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One-fifth of Vietnamese population infected with HBV

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One-fifth of Vietnamese population infected with HBV

Vietnam is one of nine countries in the West Pacific region with alarming rates of hepatitis B virus (HBV) with 10-20 percent of the population (10-16 million people) living with HBV, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).

US medical expert honoured with insignia

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US medical expert honoured with insignia

Kyle.B. Bond, Director of the Laboratory Programme at the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Vietnam has been honoured with the insignia “For the Health of the People” of the Vietnamese Ministry of Health.

Vietnam capable of conducting test for Ebola virus

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Vietnam capable of conducting test for Ebola virus

Vietnam is capable of conducting test for Ebola virus, head of the Health Ministry’s Preventive Medicine Department Tran Dac Phu said at a video conference of the Steering Committee for Epidemic Prevention and Control on October 20.

Vietnam continues Ebola response preparations

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Vietnam continues Ebola response preparations

The Vietnamese Ministry of Health continues warning its agencies and departments to be on full alert for the possible entry of the deadly virus Ebola, particularly at border gates, Director of the Ministry’s Preventive Medicine Department Tran Dac Phu said on October 14.

Kovalevskaia Prize honours Vietnamese scientist

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Kovalevskaia Prize honours Vietnamese scientist

Associate Prof. Dr. Le Thi Luan, who has spent 16 years studying and producing Rotavin-M1, an anti-diarrhoea vaccine for children, will be presented with the prestigious Vietnam Kovalevskaia Prize at a ceremony in Hanoi on March 8, the International Women’s Day.