Former CDC Hanoi director sentenced to 10 years in jail Society

Former CDC Hanoi director sentenced to 10 years in jail

The Hanoi People’s Court on December 12 sentenced Nguyen Nhat Cam, former director of the Hanoi Centre for Disease Control (CDC Hanoi), to 10 years in prison for “violations on bidding regulations that causes serious consequences”.
Former CDC director to face up to 11 years in jail Society

Former CDC director to face up to 11 years in jail

A prison term from 10 to 11 years has been proposed for Nguyen Nhat Cam, former director of the Hanoi Centre for Disease Control (CDC Hanoi), for “violations on bidding regulations that causes serious consequences”.
First-instance trial opens for CDC Hanoi case Society

First-instance trial opens for CDC Hanoi case

The People’s Court of Hanoi on December 10 opened the first-instance trial on the case of “violations on bidding regulations of that causes serious consequences” at the Hanoi Centre for Disease Control (CDC Hanoi).
Ten prosecuted in Hanoi Centre for Disease Control case Society

Ten prosecuted in Hanoi Centre for Disease Control case

The Supreme People’s Procuracy has prosecuted Nguyen Nhat Cam, former Director of the Hanoi Centre for Disease Control (Hanoi CDC), and nine other defendants on charge of “violations on bidding regulations that causes serious consequences” which occurred at the centre and relevant units.
Ventilators witness huge difference in prices Health

Ventilators witness huge difference in prices

With ventilators seen as essential to saving the lives of severely ill COVID-19 patients, the massive pricing gap among breathing machines bought by hospitals nationwide has triggered public scepticism.
Measles forecast to rise in Hanoi city Health

Measles forecast to rise in Hanoi city

Hanoi recorded 1,193 cases of measles since the beginning of this year, however, there has been no death from this disease, according to the city's health authorities.
Measles infections increasing in Hanoi Health

Measles infections increasing in Hanoi

Thirty-two cases of measles were recorded in Hanoi in the first three weeks of 2019, mostly children who are under five years old and have not been fully vaccinated.
Hanoi still wary of dengue fever Health

Hanoi still wary of dengue fever

Dengue fever in Hanoi has dropped since last month, down 95.8 percent against the same period last year, but the risk of contracting the disease is still high, warned Dr Nguyen Nhat Cam, Director of the city’s Disease Control Centre.
Vaccination urged as measles spreads fast in Hanoi Health

Vaccination urged as measles spreads fast in Hanoi

An unexpected spike in the number of children catching measles in Hanoi this summer has left doctors worrying about a potential outbreak, given that 90 percent of the infected children reportedly had yet to receive a vaccination.
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.
Seasonal diseases pick up with winter Health

Seasonal diseases pick up with winter

The first cold spell of winter in the northern region has brought with it an increase in sicknesses like measles, mumps, flu and chicken pox, local reports say.