Hanoi sees progress in HIV control Health

Hanoi sees progress in HIV control

Hanoi has seen improvements in three criteria for HIV control, including the number of people newly diagnosed with HIV, the number of HIV-infected people transferring to AIDS stage, and the number of people who have died of HIV/AIDS over the past decade.
Vietnam aims to eradicate malaria by 2030 Health

Vietnam aims to eradicate malaria by 2030

Vietnam is expected to put an end to Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasite by 2025, towards eliminating all species of malaria by 2030 as recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Health ministry warns of spring diseases Health

Health ministry warns of spring diseases

Health experts are advising people to take precautions to prevent epidemics and diseases that frequently occur in the first three months of the year during the humid weather and crowded festivals, said Tran Dac Phu, head of the Ministry of Health’s Department of Preventive Medicine.
Measles infections increasing in Hanoi Health

Measles infections increasing in Hanoi

Thirty-two cases of measles were recorded in Hanoi in the first three weeks of 2019, mostly children who are under five years old and have not been fully vaccinated.
Hanoians live the longest in Vietnam Society

Hanoians live the longest in Vietnam

People from Hanoi have Vietnam’s longest life expectancy, estimated at more than 75 years old, 1.6 years higher than the national average, according to the Hanoi Population and Family Planning branch.