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.
Laos steps up efforts against dengue fever World

Laos steps up efforts against dengue fever

Lao Minister of Health Bounkong Syhavong has stressed the need to mobilise more health workers to serve the treatment of dengue fever patients given the fact that Laos is facing the risk of dengue fever outbreaks.
Lao Ministry of Health warns of dengue fever nationwide  World

Lao Ministry of Health warns of dengue fever nationwide

The Lao Ministry of Health has advised people across the country to clear potential mosquito breeding sites as the current outbreak of dengue fever has claimed 27 lives and more than 11,000 people have contracted the virus so far this year.
Efforts against child drowning strengthened in Lao Cai province Society

Efforts against child drowning strengthened in Lao Cai province

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Welfares, the People’s Committee of the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, the World Health Organisation, the Bloomberg Philanthropies charitable fund and a global health policy lobbying organization of the US have launched a programme to fight drowning among the children in Lao Cai province.
Thousands join walk to convey health messages Health

Thousands join walk to convey health messages

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh and thousands of people joined in a walk to launch the “Walk for your health” competition, part of activities to mark the 10th founding anniversary of the Vietnam Young Physicians Association (VYPA).
Tu Du Hospital, experts discuss ways to prevent pre-term births Health

Tu Du Hospital, experts discuss ways to prevent pre-term births

Pre-term births are the leading cause of global under-5 child mortality, as well as short- and long-term morbidities such as sepsis, retinopathy of prematurity, and neurodevelopment impairment, Dr Jane Hirst of Oxford University said at a conference held recently in Ho Chi Minh City.
NA Vice Chairwoman lauds WHO’s efforts in public health care Politics

NA Vice Chairwoman lauds WHO’s efforts in public health care

Permanent Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong lauded the World Health Organisation (WHO) for partnering with Vietnam to improve public health care quality during a reception in Hanoi on April 26 for WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific Takeshi Kasai.
Vietnam aims to eradicate malaria by 2030 Health

Vietnam aims to eradicate malaria by 2030

Vietnam is expected to put an end to Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasite by 2025, towards eliminating all species of malaria by 2030 as recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO).