Measures put in place to prevent coronavirus Health

Measures put in place to prevent coronavirus

A working group from the Health Ministry on January 21 inspected the readiness of the Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi following the outbreak of coronavirus pneumonia that has made more than 200 people infected in China and caused two deaths there.
Vaccination coverage in HCM City reaches 95 percent Health

Vaccination coverage in HCM City reaches 95 percent

The percentage of fully vaccinated children under the expanded national vaccination programme in Ho Chi Minh City has reached 95.2 percent so far this year, according to the Centre for Disease Control in the city.
National U=U campaign launched to control HIV/AIDS Health

National U=U campaign launched to control HIV/AIDS

A national communication campaign named “undetectable equals untransmittable” (U=U, or Khong phat hien=Khong lay truyen K=K in Vietnamese) was launched in Hanoi on October 22 with the support of the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Dengue fever spreads across country Health

Dengue fever spreads across country

Vietnam has seen a surge in dengue fever with about 71,000 cases recorded in the first half of 2019, rising more than three-fold year on year, according to the Ministry of Health.
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.
Hanoi sets up centre for disease control Health

Hanoi sets up centre for disease control

Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has approved the establishment of a centre for disease control based on the restructuring of the Centre for Preventive Medicine in Hanoi.
Health centre mergers require job reshuffle Health

Health centre mergers require job reshuffle

More than 1,200 health care managers will need new jobs when centres for preventive health, HIV/AIDS, malaria and others are merged into one Centre for Disease Control (CDC) in each province in 2021.
Provinces revamp disease control Health

Provinces revamp disease control

Almost half the country’s provinces have set up a centre for disease control by merging their centres for preventive health, prevention of HIV/AIDS, malaria and others, and the Ministry of Health wants the rest to follow suit.