Da Nang on alert as dengue fever cases mount

Da Nang medical authorities have warned of a dengue fever pandemic during the ongoing storm season, in a year when the central city has already seen 1,400 cases over the first 10 months, with one proving fatal.

PM orders new clampdown on all epidemics

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Sept. 6 sent a message to ministries, sectors and localities to strengthen the prevention and control of the avian influenza A/H5N1, hand-foot-mouth disease and dengue fever.

Health sector urged to curb HFM outbreaks

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked healthcare centres and administrators at all levels to work harder to control outbreaks of hand-foot-mouth disease.

Health sector must improve care

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan on Feb. 26 urged the Ministry of Health in co-operation with the Ministry of Public Security to improve health treatment for national defence and police forces.
Deputy PM calls for awareness campaign on HFMD  Health

Deputy PM calls for awareness campaign on HFMD

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan has asked local authorities throughout the nation to expand information dissemination activities that focus on methods to prevent the hand-foot-mouth disease (HFMD) in order to reduce the number of cases.

Notice on hand-foot-mouth disease released

The Vietnamese Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation have jointly released a notice on the hand-foot-mouth disease, which is spreading across the country.

Hand-foot-mouth now under control

Hand-foot-mouth disease is being controlled in cities and provinces, the Ministry of Health's Preventive Medicine Department said on Aug. 23.