Anti-drug operations make headway

The national fight against drug crimes has made significant strides this year, said a workshop that brought together representatives of relevant southern agencies in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on Sept. 24.

State President to attend UN summits

State President Nguyen Minh Triet will lead a delegation to the UN Security Council’s Summit and the general debate of the 64th UN General Assembly in New York from Sept. 23-26.

Campaign against mother-to-child HIV transmission

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Vinh Trong has called for organisations from the central to grassroots levels and all the people, especially women, to actively take part in a campaign to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission.

HCM City queries pricing of Tamiflu

The municipal Department of Health will carry out inspections of all pharmacies to check the pricing and quality of the anti-viral drug Tamiflu next week, according to officials.

A/H1N1 warnings go on high alert

Vietnam ’s preventive health chief warned that the A/H1N1 flu is beginning to spread to the community and is now posing a serious threat of a larger outbreak, especially since many of the infected show unclear clinical symptoms of the disease.