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Hospitals requested for timely response during heat wave

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Hospitals requested for timely response during heat wave

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has sent a warning to provincial and city-level health departments, hospitals and health centres about the need to strengthen the monitoring of weather forecasts from the National Meteorological and Hydrological Forecast Centre and the implementation of medical examinations for people.

Dengue outbreak risks remain despite fall in new cases

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Dengue outbreak risks remain despite fall in new cases

Although the number of dengue fever cases in Vietnam in the first months of this year posted a year-on-year decrease of 41.4 percent, there remain numerous latent risks of the disease to break out, according to the Department of Preventive Medicine.

More anti-dengue mosquitoes released in Vietnam

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More anti-dengue mosquitoes released in Vietnam

Mosquitoes infected with Wolbachia – a type of bacteria with the potential to prevent the spread of dengue fever –were released in Vinh Luong commune in the central province of Khanh Hoa’s Nha Trang city on March 6.

Can Tho sets health care targets for 2018

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Can Tho sets health care targets for 2018

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho aims to lower the HIV infection rate in the locality to less than 0.3 percent in 2018, said Deputy Director of the municipal Health Department Cao Minh Chu.