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infection control

USAID project helps combat spread of diseases

Health

USAID project helps combat spread of diseases

A US Agency for International Development (USAID) project has helped c entral and provincial health and agriculture authorities, and organisations in Vietnam adopt effective and affordable models aiming at reducing the risk of avian influenza and other emerging infectious diseases in animals and humans.

Hospitals respond to hand cleaning campaign

Health

Hospitals respond to hand cleaning campaign

As many as 20 hospitals in the Central region on May 3 signed pledges to join the campaign “Save Lives: Clean Your Hands” in response to the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s annual drive to reduce bacterial contamination caused by poor hand hygiene.

Singapore takes measures against bird flu

World

Singapore takes measures against bird flu

Singapore’s Ministry of Health on April 20 began to put up health advisory posters at airports and distributed advisories to travellers returning on flights from areas affected by the avian influenza A (H7N9) in China and SARS-like Coronavirus in the Middle East.