Vietnam faces pneumonia threat Health

Vietnam faces pneumonia threat

Vietnam is among the 15 countries with the highest estimated number of clinical pneumonia, with 2.9 million cases reported every year, doctors said.
Health

Forum talks HIV/AIDS prevention and control

More than 450 delegates from ministries, agencies and localities nationwide are gathering in the central city of Da Nang to share their experience in HIV/AIDS prevention.
World

Ebola to be declared as dangerous communicable disease in Thailand

The Thai Public Health Ministry plans to declare Ebola as the sixth most dangerous communicable disease in the country in an effort to control the virus from spreading in both human and animal, an official from the ministry was quoted by MCOT online news as saying.
World

Coronavirus yet to be found in Thailand

Although the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus has not been reported in Thailand, the country’s Public Health Ministry will keep a close watch on the situation.
Cancer remains public’s great concern Health

Cancer remains public’s great concern

Cancer, one of the burdens shouldered by the global health sector, was put on the table at an international seminar in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on August 30.
World

Cancer deaths among Thais rise to 60,000 yearly

Thai Minister of Public Health Pradit Sintawanarong has expressed his concerns over the current situation of cancer as the number of Thai people killed by the disease rises to 60,000 yearly.
Stronger moves against H7N9, H5N1 bird flu ordered Health

Stronger moves against H7N9, H5N1 bird flu ordered

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan on April 15 signed a public notice No. 528/CD-TTg ordering ministries, departments and localities nationwide to intensify the fight against avian influenza H7N9 and H5N1.
HIV/AIDS now seen through a museum prism Society

HIV/AIDS now seen through a museum prism

The deadly disease HIV/AIDS has been viewed through the prism of museum and culture for the first time in an exhibition that opened at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology (VME) in Hanoi on Nov. 22.
Society

Community urged to do more for children with HIV

The Government has called for greater community-based care for children with HIV to enable them to attend schools, have access to full healthcare services, and enjoy childhood like their normal peers.
A/H1N1 flu shows signs of waning Health

A/H1N1 flu shows signs of waning

The A/H1N1 epidemic is showing signs of waning in Vietnam as just 20-30 new cases are now discovered per day, as compared to hundreds of patients during its peak, the Health Ministry said on Oct. 16.