Agriculture ministry requests boosting avian flu fight Society

Agriculture ministry requests boosting avian flu fight

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on February 3 sent an urgent notice to the chairmen of the People’s Committees of centrally-run cities and provinces, calling for drastic and concerted measures against avian flu epidemics.
Hanoi ready to fight diseases in flood-hit areas Health

Hanoi ready to fight diseases in flood-hit areas

Residents must work closely with medical workers to prevent and control epidemics in areas where flood waters had been lingering in Hanoi’s Chuong My district for more than 10 days, said Nguyen Khac Hien, Director of the municipal Department of Health.
Hanoi predicts ten potential disasters Society

Hanoi predicts ten potential disasters

The Hanoi People’s Committee has predicted ten risks that could result in disasters including those related to fire, pollution, transport, health and nuclear power plants.
Ministry warns about hand-foot-mouth disease rise Health

Ministry warns about hand-foot-mouth disease rise

The Ministry of Health has issued a warning that the current season, when students gather for the new school year, is the time when the number of hand-foot-mouth disease cases among children is on the rise.
Hanoi: new dengue fever cases drop Health

Hanoi: new dengue fever cases drop

The number of new dengue fever cases in Hanoi has dropped in the recent two weeks but is still high, heard a meeting of the Steering Committee on Epidemics Prevention and Control in Hanoi on August 25.
Vietnam actively copes with potential epidemics Health

Vietnam actively copes with potential epidemics

The epidemics abroad are likely to break out in Vietnam unless preventive measures are taken, head of the Health Ministry’s Preventive Medicine Department Tran Dac Phu said at a seminar in Hanoi.
New compensation regulations issued Society

New compensation regulations issued

Aquaculture farmers directly affected by natural disasters and epidemics will receive compensation worth up to 60 million VND per hectare, according to Decree No 2 issued by the Government last week.
Hanoi health sector works to prevent epidemics Health

Hanoi health sector works to prevent epidemics

The health sector of Hanoi has built a monitoring system for early detection of epidemics across the locality as part of efforts to improve the city’s capacity to prevent and control diseases.
HCM City orders clean-up for new school year Society

HCM City orders clean-up for new school year

HCM City schools were instructed to work with health centres to disinfect classrooms and devices serving children eating lunch, taking a nap and attending extra classes ahead of the new school year.