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Parasitology

US institute lauds Vietnam’s elimination of lymphatic filariasis

Health

US institute lauds Vietnam’s elimination of lymphatic filariasis

Vietnam has got rid of lymphatic filariasis (LF) thanks to the Government’s drastic efforts and international support, stressed US RTI International - an independent and non-profit institute that provides research, development and technical services to government and commercial clients worldwide.

Vietnam receives mobile hi-tech lab from Russia

Sci-Tech

Vietnam receives mobile hi-tech lab from Russia

Representatives of Russia’s Federal Service for the Oversight of Consumer Protection and Welfare (Rospotrebnadzor) handed over a mobile lab to Major General Nguyen Hong Du, Director of the Vietnam-Russia Tropical Centre on September 11 on the sidelines of the fourth Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok.

Health sector targets to curb malaria

Health

Health sector targets to curb malaria

The health sector aims to keep the rate of people with malaria below 0.15 per thousand and the rate of mortality related to the disease below 0.02 per thousand in the 2016-2020 period.

Thua Thien-Hue to cope with exotic malaria

Health

Thua Thien-Hue to cope with exotic malaria

Localities in the central province of Thua Thien- Hue are facing increased cases of malaria, due primarily to imported infections from neighbouring Laos, according to the provincial Centre of Malariology, Parasitology and Entomology.