Vietnam, Japan work to develop antimicrobial monitoring system Health

Vietnam, Japan work to develop antimicrobial monitoring system

The Health Ministry's Department of Medical Examination and Treatment and the Antimicrobial Resistance Research Centre of Japan on September 9 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in developing antimicrobial monitoring system in Vietnam.
VN hospitals fall short of infection control targets Health

VN hospitals fall short of infection control targets

Hospital infection control is a major concern for health care providers and patients all over the world. Preventing such infections is a critical aspect of improving hospital safety, heard a recent conference in Hanoi.
HCM City keen to develop dental tourism Society

HCM City keen to develop dental tourism

With a pool of highly-skilled practitioners, state-of-the-art facilities and affordable costs, Ho Chi Minh City is rapidly emerging as a dental care tourism destination.
Vietnam ready to cope with MERS-CoV: official Health

Vietnam ready to cope with MERS-CoV: official

Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long spoke with Nhan Dan (People) newspaper about Vietnam’s measures to deal with the threat posed by the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).
Health

Southern children with facial deformities offered free surgeries

Free corrective surgeries will be provided for 63 children with disabilities in Southern Vietnam through March 13 by the 175 Military Hospital in coordination with the US-based Project Vietnam Foundation, the Quan Doi Nhan Dan (People’s Army) newspaper reported.
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.
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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.