H1N1 flu toll in Myanmar mounts to 29 World

H1N1 flu toll in Myanmar mounts to 29

The total death toll of the seasonal influenza virus H1N1 in Myanmar has so far reached 29, said a statement from the local Health and Sports Ministry on July 4.
Medical supervision vital for IV therapy Health

Medical supervision vital for IV therapy

Patients taking intravenous therapy must strictly follow their doctor’s prescription to minimise possible side effects, doctors affirmed after recent tragedies have illustrated the dangers of intravenous medicines.
Free health care services, medicine provided to Cambodians Society

Free health care services, medicine provided to Cambodians

A volunteer doctor delegation from the Borger Guard High Command of the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum has given free health checkups and medicines to locals in Ta Nga and Choong villages of Angonmias district, Cambodia’s Rattanakiri.
Hospitals requested for timely response during heat wave Health

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.
Seasonal diseases pick up with winter Health

Seasonal diseases pick up with winter

The first cold spell of winter in the northern region has brought with it an increase in sicknesses like measles, mumps, flu and chicken pox, local reports say.
Flood-hit areas brace for diseases Society

Flood-hit areas brace for diseases

The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health warned yesterday that flooding and rains in central and northern provinces could trigger disease outbreaks.
Vietnam responds to Global Handwashing Day Health

Vietnam responds to Global Handwashing Day

As many as 2,000 primary teachers and pupils in Hanoi joined officials and delegates from international organisations at a meeting held in the city on October 15 in response to Global Handwashing Day.
UN Women helps protect women’s health Society

UN Women helps protect women’s health

“UN Women” in Vietnam announced on August 10 that it had delivered essential items like soap and sanitary products to thousands of women and girls in Gia Lai province on August 8-9.