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More measles cases reported in HCM City

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More measles cases reported in HCM City

Parents have delayed taking their nine-month-old children to healthcare facilities for measles vaccinations because of insufficient counselling from hospitals and doctors at vaccination centres.

HIV/AIDS patients’ treatment now covered by insurance

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HIV/AIDS patients’ treatment now covered by insurance

HCM City is expected to treat nearly 4,000 people with HIV/AIDS who have health insurance cards in the first quarter of next year, following the cessation of free treatment for all such patients in the country, according to the city HIV/AIDS Prevention Centre.

Vietnam, US boost cooperation in infection, drug resistance prevention

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Vietnam, US boost cooperation in infection, drug resistance prevention

Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the US Robert Redfield signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in infection prevention and antibiotic resistance and infection surveillance related to medical care in Hanoi on December 12.

HCM City identifies babies in need of measles shots

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HCM City identifies babies in need of measles shots

Health centres in Ho Chi Minh City are working to verify how many children aged one to five have not been immunised against measles for a national campaign to provide free two-in-one vaccines against measles and rubella starting this month.

Soc Trang cares for needy Khmer people

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Soc Trang cares for needy Khmer people

Authorities in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang have worked with enterprises to support local disadvantaged Khmer ethnic people ahead of their traditional Ooc-Om-Bok Festival (moon worship festival) this month.

Disease season peaks in southern region

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Disease season peaks in southern region

Hospitals in the southern region have admitted many patients diagnosed with hand-foot-mouth disease, measles or upper respiratory infections as the peak season for contagious diseases has arrived.