest number of death from rabies

Northern Vietnam remains the region with the highest number of death from rabies, accounting for 80 percent of the country’s mortality, deputy director of the Health Ministry’s Department of Preventive Medicine Dang Quang Tan told a meeting in Hanoi on August 6.
UK helps Vietnam forecast dengue fever epidemic Health

UK helps Vietnam forecast dengue fever epidemic

The UK Space Agency's International Partnership Programme (IPP) allocates 6 million GBP for Vietnam to build an early warning system of dengue fever outbreaks, said UK Science Minister Sam Gyimah.
 National health emergency response enhanced Health

National health emergency response enhanced

The Health Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) under the Ministry of Health (MoH) ran a community-based health emergency response drill on August 14 in Hanoi to enhance its performance.
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Measles, rubella vaccine to be frequently used

The measles and rubella vaccine will be the twelfth vaccine provided through the national immunisation program, according to the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE).
Hanoi: US doctor recognised for TB-prevention mission Health

Hanoi: US doctor recognised for TB-prevention mission

Dr Payam Nahid, a world expert on pulmonary diseases, was awarded Honorary Citizenship by the Hanoi People’s Committee on March 18, in recognition of his tireless work to develop Vietnam’s National Tuberculosis (TB) Control Programme.
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Japan to help curb diseases

The Government of Japan will help Vietnam strengthen its laboratory capacity to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases.