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Preventive Medicine Centre

Preventive medicine faces staff shortages

Health

Preventive medicine faces staff shortages

The preventive medicine sector is faced with a severe shortage of medical doctors and officials as well as insufficient spending, according to figures recently released by the Ministry of Health.

Flood-hit localities on road to recovery

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Flood-hit localities on road to recovery

Local authorities and residents in flood-hit areas in the north are still cleaning up after historic rains and floods claimed many lives and destroyed houses, crops, bridges and other infrastructure.

RoK national dead in Thanh Hoa negative to MERS-CoV

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RoK national dead in Thanh Hoa negative to MERS-CoV

The National Institute for Hygiene and Epidemiology on June 12 confirmed that Park Soon Hum, a Republic of Korea national dead in central Thanh Hoa province on June 10, was negative to the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV).

Dengue, hand-foot-mouth reach peak in HCM City

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Dengue, hand-foot-mouth reach peak in HCM City

An increased incidence of dengue and hand-foot-and-mouth disease was recorded across Ho Chi Minh City as they are at their peaks of the year, Nguyen Tri Dung, Director of the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre, said on November 5.

Dengue fever cases increase in southern region

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Dengue fever cases increase in southern region

Hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City over the last few weeks received nearly 150 people infected with dengue fever every day, a two-fold increase compared to the figure in July, according to the city's Preventive Medicine Centre.

Vietnam keeps close watch on Ebola

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Vietnam keeps close watch on Ebola

Two Ebola suspect Nigerians, who arrived at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City on August 19, have been discharged from hospital but remain being tracked in the community within the next 21 days.

Fever Nigerian passengers entering Vietnam quarantined

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Fever Nigerian passengers entering Vietnam quarantined

The Pasteur Institute and the health department in Ho Chi Minh City on August 19 isolated two Nigerian passengers showing symptom of fever when entering Vietnam via Tan Son Nhat International Airport , according to the Preventive Medicine Centre under the Ministry of Health.

Dung Quat Port begins Ebola checks

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Dung Quat Port begins Ebola checks

The Preventive Medicine Centre at the central coastal province of Quang Ngai on August 18 began conducting health checks on crews from foreign ships at Dung Quat Port in efforts to prevent Ebola virus from entering the country.